[aklug] OT: unbranded pfSense?

Royce Williams royce at tycho.org
Mon Jan 8 21:13:28 AKST 2018

On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 3:41 PM, Joshua J. Kugler <joshua at azariah.com> wrote:

> On Monday, October 16, 2017 3:03:47 PM AKST Christopher Howard wrote:
> > Has anybody heard if there is anybody maintaining an unbranded
> > repository or builds for pfSense? Kind of like Iceweasel was for
> > Firefox? I found out pfSense CE is under the apache license, and they
> > won't allow commercial redistribution of preloaded routers if you keep
> > the pfSense branding on the product.
> >
> > Maybe I just need to create my own pfsense interface theme...? Is that
> > difficult?
> >
> > Trying to be careful not to violate the trademark terms, I went on the
> > pfSense forum, explained what I was doing, and asked if there was an
> > easy way to remove the logo. The next business day, my post was
> > deleted, and my IP address was permanently banned.
> So, you want to do something like CentOS was to Redhat?  That should be
> pretty
> doable. Probably got to find all the logo locations, and just script a way
> to
> remove them.  Might have to do some sed work to to remove reference to
> pfSense
> that aren't in the licenses.
> That said, take a look at this. Maybe it's what you're looking for:
> https://opnsense.org/

Not a huge fan of OPNsense.


More generally, some of the line items here should be relevant:


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