Re: Is it possible to use broken display laptop for print server?
On Sat, 03 Sep 2011 07:32:03 -0700, keitho wrote:
> Hmm. Is it possible to boot a minimal Linux OS from a cdrom on this
> broken display Dell (with 256M ram) that would enable me to use it as a
> print server? I would use a wired Ethernet connection to the hub in the
Yes, just attatch an external monitor to simplify the installation
process and once done you can control your box via ssh.
Consider using a light DE/WM or none at all because 256 MiB of RAM is
very low for big desktops like GNOME or KDE.
You can also use your laptop as a secondary backup server or for