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GNU/Linux licensing confusion

I am building a Gnu/Linux distribution. I am keeping the kernel open source but the desktop environment and the programs(the ones built by me) on top of it will be propietary. Is it possible? The GNU ...
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Is the Minix 3 license GPL compatible?

Does anyone know if Minix 3's license is GPL compatible? It's a BSD-style license, but I'm not entirely sure if it's compatible with the GPL. Here is a link to the license: ...
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Is Linux kernel free to modify?

While browsing this site Text Files/Programming which contains historical data pertaining to programming and a lot of other stuff I came across this file Info sheet Linux The file in question has a ...
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Does GPL mean that whole software is public? [closed]

I'm doing on one open-source application. Now I'm choosing it's license and I'm thinking about GPL. But there I've got few questions: Is anyone allowed to share modified program using same name? ...