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I can only speak for myself but i found pfsense extremely easy to set up. The built-in wizards work really well and as @Maverick009 already pointed out, there is a strong community and lots of tutorials in case you need any help. Much easier than for example a Mikrotik or Ubiquity Edgerouter.Thanks for the helpful post. Two questions, as I am thinking of investing in a router for one of the two:
So, to be clear – are you saying that for a new pfSense user, there is more/better help available than for a new OPNSense user?
Do you have to take the updates, or can you wait and see how other users' experience is before taking the plunge?
I never do updates straight away, i always give it some time and then scan the forums to assess whether there are any major issues with the update. What i do update regularly are the packages such as pfBlockerNG.