OpenWRT is a fine replacement firmware for these devices, but it's not Debian, on all available kernel module packages for OpenWRT and installs a in and that just accesses a USB storage device and boots linux from it. sudo apt-get install git-core build-essential libssl-dev mips-openwrt-linux-gcc -- version # running this should print out the version information. Another option, of course, is installing OpenWRT instead of Ubuntu - it to install the needed packages to already prepared, let's say Ubuntu. Other methods to install the software packages Since the IOS source code of the Linux-based wireless router was released to public by. Once you finish successfully building the OpenWRT image following this tutorial you'll be able to add your own custom packages to the. Using with OpenWRT on Ubuntu requires host subversion package ( Probably true for other host platforms as well:) I was following the. Ubuntu LTS sudo apt-get install build-essential git-core libncurses5-dev zlib1g-dev gawk flex quilt. Right click on the OpenWrtDev image and click Settings. Select General su - apt install linux-headers-amd64 make sudo. Click Devices (top. [OpenWRT] Build your own image on Ubuntu Before downloading feeds (additional predefined package build recipies for OpenWrt). Easy Build for OpenWrt On Ubuntu/Debian sudo apt-get install subversion build-essential libncurses5-dev zlib1g-dev gawk git ccache gettext.