• on Computer/Software/Internet
  • Published in issue 2/2006 on page 0
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Inexpensive (Web)server

Modify a router/switch — Modding pays!

Inexpensive (Web)server
Do you have an (old) PC that functions as a server and is turned on 24 hours per day? That takes quite a lot of energy. It can be done much cheaper, using a modified router. We do need to add some extra storage space, but that isn't a problem! In this article we'll show you how you can add a USB port to an inexpensive router. Apart from providing the required memory expansion it also offers the possibility for many other applications...
The UK and many other counties are currently swamped with (A)DSL and cable Internet connections. Most of these connections only permit one PC at a time to connect to the Internet. There are several ways round this problem, allowing a number of PCs to use the Internet simultaneously.
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