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OpenWRT

A Linux operating system targeting embedded devices
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What is OpenWRT?

It is a Linux operating system targeting embedded devices. Instead of trying to create a single, static firmware, it provides a fully writable filesystem with package management. This frees you from the application selection and configuration provided by the vendor and allows you to customize the device through the use of packages to suit any application.
OpenWRT is a tool in the Operating Systems category of a tech stack.

Who uses OpenWRT?

Companies

Developers
4 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OpenWRT.

OpenWRT Integrations

OpenWRT's Features

  • Extensible
  • Secure
  • Stable
  • Strong community support

OpenWRT Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OpenWRT?
Ubuntu
Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
Debian
Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software.
CentOS
The CentOS Project is a community-driven free software effort focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. For users, we offer a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, we offer a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code.
Linux
A clone of the operating system Unix, written from scratch by Linus Torvalds with assistance from a loosely-knit team of hackers across the Net. It aims towards POSIX and Single UNIX Specification compliance.
iOS
It is the operating system that presently powers many of the mobile devices, including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. It is designed to make your iPhone and iPad experience even faster, more responsive, and more delightful.
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OpenWRT's Followers
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