tcplay: BSD-licensed alternative to TrueCrypt

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at
Thu Oct 6 20:54:38 UTC 2011

On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 3:28 PM, T.C. Hollingsworth
<tchollingsworth at> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 4:54 AM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at> wrote:
>> If I remember correctly it's not that TrueCrypt is non-free, but that
>> the license is incompatible with Fedora and upstream was not willing
>> to budge on that so it was re-branded instead.
> The TrueCrypt License is, in fact, non-free for several reasons:

That's being rather pedantic... Yes it's considered non-free because
of the screwy licensing agreement, however, the software is free to
download and use, it is open source.

Actually your link supports my last statement quite nicely.


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