Linksys WRT54G reborn, with 802.11ac and more

Linksys is resurrecting the hackable Linksys WRT54G router in a new WRT1900AC model, with dual-band 802.11ac, a dual core CPU, and open source Linux code.

Before there were open source development boards and phones, one of the most popular playpens for embedded Linux hackers was the Linksys WRT54G WiFi router. It was one of the best-selling routers in the first decade of the millennium, and its OpenWRT Linux distribution was easily hackable…