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Comment Home Server (Score 1) 206

You can set up an old computer as a home server doing the balancing of the two connections, and you can even add some more functions to it (file server, vpn, etc).

A good distro for it is Zentyal, which is based on ubuntu and will let you config the whole thing over a web browser, just like one of those d-link routers.

Comment Re:how much? (Score 2) 162

I don't think that they would cap the connections, because as far as I have understood, the reason they are doing this is to analyze how people's internet habit will change in the future when gigabit internet is available on most homes. This way they can try to develop new products that will take advantage of this new habits.

"Don't tell me I'm burning the candle at both ends -- tell me where to get more wax!!"