Updated: 10/04/2017 by Computer Hope

Short for General Public License, GPL is intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change free software--to make sure the software is free for all its users. This general public license applies to most of the Free Software Foundation's software and to any other program whose authors commit to using it.

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