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April 10th, 2012, 12:01 PM
Where i can download source code of ubuntu, server and desktop platform?
Thanks a lot for your answers.

April 10th, 2012, 12:04 PM
Each component package has it's source code available.

You can download it using
apt-get source <package-name>

April 10th, 2012, 12:05 PM
Ubuntu is maintained in lots of source packages where a server builds them into binaries for convenience.

If you want to see the source code (and packaging) of a particular package, you can use:

apt-get source <package>

Some packages, such as ubuntu-restricted-extras are not entirely open-source, there may be some binary in the source package, or it may download some external material when installing.

EDIT: beaten to it, as per usual. :P

April 11th, 2012, 11:33 AM
Thanks a lot :)