The official version of Merlin were deleted the function using Shadowsocks. Merlin Koolshare Modified version should be used.
The speed when using Shadowsocks from Merlin greatly depends on the performance of the router. Bold typed routers in the list of compatible models below are connectable at a speed of 60 Mbps or more as the theoretical value.
How to set Merlin (Modified ROM)
1. Firmware download
Download firmware of the applicable router.
Download Koolshare Modified ROM here: Koolshare 固件下载服务器
2. Access the router and login
Router IP is normally set at http://192.168.1.1. If you can not find it please check the router IP from the control panel or system configuration > network.
3. Upload the firmware
“Administration” > “Firmware upgrade” > Upload the downloaded firmware to the new firmware file. Firmware rewriting is completed in a few minutes.
4. JFFS format
Select “Yes” for the two items in “Administration” > “System” > “Persistent JFFS2 Partition” and click “Apply”.
Note: Be sure to perform this format. It hinders the operation.
5. Firewall settings
Select “Merlin” of “Nat Loopback” in “Firewall” and “apply”.
6. Copy the subscription URL from the UCSS client area
Copy the subscription URL from UCSS “client area” > “service” > “product management”.
7. Install KoolSS (Shadowsocks plugin)
“科学上网” plugin has been deleted. Please download from the client area → download and install it from “离线安装” on the screen below.
Click “软件中心” which is lower left > Select “科学上网” > “安装” . Installation will start.
8. Load the serveres
Since the plugin is displayed in “已安装”, click it to open it.
The next screen will pop up, so click “订阅节点”.
If it is not displayed, you can display the same screen from “更新管理”.
Paste the subscription URL in “订阅地址管理” along the screen below.
Choose the third “游戏模式” (Run with UDP and TCP) from the “订阅节点模式设定” just below it. Those who do not need UDP select the fourth “全局代理模式” (Global mode).
After setting, click “保存并订阅”.
A loading screen will be displayed and all server information will be loaded.
9. Setting up KoolSS
Select “运营商DNS” from 选择国内DNS > 运营商DNS. Select 选择国外DNS set to “ss-tunnel”. Click “保存&应用” after setting.
10. Select Server and Connection
Select a server from “节点选择”.
Then switch on with ②. The connection to the server is started with “保存&应用”.
If you want to turn off the connection to the server, you can switch at ② on this screen.
- If problems occur about Merlin modified ROM, please contact the developer. UCSS can not solve any problem with the application.