License

Copyright (c) 1987,1997, 2006, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands All rights reserved. Redistribution and use of the MINIX 3 operating system in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  • Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
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Aggregated Software

In addition to MINIX 3 itself, the distribution CD-ROM and this Website contain additional software that is not part of MINIX 3 and is not covered by this license. The licensing condtions for this additional software are stated in the various packages. In particular, some of the additional software falls under the GPL, and you must take care to observe the conditions of the GPL with respect to this software. As clearly stated in Article 2 of the GPL, when GPL and nonGPL software are distributed together on the same medium, this aggregation does not cause the license of either part to apply to the other part.