• Google Wifi Gains Root Through The GaleForce Project

    6 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Google Wifi has gained root access through the GaleForce Project, a series of software tweaks which is aimed at opening things up to allow users to bring more features to the router through a number of customization options which aren't available for normal, untouched Google Wifi units. Though the possibilities of what GaleForce will allow users to do is a more extensive list than just the couple mentioned by the GaleForce Project's GitHub posting, two of the detailed features that will be possible alongside the root access are the ability to set up a VPN server and a dynamic DNS...
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  • You can root your Google Wifi router, but you'll need a screwdriver

    You can root your Google Wifi router, but you'll need a screwdriver

    6 days ago - By The Verge

    There's an open-source project on GitHub called GaleForce which allows you to customize your Google Wifi router, as spotted by Android Police . Under the hood, Google Wifi is running a version of Chrome OS Linux. GaleForce (Google Wifi's hardware codename is "Gale") lets you run a VPN server, customize your gateway IP address, or do any other system admin sort of thing that Linux makes possible.
    The bad news is you'll have to get your hands dirty. To put the router in developer mode, you'll need a screwdriver, a USB-C adapter with Power Delivery, and some precise button presses. But once...
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