best alternative firmware for wireless routers
There are alot of open source and actively developed custom firmware
- DD-WRT: is Linux-based firmware for several wireless routers ,supports larg number of firmware
- OpenWrt: is a Linux-based firmware originally limited to Linksys WRT54G ,expanded to include other chipsets, including Netgear, D-Link, Asus routers and many others. OpenWrt primarily uses a command-line
- X-Wrt : is a set of packages , patches to enhance OpenWrt firmware for end user.