What is the difference (Upgrade URL and snapshot Upgrade URL)

what is the difference between firmware
If a follow the link https://openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/asus/asus_rt-ac51u
can see two links for firmware

Firmware OpenWrt Upgrade URL:
Firmware OpenWrt snapshot Upgrade URL:

what to install, what's better?

  • The release versions (i.e. 15, 17, 18) should be used in a working environment.
  • Snapshots DO NOT include the LuCI web GUI
  • Once the Snaphot is updated on the Downloads site, you will not be able to install Kernel modules and other packages that depend on a the previous Snapshot's Kernel version
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See https://openwrt.org/releases/snapshot


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