LuCI Hacking

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LuCI is the front-end interface of OpenWrt, and is used to administer each of the routers (mesh nodes) on our network. Development resources for this software are fairly scattered, so please drop them here when you find them.

Warning: If you have "bricked" your device, have no fear! Read the OpenWrt de-bricking guide before doing anything rash.

External Resources

Adding a Package Feed

To add a package feed, navigate to System > Software > Configure opkg. Place your package feed(s) in the box highlighted below. For more information about custom feeds, see the OpenWrt wiki.

Note: The Mass Mesh package feeds for Raspberry Pi 4b are hosted at
Opkg lists config.png

Connecting to Wi-fi without LuCI

Sometimes, it's necessary to connect your device to wi-fi without LuCI (like when you're trying to install LuCI for the first time!) If you find yourself in this situation, here is a useful guide.

Bandwidth Monitoring

Because this one comes up a lot, here is a link to get you started with some basic bandwidth monitoring