Linux server at home

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Two ready-to-go Linux-based servers make it easy to set up your home network.

If you want to add a Linux-based server to your home network, you have two options: build a server yourself using a spare machine or buy a ready-to-use solution. Choosing the ready-made option will save you a lot of hassle, but it leads to the perennial question: What Linux-based home server should you buy? At least two home server solutions deserve a closer look: Bubba Two from a Swedish company called Excito and TonidoPlug from Texas-based CodeLathe. But how good are they and can they meet your needs?