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    Today, 08:07 AM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Slow Internet in PressF1
    Contact your ISP if you are not getting what you are meant to. Often its not the computer. Please clarify a bit better as well the meaning of...
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    Yesterday, 08:05 AM
    Driftwood replied to a thread Herding Cats in PC World Chat
    I've been down this road. If you are going to trap them you will need a plan. Like what to do with them once they are in your trap. Killing them...
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    25-05-2020, 05:21 PM
    Driftwood replied to a thread Linux Issue in PressF1
    Not forgeting this Linux system will cast to a Chromecast on another non smart tv.
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    25-05-2020, 04:52 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Linux Issue in PressF1
    Windows and Android use to use a a system called Miracast, or Wi-Fi Direct, ( not to sure if there's anything newer) Does Linux Lite have this...
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    25-05-2020, 04:15 PM
    Driftwood replied to a thread Linux Issue in PressF1
    Thanks Bryan, I think that would work ok if it was a windows system, but not with Linux. My wifes windows 10 laptop finds the tv no problem. It's...
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    25-05-2020, 03:20 PM
    Driftwood replied to a thread Linux Issue in PressF1
    Maybe, but my main intention is to cast DVD'S from this laptop to the smart TV. So thats why I have VLC player.
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    25-05-2020, 03:14 PM
    Driftwood replied to a thread Linux Issue in PressF1
    You are correct it does find the chromecast on the bedroom TV, but won't find the smart TV in the lounge.
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    25-05-2020, 02:56 PM
    Driftwood replied to a thread Linux Issue in PressF1
    Attempting to cast from chromium browser in Linux Lite, also from you tube on same browser. Also attempting to cast from VLC media player on Linux...
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    25-05-2020, 01:40 PM
    Driftwood started a thread Linux Issue in PressF1
    I have a older laptop running Linux Lite. I wish to cast video from it to a smart tv. But it will not find the tv. It will find a chromecast on...
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    25-05-2020, 08:26 AM
    Driftwood replied to a thread New TV in PC World Chat
    I finished up getting this one. https://www.smithscity.co.nz/lg-55-sm8100-super-uhd-4k-tv-9057781 Got a family member to assist with mounting...
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    22-05-2020, 09:20 PM
    The Dell Optiplex 960 comes in three different form factors all COMPLETELY different If you go by the original description its stated It's model...
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    22-05-2020, 01:23 PM
    Those things are sometimes Proprietary Hardware, meaning a standard Power Supply wont fit. looking at the model L255P 01, that's defiantly not a...
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    21-05-2020, 06:40 PM
    Driftwood replied to a thread New TV in PC World Chat
    Nice unit, but out of my budget.
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    21-05-2020, 11:57 AM
    Driftwood replied to a thread New TV in PC World Chat
    I've just had a reply back from the retailer, advising it would not be suitable for my use. So I will continue my search. It would apear the...
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    21-05-2020, 11:35 AM
    Driftwood replied to a thread New TV in PC World Chat
    Thanks. I've checked the specs of that model & it has everthing other similar tv's have. So can't see the difference between consumer &...
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    21-05-2020, 10:50 AM
    Driftwood started a thread New TV in PC World Chat
    Looking at getting a new smart tv. Got several on the short list. One in particular, but it's a hospitality model. Can't get my head round the...
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  • wainuitech's Avatar
    19-05-2020, 09:34 PM
    The extender could also be blocking, try this -- Go into the Extender settings - Advanced Settings - Access Control, turn it on, in Access mode, go...
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