Open Source Software makes a better router.

Slashdot links to a fascinating report, Creating A Super-Router (For Free), once again highlighting the power of Open Source Software. Linksys uses the Linux OS as the basis for many of their routers, and therefore they must publish the source code for their software. A number of clever programmers have added modifications, enhancements and improvements to the software, giving it additional capabilities or fixing performance nits that might not have been economically feasible for LinkSys to fix and support.

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