Download Precompiled Binaries

We offer a list of precompiled firmware images with generic settings. This is the easiest way to first test and install LiMe in your router.

  • The current stable tested release is Community Chaos, images can be found at downloads site.

  • The current release candidate is Dayboot Rely, images can be found at the official repository.

Chef is our own web application for generating customized firmware images.

Installation procedure

For installation procedure read our Quick Starting Guide.

Cook your own firmware using lime-sdk

lime-sdk is a tool to easily compile locally a firmware image. It allows you to customize libremesh at your own needs.

Install build dependencies, for example on a Debian/Ubuntu based Linux distribution install the following packages:

sudo apt-get install subversion zlib1g-dev gawk flex unzip bzip2 gettext build-essential libncurses5-dev libncursesw5-dev libssl-dev binutils cpp psmisc docbook-to-man wget git

Download lime-sdk git repository:

git clone
cd lime-sdk

And follow the steps to generate the firmware. See lime-sdk README

Compile the Code Using Pristine OpenWrt buildroot