From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I needed a basic, cheap router to have wireless internet in my home. One should not try it without a serial console. Usually, you can tell when this process is completed by the WAN light coming on, but it does take several minutes. According to the Peacock thread, if the hard reset was done correctly, you will be asked to change your password when you get to the webgui. Front view of Linksys router view larger image.

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You may also select WPA encryption, however not all network cards support this, so check your documentation first. According to the Peacock thread, if the hard reset was done correctly, you will be asked to change your password when you get to the webgui.

Retrieved 9 April Next, click on the Wireless tab at the top of the settings screen. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save Settings then click Continue when the Settings are successful dialog is displayed.

Linksys WRT54G series

The dimensions of the router W x H x D: A window will pop up prompting you for a username and password to access the configuration page for your router. Click the Save Settings button at the bottom of the Filter List window and then Continue when the Settings are successful dialog is displayed.


WRT54GX4 has 3 moveable antennas, and is advertised to have 10 times the speed and 3 times the range of standard To use this router with other cellular providers, one must use an alternative firmware. Having said that, with a router performance is far more important than looks so this was mostly roouter to the decision making process.

Check for recommended builds here. Instead, version 8 routers simply route thin wires into antenna ‘shells’ eliminating the connector. Your Linksys Wireless Router is now secure.

With the Attitude Adjustment Some antennas can be removed. It can be flashed, and work is being done to port OpenWRT to this board [35]. It has three antennas and was once marketed as a “Pre-N” linsys, with eight times the speed and three times the range over standard Views Read Edit View history.

Wireless capability was provided by a Mini PCI card attached to the router motherboard.

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After Linksys was obliged [38] [39] to release source code of the WRT54G’s firmware under terms of the GNU General Public License[40] there have been many third party projects enhancing that code as well as some entirely new projects using the hardware in these devices. Cisco was sued by the FSF for copyright infringement, but the case was settled. On this screen you should change the Router Name from its default value to something unique so that your Base Station will not be confused with another.


Finally click on the Administration tab at the top of the page. I wanted something with mixed capabilities The router can be used in other networks if the 3G cards are unlocked, because it is not the router, but the 3G cards that are locked to Vodafone.

Linksys Wireless G Broadband Router Model Wrt54g V8

Archived from the original on Next get another ethernet cable and plug one end into your laptop and the other into one of the ports labeled on the router. Go have a beer. You should see the Setup page shown below.

Wireless networking hardware Hardware routers Linux-based devices. See table above for information on identifying the version based on the serial number printed on the bottom of the unit, linkssy on the outside of the shrink-wrapped retail box.

Visit our network of sites: Accessing the router settings through a web browser. Not compatible with Tomato [24] and other third-party firmware solutions at this time.