Bubba Makes an Exciting SOHO Server Appliance
Apr 13, 2007, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Have you considered setting up a server on your home LAN, but
shied away from the idea because you didn't want to dedicate a
machine to the task, or want to spend a lot of time setting it up
and managing it? If so, you might be interested in Excito's Bubba,
a cute little Linux-based server appliance from Sweden that makes
running and managing a server easy and fun.
"Bubba is both heavier and smaller than I expected, weighing
roughly 3.5 pounds and yet scarcely larger than a typical 3.5-inch
IDE drive. Four models are available, differing in the size of
their hard drive from 80 to 750GB. The Bubba I tested had a 320GB
drive. The device comes with a short Category 5 cable, power
supply, and power cord..."