Struggling with OpenWrt and Bintec rs353aw

What I've done until now: I found LUCI on the pkgdata table and saw the dependencies. I picked the first one, libc, and found it here

I copied the link and executed this command on my router: opkg install but without success since it gives me an error.

Is what I'm doing correct? I need to install every dependency for the packages that I need?

I don't think I'm able to get this working. Now I would like to revert to the original firmware, maybe I'll be able to do that. Or else I'll have a paperweight :joy:

You compiled an image yourself and fail to add a package to it!? Did you ever read my comment and/or try what I suggested (include LuCI directly in the build)?


@armSeb states select packages, so you need to find if Luci is available in the @armSeb fork.

So I would go back through compiling or let us know what you want to do in Luci and I'm happy to give a quick terminal guide to UCI to do the same job as Luci.

If this is a problem I can download and compile @armSeb fork, and build this for you if required though I think you are more than capable of this.

@armSeb instructions are incomplete:

git clone
git checkout openwrt-22.03
./scripts/feeds update -a
./scripts/feeds install -a
make menuconfig

This will pull in 22.03.2 LuCI from packages and you can then add it before running make.

I have built it and it works with LuCI


To install packages (like luCi), first ensure that package repositories are enabled:

edit /etc/opkg/distfeeds.conf (i.e with vi) and check that there is repo URLs:

src/gz openwrt_core
src/gz openwrt_base
src/gz openwrt_luci
src/gz openwrt_packages
src/gz openwrt_routing
src/gz openwrt_telephony

Then, update the package index:

opkg update

Then, you can search or install packages:

opkg install luci

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