Gluon Alternatives

    Gluon is described as 'modular framework for creating OpenWRT-based firmwares for wireless mesh servers'. There are five alternatives to Gluon for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, JavaScript and LEDE - Linux Embedded Development Environment. The best alternative is DD-WRT, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gluon are OpenWrt (Free, Open Source), LibreMesh (Free), OpenWISP (Free, Open Source) and telehash (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 23, 2017

    1. DD-WRT is a Linux based alternative OpenSource firmware suitable for a great variety of WLAN routers and embedded systems.
    2. OpenWRT ( open - wireless receiver transmitter ) 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.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Linux
      • OpenWrt
      • LEDE - Linux Embedded Development Environment
      LibreMesh is a set of modules extending the OpenWrt router distribution to create self-configuring wireless and wired mesh networks. By default it uses ad-hoc wifi networking and batman-adv, BMX as the routing daemons.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      OpenWISP is a software platform that can be used to implement a complete public wifi service. The suite includes applications derived from tools used to offer public wifi service in different European countries.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • JavaScript
      Encrypted private mesh-networking protocol.
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