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Tomato is described as 'small, lean and simple replacement firmware for Linksys' WRT54G/GL/GS, Buffalo WHR-G54S/WHR-HP-G54 and other Broadcom-based routers' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Tomato for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Online / Web-based, Tomato, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is DD-WRT, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Tomato are OpenWrt, MikroTik RouterOS, Gargoyle and Tomato by Shibby.

Tomato alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be VPN Services or Operating Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Tomato.
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Tomato is a small, lean and simple replacement firmware for Linksys' WRT54G/GL/GS, Buffalo WHR-G54S/WHR-HP-G54 and...

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  1. DD-WRT icon

    DD-WRT

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DD-WRT is a Linux based alternative OpenSource firmware suitable for a great variety of WLAN routers and embedded systems.

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  2. OpenWrt icon

    OpenWrt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    OpenWrt ?is a highly extensible ?GNU/?Linux ?distribution for embedded devices ?(typically wireless routers). Unlike many other distributions for these routers, OpenWrt ?is built from the ground up to be a full-featured, easily modifiable operating system for your router.

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  3. MikroTik RouterOS icon

    MikroTik RouterOS

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    The main product of MikroTik is a Linux-based operating system known as MikroTik RouterOS.

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  4. Gargoyle icon

    Gargoyle

    • FreeOpen Source
    • 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.

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  5. Tomato by Shibby icon

    Tomato by Shibby

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Tomato

    TomatoUSB fork.

    • Torrent client integration (Transmission) with user-friendly GUI for configuration.
    • NFS server integration
    • Support for USB 3G modems (thx @LDevil)
    • Support MultiWAN.

    Discontinued

    Project Discontinued - No project activity since may 2017.

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    easy to use, great features.

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  6. Freshtomato icon

    Freshtomato

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    a system based on Linux, dedicated for routers with Broadcom chipset and distributed on the GPL license. This advanced system consists of a particularly friendly interface, thanks to which even inexperienced users can easily work with it.

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  7. CrossBrowdy icon

    CrossBrowdy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.

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  8. EasyTomato icon

    EasyTomato

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • 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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  9. TomatoUSB icon

    TomatoUSB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Tomato

    Tomato USB is an alternative Linux-based firmware for powering Broadcom-based ethernet routers.

    Discontinued

    No longer developed. Last version, Build 54, released on November 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Tomato Firmware - Bandwidth Real Time
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    libreCMC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The libre Embedded GNU/Linux Distro.

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