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Category: OpenWRT

E3372 stick + OpenWrt + USSD

This post is about setting up a LTE/4G/3G (cellular) modem to work with OpenWrt. But not just work, to also be able to use USSD codes and read SMS in order to check account balance and refill the data quota (data plan).

Expanding your OpenWRT router

This post is about how to add a second router to your existing OpenWRT setup.

My First 5 Minutes on an OpenWRT Router

This article talks about the changes that I like to make away from default configuration on a new OpenWRT installation.

Best New Router for OpenWRT ;)

A small note of triumph 🙂 For some time now I’ve been looking for a modern router. Yes, that WRT54G isn’t getting any younger 🙁 But few people are willing to “school” one on what’s the one to get these days (these days = May 2016). So after a long string of “google it” responses, […]

OpenWrt – Reduce Hostapd Verbosity

A quick note about how to reduce the log level of hostapd, as it tends to dominate log entries in /var/log/messages.

Say Bye to Provider’s DNS Servers – Be Your Own DNS Resolver

Have you ever wanted to NOT use your provider’s DNS services? Maybe they are engaged in censorship, or are modifying non-existent domains to point at pages full of advertisement? One popular solution is to use public DNS servers, such as Google’s. But ask yourself this – how much information are you giving up to a […]

OpenWRT Configuration Hacks [Part 2]

In the previous post from this series we talked about customizing the dropbear startup scripts. This time we will direct our attention to dnsmasq, an all-in-one DNS-DHCP service. I will show you how to improve the configuration for a WAN/LAN/WIFI setup (as opposed to just WAN/LAN). We will get – hostnames such as router.lan, router.wifi […]

OpenWRT Configuration Hacks [Part 1]

In this post I will talk about some configuration optimizations to OpenWRT 12.09 “Attitude Adjustment”. It is the first in a two part series (part 2). In this part we will deal with dropbear configuration.