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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 it....
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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? http://touristinparadise.blogspot.com/2008/04/linksys-...
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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 ...
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tomato and dd-wrt alternatives

Is there any other alternative for the most popular custom firmware for the router, dd-wrt and tomato. I have a tp-link wr340g router. And its not supported on both. I want the QOS(quality of service) ...
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Can I build two WLANs with Tomato?

My problem is this: I have a couple of devices connected to a WRT54GL with Tomato in the same network, both wireless and wired. I want to grant access to the internet to a notebook via wireless but i ...
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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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Tomato/DD-WRT router to act as switch & only NAT some port

BACKGROUND: I have a device that must use a real IP address. Currently, my ISP uses DHCP and I can have up to 4 real IP address assigned. However, the cable modem only have 1 ethernet port and it's ...
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How to reboot Tomato router remotely?

I can't access my Tomato router remotely (normally I could login through SSH), but I can access the computers on my home network, so it's operating and I can go through it to them. But they can't ...
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Tomato Firmware on Asus RT-N12

Has anyone gotten any luck with installing Tomato Firmware on an Asus RT-N12 and/or get WiFi 802.11n working? It seemed to flash correctly using the Asus Firmware and DD-WRT runs fine but it won't ...
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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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How safe it is to use Tomato web interface of Linksys WRT54GL to install OpenWRT on it?

I have Linksys WRT54GL with Tomato installed. Unfortently I can't use VLANs with this firmware, so I have to switch to OpenWRT (or DD-WRT). Is it safe to use web interface or I should use tftp way?
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How can I edit/tweak Tomato firmware?

How do other people tweak or edit Tomato firmware? I'm interested in this because I do not need QoS. I have another router that does not have as much RAM and I want to have a micro Tomato firmware. I ...
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How to use router QoS?

N00b question. How exactly does one use router quality of service settings? I've read up on it a bit but I'm still not exactly sure how to use it. So, my real questions are these: Generally, how ...
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Connection issues with Linksys WRT54GL / Tomato

So I recently purchased a new router, and decided to put Tomato on it for some of the fancy features, like graphs. Only problem is, now I've installed it I can't connect to the internet any more! ...
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Tomato Firmware on Linksys WRT54GS Firmware Version: v1.50.6

I'm trying to install Tomato and get "Upgrade Failed". Any idea why it's failing?
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Migrating from DD-WRT to Tomato

Is it possible to switch to the latest version of Tomato on a router that's already running DD-WRT? Using the default Linksys firmware on my WRT54GL v1.1, I had to upload a micro version of DD-WRT ...
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Network Traffic Log

Background - On my "home" network I have a Linksys WTR45GL router providing my internet access as well as a wireless AP. Connected I have * 2 Windows PCs (wired) * At least one laptop (Wired) * Some ...
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Setup a network using 2 modem and 2 accesspoint

Our dormitory has been equipped with 2 ADSL lines for about 60 students. Most of us just used internet for chatting, web-surfing and email, but there are few guys want to suck all the network ...
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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 ...