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 ====== Beginners'​ Guide to OpenWrt ====== ====== Beginners'​ Guide to OpenWrt ======
  
-OpenWrt ​allows you to install ​a very powerful, highly customizable ​variant of Linux on your router. The options can be a little overwhelming at first.+OpenWrt ​is a very powerful, highly customizable Linux distribution that you can install ​on your router. The options can be a little overwhelming at first.
  
 There is an endless list of hardware choices provided by a wide array of different manufacturers. ​ Individual manufacturers build and sell a huge variety of different models which themselves come in multiple hardware configurations or hardware revisions. There is an endless list of hardware choices provided by a wide array of different manufacturers. ​ Individual manufacturers build and sell a huge variety of different models which themselves come in multiple hardware configurations or hardware revisions.
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-If you already have a router but it isn't currently supported or being worked on you should go [[doc/​howto/​user.edittoh|here]]+If you already have a router but it isn't currently supported or being worked on you should ​[[http://​fixithere.net/​ | go]] [[doc/​howto/​user.edittoh|here]]
  
  
 :!: Please consult the [[doc:FAQ]] before asking questions in the forum. :!: Please consult the [[doc:FAQ]] before asking questions in the forum.
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 +**''​Note:''​** Employing OpenWrt can result in a very uneventful and stable software experience. Known vulnerabilities are being constantly patched away, so that, when millions of routers are hit by yet another security hole again and again, OpenWrt users sit idly by and miss all the "​fun"​. This seems to be so well understood by the press, that OpenWrt is not even mentioned any longer as a safer alternative.
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