Excluded non-FOSS software

Fedora does not include proprietary software and software with usage restrictions. This page documents these tools and includes suggestions and alternatives for users.

This page discusses third-party software sources not officially affiliated with or endorsed by the Fedora Project. Use them at your own discretion. Fedora recommends the use of free and open source software and avoidance of software encumbered by patents.

Software Description Why not included Suggestion

FSL

Library of analysis tools for FMRI, MRI and DTI brain imaging data.

The FSL license prohibits commercial use, and is therefore not a FOSS license. It cannot be included in Fedora.

Please use the instructions FSL developers provide to install FSL.

Mendeley Desktop

The Mendeley desktop client

Mendeley does not provide the source tarball needed to create binary applications. It also bundles libraries and includes a proprietary license.

Users may install the software from the RPM Fusion repositories.

Nvidia drivers

Proprietary software necessary for using Nvidia hardware.

In line with the Fedora communities foundations, NeuroFedora does not include any proprietary software.

Users may install the Nvidia drivers from the sister RPM Fusion repositories.

Nvidia CUDA

The Nvidia CUDA platform.

In line with the Fedora communities foundations, NeuroFedora does not include any proprietary software.

Users may install the CUDA from the official Nvidia repositories as documented here.