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OpenWrt

OpenWrt is a niche Linux distribution mainly installed on embedded devices, e.g.

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OpenWrt is a niche Linux distribution mainly installed on embedded devices, e.g. residential gateways. It is built on top of the Linux kernel and consists of a collection of diverse software packages. For easy installation and deinstallation of packages it relies on the opkg Package management system. OpenWrt primarily uses the command-line interface of sh or (optional) bash, but also features optional web-based GUI interfaces, such as LuCI or X-Wrt or Gargoyle Router Firmware. More Info »

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OpenWrt was added by toto in Mar 2011 and the lastest update was made in Nov 2014. There is a history of activites on OpenWrt in our Change Log and Activity Log. It's possible to update the information on OpenWrt or report it as discontinued, duplicated or spam. If you want a nice widget to put on your website check these out.
 
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    DD-WRT

    Open Source by NewMedia-NET GmbH | Mac, Windows, Linux

    DD-WRT is a Linux based alternative OpenSource firmware suitable for a great variety of WLAN routers and embedded systems. The main emphasis lies on providing the easiest possible handling while at the same...


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    This application has been discontinued. "Tomato hasn't been updated since 2011. For reason of proof, the latest Tomato update, 1.28, includes in its change notes that it updated dnsmasq version to v2.55. DNS Masq is currently at version v2.72. The v2.55 DNSmasq update was published in 2010."

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    MikroTik RouterOS

    Commercial by MikroTik | Web / Cloud, Self-Hosted

    The main product of MikroTik is a Linux-based operating system known as MikroTik RouterOS. Installed on a personal computer or server computer, it turns the computer into a network router, implementing...


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    Gargoyle

    Open Source by Eric Bishop | Mac, Windows, Linux, OpenWrt

    Gargoyle is a free firmware upgrade for your wireless router, based on OpenWRT but with an enhanced interface (not LUCI) focused on ease of use. Some enhanced features of Gargoyle include MONITORING BANDWIDTH...


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    This application has been discontinued. "No longer developed. Last version, Build 54, released on November 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website."

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    EasyTomato

    Free by Relief Labs International | Web / Cloud, Tomato

    EasyTomato is a powerful, easy-to-use, free bandwidth manager that is perfect for schools, hospitals, and nonprofits with slow internet connections and limited IT knowledge.


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    LibreWRT

    Free | Linux

    LibreWRT is a GNU/Linux-libre distribution for computers with minimal resources, such as the Ben Nanonote, ath9k based wifi routers, and other hardware that respects your freedom




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