Cannot connect to OpenWRT router using SSH after OpenWRT firmware upgrade

OpenWRT is a very powerful router firmware. Since I wanted to upgrade the router firmware, I took a backup of the configuration and then did a complete erase of the configuration settings at the time of firmware upgrade. After logging in, and setting up SSH as a means to log in to the router, SSH . . . → Read More: Cannot connect to OpenWRT router using SSH after OpenWRT firmware upgrade

How to install OpenWRT on the TP-Link WDR-4300 router

Download the OpenWRT Breaking Barrier firmware for TP-Link WDR4300 router from http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/tp-link/tl-wdr4300. You will also find the instructions on the upgrade process there.

Next, visit the web GUI interface of the TP-Link WDR-4300 router. In my case, this was at http://192.168.1.1 of the factory TP-Link firmware.

Select System Tools -> Firmware Upgrade, click on Browse… . . . → Read More: How to install OpenWRT on the TP-Link WDR-4300 router

Help others by screen sharing with teamviewer

I had a friend who wanted me to help him set up a wireless router. Unfortunately, it was difficult for me to guide him over the phone, and he came up with a great idea that I could take control of his screen using teamviewer. He uses Windows.

The next step was to know if . . . → Read More: Help others by screen sharing with teamviewer

Force SSH to ask password when using keys for authentication

This is for those of you who want to know how to force SSH to ask for a password (not the user login password), the one used to create the public and private key pair using OpenSSH.

You can force SSH to ask for the key password by modifying the files /etc/ssh/sshd_config and /etc/ssh/ssh_config. In . . . → Read More: Force SSH to ask password when using keys for authentication

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