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  1. Thread: gedcom files

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    Re: gedcom files

    Thanks
  2. Thread: gedcom files

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    Re: gedcom files

    Biggest one is 82kb
  3. Thread: gedcom files

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    gedcom files

    I have created four gedcom files with the "MyHeritage Family Tree Builder"
    I wish to send them via email.
    Can they be just sent as an attachment ?
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    Re: Whistling Kettle

    Don't think SWMBO would be impressed if I fired up a Thermette in the kitchen.
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    Re: Whistling Kettle

    Since starting this thread, I decided to dismantle my Russell Hobs jug to see why it was leaking.
    However, one super tight screw with a triangular socket head foiled my efforts.
    So I put everything...
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    Re: Whistling Kettle

    Thanks John
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    Re: Whistling Kettle

    Thanks, this is what I wanted to hear.
    Couldn't seem to find that info.
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    Re: Whistling Kettle

    Some interesting points, although not helpful.
    OK here's what started this thing off.
    Our current electric auto jug started leaking.
    So we have been boiling water in a pot on the gas hob.
    Seems...
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    Re: Whistling Kettle

    This one

    https://www.briscoes.co.nz/product/1076202/wiltshire-whistling-kettle-copper-colour-2.3l/?gclsrc=aw.ds&&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIluCJp8n96QIVmiQrCh007gb4EAQYBCABEgKMtPD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
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    Whistling Kettle

    Anyone have a whistling kettle.
    Was thinking of getting one, but was wondering if the whistle can be made silent.
    In case you are making yourself a brew in the middle of the night.
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    Super Gold App

    I know I'm not the only old fart on here, so after some advice on above app.
    It won't install on my Sony tablet, or on my Samsung mobile, claiming non compatable devices.
    I guess they are assuming...
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    No I/O Shield

    Re used motherboards on trademe.
    Why are some sold without I/O shields ?
    I have asked this question on such auctions, but usually don't get a reply.
  13. Thread: Linux Issue

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    Re: Linux Issue

    I found LG SmartShare does work from windows but is somewhat limited.
    As yet there is no Linux version.

    I have come to a compromise that does work, in the mean time.
    I riped some dvd movies to...
  14. Thread: Linux Issue

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    Re: Linux Issue

    Already have a couple of those, just don't won't cords visible.
    This TV is mounted on a wall above a mantle
  15. Thread: Linux Issue

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    Re: Linux Issue

    You are right I am using my wifes old Toshiba Satelite L300.

    I have now swapped out the hard drive with the original which has Windows 10 installed.
    So are having a bit more success there but...
  16. Thread: Herding Cats

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    Re: Herding Cats

    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 and burying them may make you unpopular with...
  17. Thread: Linux Issue

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    Re: Linux Issue

    Not forgeting this Linux system will cast to a Chromecast on another non smart tv.
  18. Thread: Linux Issue

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    Re: Linux Issue

    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 just a Linux issue.
  19. Thread: Linux Issue

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    Re: Linux Issue

    Maybe, but my main intention is to cast DVD'S from this laptop to the smart TV.
    So thats why I have VLC player.
  20. Thread: Linux Issue

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    Re: Linux Issue

    You are correct it does find the chromecast on the bedroom TV, but won't find the smart TV in the lounge.
  21. Thread: Linux Issue

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    Re: Linux Issue

    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 Lite.
    None of these will find the tv
    TV is LG...
  22. Thread: Linux Issue

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    Linux Issue

    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 another tv.
    I can cast to the smart tv from any...
  23. Thread: New TV

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    Re: New TV

    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 it on the lounge wall at the weekend.
    Very pleased...
  24. Thread: New TV

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    Re: New TV

    Nice unit, but out of my budget.
  25. Thread: New TV

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    Re: New TV

    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 current NZ tv stocks have been hit hard during the...
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