Articles and Guides

How to Write an Article for MyOpenRouter

So, you've got the next great hacking tutorial for one of the new NETGEAR Nighthawks, huh? Or maybe you want to put together your opinions on a new NETGEAR extender into a community review? MyOpenRouter is the place, and we'd like to show you how easy it is to contribute.

When an Article Should Be Written

There's a right time and a wrong time to submit content as an article! (We know, too many rules, eh?) Your content will be most useful to the community it it's in the right spot. Here are some situations where you would NOT want to write an article:

TelnetEnable for NETGEAR R7000 and NETGEAR R7500

The modified telnetenable for both python and telnetenable.c for Linux are listed on the OpenWRT wiki for unlocking telnet:

http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/netgear/telnet.console

telnetenable in Python

https://github.com/insanid/netgear-telenetenable

NetgearTelnetEnable (telnetenable.c)

https://github.com/insanid/NetgearTelnetEnable

Compiled Binary for Linux x86-64

How to Flash Open-WRT or Return to Stock Firmware On NETGEAR R7500 Wi-Fi Router

This article describes the steps required for firmware upgrade in Netgear R7500.

Review of the NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 Wireless Router (R8000)

I've been a long time fan of NETGEAR routers, and with the r8000, they've really upped their game. There's a lot of hype about this particular router; many tout it as one of the best, if not the best on the market... and it certainly looks the part. However, with use by an average household, is it really worth it? Does it measure up?

How to Set Up a Serial Console for NETGEAR R8000

Introduction:

Using serial console setup users can get access to the serial console of their router. Serial console setup finds its most important use in debricking a router. Moreover, developers may use it to extract useful debug information from their routers.

R8000 AC3200 Nighthawk X6 Tri-Band WiFi Router

Announcing the new r8000 AC3200 Nighthawk X6 Tri-Band WiFi Router! Connecting the Internet to Everything

Transform the NETGEAR EX6200 into a Wi-Fi Router with DD-WRT

Introducing: DD-WRT for the NETGEAR EX6200.

[Download DD-WRT for NETGEAR EX6200 at MyOpenRouter]

The EX6200 is naturally a Wifi Range Extender -- now, it gets a special upgrade using DD-WRT open source firmware. DD-WRT will transform this Range Extender into a full featured Wifi Router.

By default, the EX6200 has 5 LAN ports and no WAN port. DD-WRT allows you to use one of the LAN ports as a WAN port + 4 LAN ports. Since there are differences in features, I'm going to explain a few of the changes when using it with DD-WRT.

How to Set Up a Serial Console for NETGEAR WNDR4500v2

Introduction:

Using serial console setup users can get access to the serial console of their router. Serial console setup finds its most important use in debricking a router. Moreover, developers may use it to extract useful debug information from their routers.

This short tutorial explains how to setup serial console for Netgear WNDR4500v2.

How to Set Up a Serial Console for NETGEAR WNDR4500v1

Introduction:

Using serial console setup users can get access to the serial console of their router. Serial console setup finds its most important use in debricking a router. Moreover, developers may use it to extract useful debug information from their routers.

This short tutorial explains how to setup serial console for Netgear WNDR4500v1.

How to Set Up a Serial Console for NETGEAR R7000 "Nighthawk" Wi-Fi Router

Introduction:

Using serial console setup users can get access to the serial console of their router. Serial console setup finds its most important use in debricking a router. Moreover, developers may use it to extract useful debug information from their routers.

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