[ubuntu-uk] streaming content via wires!

Simon Swaysland simon.swaysland at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 12:11:32 BST 2009


2009/10/7 Alan Lord (News) <alanslists at gmail.com>

> 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.
>
> Al
>
>
>
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What switch(es) do you use?

Simon


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