When you have some old routers lying around,

And default interface is not enough…

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You can bring old routers back to life, by installing Linux! :D

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Some things you can do:

  • #1 transform router into a reverse proxy and access it from outsite a firewalled network with ssh
  • #2 solder more RAM to your router
  • #3 solder new chip with more memory
  • #4 add usb ports to your router
  • #5 use router gpio led ports to control stuff remotely
  • #6 make you DIY router with OpenWrt and Raspberry Pi
  • and many more :D