Ubuntu – Where can I find the source code of Ubuntu

source code

I would like to know where to find the source code of Ubuntu.
I'd like to see how far it is "open source".

Best Answer

    1. Linux Kernel Source Code:

      apt-get source linux-source-3.2.0
      

      Where can I find the source code for the Ubuntu Kernel?

    2. Ubuntu Source Code:

      Ubuntu archive

    3. Specific Software Source Code:

      sudo apt-get build-dep $package
      

      where package is the program/package's source code you want to adopt.

      then type:

      apt-get source $package
      

      to get the source for that package.

      For instance:

      sudo apt-get build-dep abiword
      apt-get source abiword
      
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