[kwlug-disc] Cutting the cord

Bob Jonkman bjonkman at sobac.com
Sat Mar 29 12:24:13 EDT 2014

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I think we need a KWLUG presentation: "XBMC, The Sequel: Exotica and
Arcana in your Media Server".

- --Bob, who still hasn't figured out LIRC and remote controls.

On 14-03-29 12:12 PM, Charles M wrote:
> So last night I plugged in a Colombian proxy into XBMC (there's a
> spot for proxy in XBMC so not all traffic from the machine needs to
> appear to be from Colombia) and the plugin worked great - in fact
> so good the quality is better than we're getting with this old
> rented Rogers box.
> There isn't a TLN channel (which I think is more Miami Latin
> community anyway) but a lot of Colombian-specific channels:
> Telemedellin, Teleantioquia, UNE Manizales. Cosmovision, El Tiempo
> and even what looks like a shopping channel.
> I found the proxy using the interestingly named hidemyass.com
> (you'd think it was a sleazy site with that name, but it lets you
> filter a bunch of proxies by country).
> C
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 8:47 PM, John Johnson <jvj at golden.net>
> wrote:
>> On 2014-03-28 18:37, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
>>> So, perhaps you/she needs to ask around other Spanish speaking
>>> expats (in Canada and elsewhere, specially outside North
>>> America) to see what is out there.
>> FWIW: There is a Spanish cultural centre in downtown Kitchener. I
>> think it is across King St. from the CBC. (But, I am guessing
>> that Maria would know of this place.)
>> JohnJ

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