Turn that boat anchor or doorstop into a functional Linux system. Linux runs on 386 or better hardware, so instead of tossing that old P-75, put it to good use. Many times people will throw out perfectly good hardware simply because Windows runs too slow on it, but Linux is quite happy, for specialized or dedicated uses on such hardware.

Firewall distributions

  • FREESCO — a firewall on a floppy.
  • Smoothwall — a full-featured firewall appliance.

File servers

  • E-Smith