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Firmware:What can I do with dd-wrt/merlin/tomato that I cant do with ios 12.4/15.1?

Was thinking about getting the linksus wrt1900ac when it comes out but I already have a few 2811 routers. Curious as to what the wrt firmware offers that is different from ios. I'd like something for ...
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IP reservation valid beyond DHCP

In my home network, can I reserve a certain IP to a specific device, preventing that it can be assigned to other devices? Usually routers allow IP reservation on DHCP, but if someone changes the ...
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How to get tomato-like features on modern wifi hub?

I used to run tomato (shibby) on an asus wifi router, and it was great. I could: -- Run scripts on a schedule to modify iptables (e.g. block facebook at certain hours) -- Regulate bandwidth on a per ...
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sshuttle on a DD-WRT / OpenWRT Router

Has anybody had any success installing and running sshuttle on a wireless router? My intent is to have all traffic from all devices (computer, tablet, gaming system, etc.) that connect to the router ...
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A router that supports connecting with 2 different wifi networks [closed]

I Have the following setup in one place: We have a small local ISP through wireless. I have a external parabolic antenna, connected to a external usb wifi radio, connected through USB to a desktop ...
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How to find the static ip address of my router?

I bricked my Linksys WRT54GS router when trying to change the firmware on it from dd-wrt to open-wrt. In order to unbrick it, I need to be able to do an ftp transfer to it. The problem is that it ...
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Can a WRT54Gv8 running a linux based OS inject packets?

I have a WRT54Gv8, and I want to hook it up to my computer thru ethernet, install Linux, install aireplay, and try it out. But will packet injection work? I can't find a solid answer on the topic ...
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Traffic shaping & monthly traffic limit in Tomato?

Is there a way to do a monthly traffic limit in Tomato, DDWRT or OpenWRT in addition to the regular QoS? This is for a house with several students sharing the internet. I.e. for a specific IP ...
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OpenWrt vs DDWrt

I have a TP-Link Wr1043ND router and I want to install one of these two firmwares: OpenWRT DD-WRT I read that I can install custom packages and do much more than I can with the original firmware. ...
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New firmware for WRT Belkin F5D7632-4?

I have an older spare ADSL-modem/router/AP/switch from Belkin (F5D7632-4). I spent some time seeking an open source firmware ala OpenWRT or DD-WRT. My problem is that the chipsets do not seem to be ...
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Enabling IPv6 support on a Linksys WRT400N router

I chatted with a Linksys support person and they said that the WRT400N doesn't have any facility for enabling IPv6. If I were to use an alternate firmware on the router, would IPv6 become available ...
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Time Capsule - Home made - OpenWrt router with usb disk acting as airport wireless device

I want to remove need of connecting my Time Capsule usb disk directly to usb on my macbook. I don't need any other functionality which Apple Time Capsule offer. Ideas/Questions Is it possible to ...
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What router to get when upgrading from Linksys wrt54gl for use with dd-wrt/openwrt?

I have been using the wrt54gl for a few years now, and would like to upgrade to a 802.11n-capable router. It shouldn't be too expensive, and have a similar support in the hacking community as the ...
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What's the difference between .img and .bin files for router firmwares?

OpenWRT and DD-WRT for example supply two files: factory (.img) sysupgrade (.bin) Why is one a .img and the other a .bin? Does it matter which one I just and if yes, when should I choose ...
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DD-WRT/openwrt - speed up network sharing function

Can I squeeze more speed out of my router (when it comes to USB attached storage device on it) with open/DD wrt? (Sorry I don't really know such firmwares.) (Guess it works with ntfs-3g? I don't ...
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Home network with two isolated separate subnets, running on cablemodem/router and WRT-router

I have a new connection with a nice new router/cable-modem. I'd like to setup it up optimally and needs some pointers. I am a complete n00b when it comes to routing. I want to end up with two ...
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OpenWRT/DD-WRT/Tomato-compatible wifi repeater?

I'd like to set up a wifi box to act as a repeater to pick up the somewhat weak signal of a friend's wifi router and make it available at my place. Ideally, I'd rather buy a device that supports the ...
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Which routers do you prefer for DD-WRT or OpenWRT? [closed]

I'm aware of the giant Supported Devices list. I'm wondering which ones you all prefer (e.g., support for Mega install, cheap, reliable hardware, USB port, etc.) I've used an ASUS WL-500G Premium ...