- August 15, 2021
After a year and a half there is a new ROOter release. This upgrades the images to using the OpenWrt 19.07 revision with some using OpenWrt 21.02. There have been a number of changes since the last release with more routers and more modems supported, bugs that have been killed and new features or features that have been updated. This release is a major step forward for ROOter and should improve the operations of routers and modems.
Some of the changes are support for Wireguard, a new Guest Wifi set up, revamped Bandwidth Monitor, new Themes with a new Login screen and a new Speed Test page. Plus much work was done on making modems connect and run better than ever.
The image building system has been improved and automated so that new releases can be made at much shorter intervals. And we have added a page where you can download images for selected routers that is updated every few weeks. This gives you cutting edge ROOter images without waiting for a new release.
- July 20, 2021
A new service supplying customized versions of ROOter is now available. Customize ROOter so the firmware matches the needs of your company. See the Customizing web page for more details.
- July 17, 2021
An automated build system has been implemented to provide new up to date firmware for a large number of routers. This is in addition to the regular downloads from this site. These firmware will be updated regularly to reflect all the changes and fixes that are constantly going into ROOter. To see what new images are available check this web page.
- March 1, 2020
After much testing and coding a new release of GoldenOrb using OpenWrt 18.06.7 is now avilable. Support has been added for a number of PCie and M.2 modems like the Telit, Foxconn and Dell. Also, a number of new routers are now supported. A number of bugs have been fixed and other features have been improved.
- March 3, 2019
New release of GoldenOrb using OpenWrt 18.06.1. Support has been added for a number of PCie and M.2 modems like the Sierra MC74xx and MC75xx series. Also, a large number of new routers are now supported. New features like a Custom TTL Setting and a built-in Speedtest have also been added. A number of bugs have been fixed and other features have been improved.
- December 15, 2017
Completely new web site for ROOter is now online. New look and many updated tutorials and other information.
New release of GoldenOrb. The OpenVPN interface has been greatly improved so it is possible to create VPN clients and servers from the GUI. More modem support and also bug fixes.
- October 10, 2017
New release of GoldenOrb. Fixed QMI bug and added more modem support.
- July 1, 2017
New release of GoldenOrb.