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A popular series of wireless routers by Linksys. Many models have firmware that can be replaced with custom operating systems such as OpenWrt or DD-WRT, which can greatly expand their functionality.

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Which settings are required for messages on Status OpenVPN on DD-WRT?

On a Linksys Router WRT54G v3.1 is installed the DD-WRT firmware v3.0-r44715 vpn (dd-wrt.v24_vpn_generic.bin), for a vpn server. On Services -> VPN the settings and entries have been made. OpenVPN ...
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Using a WRT54G as wired bridge BETWEEN the cable modem and the wifi router: is it possible?

Please forgive me if my terms aren't correct, networking isn't really my forte. My current setup is this (blue solid line is ethernet cable, orange dotted line is wifi connection): For historical and ...
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DD-WRT (Linksys WRT3200ACS) unable to resolve DNS from router? Fine from other computers on LAN

I've got a dd-wrt Linksys WRT3200ACS router working in 'AP' mode. My ISP supply a modem which runs a DHCP server. The modem is connected to the LAN port on my router and then the rest of the wired ...
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WRT54G v1.1 dead - tftp update won't install

I have a rather old WRT54G v1.1 (yes, a G, not GL, not GS) lying around that I intended to use for a small project. Of course I could by a new unit, but I'd prefer to use this old thing and not let it ...
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Setting up Linksys wrt54g as seperate lan?

I have a question, I don't know if it's in the correct place but sorry if that's the case. Basically I share the internet connection with my downstairs neighbours (landlords) over wifi, that router is ...
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Is the WRT54G limited at ~20 Mbps on the switch <-> uplink traffic?

I have an old WRT54G which I wanted to reuse. The uplink is 100/100 Mbps but I only get about 20-30 Mbps between a wired device (laptop, RPi) connected to a switch port and Internet (when testing on ...
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WRT54g v3, after loading OpenWRT to it, no Wi-Fi

I have a WRT54G and I loaded OpenWRT 10.03 to it according to this article. There was no Wi-Fi after loading it, so I connected via Ethernet and can log in to the LuCi interface. There's an option ...
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How to run this startup script on my WRT54G? DD WRT

I am trying to set something up on my old WRT54G router so that I can monitor live upload and download speeds. The info for it is here: http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=75275 I am not ...
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How to Find Download/Upload Speeds of Devices on Network

I have a Linksys WRT54G V8. I have a problem where our internet is both slow and our ISP gives us very junky modems that will cause slow downs occasionally. Due to both of these problems, I need the ...
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suspicious linksys WRT54GH router behaviour - AND a bad line?

I've got what I think is a bad broadband line, but I also think there's an additional problem with the router (a Linksys WRT54GH). Could someone let me know if I'm just unlucky, or if there's ...
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Conntrack gets incorrect forwarding rules for outgoing protocol 41

I'm trying to forward protocol 41 (ipv6-in-ipv4) for an HE tunnel through a WRT54G running Tomato 1.28. Tomato 1.28 is running a 2.4 kernel that knows absolutely nothing about protocol 41, except that ...
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Latest firmware for WRT54G version 6

Belkin bought Linksys in January 2014 and removed most of the firmware from the support website. Is there an archive somewhere that has the latest firmeware for WRT54G version 6?
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Using WRT-54G as repeater after flashing with DD-WRT?

Can I use my WRT-54G as a wireless repeater after flashing with DD-WRT?
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Wireless range extender

I have a LinkSys WRT54G wifi router setup as an a AP, connected to me LAN in router mode (as I have an ADSL router for internet connection). Wifi setup with WPA2 with a password and a MAC list. I ...
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Using a WRT54G V8 as a repeater and print server?

I currently have an old WRT54G V8 setup with my printer (HP Laserjet 400M 401DN) to broadcast it's own wireless network (no internet, just printer). The printer works wirelessly with this setup but I ...
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Linksys WRT54GS - where to get old firmware v4.70.6

I've just bought a second-hand Linksys WRT54GS (v4) with intention to put DD-WRT on it. Unfortunately, I have problem with software currently running on this device. It has Sputnik based on firmware ...
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Using a WRT54G to provide wireless capability to an existing wired network

We have an existing 100Mbit wired network. All the PC's are WinXP. The internet comes in via a wireless modem that connects to a one of the workstation via USB. So this W/S runs with a fixed IP ...
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UDP NAT punching for linksys wrt54g

I could not explain the strange NAT behavior, hope someone could help: I have a linksys wrt54g router at home. Client sends UDP keep alive packet from 192.168.1.20:16688 (nat outside public IP/port ...
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Garbled router web administration page

Sometimes, when I access my router's (Linksys WRT54G) web administration page, it comes out garbled; i.e. missing text, icons, links, form controls, etc. Gets fixed after powering the router off then ...
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WR1043ND + WRT54G for extending Wifi range. How can I set them up to seamless signal switch?

I have a tp-link wr1043nd connected to my modem. This router has wifi but the signal is not strong enough for some parts of the house. I wanted to use my old wrt54g to extend the signal. Ive tried a ...
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Disconnecting wireless clients from the router during the upgrade process

I've got a Linksys WRT54G and decided to upgrade to the latest firmware to see if it resolves a problem I am having with the router. But when I read the release notes it says: Disconnect all ...
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Can I/How to extend wifi range with WNR3500L(stock) and WRT54G(tomato)?

Some background: I live in an extremely wifi-busy area (after 5min of scanning inSSIDer shows ~40-50 APs). The way my apartment is laid out and wired is that wifi signal from/to my WRT54GL (with ...
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Is 50% download speed on a wireless G network normal?

I have a wired connection of about 36Mb/s, but my wireless speed is max at about 18-19Mb/s. I have a WRT54G-TM (T-Mobile, 802.11G) router with DD-WRT firmware - I've upgraded it to latest build. Done ...
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unable to access Internet by wireless but can by cable

Until last friday I had been successfully using wifi using a Linksys WRT 54G router. My ISP is Virgin and I am using a Motorola SB 4200 cable Modem I have three laptops and an EPSON 510W printer ...
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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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ADSL modem + Linksys cable connections. Also intermittent connection?

I have these: Windows XP / Ubuntu 12.04 desktop PC DSL Connection Siemens SE260 ADSL2+ modem Linksys WRT54G V7, firmware 7.0.0.8 I have 2 main issues. First, I don't know if I've set this up (...
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WRT54G router restarts every time I connect to it with my phone

My WRT54G router usually works fine with my roommate's laptop and my laptop. However, whenever I connect my Sony Xperia Pro, the router drops all connections and restarts itself. Then I have to power ...
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How do I revert back to official Linksys firmware from dd-wrt on WRT56G2 v1?

I've been having trouble with dd-wrt on my Linksys WRT56G2 v1 router and want to go back to the stock Linksys firmware for it. The router has only 2MB of flash memory, and so I'm running the 'micro' ...
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How to get latest firmware for Linksys Router WRT54G v2

I'd like to get the latest firmware for my Linksys WRT54G v2 router, but the linksys page offers no download firmware for this version. http://homesupport.cisco.com/en-us/support/routers/WRT54G Can ...
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Linksys WRT54G router broadcasting, but not responding otherwise

I was messing with my WRT54G running OpenWRT and I may have ruined it, but I am not sure. By default, it has a static IP of 192.168.1.1, but I turned that off and made so it gets its IP from DHCP. ...
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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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WRT54G Port forwarding is not working

I have setup port forwarding successfully before, but this time it just won't work. I am using a WRT54G v6 Router, with the latest firmware. In the port forwarding section, I have set the port range ...
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Use Linksys WRT54G to get internet from Cisco E3000 (wifi) to Xbox (ethernet)?

Hoping someone can point me in the right direction... I have a Cisco E3000 which is the main router for the house (WAN). I want to use a WRT54G v8.2 to get Internet (from WiFi of the e3000) to my ...
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Linksys firmware versions?

I have a Linksys WRT54G and wanted to see if there was any updated firmware available. According to the device, it's running 4.30.13 build 16, date Jul. 1, 2008. The Linksys support site says the ...
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How to add bandwith limiter to Linksys WRT54G (for Free)

I need a way to limit the bandwidth for certain IPs, or just limit the total bandwidth served through the wireless. Is there a way to add this feature to this router? I have the following firmware: ...
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windows xp irregularly refuses to connect to one specific webserver

I think of myself as an advanced user but this problem is driving me batty. Windows XP (32bit Home) going through a WRT54G router, once or twice a day at completely different random times, refuses to ...
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Linksys WRT54GS QoS on wired and wireless

I am going to have two routers set up as described in part 2 here. My main router (connected to cable modem) is a Linksys WRT54GS running Linksys firmware. I want my 'private' network (anything ...
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Connecting Xbox 360 with TP-Link TL-WA500G access point connected to Linksys WRT54GL wireless router

I'm attempting to connect an Xbox 360 console to a Linksys WRT54GL router (wirelessly), using a TP-Link TL-WA500G wireless access point. I've had this working in the past, but I didn't make a note of ...
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How to access the Internet through a sheevaplug connected to a WRT54G router?

I'm having trouble accessing the Internet from my sheevaplug. I recently purchased a sheevaplug and connected it to my Linksys WRT54G router. The sheevaplug never showed up in the list of dhcp ...
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Firmware flash on Linksys WRT54G v8 unsucessful, but not bricked, I don't think

I wanted to use my Linksys router as a wireless bridge/repeater so I decided I would change the firmware to DD-WRT. The first thing I did was downloaded vxworkskillerGv8-v3 and the DD-WRT firmware ...
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WRT54g router with DD-WRT firmware

I have a WRT54G router with DD-WRT firmware and have it set up as a wireless bridge. Currently it is connected to my main router and then I have a computer in the garage that connects to the WRT54G. ...
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Can't access my router's web interace

I recently tried to update the firmware of the linksys wrt54g2 v1.5 router and haven't been able to access the web interface of the router since. I can still access the internet and was able to change ...
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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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How to add a 10.x.x.x device to my 192.168.x.x WRT54G router?

I have a Linksys WRT54G router, currently set up with 192.168.x.x addresses. Now I have been loaned a device which is programmed to use a 10.x.x.x address. How can I access it? I am not allowed to ...
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Configuration of Home Network

Previously my home network is as follows Speedtouch ST536 -> Linksys WRT54G But now as I have upgraded my internet subscription. My service provider gave me a "2Wire 2701 HGV" modem. I was ...
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Broken web interface in WRT54G router

I flashed my WRT54G (v3) from a custom firmware to the lastest Linksys one (v4.21.1) Now the internet/LAN works fine, but the web interface (http://192.168.1.1/) shows broken pages. I tried to ...
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Configuring a personal router in a hotel room

I'll be staying in a hotel for a while. The room has a wired ethernet connection. When I plug my netbook directly into this, I can surf the internet. However, I have a second computer with just an ...
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WRT54GL hanged today

The router, I brought not very long ago, hanged today. At first the web pages started to skip loading few images and iframes, then it got slowly worse, till only IM was working. Ping, traceroute went ...
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Power loss requires router config to be rebuilt from scratch before getting Internet access

Recently we switched from DSL to Cable. We have the battery backed-up modem that stays powered on after having power disconnected. I've setup our WRT54G router with this modem back to its original ...
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Can I use my WRT54G instead of my ISP's cable modem?

My ISP has provided a crappy Thomson cable modem with 4 LAN ports and wifi, which constantly crashes and reboots itself. I am going to ask for a replacement, but here is my question: --> I have a ...
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