can I use, modify and share contents tutorial under the same licence ?

I am preparing a new tutorial course for new users administrating on Linux for academic staff users (not students) in labs and I would like to base on some tutorials topics written here under creative commons licence. So my question is, can I use, modify and share contents tutorial ? if yes, how ? Can I use another licence (like gpl) if I made changes and keeping mentions credits of the authors. Regards, Richard

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Bobby Iliev
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April 20, 2023

Hey @ranxria,

Under each tutorial there is the following license message:

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

This means that you must follow these conditions:

  1. Attribution: You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
  2. NonCommercial: You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
  3. ShareAlike: If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

For more information on the CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license, you can visit the official Creative Commons page:

If you have more specific questions, please reach out to the DigitalOcean support team who will be more than happy to assist you further:

Hope that helps!

- Bobby.

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