[lug] Home wireless router recommendations

George Sexton georges at mhsoftware.com
Tue Sep 8 10:25:03 MDT 2015

On 9/7/2015 12:22 PM, Simos wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm looking for recommendations for a wireless router for my home. I bought a
> Linksys WRT54GL a couple of years ago with the intention of installing one of
> the many Linux-based firmware flavors available but never got around to it.

I have one of those with the firmware already burned on it. I'll sell it 
for $15.

> My requirements are pretty basic:
> - A decent configurable firewall with remote logging capabilities. For example,
> I should be able to block my kids from watching YouTube in the middle of the
> night from their tablets.
> - It should be secure, with some sort of notification or site to check when new
> firmware releases or security updates come out. The main thing that turned me
> off of DD-WRT, Tomato, etc. is that you have to constantly go hunting on forums
> to find the right release for your router, new security updates, and so on.
> - It can run either "commercial" or free firmware - I have no preference as long
> as it's stable. I have decades of Linux/Unix experience, so complexity is not an
> issue. I don't have any huge wireless performance requirements either.
> - Hopefully it should cost less than $100, but that's the least of my concerns.
> Any recommendations would be appreciated - thanks in advance!
> Regards,
> Simos
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