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TomatoUSB Alternatives

TomatoUSB is described as 'Tomato USB is an alternative Linux-based firmware for powering Broadcom-based ethernet routers' and is a Firewall in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to TomatoUSB for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac, Windows and Tomato. The best alternative is DD-WRT, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TomatoUSB are OpenWrt, MikroTik RouterOS, Gargoyle and Tomato by Shibby.

TomatoUSB 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 TomatoUSB.
This page was last updated Jan 28, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • Tomato

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

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.



  3. MikroTik RouterOS

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


  6. 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.

  7. Tomato

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Tomato is a small, lean and simple replacement firmware for Linksys' WRT54G/GL/GS, Buffalo WHR-G54S/WHR-HP-G54 and other Broadcom-based routers.

    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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. libreCMC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The libre Embedded GNU/Linux Distro.

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