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OpenWrt is an open-source firmware based on Linux for wireless routers

OpenWrt Alternatives

The best OpenWrt alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.
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    The main product of MikroTik is a Linux-based operating system known as MikroTik RouterOS.

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    pfSense is a free and open source firewall and router that also features unified threat management, load balancing, multi WAN, and more

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    OPNsense® you next open source firewall. Free Download. High-end Security Made Easy™. Offers Intrusion Prevention, Captive Portal, Traffic Shaping and more.

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    VyOS in an open source Linux-based operating system sold and distributed by Sentrium corporations. It is geared toward IT specialists and network administrators for the purpose of securing network and company data... read more.

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    Gargoyle Router Firmware home page

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    A Tomato by Shibby fork with intuitive and modern flat design GUI.

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    IPFire is a server distribution with intended to use as a firewall.

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    An Open Source Sofware for Geek-free Mesh Community Networks.

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    A very good alternative for Windows Server, for free

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    TomatoUSB fork. - Torrent client integration (Transmission) with user-friendly GUI for configurat...

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    Sophos XG Firewall provides unprecedented visibility into the network, users, and applications directly from the all-new control center.

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    FRRouting (FRR) is an IP routing protocol suite for Linux and Unix platforms which

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    Endian Firewall Community (EFW) is a "turn-key" linux security distribution that turns...

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OpenWrt Reviews

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Top 7 pfSense Alternatives
OpenWRT is made primarily to replace the software on existing routers, but it can also run on x86 (PCs, server hardware, VMs) machines. It is a very mature OS and has some of the best Wi-Fi support around, unlike a lot of other router software options. It has a pretty good GUI and a ton of add-on packages.
7 Best Router Firmware | Open Source | 2022
OpenWrt Project is a Linux based alternative open source firmware for routers in 2022 and embedded systems. And it is one of the best Open Source Firmware that offers you an utterly writable filesystem along with package management. It allows for full customization and lets you customize the device for any application.
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