OpenWRT Adblock with Pixelserv

There’re many ways of doing this. The scenario and configuration is flexible enough, depending on what you want to achieve. The easy way My review: Provide the simplest method, poisoned […]

AUTHOR: Install ‘curl’ package: # opkg update # opkg install curl Next create a script and call it /root/ : #/bin/sh /usr/bin/curl -4 -k -u username:password “” Make the […]

OpenWRT: Monitoring using vnstat

Another method to collect your OpenWRT statistics Installation: opkg update opkg install luci-app-vnstat vnstat vnstati Configuration: Advance configuration 1) Vnstat Luci configuration script located at /etc/config/vnstat root@OpenWrt:/# cat /etc/config/vnstat config ‘vnstat’ list ‘interface’ […]

OpenWRT: Bootstrap Luci Theme

A minimalist Luci theme Installation: wget opkg install luci-theme-bootstrap_1-1_all.ipk This should give you an option ‘Bootstrap’ in the System/System -> Language and Style page. source: Update: 17 February […]

OpenWRT: Backfire 10.03.1 LuCI Essentials

Change default http port The listening port is defined in /etc/config/uhttpd file. root@OpenWrt:/etc/config# cat uhttpd # HTTP listen addresses, multiple allowed list listen_http Securing LuCI root@OpenWrt:/etc/config# cat uhttpd # […]

OpenWRT: Monitoring using collectd

Out of the box, OpenWRT can show you real-time statistics, however it will not store the data for historical view. I’m looking for similar graphing function as seen on DD-Wrt. Objective: To […]


DDNS stands for Dynamic DNS. Simply put, using this service gives a name to your ip. So if you’re hosting something on your line, people wouldn’t have to bother typing […]


UPnP is used to replace manual port forwarding. Some gaming box (XBOX, PS3) will need UPnP feature to connect to their respective server. Enabling it in OpenWRT Backfire is relatively […]