[sf-lug] Installed OpenWRT on WRT54GS v1.0 - sweet! :-)

David Rosenstrauch darose at darose.net
Tue Jan 26 07:47:17 PST 2010

On 01/26/2010 08:37 AM, Robert Damphousse wrote:
> Re: David, Yes DD-WRT has a more user-friendly interface.  I agree that
> OpenWrt (and the add-on interface X-Wrt) aren't very user-friendly for those
> who don't have some linux networking know-how.
> That said, I do use OpenWrt because I have found it to be far more stable
> than DD-WRT.  OpenWrt is much more "community" developed than DD-WRT (which
> is heavily managed by "brainslayer").  I am also turned away by the
> copyright issues that Rick mentions.  Some more reading on that can be found
> here:
> http://www.wi-fiplanet.com/columns/article.php/3816236

> Tomato has a very nice UI, probably the best I've seen.  It has some handy
> network tools in it.

Thanks much for the helpful info, Robert!

Just wondering also if you've had any experience and/or impressions 
about the Gargoyle front-end to OpenWrt.  It looks pretty attractive, 
but I'm wondering how good it is in terms of functionality & usability.



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