OpenWrt-Rpi VS KlipperWrt

Compare OpenWrt-Rpi vs KlipperWrt and see what are their differences.


Raspberry Pi & NanoPi R2S/R4S & G-Dock & x86 OpenWrt Compile Project. (Based on Github Action / Daily Update) (by SuLingGG)


A guide to install Klipper with fluidd, Mainsail or Duet-Web-Control and webcam stream in OpenWrt. Mainly created around the Creality Wi-Fi box but any OpenWrt running device with similar specs will work just fine. (by ihrapsa)
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  • Klipper on the CR-10 Smart Pro
    2 projects | | 29 Mar 2022
    On a Laptop, log into the Printers Wifi (It will be named CXSWBox-12345678ABCDEF or similar), the password is "12345678". You will get an IP address via DHCP. The Wifi Boards web interface is reachable at with username "admin" and password "admin". Go to Administration > Upload Firmware. Choose one one of the -factory images at, depending if you want to run fluidd or mainsail (Comparison is here: Upload the image, you will get a message "Not a valid firmware". Go to and enter mv /var/tmpFW /media/mmcblk0p1/cxsw_update.tar.bz2 and for the next command reboot. Then wait for a KlipperWrt Wifi to show up. Connect to it, use the static IP with netmask The web interface is available at
  • Klipper/Mainsail on android phone
    1 project | | 12 Mar 2022
    I recall that Android phones are unreliable for Klipper with all of their built in power saving features that will interrupt prints. Any device that runs Linux should be able to run Klipper. A VM on a Mac or PC should be able to do it as long as you can reliably forward the virtual serial port. Running on a router is possible with KlipperWRT.
  • Running klipper on a 256mb ram device?
    1 project | | 14 Feb 2022
    Instructions from Iona Rapsa's Github -
    2 projects | | 9 May 2021
    I followed this guide (used the openwrt image compiled by ihrapsa).
  • Installing upgrades right away or setting it up stock first?
    1 project | | 23 Apr 2021
    I bought an Ender 3 v2 for my son as a birthday a couple of weeks ago, it came with the Creality cloud box (as a free gift). The cloud box was promptly flashed to OpenWrt and Klipper installed using guidance from

What are some alternatives?

When comparing OpenWrt-Rpi and KlipperWrt you can also consider the following projects:

KlipperScreen - GUI for Klipper

docker-openwrt - OpenWrt running in Docker

owrt-ubi-installer - OpenWrt firmware installer for the Linksys E8450 aka. Belkin RT3200

klipper-web-control-docker - Klipper with Moonraker shipped with Fluidd and/or Mainsail

zerotier-openwrt - A OpenWrt package for ZeroTier One - Pull requests are welcome!

Marlin_Ender3v2 - This is an optimized firmware for Ender 3v2 3D printers. [Moved to:]

klipper-prusa-mk3s - Structured Klipper config for Prusa MK3s 3D printer

nanopi-openwrt - Openwrt for Nanopi R1S R2S R4S 香橙派 R1 Plus 固件编译 纯净版与大杂烩

opkg-upgrade - List and install OpenWRT / LEDE opkg upgradable packages

linksys-e8450-openwrt-installer - OpenWrt firmware installer for the Linksys E8450 aka. Belkin RT3200 [Moved to:]

Creality-Cloud-RaspberryPi3 - Creality Cloud is a platform for 3D printing creation and an ever-growing community for everyone.