Make Hotspot For Home With Linksys Router

Linksys discharged the WRT54G switch in 2002. It picked up prevalence for being an effective, effortlessly adjustable switch. A few outsider activities have discharged substitution firmware for the switch which can empower it to perform capacities not initially accessible. It is critical to purchase a Linksys WRT54GL as it has enough memory to introduce the outsider firmware. Late form of the WRT54G have too little memory so ensure you go for the WRT54GL.


OpenWRT and X-WRT


OpenWRT is an Open Source firmware venture for the WRT54GL switch. It’s a little form of Linux which keeps running set up of the stock Linksys firmware. The firmware is accessible from Linksys support. I want to utilize another venture called X-wrt ( which depends on OpenWRT yet has included a pleasant graphical front end for designing the switch.


To introduce X-WRT (Which may void your guarantee)


1) Download the openwrt-wrt54g-squashfs.bin firmware picture to your PC


2) Open [] in your program or physically go to


[] – > Organization – > Firmware Overhaul


3) Transfer openwrt-wrt54g-2.4-squashfs.bin


4) Hold up 2 minutes. The switch will reboot itself naturally after the update is finished.


5) You should now have the capacity to telnet to your switch (IP address: and begin arranging.


Introducing a Linksys support Hostage Entry.


About every single Linksys support Hotspot are Hostage Entrances, this shows up as an Open or Decoded Wifi flag yet then diverts any movement to a particular site page called a “Sprinkle Page” where your frequently asked to login or buy web get to.


This is a shrewd method for getting things done as most PCs will consequently associate with an open WiFi flag, at that point when a client runs Web Traveler (or which ever Web program they utilize) they are sent to your sprinkle page regardless of what website they attempt to interface with. The most understood free hostage entryway programming is Chillispot, which can be downloaded, and set-up, on the other hand various business suppliers deliver simple to utilize Hostage Gateway programming, which can be introduced on your WRT54GL.




In this article we have take a Linksys support at how capable and adaptable the Linksys WRT54GL switch is. With a touch of work you can change over it into an effective WiFi Hotspot switch, which can be utilized for charging your clients for Web get to. Good fortunes with you new venture!