[ubuntu-uk] streaming content via wires!

javadayaz javadayaz at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 12:54:54 BST 2009

This is exactly idea that i had. The wireless router will also come in handy
when i need to browse from my phone anywhere in the house.!

On a side note, im thinking of getting a 37inch tv. Will a cat5 cable be
able to handle a high enough resolution whilst streaming?

2009/10/7 Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk>

>  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
> Might work.  They should supply a wireless router (or at least they did
> for me) which you will plug the cable modem into, then you you'll have
> about 4 ports free, one can be used by your PC and the other can be used
> by the XBOX/media device.  You can leave it connected, there is no need
> to mess around plugging it in and unplugging it.
> Rob
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