[kwlug-disc] Wall wart servers

Kyle Spaans 3lucid at gmail.com
Wed Aug 18 11:36:38 EDT 2010


On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 12:53 AM, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:
> For example, I may replace the only desktop in the house with a laptop,
> and the print server function of that desktop can easily be handled by one
> of those wall wart servers that have USB and Ethernet.
>
> Or, with a wall wart server that has eSATA, a cheap NAS can be setup.
>
> Any other cool implementations?

I'd hide it behind a TV and make it a media-centre type of device. With
sensors though, I'd rather make it a Big Brother type of device for my own
home: temperature, light levels, some way of tracking occupancy (door
open/close sensor). Strictly for fun of course. ;-)



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