Thanks for replying so quickly!
The PC I am using is the Acer Aspire SA85
. I don't know which 1 it is on the list but I do know that it has 512mb of RAM (but it doesn't show all of it?!), 80Gb SATA HDD, and that's all I know from the top of my head. I know the motherboard can take SATA and PATA connections. On the side of the box it says its got 10/100/1000 Integrated LAN but on the Acer site on the PC (Acer Aspire SA85), there are none with a 10/100/1000 Integrated LAN!! How weird.
There are 3 80Gb HDDs (1 SATA and 2 PATA) and I might put in a 40Gb PATA HDD inside. Also I have a 160Gb External HDD.
I am unsure as to which Operating System I am going to use. I want to use Xubuntu as there I have a guide on how to set up a server using Xubuntu. Which would be the best OS to use?
I am thinking about getting a Hard Drive Enclosure (like this
as I will be able to swap backup drives easily (as I am going to use it as a Backup Server and for File Sharing throughout our network [2 Laptops, 2 PCs]).
Also, I might get this case as it is bigger than the 1 we already have and also because it can hold more drives (and it's not expensive!!).
I think I have included the information you wanted!
EDIT: OS info
Edited by deanpcmad, 10 January 2008 - 04:09 PM.