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- Each package in the repositories has a tar.gz file containing the original sources for the package. License information should be found in this file.
Report suspected non-free software.
- Read the FSF's Free Software definition (even if you think you already know what Free Software is):
- There is a list of Free/non-free Software licenses at:
This list considers Artistic technically unfree, but several packages in gNewSense still use it exclusively. gNewSense has accepted this license as sub-optimum but can still be considered free. See Bug #099 for details.
- Wikipedia entry for the GNU Free Documentation License