DD-WRT "Kong Mod" NETGEAR Builds Updated 2016-09-09

New Kong builds are out, folks!

Grab them in the NETGEAR firmware downloads section.


Note:

- *.bin files can only be flashed from dd-wrt webif.
- *.chk can be flashed from Netgear factory fw and from dd-wrt webif

- I don't provide factory to dd-wrt for non Netgear models
  since I do not own any non Netgear Broadcom units

All builds include ddup util, which allows update checking
and flashing of the following models:

DD-WRT "Kong Mod" Now Available for NETGEAR R7500v2 & R7800

Master developer Kong has ported his famous flavor of DD-WRT to the powerful NETGEAR R7800 and R7500v2 (along with an experimental build for the R7500v1, if that's your thing)

Grab them in our downloads section!

Voxel's Custom Firmware for NETGEAR R7500v1, R7800, Entware-ng

Developer Voxel is new on the MyOpenRouter scene, and was determined to find a way for advanced users to get the most from their R7500v1 and R7800v1 NETGEAR routers. These custom firmwares, made by Voxel especially for these devices, leverages Entware-ng to unlock more power and features from these routers.

Tomato by shibby for NETGEAR R6400 Now Available!

shibby strikes again: this time, his powerful Tomato firmware is now available on the NETGEAR R6400.

Download Tomato by Shibby for NETGEAR R6400

Can I use the C7000 Nighthawk as just a modem/backup router?

My philosophy with routers is this: Two is One. One is None. As someone who likes to tinker with open source firmware, but isn't a development expert by any means, I've learned that keeping a backup can be a good idea.

 

Sometimes, you just need to keep the Internet up while you're TFTP'ing into the router you accidentally bricked :) It's an occupational hazard for those of us who can't resist getting under the hood of our favorite devices.

DD-WRT "Kong Mod" Updated 6-27-2016

Several new updates have been released by Kong for his DD-WRT firmware for NETGEAR routers.

See the newest versions for the R8500, R8000, R7000, R6700, R6400, R6300v2, and R6250 on our recent downloads page.

DD-WRT "Kong Mod" Now Available for NETGEAR R6400

Famous firmware developer Kong has released his flavor of DD-WRT for the NETGEAR R6400 wireless router. Snag it here.

DD-WRT Update Release for R8500 Nighthawk Router

Tathagata Das has released an additional DD-WRT build for the NETGEAR Nighthawk router series, this time for the powerhouse R8500. This is a support release of DD-WRT based on revision 29627.

Click here to download DD-WRT from Tathagata for the NETGEAR R8500.

DD-WRT Update Releases for R7000 and R8000 Nighthawk Routers

Devoted firmware crafter Tathagata Das has released two new builds for NETGEAR Nighthawk routers today. These are support releases of DD-WRT based on revision 29627.

Click here to download DD-WRT from Tathagata for the NETGEAR R7000.

Click here to download DD-WRT from Tathagata for the NETGEAR R8000.

VPN Connections Not Working on T-Mobile? Here's how to fix that

Having issues using your favorite VPN application to protect yourself online, T-Mobile US customers? Here's how to fix it.

I have a long history of advocating for online privacy, and I support that by using a VPN service myself as well as encouraging others to do so. There's lots of great solutions out there -- some of my favorites are PIA (PrivateInternetAccess), VyprVPN, and Avast SecureLine.

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