Mar 30, 2012, 01.25 PM IST | Source: Tech2.com
So you have an old computer lying stagnant at home and don’t know what to do with it. Why not make your own NAS and make it serve you at home or office?
Old desktop computers and laptops don’t need to be scrapped any more. Using a free UNIX-based utility, you can convert them into efficient servers to serve you on your local network. All you need is any working computer without an operating system, a USB pen drive (or a CD/DVD burner and a blank CD) and software downloaded from the Internet.
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