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Connect a monitor to your wireless AP
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Ever feel that the web configuration interface for your wireless access point didn’t give you the control you desired? Why not just connect a keyboard and monitor directly to the router and bypass having to access it from another device? That’s what Sven Killig has done with this clever hack using a DisplayLink device and some open source know-how.

Plug a monitor into your Linux based router [via reddit]

2 thoughts on “Connect a monitor to your wireless AP

  1. “bypass having to access it from another device?”

    You’re actually accessing it from the DisplayLink device.

    Why not just add a serial terminal? Hook it up to a laptop with a terminal program and you’re done. You’ll also be able to use this laptop to connect to just about any other piece of non-consumer network equipment since they all bootstrap through a serial port.

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