Questions about running a UNIX-like OS (typically Linux) on wired and wireless routers, including flashing, creating, and configuring custom firmware.

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SSH connection refused from inside my LAN

I'm on Fedora 19 and I have a problem with ssh. Ssh is up and running and I can connect when I enter my lan ip. But when I try my server name (blahblah.no-ip.org) I get a connection refused. No-ip is ...
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Find out network traffic per IP

We have one central server which functions as an internet gateway. This server is connected to the internet, and using iptables we forward traffic and share the internet connection among all computers ...
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Converting Linux into a Router- Traffic from eth0:0 to eth0

So I have been trying to convert my linux box which is running Mint into an router. eth0 has a public address that has 71.xx.xx.xx for an IP addr. I created an eth0:0 and set it an IP address , 10.0.0....
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how to make read only filesystem writable on busybox?

I want to change some files on my router. Firstly i can change everything in /var, but i want to change /etc/fstab. when i try to change it, i get an error message that says filesystem is read only. ...
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SSH tunnel to router periodically hangs. TCP problem?

Something weird I've noticed since upgrading my office router to the Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH. When I remote in using an SSH tunnel, the tunnel will "freeze" pretty often. The freeze lasts 1-2 minutes ...
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Using iptables to redirect all traffic to local webserver

I'm trying to redirect all traffic on my wifi router to a local webserver using iptables. I'm not sure I have got the command right and also I want to exclude the router IP (172.16.0.1) from the rule ...
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How to make sense of an iptables chain configuration in OpenWrt

This is about how to make sense of the chains found in the iptables default configuration on a typical home router running OpenWrt (a stripped down Linux for router devices), but which ultimately may ...