An anonymous reader tells us about this: "I guess that it is true: 'Necessity is the Mother of Invention'. I know that this paradigm drives most open source software development, but it was also the motivation for me to eliminate the constant clamor for internet access by my family... if I could find a router that would open a PPP connection to my ISP when a web browser made HTTP or FTP request, that would be ideal. Oh, and could I run it on cheap hardware? My first stop was the Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP)..."
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March 7, 2001