R9000 Open Source Firmware

How to Install OpenWRT on NETGEAR Nighthawk X10 R9000

OpenWRT Installation for NETGEAR R9000

For those R9000 owners who are Linux buffs, router enthusiasts, or simply want to try open source firmware -- developer Tathagata Das has provided the community with an updated OpenWRT for R9000 release. The new release, out December 2016, is based on OpenWRT "Barrier Breaker" and offers WPA2 encryption and uPnP functionality to get you up and running quickly and securely.

If you're familiar with DD-WRT, there are some differences with OpenWRT in terms of installation and setup. Here's how to get started.

NETGEAR Nighthawk R9000 X10 Router Is Here, OpenWRT Available

Today, NETGEAR has announced the arrival of what is claimed to be the fastest Wi-Fi router yet to date -- the R9000 Nighthawk X10.

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