The Kingston DT 16GB works well: (Amazon) (Newegg) Note: a better-performing USB 2.0 flash drive is recommended, as a USB 3.0 drive may draw too much current, and a slower USB 2.0 drive may result in your Pirate Box locking up during moderate-to-heavy or long-term use.
Download the following two files to your computer: a) A copy of install_
Note: The Web Admin page for your router will “time out” during the installation process.
This is normal and happens because the IP address for Open Wrt defaults to 192.168.1.1 which differs from the original Web Admin IP address for your router.
e) After the upgrade completes, the router will restart.
Important: You should wait 15-20 minutes for the installation to complete (for slower USB flash drives, it may take up to 45 minutes – be patient! Your device will reboot a couple of times during the installation.
b) A customized copy of Open Wrt (be sure to download the “*squashfs-factory.bin” file that corresponds with your specific device) Important: Be sure to use one of the Open Wrt images linked above! a) Extract the install_file (double click on it) and drag the “install” folder over to your USB flash drive.
b) Now SAFELY REMOVE your USB drive from your computer and plug the USB stick into your Open Wrt router. Note: For the GLi Net router, you must make sure the flag “keep settings” is not ticked.
You can build a Pirate Box 1.1 for as little as US!
And with the new Box Installer, you can have your Pirate Box up and running in just a few minutes.
Responsive design for ease of use with phones and tablets; UPn P Media Server for local streaming of movies and songs; Image and Message Board for 4chan-like functionality; chat room for anonymous communications; browser-based file sharing system!
Pirate Box is an anonymous offline mobile file-sharing and communications system built with free software and inexpensive off-the-shelf hardware.