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If Linux is open source, how its developers get paid? [closed]

This is a question I have from the first day I've heard about open source codes. We see new versions of Linux kernel once in a while, means that people are still working on it. Who are these ...
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Does proprietary drivers affect battery drain? [closed]

In Linux do proprietary drivers from people like AMD affect battery life in any way? I want to run Linux on a laptop that has an amd apu on it, but I am a bit worried about the impact. Thanks
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A open source and easy-to-use solution to Symantec Backup Exec

i need a open source and easy-to-use solution to replace Symantec Backup Exec. Basically i only make tape-based backups in a Powervault TL2000
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Does FreeBSD contain non-free software in its base?

I mean binary blobs compiled by third parties. Additionally if you do pkg install, are there non-free packages considered by default?
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Is Kali Linux 2.0 Fully Open Source?

As the title says i am wondering is kali linux 2.0 fully open source? What i mean by that what software and parts of kali linux 2.0 is closed-source? In kali linux official documentation ...
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Legal status of an embedded Linux case

I wanted to find the source code of embedded Linux that is used in Shenzhen Apexis Electronic Co.,Ltd products. For example in this page: http://apexis.com.cn/productsdetails_244.html You see they ...
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100% open source linux distro

Do 100% open source linux distro's exist? i.e. distros which contain absolutely no closed source components anywhere at all? Apparently distros like Ubuntu contains bits and pieces which are closed ...
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How to modify source code of collection of programs of a GNU/Linux OS? [closed]

Basically the title says everything, Ubuntu/Fedora (to mention a few ones) is composed for several applications or programs dedicated each one to a specific task, but I've got a few questions: How ...
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(IP Telephony, VoIP and Video Conferencing) Ekiga configuration for LAN with same subnet

I am looking for a Open Source Voice Chat Application, like Skype, but within an isolated intranet (no internet is available). Is there any application which can run on Scientific Linux or CentOS? ...
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Web based voice chat application

I'm looking for a simple server-webclient voice chat software, but yet I only saw "voxli" and it's down. Is there any such software which could be run on a linux based server (raspberrypi actually)? ...
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Is Red Hat Linux licensed

Am confused so thought of asking a question. According to this Red Hat Becomes Open Source’s First $1 Billion Baby, it is opensourced so my question is: Where can I download the Opensource version ...