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Technology, the law and you: Open-source software

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But “free as in beer” isn’t really the point – huge numbers of corporate open-source users opt for paid commercial versions of open-source projects, for simplicity and support. And then there are all those various licenses that protect the openness of the software – GPL, Apache, Eclipse. But the good news is that, with very few exceptions, there aren’t many legal issues for the average company to worry about.

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MX Linux 19.2 KDE Edition Reaches Release Candidate, Final Release Imminent

Three weeks after the release of the second beta version, the upcoming and highly anticipated MX Linux 19.2 KDE Edition distribution reaches Release Candidate stage and it’s now inches closers to the final release. The MX Linux development team announced today the availability of the Release Candidate (RC) milestone for public testing. That’s great news because when a project reaches Release Candidate stage it means the final release is very close. This also means that the team managed to address a lot of the issues from previous beta versions, in an attempt to offer the community a bug-free release of MX Linux 19.2 KDE Edition. One important fix included in this release is to the updater icon right-click menu appearing after an action is completed. Also: MX-19.2 KDE RC 1 available for testing

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