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Github License Templates

How do I create a license in GitHub?

On GitHub.com, navigate to the main page of the repository. Above the list of files, using the Add file drop-down, click Create new file. In the file name field, type LICENSE or LICENSE.md (with all caps). To the right of the file name field, click Choose a license template.

Adding a license to a repository - GitHub Docs

What are the different license in GitHub?

Searching GitHub by license type

Licensing a repository - GitHub Docs

What is Licence in GitHub?

Public repositories on GitHub are often used to share open source software. For your repository to truly be open source, you'll need to license it so that others are free to use, change, and distribute the software.

Licensing a repository - GitHub Docs

What license should I use for GitHub?

One of the most restrictive licenses is GPL. One of the most permissive licenses is MIT. Other popular licenses are Apache License 2.0 and BSD. To apply a license on your GitHub project, you need to create a LICENSE file using GitHub's license templates.

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