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Can FreedomBox be an alternative to commercial home routers?

Can FreedomBox be an alternative to commercial home routers?

Posted Jul 5, 2012 7:30 UTC (Thu) by Cato (subscriber, #7643)
Parent article: Can FreedomBox be an alternative to commercial home routers?

To make this usable by ordinary mortals, I'd recommend Tomato USB distros as an example of what can be done. Tomato is not fully open source unfortunately (the GUI is closed I think) but it's a great example of what an open source GUI and router distro can look like.


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Can FreedomBox be an alternative to commercial home routers?

Posted Jul 5, 2012 18:33 UTC (Thu) by thedevil (guest, #32913) [Link]

I have used both Tomato and OpenWRT, and the current OpenWRT UI is actually _better_ , and that includes "prettier". The only reason it is "harder" than Tomato is that there is so much more functionality ...


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