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The "share and share alike" Gnu Public License or GPL is both the most popular and the most controversial open-source license.
This is a license to use Linux in a binary form that is compatible with the GNU Public License under which many open source programs are distributed.
The Linux driver, written for the x86 architecture, is open-source under the GNU public license and can be downloaded from the SMSC web site at
The GNU Public License, a popular license for Open-Source software, covers almost all of the software.
In compliance with the open source philosophy, companies such as Corel are obligated to publicly release the source code to any code that is part of the GNU Public License. As a result, Linux evolves much more rapidly than many other technologies.
A company such as Red Hat, which distributes Linux, is firmly committed to the GNU Public License, even for their value-added extensions.