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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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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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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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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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Block P2P traffic on a Linksys router WRT54G with Tomato firmware

I'm running a small wireless network (6 to 10 users) on a Linksys WRT54G with Tomato firmware sharing an Internet connection. I don't want the users to download files with BitTorrent (mainly used) and ...
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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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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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Linksys Router/Tomato Firmware DNS issues

I've got a WRT54GS that I've loaded the current version of Tomato onto. I entered static DHCP addresses in for the devices on my network, released and renewed the address on my desktop and tried to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tomato QoS: Why is some traffic unclassified when there are classifications for it?

Ok, I am trying to tweak my router to give priority to some traffic. My classifications seem to cover just about everything but I still see ~60 to ~80% of the traffic as unclassified: TCP ...
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Speed test wifi connection?

I'm having problems with my internet connection, and I'm pretty sure it's my ISP, but I'd like to rule out the wifi connection between my PC and router. According to InSSIDER the radio connection is ...
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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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Computer no longer connecting wirelessly to router after Tomato clean install

I just installed Tomato firmware (details below) on my wireless-N router and everything appears to be working fine on the router's end. I can connect to the Internet properly with a wired (Ethernet) ...
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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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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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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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TomatoUSB Shibby repeater can't connect to main router

I have been trying to setup a TomatoUSB by Shibby router as a repeater for the past few hours with no luck. This is my setup: Main Router: Linksys E3200 running Tomato Firmware 1.28.0000 MIPSR2-116 ...
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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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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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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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Subdomains for server behind NAT

I have server (ip: 192.168.1.2, openSUSE 12.2, Apache 2) behind router (ip: 192.168.1.1, TomatoUSB Toastman Build). I'm using FreeDNS (afraid.org) and I assigned subdomain (say x.afraid.org) to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows + Tomato - Client 2 Client logic = help please

Background: Client wants a (seemingly simple) VPN solution to connect his main-office(site A) to his satellite-office(site B)(in same city) Never attempted OpenVPN. Purchased 2 ASUS RT-N66 routers ...
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Port forwarding error on new router

I've recently gotten a new router to handle a 1GB internet connection (yes, 1GB) because my old router shouldn't be able to handle such a massive connection. But with it came a whole new lay-out and ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tomato firmware with separate DCHP server

I've got a Tomato router which works wonderfully, but I've also got a Windows server that I would like to use as the DHCP server instead of the Tomato router. I know that I can configure each client ...
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How to go about pre-caching normally daily visited web pages onto my home network storage? [closed]

I recently "cut the cable" and downgraded from cable internet (40 Mb/s) to DSL (5 Mb/s). It's awful but I'm stuck with it for a year. What I would like to do is pre-cache everything on pages I visit ...