This Newcomer's Guide to OpenWrt is a minimal set of instructions to get OpenWrt installed on your existing or new router. The result will be a simple, secure, and functioning router that gives wireless access through your ISP.
This page (and those linked from this page) are designed to be clear guides for helping newcomers to install OpenWrt successfully.
The goal is to help people install a simple, secure, and functional image of OpenWrt that "just works", with a minimum of fuss. The criteria for success include:
If you want to help promote OpenWrt to newcomers, we need your help! Review these pages and update them so they are a clear guide.
In most cases, installing OpenWrt is a pretty straightforward process. These four pages will help you: