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A GNU/Linux based firmware program for embedded devices such as residential gateways and routers.

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OpenWRT and Current Release Support

I'd like to install OpenWRT on an Asus WL-520GU router I have a couple of Asus WL-520GU modems and Raspberry Pi (model B) boards floating around and I'd like to put some of them to use in some ...
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OpenWRT image for OrangePi [closed]

I need to build the OpenWRT image for OrangePi PC and|or OrangePi Plus board, preferably with working Ethernet and HDMI. I have studied related resources on the internet, like OpenWRT and linux-sunxi ...
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mount overlayFS as Read-Write FS

I want to mount my RO Filesystem using overlayFS - in order to use two layers FS (Lowerdir and Upperdir). I tried the following mounting command - mount -t overlayfs -o lowerdir=/,upperdir=/overlay "...
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OpenWRT: TL-MR3020 Cannot SSH or TELNET into router flashed with custom OpenWRT bin

I have a TL-MR3020 that I flashed with a custom binary built from OpenWRT source. I was trying to enable WiFi and connect to the internet on the router by editing /etc/config/network and /etc/config/...
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Execute command before bringing interface up on OpenWRT

I'm making a Wireless-to-3g router with openwrt, and its working pretty well. To bring the 3g-wan interface up, I have to first register the USB modem using the command: gcom -d /dev/ttyUSB0 If I ...
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How can I programmatically modify DNS lookups in real time?

I want to use OpenDNS (parental control) and UnoTelly (geo-restriction circumvention) together. OpenDNS returns an IP to an error page if the site is blocked. So if I get that error IP, then I want ...
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change ls color on OpenWrt

I am not able to change the color of dir entries for ls command (dark blu is a very annoying color to read) on my OpenWrt device. I've added the line LS_COLORS=$LS_COLORS:'di=0;37:' ; export ...
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“invalid tar magic” on OpenWRT

I'm trying to install JavaSE on a OpenWrt (Pandorabox) device. When I run tar -xvf ejdk-8u65-linux-arm-sflt.tar.gz I get tar: invalid tar magic. How can I solve this problem?
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Having chosen the correct package (I believe), I cannot still install it. How to fix it?

Thanks to the command "cpuinfo", I've noticed that the "System type" is MediaTek MT7620, "cpu model" is MIPS 24KEc V5.0, so that I downloaded this package bash_4.3.39-1_ramips_24kec.ipk from ...
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How can I install bash package to OpenWrt without access to Internet?

I need to run a script in bash, and the only way to install bash package to OpenWrt that I have found now is "opkg install bash" , but I don't have Internet access for my router, for which I want to ...
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About openwrt dnscrypt

I am self hosted a dnscrypt server, using dnscrypt-server-docker (https://github.com/jedisct1/dnscrypt-server-docker) And i test it on my mac os x, it's work fine $ sudo dnscrypt-proxy \ ...
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How to make OpenWrt router advertise itself as IPv6 default gateway?

I have an OpenWrt Barrier Breaker router which is configured with a /48 ULA prefix. Connected Windows clients have two established routes to this space: /64 On-Link and /48 via link-local address. ...
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OpenWrt wifi bridge with IPv6

I am running OpenWrt 15.05 on my WDR4300. My ISP is via cable with legacy-IPv4-only. For IPv6 connectivity I use HE.net tunnel to receive a static IPv6 /64 subnet. My office is in a different room ...
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How do I automatically mount a plain-encrypted USB flash drive to my OpenWRT router?

I just finished encrypting my external hard drive using a key file, and mounting it onto my router. Problem is, every restart i have to manually recreate the mapping and mount it again. OpenWRT's ...
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How can I run sed to replace lines in a file or do similar things in PHP?

I am writing a web frontend for configuring OpenWRT. I'm using PHP to execute commands and all the uci commands are executing without issues. However, OpenVPN configurations cannot be done via UCI and ...
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Sniff on SWITCH(lan) traffic openWRT

Is it possible to sniff (with tcpdump) or mirror LAN traffic that doesn't get routed to WAN using openWRT? Say I have two PCs connected to LAN ports and I want to sniff on traffic one PC is sending ...
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Password entry only responds to Ctrl + D, and password cannot be read

I am trying to run build-key-pkcs12 user on my OpenWRT NSLU2, to generate some client keys for the users of my VPN. Everything runs normally until I get to the enter export password part, and the SSH ...
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Using tar to backup and restore a path mounted with overlayfs

I have a system running OpenWRT with Linux 2.6.39.2. In my filesystem, I have symlinks contained in /etc/rc.d on ROM and more symlinks contained in /overlay/etc/rc.d in flash. overlayfs does a union ...
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OpenWrt bricked router is not connected via USB to serial cable

I have a problem in my OpenWRT router when I try to upgrade my router (TP-Link TL-WDR-3600) to openwrt firmware via web ui. Now my router is bricked and I can't connect the router via WebUI (192....
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Incorrect iperf configuration?

I have a laptop (with Ubuntu) and a router (with OpenWrt). When I check the version for both, the laptop says I have version 2.05 for multithreads and the router says I have 2.05 for pthreads. Both ...
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pcap file 20 times smaller than ifconfig TX/RX difference for same period

I run tcpdump on a usb modem in network card mode. [ 18.260000] cdc_ncm 1-1.1:1.1 wwan0: register 'cdc_ncm' at usb-ehci-platform-1.1, Mobile Broadband Network Device, 0c:5b:8f:27:9a:64 I run it ...
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Flash OpenWrt Routers from Telnet

I have two routers. One has Chaos Calmer and the other has Attitude Adjustment. When I turn them on and check arp, nothing comes up. When I check route, the hardware address says (incomplete) but the ...
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Install brctl for OpenWrt - which package?

I'm getting an error in OpenWRT Attitude Adjustment that says: -ash: brctl: not found when I run brctl addif br-lan mesh0 I tried: opkg update opkg install brctl But I got this error: Unknown ...
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i686-cm-linux-gcc: Command not found

While cross compiling OpenWRT, I have I have replaced OpenWRT's toolchain with toolchain i686 architecture. But, I am getting below mentioned error: make[5]: Leaving directory `/home/hclintel/pankaj/...
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iptables -I FORWARD -j DROP does not cut existing connections

I have a router with openwrt. I want to temporarily cut all transit traffic without changing the router's configuration. I do this: iptables -I FORWARD -j DROP New connections cannot be established ...
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Segmentation Fault when trying to mount ext(2,3,4) fs, from usb (openwrt)

So I have a TL-MR3220v2 router, which has Openwrt installed, this device only has a 4mb flash so I'm trying to get extroot setup on a USB, to increase disk space. My first attempt I tried using a ...
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Do I want a Repeater or a Bridge? (OpenWrt)

I'm setting up a network with openwrt. I have a router that I have set up for wifi which I will use as an access point. I want to add another router to my network so that the two can exchange traffic ...
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Pinging between Mesh Network Nodes OpenWrt

I have two mesh nodes that I have configured to be on a mesh created using OpenWrt. I used the tutorial here to set that up. When I ran iw dev $MESH_IFACE station dump, I got the output that I ...
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Open Wrt with nodogsplash

I am using OpenWrt in my TP_Link TL-WRD3600 router. I have already set up a hotspot plugin (Nodogsplash) on my router. Now I need to allow access to some website before authentication on the splash ...
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Huge packet loss on openwrt

I have a strange issue on mikrotik rb951-2hnd router. I built image a few years ago using revision 39392 and patch firmwared it and everything worked fine. Just a few months ago I decided to update ...
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How can I monitor iptables classification applied by OpenWRT QoS, preferably live?

I set up a bunch of quality of service rules in OpenWRT, which then are translated to iptables rules. For debugging purposes, I'd love to see how the different connections are binned into, which would ...
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How to Connect a Router to a WiFi Source in DD-WRT

Portable travel routers like the D-Link DIR-510L have the ability to connect to other routers wirelessly as their source and provide a separate wireless network. This is advantageous when traveling ...
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How to discriminate between SSH and SCP for QoS in OpenWRT (and other systems)?

I regularly upload large amounts of data using SCP through my DSL upstream connection, which is limited to 1kbit/s. While I really want interactive SSH sessions to have highest priority, simply ...
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Cannot find directory & Cannot cd errors during usb mount openwrt

What I am trying to do: I have a TP-Link Router running OpenWRT. I have files on my router in the OpenWRT OS that I want to save to a flash drive. Steps to complete the task: 1. I navigated to the ...
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How to get RX and TX bytes querying iptables?

My intention is to monitor traffic from/to wan. To achieve that, i want to calculate outgoing and ingoing bytes/second, with iptables counters as data source. Unluckily, I'm not able to understand ...
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Fully transparent DMZ

I'm trying to configure an openwrt router so that I get two wan IP addresses by dhcp - one for the router itself and one for a DMZ host. I followed the DMZ howto. It appears that the host on the DMZ ...
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Generate openvpn-client keys based on asuswrt ca

Question How can I authenticate a client on my openvpn-server (running asuswrt) with just a certificate? Crosspost from https://stackoverflow.com/questions/30032124/generate-openvpn-client-keys-...
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How to get IPs via DHCP, through a router from another DHCP server?

ISP -> OpenBSD box -> Wireless router We have an OpenBSD machine that connects directly to the internet, has dhcp/dns cache "server" on it, and forwards the connection to clients via ethernet cable/...
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openwrt: can't change dns server setting in order to resolve non FQDN hostnames

ssh'ing to my openwrt (ver. 10.03.1-RC6) shows that there is something wrong with its dns server: root@OpenWrt:~# nslookup starkill Server: 127.0.0.1 Address 1: 127.0.0.1 localhost. nslookup: can'...
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access to local web site from internet using hostname

I've got a server on my LAN which hosts a website. I've also got a router with openWRT serving as gate between the internet (with public IP 1.2.3.4) and LAN and a registered hostname say "myhost.com". ...
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Screens die even though process is still running

I have a problem with running an irssi in a screen session on a tomato usb router setup. Screen reports session as dead, even though the process is still running (both for screen and irssi) Screen ...
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OpenWRT on embedded device as firewall

I have the following setup in my network: My internet comes in through an ATT Uverse modem/router. The router is in bridge mode because that ATT Uverse modem/router connects to a second higher ...
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OpenWRT configuring access point Archer C7v2

I am trying to configure OpenWRT Barrier Breaker on Archer C7v2 to act as a dumb access point, so the WAN ethernet port will be connected to my network, and anything connected to wifi or the other LAN ...
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Connect OpenWrt router to home wifi AND open wifi

I've noticed I'm within comfortable wifi range of a nearby coffee shop's open connection. I have an OpenWRT router that I'm not using, and thought it might be handy to have this connected to my home ...
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Route VPN Connections through VPN

I am currently setting up a wireless router using OpenWRT. The landlord of the dorm I live in requires joining a VPN to access the internet, supporting both PPTP and OpenVPN. I want to support the "...
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openwrt: dns resolving error from wifi connected devices

I am not sure what have I messed up, but I cannot resolve other pc's in my local network from the wifi-connected devices (laptops and cell phones). I have a separate tower-pc that acts as a dns and ...
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Date in milliseconds on OpenWRT on Arduino YUN

I am using OpenWRT on the Arduino YUN and I am trying to get the exact date in milliseconds (DD/MM/YYYY h:min:sec:ms) by getting the time by an timeserver. Unfortunately date +%N just returns %N, but ...
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Gargoyle repeater bridge channel hopping

I have the Linux-based Gargoyle firmware running on an old TP-Link router, serving as a Repeater bridge to extend the range of a WIFI access point. Do I need to lock the original access point to a ...
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OpenWRT missing OD (octal dump)

I have a bash function using od command. Now I'm trying to run in on OpenWRT and see that in has not od. Also can't find it using install from opkg, because I can't find it. Is there a possibility to ...
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Cannot add startup service to openWRT from init.d

I have openWrt installed on a TP-Link TL-WA901N/ND v3. I don't have luci package installed because I don't have enough space, so I can only do thing via cli. What I'm trying to achieve is to create a ...