DIY Eco Linux Fileserver (part 2)


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Earlier this month, I was attempting to appease my wife by reducing my server’s power consumption physical footprint.  In this follow-up, I’ll give you an update on how I got on and pass on a few tips if you’re planning to do the same.

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DIY Eco Linux Fileserver (part 1)


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Every now and again, I undertake a DIY tech project. I think it’s because I’m a geek at heart and I like to think to myself a little smugly, “still got it”.

The Project Brief

This time the brief actually came from my lovely wife: shrink the physical footprint and electricity consumption of the servers running 24/7 in the home office.  The beige boxes are going green!

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