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Enable Chromecast support in web browser Chromium

Linux Mint has added the web browser Chromium to its repositories (according to their monthly news). Also, for LMDE the browser is already in the repositories of Debian but it’s not the newest version. Therefore, the developers of Linux Mint are building a Debian package as well. An installation is easy, the package is called…

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Six Nations Rugby 2021 Live / Public TV – watch from everywhere!

Rugby is a great game and the Six Nations start today. As usual, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales battle for the crown. It is the first major tournament of the year and a real highlight. Last year’s reigning world champion, South Africa, is not taking part because it’s a tournament of the Northern…

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Wondershaper and VPN Router: Internet speed under control

We use the Internet for many things these days. Some need more bandwidth than others. Streaming for example can use a lot of data. There is one thing that really gets on my nerves with most streaming apps. I cannot determine the bandwidth at all or only vaguely. All apps think they know what quality…

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Does my VPN work in Egypt / Cairo / Red Sea?

Egypt is the land of the Pharaohs and of course the Pyramids, Nile and Red Sea (and scuba diving the Thistlegorm wreck is just awesome). The country has not only a lot of culture to offer, but is also a holiday paradise for many western countries. Those who have once visited the National Museum of…

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Chromecast Streaming and VPN? It works if you do that!

A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a nice to have gadget and can be installed quite easily on Linux, Windows, Android and so on. For all these devices, various VPN providers offer so-called clients. It is a piece of software that is installed on the device and connects you to the provider’s VPN network. But…