Rebranded Fedora Inquiry

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at
Wed Sep 17 15:35:36 UTC 2008

Markus McLaughlin wrote:
> I'm back from my New York Vacation and I was reading up on the latest 
> Linux news.  I read this article on Ubuntu Linux at 
> <> concerning a "beefed up" Ubuntu with legal multimedia 
> codecs being sold as a retail product.  My questions are if some 
> Programmer wanted to "beef up" Fedora 9 or 10 with legal multimedia 
> codecs (DVD Reader Support, Blu-Ray Reader Support, Windows Media 
> Support, etc,) does that person have a right to sell it in that manner 
> to people online or in a store if that Linux was rebranded and all the 
> Fedora Icons/Themes were changed?

You can do that as long as you:
- don't call it Fedora and don't claim it is provided by the Fedora project;
- don't use the Fedora logos (only logos, the icons/themes are allowed) 
and trademarks;
- you comply with GPL and provide the source code.

nicu :: ::
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