Tomato is an alternative firmware for routers using Broadcom Chipsets.

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Extending a home wireless network using two routers running tomato

I have two Asus RT-N16 routers each flashed with Tomato (actually Tomato USB). UPSTAIRS: Router 'A' (located upstairs) is connected to the internet via the WAN port and connected via a LAN port to a ...
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Auto unrar script tomatousb for transmission web client

I am running the tomatoUSB custom firmware with the latest shibby mod on my Asus RT-n66u router. I have configured the transmission web interface that was preloaded and its up and running. Now I am ...
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Domain resolving to lan ip address under dynamic dns and tomato

I have recently begun hosting my personal website under a home server using dynamic dns. The domain is registered under Godaddy, and ZoneEdit as the dynamic dns manager. Everything works well till it ...
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Bridged Tomato network - problems with some devices on bridged wired segment

This is my network: Dotted lines indicate wireless connections, solid lines indicate Ethernet connections. I used two ASUS routers and Tomato to bridge my network. So I have have two wired ...
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Tomato VPN connect but cannot ping LAN IP

I've setup TomatoVPN using these settings on the server: TAP UDP 1194 Client address pool 10.10.9.1 -10.10.9.254 LAN clients are configured with 10.10.10.x I can connect from a remote client, but ...
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Does unbricking Asus RT N16 Router require extra hardware?

I bought a new Asus RT N16 router today. I am going to load Tomato USB on the router. If I brick the router during this process, do I need any extra hardware to unbrick the router? I read somewhere ...
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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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Tor relay using Tomato Shibby Mod?

I'm looking to buy a new router (probably ASUS RT-N16), and I'd like one that I can setup as a Tor relay. I'm not bothered about using Tor myself, so I don't need it to make connections for me via Tor ...
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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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Setting up ad blocking on the router?

Is it possible to block or remove ads (graphical as well as textual like Google text ads) on the level of the router? I have a Cisco Linksys WRT54GL with Tomato Firmware v1.28.1816. Basically I want ...
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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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Very slow internet with Linksys WRT54GL only in wireless mode (wired is OK)

I bought a new Cisco Linksys WRT54GL router to connect my laptop (running Windows 7) to the internet. I installed Tomato 1.28 firmware on the router. When I connect the laptop to the router via ...
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How can I have my Tomato router respond with a different address for a DNS query?

I am running Tomato software on my Asus router. I have a service that references my home server by its internet name "home.mydomain.com". When I am away from home, it works great as it resolves via ...
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Is an older router (b/g only) that supports DD-WRT or Tomato better than a new n supporting device?

I'm currently looking for a new router as my current one is dying and insecure. One of it's major problems is that it stopped getting updates from the manufacturer and doesn't support WPA2. Of the two ...
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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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adsl modem/router with “ssh” server

Any recommendation re a good ADSL 2+ modem/router for home that has support for running an SSH server? Would ideally want the ssh support to include: custom port can be defined (not standard ssh ...
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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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Accessing a router which isn't a DHCP server

I have a Linksys WRT54GL router with Tomato installed on it. My network configuration requires me to disable the DHCP server on the router. After disabling it, I do not know the IP of the router ...
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Installing TomatoUSB on a Linksys WRT54GL?

I don't know whether I'm missing something obvious here, but when I download the TomatoUSB 2.6 VPN build (from here), and try and install the included .trx file in the default Linksys router "Firmware ...
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How to log all site domains accessed through a tomato router?

I would like to monitor all traffic in my home network, and I believe that there is not much disk space in my router to record all that pass through. I could be happy enough if I could log only the ...
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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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Multiple hosts for the same DDNS provider

Is it possible to update multiple hosts for the same ddns provider in Tomato? For example, lets say I have 3 hosts registered at DynDns: one.dyndns.org two.dyndns.org three.dyndns.org How do I ...
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Accessing Tomato router in bridging mode?

I've flashed my Linksys WRT54GL router with the Tomato 1.28 firmware. This has worked fine, and I set its IP address to 192.168.1.2. I already had a wireless router, but the reason I bought this ...
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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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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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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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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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Which router firmware supports external drives, FTP, VPN, and BitTorrent?

I have a Linksys WRT54GL Router. I'm open to getting another router if it won't suit my needs. Which firmware should I install? Which version/build of the firmware? Any additional modifications I ...
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Tomato 1.25 router administration using SSH fails with publickey error

I'm trying to get ssh up and running on a router running Tomato. I just generated a new public key using $ ssh-keygen and everything went as expected. Typed in a passphrase, told me it was saved. ...
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Request forwarding

I have a WRT54G router running with a sub-domain pointed to it, e.g.: sub.domain.com. Now I want to forward external requests (but also local) to computers which are connected to my router so if I ...
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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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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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Why do I get periodic dips in the wireless speeds?

I am using a Netgear WNR3500L router to share my internet connection via WiFi to my home computers. My trouble is that I get periodic dips in wireless speeds every 120 seconds (almost exactly every ...
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Flash Linksys Router with TomatoVPN

Can anyone point me, or help me in the update of Linksys with TomatoVPN? I'm running Tomato firmware; however, when I visit http://tomatoVPN.keithmoyer.com/ I don't see where I can download the ...
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How to change mount to grant user write permissions?

I am on TomatoUSB, and using the feature to have a NAS. The only way I can write to the Samba share is if I force root: [global] interfaces = 127.0.0.1, 192.168.1.1/24 bind interfaces only = no ...
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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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second router: access point vs. bridge mode

I have my main router running Tomato. My second router is configured as an access point using a different channel as the main router, but the same SSID/WPA2 info. All the firewall stuff, plus DHCP is ...
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Running a LinkSys WRT400N router with 3rd party firmware

Does anyone have any experience with the LinkSys WRT400N router and installing 3rd party firmware on it? Is there a more stable choice between DD-WRT and Tomato? Any benefits one way or the other? ...
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Can I upgrade an ADSL router firmware to DD-WRT or Tomato?

I have an ISP-supplied ADSL modem/router with firmware upgrade options listed in the admin options. The router is probably not from one of the more popular router vendors - I could not find the model ...
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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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Can dd-wrt or tomato keep track of GB usage per billing period per device?

I want to be able to track the usage of each device connecting to our router so we can split up the ISP bill by usage. Can dd-wrt or tomato provide the stats I'd need to do this? Update: After a bit ...
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Capture and log to disk syslog remotely

I have a Windows XP machine. On this machine, I would like to view data sent by my Tomato router, which is running syslogd, which I can configure to send out syslog data instead of logging internally. ...
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Logging HTTP traffic on Linux

A bit of a backstory, my brother (in his early teens) has an attention disorder. Often I find him when he is supposed to be doing his homework instead surfing the web. We would ideally like to ...
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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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Does D-Link DIR-600 support Tomato?

I saw D-Link DIR-600 supported DD-WRT firmware, but I can't find if it supports the Tomato firmware. Anyone know?
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Does my Edimax BR-6524n support Tomato or DD-WRT?

I have an Edimax BR-6524n router. The Edimax website says it has 4 MB NOR Flash and 16 MB SDRAM. Can I install Tomato or DD-WRT on it? These are the ones that Jeff recommends, and I want to try ...
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Tomato Firmware & TC-ATM Patch

I have a router with the tomato speedmod patches applied (Viktek mod) and this is connected to an ADSL modem. How do I use the tc-atm patch? ...
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Configuration for Router Behind Uverse 2Wire

I have a 2Wire Uverse router(RG). I'm not particularly fond of it and want to use it as a modem only. I have a Linksys router with Tomato firmware on it and want that to be configured as the router. ...
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if i install an open source router firmware, will my connection be more reliable?

I've got a Linksys WRT-54G wireless router. The connection is flaky. Once or twice a week I come home from work and can't connect to the wireless so I have to reset the modem. It's annoying. If I ...