Linked by V. Deseinture on Fri 29th Jul 2011 20:50 UTC
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris Unlike Apple and Microsoft, and despite numerous demands from their users, Linux distributions have been traditionally unable to directly ship the popular Adobe Flash Player with their packages, due to the closed source nature of the software and the restrictive license chosen by Adobe. While it does seems shorter than a regular EULA made by Microsoft with all the legalese that goes with it, it does still restrict redistribution in most cases, and the FAQ seemed to be clear about that point.
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by josi on Mon 1st Aug 2011 12:53 UTC in reply to "RE: ..."
josi
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2009-03-11

Yes that's true. The Adobe Flash Player have been boundled with Mandriva One for years.

What have changed now is that now Mandriva will only publish one official Mandriva flavour, and that one won't be a fully free one.

But the will also distribute community editions which of course can be 100% free. ;)

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