Welcome to the community.
To answer your questions - yes, open to everyone. Yes, right choice. No, no
financial cost (aka license ), but usually a (steep) learning curve and
lots of patience required to figure out what is not working. And you will
find this group been very helpful, if you are willing to put work in
(solving your own problems).
On Dec 1, 2016 5:32 PM, "Uriel Gonzalez" <uglznz...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello, I am a mathematics/computer science college student. I am looking
> forward to becoming a SL user, but the last time that I installed it it
> came with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux License Agreement. I remember the
> agreement asked me to create an account in Red Hat. I read in the SL
> website that SL is not supported by Red Hat, so I was not sure whether I
> should create the account or not. The first time I installed SL I just
> closed the Aggrement and SL worked just fine, but I uninstalled it becuase
> I did not wanted to be liable for not accepting the license agreement. Is
> there any cost in the license to use SL?If so, how much is it? Is it open
> for anyone to download and use or is it exclusive for scientists?
> I am starting to do research on numerical analysis and creating programs
> to implement them. It is my hope to add those programs or libraries to SL.