I've got a few USB HD's and I'd like to use an HP Mini 1116NR as a low power consumption home entertainment server. This would be my first non M$ OS at home. Can you give me some pointers/suggestions?
I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 on an HP Mini 311. It has an Atom 270, 3GB ram, NVIDIA ION graphics. When running windows 7 with the screen off and no programs running the power consumtion from the wall was measured as 7-9W. With Ubuntu server running, with ACPI, powertop options good. the power consumption is 17-20W.
I host all my services at home (mail, web, VPN) on my server. I also have a hosted VPS. I just moved and was surprised that my new provider is blocking all the ports (22, 25, 80) to be reachable from the internet.
The developers behind the Superb Mini Server (SMS) server operating system proudly announced last evening, October 10th, the immediate availability for download of the Superb Mini Server 1.6.2 release.Superb Mini Server 1.6.2 comes after three months of development and it brings updated packages and various improvements, as well as ... (read more)
I'm currently trying to restore a broken Galaxy Mini with no menu button by installing CM9, but I'm having issues getting the thing into download mode, so I can install CWM via Odin. So far tried the combinations of Home+Power+Volume, and Back+Power+Volume with no results. Any suggestions?
About 8 months ago I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my wife's Dell Mini 9, and it was running reasonably well, apart from sometimes freezing when waking up from suspend. In an effort to speed it up a bit, I just recently replaced Ubuntu with Xubuntu 12.04 LTS. It's running better, not crashing or freezing at all. However, the power consumption is unusually high.