I decided right then..I had to have one. So I bought it the very next day. Unfortunately it was near Christmas and I was really busy so it sat there unused for a while.
The main thing you have to do is make the NSLU2 boot from an attached device. That device will contain a more robust linux distribution, which enables you to do more things. Fortunately, the built-in GUI from Linksys gives you the ability to update the firmware.
After that, you can login and begin customizing your slug. I turned mine into a tiny asterisk box.
More to follow…