Tomato is an alternative firmware for routers using Broadcom Chipsets.

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Joining two routers together, but I have no access to the second router, although I know it's IP address and Gateway

I have temporarily moved into a rented apartment for 4 months, which has wireless. The trouble I am having is that the access points here are wifi only and no RJ45 and I need to use RJ45 to connect ...
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tomato firmware unstable when I am connected to Chromecast

I have an Asus RT-N12D1, and I installed the tomato firmware by shibby (tomato-K26-1.28.RT-N5x-MIPSR2-112-Max.trx and tomato-K26-1.28.RT-N5x-MIPSR2-114-Max.trx). However I found that the connection ...
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How do I debug a WLAN issue?

Our home network consists of a Fritz!Box 7390 as ADSL modem/gateway and an old Linksys WRT54G running Tomato as additional access point. The latter is dumbed down to be nothing but an access point, ...
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Can a consumer wireless router act as both a wireless client and access point?

I'm going to be moving in the future, and integrating my home network into that of my landlord. I wish to maintain an isolated network while using his internet connection, so I'm planning on cascading ...
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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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Extend wireless from tomato to dd-wrt over ethernet cable

I have a tomato router upstairs (192.168.1.1 connected to modem for internet) and a dd-wrt router (192.168.1.2 connected to .1) downstairs. I have cat-5 running between the two routers. I would like ...
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Why does pinging a local router return “Destination Host Unreachable”?

I have two tomato routers. One is bridged wirelessly with the other. I have a new server on the network. It's running Ubuntu Server 11.04. They are all connected like this: A - Linux PC B - New ...
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Restricting router bandwidth for others only when I need it

I work from home and I want to restrict bandwidth for the other computers in my home, but only when I need it. Otherwise, let them take all they want. All I can see is ways to restrict their bandwidth ...
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Is Samba “remote browse sync” possible across OpenVPN tunnel?

I'm connecting 2 TomatoUSB (Shibby build on WNR3500L v2) routers with an OpenVPN routed connection: ----------------------- ----------------------- | Router 1, subnet 20 | ...
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Laptop can't connect to wireless, requires reboot of router to get connection

I have a linksys router running the tomato firmware. Every day I have to power cycle the router to get my laptop to connect to it. All of the wired connections have no problem connecting. I have tried ...
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Computer on home network resolves host name to different IP addresses

I have a computer on my home network that is also accessible from the internet through a dyndns host name. When I am at home, I need the xxx.dyndns.org host name for my machine to resolve to an IP on ...
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Two router setup, two subnets, port forwarding

I'm running two routers and definately need seperate subnets. It's hooked up from a LAN port on the first to the WAN on the second. I'm unable to port forward from the internet to my second router. ...
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Trying to setup complex router configuration

I have an Asus RT-AC66U that I'm trying to use to satisfy a set of four rules: 1-allow wired clients to access the internet 2-allow wireless clients to access wired clients (via tcp and udp) 3-DO NOT ...
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How can I choose the rights firmware of Tomato when I do not have access to the router?

I have an old router running an old version of Tomato and I want to upgrade it. The problem is that on the web interface it reports a generic version: WRT54G/WRT54GS/WRT54GL but the latest tomato ...
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gmail not opening on a linux pc after reflashing router from linksys to tomato 1.28

I have replaced the linksys firmware on my wrt54GL with tomato 1.28, and after that I am seeing some really weird behaviour. My windows workstation works just fine, but a linux (fedora 15 x64) laptop ...
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Is it possible to use dnsmasq to map example.local to IP:port?

I'm using a Linksys WRT54GL running the Victek Mod Tomato 1.25 firmware. It has support for dnsmasq. I also have a local server running on a certain IP and port. How can I map an internal domain name ...
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Admin for wrt54g v3.1 simply disappeared post-tomato WDS! How can I get back into Admin screen?

I am at a complete loss. I picked up a WRT54G 3.1, installed Tomato 1.28, and went through the instructions here to setup WDS: http://www.polarcloud.com/tomatofaq#how_do_i_use_wds As soon as I hit ...
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Randomly unusable wireless connection. Oddest issue ever

I have two desktop computers a laptop and a smartphone. All of them connect perfectly to my router (WRT54GL with Tomato firmware), but randomly (once a week maybe) something odd happens: For over an ...
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“GSM only” mode in modem settings in tomato router

I use Shibby tomato firmware in ASUS-N66U. I use the "3G modem" option in it for WAN. it was working fine till now with my SIM's 3G data plan. I would like to use only 2G data from now, is there any ...
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WRT54G router with tomato firmware doesn't connect to internet if Windows 8 PC is suspended

This problem began occurring within the past couple of days, and to my knowledge I made no changes to any hardware or to my network layout. I have a Windows 8 PC connected to a gigabit switch (D-Link ...
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Configuring Tomato Web Usage log

I am running Linksys E2000 with TomatoUSB (on the 2nd floor) as a "switch" connected to my main router (d-link 655 with stock firmware on the 1st floor, wireless disabled). All my computers are wired ...
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QoS for variable bandwidth connections

My DSL connection does not have a reliable max speed. I've used Tomato's QoS in the past, and it seems to work, but chokes when the DSL speed decreases lower than the max setting. If your ...
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Setup a public access point

I am creating an Access Point for passengers at the airport. I am having 3G dongle connected to Windows 8.1 PC. The Windows PC is connected to a Asus n66u with "Tomato Firmware 1.28" through a wired ...
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Tomato firmware ver 1.28: A.P. mode security choices

Briefly, I was using Tomato ver 1.28 on my Linksys for over a year at my old house. Think it was set to AP mode and using WPA2. New house owner won't allow connect to main wireless router so I have to ...
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Connect Tomato router over WiFi to public VPN WiFi and keep local WiFi & LAN behind NAT?

I want to use my Tomato based router as a WiFi gateway to the outside world, but also use the internal WLAN SSID. The reason is that I have a couple of devices that I do not want to connect to the ...
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Disappearing DNS entry for VirtualBox instance: Tomato firmware on a Linksys router

My WRT54GL router running Tomato 1.28.1816 provides a DNS service to my network, and all devices have names which resolve forward and backward, including one VirtualBox virtual machine running 64 bit ...
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Permanent outgoing SSH tunnel with TomatoUSB

I use SSH tunnel(s) from computers in my home to a remote server, in order to have secure connections and appear to be where I'm not (I live in Europe but want to access Netflix for example). The ...
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Send magic packet when local IP is accessed

I have a Mac Mini with WOL enabled that's running a few media servers on different ports (8080 and 8082). In dd-wrt, by default, if the Mini was asleep, then attempting to access its static ip on one ...
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How do I get Tomato to use IPv6

My ISP provides native IPv6 and it works great when I connect directly with my macbook to the ethernet port. I get a ipv6 assigned and all IPv6-only sites works great. But when connecting through my ...
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How to set WAN side buffers for WRT54GL running Tomato Firmware

I've recently set up a machine running m0n0wall to try and fight buffer bloat and do some traffic shaping. It was more convenient (geographically speaking) to connect the cable modem directly to my ...
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WRT54GL Tomato Router in Client wireless mode to an iPhone Personal Hotspot

I am trying to connect a router with Tomato firmware to an iPhone 4. The goal is to connect to the Personal Hotspot in Client Wireless mode. This should allow wired and wireless users to connect to ...
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Why does my Tomato router seem to behave badly as time passes

I've set up a Firewall script on my Tomato router (a WRT54G 2.0, actually) that seems to behave correctly at start, but after one or two days, it seems that the script does not work anymore... The ...
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Configure Wireless Bridge to Main Tomato Router

I have installed a tomato router in my home network as the main router. It is a Linksys E900 with Tomato (Shibby mod) release/version 121. Now on the other side of the house, I have setup a HP ...
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How to redirect all data through a proxy on Tomato?

My proxy is Squid as an external machine. My router is a WRT54GL with tomato. On the router, I wrote this for the firewall script. It nicely connects to the proxy, but when try to visit any page it ...
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Access Transparent Router's Web Interface

A picture I made in paint is shown below which shows how my network is setup. The main router goes out to the internet. I connected a 2nd router to the main router in order to support older devices ...
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vpn from another router onto main router

I have two routers at home. One "normal one" ASUS RT-AC66U with original firmware 192.168.10.1 and A tomato "flashed one" one 192.168.0.1 I needed the Tomato one for connecting my Voip via VPN ...
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How to properly cascade a Netgear router (using Tomato) with the ISP router/modem (Orange Livebox)?

I've been using my ISP's modem/router which is an Orange Livebox for the past. I now bought a Netgear WNR3500lv2 and installed Tomato (similar to DD-WRT) in order to have more configuration options ...
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tomato usb: Can't increase transfer rate above 54mbps in gui

Here is my setup: rt-n16 router v1.28.0502 MIPSR2Toastman-RT-N K26 USB VPN-NOCAT Set to N only 40ghz channel width I was fluctuating between 108mbps and 11mbps transfer rates and had an unreliable ...
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Why is there high packet loss when transferring across wireless network?

Normal internet browsing behavior does not trigger packet loss, but when I am doing a significant, sustained wireless to wireless transfers[0], packet loss increases to 30-50%. Wired devices are ...
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devices won't connect to bridge router

I've set up a bridge router with Tomato (by Shibby) firmware following this instruction here. Basically I set my bridge router to a different IP but the same SSID and pwd as the host router (from ...
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Are public IPs in my Tomato router device list something to worry about?

My ISP was recently bought out (O2 by Sky UK) and I have been forced from PPPoE to PPPoA. I've set up a a PPPoA relay using a function on an old TP-Link router I had called "PPP IP Extension", which ...
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Segregating/Separating a device (ATT 3G Microcell) from internal network without using DMZ

I would like to put the ATT 3G Microcell in an isolated network from a network that has the rest of my devices, by which I mean I want the ATT 3G Microcell to only be able to access the Internet, but ...
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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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How to setup two-way routing with Tomato Wireless Client mode (different subnets)

Currently I have a Netgear R7000 as my main router, with internet coming from a Moto Surfboard SB6141 Cable Modem. I have a Linksys E3000 running Toastman TomatoUSB connected to the R7000 as a ...
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Add a VLAN for virtual machines to Tomato USB

I've got an ASUS RTAC66U with Tomato Shibby 1.28 v115 installed. I've got some VMs with which I'm trying to replicate a set of servers, down to IP address to debug some stuff. I've set the VMs to ...
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conntrack -L gives me 0.0.0.0 src & dest IPs on Tomato Shibby 1.28

Tomato Shibby doesn't come with conntrack-tools, so I compiled it myself by doing: TOMBASE="/home/user/tomato/release/src-rt/router" LIBNFNETLINK_LIBS="-L$TOMBASE/libnfnetlink/src/.libs -lnfnetlink" ...
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Tomato keeps asking for password

I flashed my router to Tomato a couple years ago and it's been great until I forwarded my website through it and started getting hit with loads of brute force attacks. That prompted me to enable ...
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Why did my router randomly assign wireless devices to br0 interface?

So I have a WRT54GL router with Tomato firmware on. I have few wireless devices on my network. Most of the time they work fine, but occasionally, some devices that were previously on router's eth1 ...
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How to use QoS on a Tomato router to share bandwidth evenly between computers on network?

I've been looking through the source code for the kernel packet scheduler, and I'm pretty sure I could code what I want manually, if necessary, but I'd love to know if it is possible without ...
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DSL modem disconnects randomly (Speedstream 5100A)

I have a Speedstream 5100A DSL modem with regular AT&T DSL, hooked up to an Asus router with Tomato installed. I have the PPPoE set up on the router and a few computers connected via wire and ...