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Comment: Mikrotik (Score 1) 319 319

I'm very happy using Mikrotik (mikrotik.com) products. You can buy a ~49$ license and install their software -RouterOS, a Linux derivative- on an old PC. You can also get one of their hardware products (routerboard.com), excellent choice if you care about power consumption. I highly recommend the RB750G wich is a small SOHO router in a nice plastic case. With RouterOS you can do a whole lot of interesting things, monitoring bandwidth usage is just one of these things.
Printer

Journal: Used laser printer, works a treat in Ubuntu 8.10 & 9.4 2 2

I've long delayed getting a printer, but finally have a few things that I want to print queued up again, and it's getting to be too much of a hassle with printing them at friends' places, etc. There even is a printer here in the house, but it's 3 floors up, often out of paper, or disconnected, or needs to have its network connection coaxed into cooperation, and its toner isn't looking so hot anyhow.

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