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Internet and Satellite sharing same coax

I have searched for this question online and I've seen a variety of answers, most of which are non-technical and simply this is a bad idea and I would never do this without any rational to back it up. ...
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Router in front of Bell modem drops out TV

Ok, I live in Toronto, Canada and I signed up for Bell's FibeTV service (includes phone & internet ofc). They had their wireless router sit in my living room which is connected to their Modem in ...
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Search text in kickstart snippets via Red Hat Satellite

Is it possible to search for particular text over all kickstart snippets? Version of Red Hat Satellite - 5.4
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Interesting Intermittent Boot Failure due to TPM Error Toshiba Satellite A105

I have an old Toshiba Satellite A105-s4084 that is lacking a hard drive and was otherwise bound for scrap but I'm hoping to resurrect it and use it to run tails or some other linux distro from a usb ...
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Having ping 600-650ms, will that make browsing much worse?

I am thinking to order satellite internet (10/4Mbps). The problem is that ping time is very high (600-650ms). I am wondering how big problem will be that to me. I don't play games. The first thing ...
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Hosting apache wamp server over satellite internet

Hi all I am doing some website development in PHP and I recently moved to a rural area and have hughes net satellite internet. I am using wamp server with apache 2.4.2 to develop locally however I ...
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Watching satellite tv from laptop's monitor

I have a satellite TV decoder with the following plugs: which are HDMI, RS232, TV/VCR, TV SCART plugs respectively. I'd like to watch TV on my laptop (an ASUS S550C). I was told that it's not ...
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Using laptop's monitor as a HDMI screen

I have a satellite TV decoder and a laptop. Is it possible to plug the decoder's HDMI into my laptop's HDMI plug and use it as a monitor somehow? Edit: I have an Asus S550C but I don't know what kind ...
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exim4 on Debian: Forward all local mail

My goal is to forward all local mail on my servers to a specific mail address. I have set up Exim4 in a satellite configuration on Debian Wheezy, however, exim4 ignores wildcards in /etc/aliases: *: ...
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Toshiba Satellite plugged in not charging

I have a Toshiba Satellite that has vista installed on it. It's 3 years old and the battery lately hasn't been working very well. Recently though, I've had a problem of the battery indicator saying ...
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Toshiba Satellite battery indicator saying “plugged in, not charging”

My Toshiba Satellite with Windows Vista is a couple years old. The battery lately is completely shot. Even after charging for a long time, it barely lasts five minutes when you unplug it. I'm assuming ...
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How do I get on the internet in a 3rd world country? [closed]

My girlfriend is doing peacekeeping work in Rwanda and she has very poor internet access and it's difficult to stay in touch. What technologies or resources are available for non-connected or remote ...
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toshiba satellite l755d screen black

My Toshiba Satellite L755D , laptop just "Black Screened". No Beep , No display on an external monitor either. I can hear the fan running and it trying to boot from DVD on startup. I removed RAM and ...
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Can I upgrade the processor in my laptop (Satellite L455)?

I have a Toshiba Satellite L455-S5975 which is about three years old. The processor is currently an Intel Celeron 900. Does anyone know if it is possible to upgrade this to a newer one? I have heard ...
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Toshiba Satellite P505-S8950 - upgrade CPU?

I have a Toshiba Satellite P505-S8950 which has an Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 / 2.53 GHz CPU and would like to upgrade the CPU. I have searched Google but have been unable to determine if this is ...
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Upgrading RAM on Ubuntu 12.04 caused major hardware failure

This is first time I am trying to upgrade the RAM on my Toshiba Satellite L650 Laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bit version. After a little research about upgrading RAM I ordered a Kingston DDR3 module ...
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Use Dish Network with a TV tuner: how? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Satellite TV on my PC? I talked to someone at Dish, and they said I must have a TV to use their receiver. So PC can't decode their signals? What if I use a TV tuner? ...
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Toshiba Satellite L755 - CPU and GPU overheating

I'm at a little bit of a loss and wanted to try asking a question here :) I own a satellite L755, the model which includes Blu ray player,Nvidia 525m,6GB Ram and a few more bells and whistles. ...
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Portable satellite antena [closed]

Here is the thing, I travel a lot and every so often I get to a hotel or a remote location where internet is either slow (London), country has a censorship (UAE) or there is no Internet at all. The ...
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How to amplify sound of satelite speakers without subwoofer

I have 2.1 Intex 2000w speaker. Unfortunately I dropped subwoofer and its no longer working. I want to use only satellite speakers with my computer. I bought a converter which allow me to connect 2 ...
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Toshiba Satellite disassembled - confused about a pair of black & white wires

I tried to clean up my Toshiba Satellite laptop and it all went well. Unfortunately, I am confused about a pair of black and white wires that come in right beside the fan. Two wires that go into any ...
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USER DNS through a repeater bridge not loading [closed]

I have a two router & modem (satellite) set-up and have issues with DHCP settings and internet DNS connections. My first router is connected via wired lan to my modem, and is connected to the ...
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Toshiba Satellite A300 won't boot, how to diagnose?

I have a Toshiba Satellite A300 19P, It was working normally a week ago, today it just won't boot. After the initial Toshiba boot logo, I get a black screen and nothing happens, I hear the computer ...
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Keyboard and mouse only work on 1st, 3rd, 5th etc startup. Most bizzare situation I've ever seen

On a brand new installation of win 7 x64, the system fails to recognize mouse and keyboard after every second boot up. This is very odd. I am thinking that something has to do with bios or something. ...
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How do I use my 'volume control' buttons which are located on the same buttons as the 4 and 5? I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop/notebook

Yeah, just wondering how to use the volume control, I've tried holding down the shift button but that just gives me the dollar sign or the percentage sign, I'm not sure what else to do... Please ...
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Is Satellite internet generally as reliable as cable or DSL? [closed]

I'm trying to determine from a reliability standpoint whether internet service from a satellite provider is as good as a cable or DSL provider. Obviously nothing is perfect nor has a 100% uptime, but ...
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Computer failed to restore itself to factory condition; now won't do anything

I recently tried to restore my computer to factory condition because it was freezing up periodically and after waiting for about an hour or two for it to "finish", I'm informed that it failed. It then ...
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Brand new Toshiba Satellite freezes faster than a 98 in a glacier

I just got a brand spankin' new Toshiba Satellite L675 a few days ago after my defective dv9K got the inevitable BSOD that would've costed more to fix than this cheap computer I bought; although I see ...
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Folder transfer over poor sat link

Does anyone know of a tool (exe or script etc.) to manage transfer of large folders over a poor network connection? It would need to be able to handle very slow speeds and network outages, and keep ...
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TV video constantly skips 1/2 second, plays 1 second; green on bottom

I just got DirecTV. It worked for a day, but now the TV video constantly skips 1/2 second, then plays 1 second. Also, the bottom 5th of the screen is solid green. The audio does not skip. I tried ...
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Error - “IR Hardware not detected” - but it's installed/working

I am trying to do: Settings->TV->Set up TV signal. During this process I am getting the error "IR Hardware not detected." With the remote, I can select the "try again" button (to re-detect) and it ...
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Can I use sharing for satellite card with Dial UP Conniction

I want to buy a SkyStar card to view satellite channels in my PC , I'm planning to use Sharing servers to view all JSC Sport channels. Can I use sharing service with Dial up Connection (40 k.b) , ...
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Satellite TV on my PC?

What would be a good solution for hooking up the satellite TV box (Dish network) in my room to be able to watch it on my PC and possibly record video from it? Please share with me the best cards, ...
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Using MythTV to Stream Satellite Signal to multiple users

I'm planning on setting up a small media center to achieve the following: I have multiple users who want to watch satellite channels I want them to be able to change the channel remotely I'm ...
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What is the formula for HughesNet FAP calculation?

I am somewhat frustrated with the only FAP monitor I have found on the net and discovered because it relies on a running count of bandwidth usage which (1) requires a service in the background; and ...
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High-def TV tuner for satellite TV

A few months ago I bought a plasma television and upgraded my satellite receiver so that I could watch the high-def channels. We have another television purchased previously which also has a high-def ...