New ETel Article: OpenWRT 101

by Bruce Stewart

111-butterfly.jpgOpenWRT is an embedded Linux platform for wireless routers, and one of the key drivers behind the Wi-Fi revolution. OpenWRT has proven to be highly versatile and has spawned a number of forks such as FreeWRT, dd-WRT, and Ewrt, and serves as the operating system for such Wi-Fi notables as Fon and Meraki. In our latest ETel article, OpenWRT 101, Ash Dyer describes how to install and configure OpenWRT, discusses the differences between the various forks, and highlights some of the packages that will be useful for securing and managing an OpenWRT router.