[ubuntu-uk] streaming content via wires!

Alan Lord (News) alanslists at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 11:54:35 BST 2009

On 07/10/09 09:24, javadayaz wrote:
> Hi,
> Some of you may remember my post about streaming content from a ubuntu
> pc to a media centre/xbox over an eternet wire a couple of months ago!
> All of this in my new house
> Well heres a quick update.
> I was thinking of how best to get this done when it occurred to me that
> when i get the virgin man to drill a whole to install the virgin
> services (the internet upstairs, the tv box downstairs) the most logical
> solution is that i ask him very nicely to drill another two holes and at
> the same time run an ethernet wire through those. So one ethernet clippy
> thing is upstairs and the other is downstairs. In the living room. Then
> when i want to watch something all i have to do is make sure its
> connected to my pc upstairs and im done. No wire, no hassle.
> Simple.
> What do you think?
> Javad

Cable for the win!

I had my house flood wired with CAT5e when it was (re)built in 1998/1999.

Have never looked back. We have no need for WiFi; 100Mbps, soon to be 
GigE, switched to every room in the house.


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