LEDE, formerly OpenWRT, is a free open source Linux based operating system aimed at networking hardware.
Every time the system is upgraded to a newer version using the so called
Sysupgrade BIN image every package the user manually installed gets lost; this makes the upgrade process very tedious especially if one does not properly write down all the customization he has made.
I don’t use many custom packages but QoS, USB support and vnstat are a must have.
Securing LuCI with HTTPS
luci-app-uhttpd and restart uhttpd with
Mount points can be specified from LuCI’s menu
Mount Points; in case the drive is a flash drive it probably is a good idea to specify
noatime in the advanced mount options.
vnStat temp files target path can be configured by editing the following file:
$ vi language=/etc/vnstat.con DatabaseDir "/mnt/usb/vnstat"
Wake on LAN
To send magic packets use the following command:
# replace ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff with a wake-on-LAN enabled server NIC MAC address # etherwake -b -i br-lan ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
DNS over HTTPS
DNS over HTTPS is (was) the latest meme secure DNS resolution protocol, it can be configured easily from LUCI after having installed the following packages: