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Tomato Firmware (and alternatives), is that still a thing?

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So guys, it's been at least ~5 years since I purchased my current router (Cisco E4200), and I remember that back then Tomate Firmware and other WRT firmware alternatives were kind of a big deal.

Is that still going? or are current routers firmwares more than capable at doing the same things as Tomato?

Thanks.
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I bought a Linksys WRT1900AC not too long ago, the ability to flash DD-WRT onto it is evidently a selling point, although I haven't (I had DD-WRT on my old Linksys WRT54 router)
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DD-WRT, Asus Merlin, and Open-WRT are the popular ones. Some manufacturers basically just sell the hardware so you reflash it while others are now starting to lock down so you can't reflash. I use Open-WRT on my current router.
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