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  1. sfx2000

    ESP32 - WiFI MAC design concepts (Open Source)

    Very interesting read... Most of the ESP32/8266 implementation use Espressif's MAC layer which is closed source... Below outlines a project to create an Open Source MAC layer to incorporate into firmware sketches..
  2. James Toole

    Small home network = above my pay grade

    Hello all, I’m James and I’m technically impaired apparently because I can’t seem to figure out what is going on with my small home network. I’m a retired veteran and former police officer. I’ve only recently started paying a serious amount of attention to the apparent applications and programs...
  3. kernol

    [Download] Asuswrt source code links removed ??

    Has anyone else found it impossible to find download links to asuswrt source code? In the fairly recent past - you simply had to select "Others" as operating system under Drivers & Tools for your model - then click Firmware - expand all ... and the latest source code link was available. I have...
  4. sfx2000

    [news] - Samsung, Plume launch OpenSync(tm) middleware

    OpenSync™ creates the first multi-industry, open service curation, delivery, management and support framework; benefits showcased by an eight-participant interoperability demonstration including Liberty Global, Bell Canada and Comcast at the Broadband World Forum 2018 BERLIN — October 23, 2018...
  5. C

    Chameleon VPN: open source, cross platform, intelligent server

    Hey everyone, we just launched a new open source VPN, cross-platform, self-healing Client and would love to hear your thoughts. Go to for more information. Please leave us a message via the contact form at the bottom of the website, we'd really like to know which...
  6. CrystalLattice

    OpenWrt/LEDE Merged

    OpenWrt/LEDE merged as of 09 Dec. LEDE codebase rebranded as OpenWrt, for the good of the open source router community. Observe last 10 commits here:;a=shortlog;h=d2c06eb0756dea5f473a34b3eb391517318f4132 :)
  7. Julio Urquidi

    FreeNAS 11 Released Adding New Virtualization and Storage Features

    Based on FreeBSD 11 Stable, FreeNAS 11, the updated open source storage operating system includes the latest and greatest drivers and libraries available and adds four new notable features: Virtualization is provided by bhyve, an open source hypervisor that supports web-scale virtual machines...
  8. g_provost

    Helios4 - Open Source DIY NAS

    Hey guys, What do you think about the DIY NAS following project ? Using the same Marvell Armada 388 SoC than Synology DS416j and WD EX4100, but with more memory, highest CPU clock, much cheaper and on top of that completely Open Source.
  9. P

    Softether VPN

    My first post in this forum - - discussed my need to find a vpn router. My needs are very simple. I am the only user. I need to connect remotely to view and manage one security cam. When I connect, no one will be using the...
  10. Julio Urquidi

    Has Open Source Router Firmware Found Its Savior With Virtualization?

    Imagination Technologies may have found a way to keep open source firmware alive and kicking using virtualization. Facing pretty tough regulations that affects router firmware, vendors across the networking industry are locking down their products, preventing the installation of open source...
  11. Julio Urquidi

    Nest Releases Open Source Version Of Thread

    Nest just announced that it is releasing OpenThread, an open source version of the IPv6-based Thread protocol used to connect smart home devices over low-powered wireless mesh networks. With Nest’s release of OpenThread, and with contributions from companies like ARM and Qualcomm, the newly...