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Generate an open source license in your project.

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OSS License Generator

Generate an open source license for your projects.


gem install license-generator


licgen [license]

Too see the available license templates:

licgen list

Please add some!

There are a lot. See

Simply fork, add an ERB template to the templates directory, and send me a pull request.

Since it's ERB you can use ruby to include things like the current date. You can also prompt the user for input like this:

<%= option(:name) %>


  • Bill Evans (@thirteenpixels) for help naming the binary and pushing to make it not hard to add templates.
  • Dayton Nolan (@daytonn) for fixes and new templates.
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