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Check out the new AdvancedTomato Firmwares for NETGEAR Routers!

Many MyOpenRouter members and NETGEAR router enthusiasts are familiar with Tomato, a streamlined open source firmware for Broadcom based routers that is full of functionality and flavor. You may have used, or seen, the famous Shibby builds of Tomato, for example.

Downloads on MyOpenRouter

March 2017 DD-WRT "Kong Mod" Updates for NETGEAR Routers

What's at the end of the rainbow?

If you were hoping for an actual pot of gold, we're sorry to disappoint you. However, those of you using Kong's DD-WRT firmware on your NETGEAR router, then you're in luck.

Kong's March updates have been posted to our downloads section -- update now, or give them a try!

How to Set Up OpenVPN on NETGEAR R7000 with DD-WRT

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This howto covers setting up an OpenVPN Server for access to your home network as if you were local. It's an excellent alternative to opening a bunch of ports in your firewall and exposing poorly secured programs to the world wide web.

Here's the overview:

  1. install OpenVPN on laptop to generate keys for server and a few clients
  2. configure dd-wrt router
  3. configure clients

Please respond in the Comments what hardware you used this how-to on, and any differences. I will update original article with your input.

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 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.

AsusWRT-Merlin (XWRT/Cross-WRT) for NETGEAR R7000

The world of open source never sleeps -- we've heard that a popular flavor of firmware for Asus routers has made its way over to the NETGEAR r7000 "Nighthawk."

How to Use ReadyCloud on NETGEAR R7000 "Nighthawk"

NETGEAR ReadyCloud for R7000

With the latest updates to the NETGEAR r7000 "Nighthawk," a flurry of exciting new features and functionality was introduced -- not the least of which is ReadyCloud integration. I am personally a huge fan of ReadyCloud -- it recently saved the day for me, allowing me to access a PDF book for some tech studying that I had falied to copy from my ReadyNAS over to my Surface Pro 3 or my other cloud storage solutions.

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 Properly Adjust the Antennas on the NETGEAR R7000 "Nighthawk" Router

Do you have a r7000 Nighthawk from NETGEAR? Are you super pleased with the superior range and speeds you're getting? Good!

Are you less than pleased with those floppy antennas? I thought so, which is why you have ended up here. The truth is that the antennas aren't really floppy at all -- they're quite sturdy, but there's a "trick" to installing and adjusting them correctly. Here's how.

Top 10 Reasons to Get an Netgear R7000 Nighthawk AC1900 Router

If you are looking for a router you can't go wrong with the Netgear r7000 router. Here is a list of the top 10 reasons you should get one.

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