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Implications of using a laptop always-on as a server

I assumed that there would be a lot of information on this on both the Web in general and on Superuser, but to my surprise I can't find direct answers to these questions about using a laptop as a ...
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It's the ethernet 10/100 in LAN transfer faster than USB 1.0?

I have an old laptop (PIII 800MHz, with 256 RAM) that I wish to use as my home server: it'll have to serve just two people, so I think that I'll be more than ok as for the RAM and the CPU. The issue ...
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Thinkpad T41 - running it as a closet server with the lid closed

I am building a home closet server out of a Thinkpad T41 laptop. In theory it should be more powerful and cheaper to run than a few slices of virtual servers, and reliability is not a big concern for ...