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    Yesterday, 03:06 PM
    dhicks replied to a thread Heating in General Chat
    No need yet - my girlfriend is particularly cuddly.
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    22nd September 2014, 01:42 PM
    dhicks replied to a thread Automated Installer in O/S Deployment
    Probably re-write it as a VBScript file - it should be easy enough, we converted our install script from a batch file to a VBS file and it translated...
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    21st September 2014, 11:44 PM
    Right-oh, although I can't promise I'll be able to spend much time on getting it set up this week. I'll need to figure out how to set up ADFS on our...
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    18th September 2014, 10:11 AM
    We've been using the PortaPow Quad USB charger here: ...
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    18th September 2014, 09:57 AM
    Yes - several older laptops, I think the oldest being a 7-ish-year-old Dell with 2GB of RAM that used a PATA interface harddrive (I don't remember...
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    18th September 2014, 09:00 AM
    dhicks replied to a thread Class Cameras in Hardware
    Ooh, handy. We currently use Eye-Fi cards, which mostly work well but struggle with larger wodges of photos and videos, especially if someone's...
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    18th September 2014, 08:57 AM
    dhicks replied to a thread Learning Python in Coding
    The above advice is good, but I'd also recommend having a specific project or goal that you're aiming for - a bit of software that does something in...
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    18th September 2014, 08:39 AM
    My guess would be that Android is likely to have a larger market share than iOS in India - Google's recent release of the Android One rather implies...
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    17th September 2014, 11:00 AM
    We recently bought some Acer G276HLABID 27" Monitors for people who do timetabling. They seem to be good value for money - the screens seem decent...
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    15th September 2014, 02:38 PM
    dhicks replied to a thread smart notebook in Licensing Questions
    The quote we had was for 38 rooms in total, 27 of which currently have SMARTBoards of some sort in (either projector and board or touch overlay) and...
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    12th September 2014, 11:08 PM
    Hang on - you mean the cameras don't work with PoE-enabled switches?
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    12th September 2014, 04:44 PM
    Installed on all (well, most) machines over the summer, working better than I'd dare hope - remarkably little grumbling about the new interface and...
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    12th September 2014, 03:50 PM
    We were thinking of getting one of Ubiquiti's all-in-one box deals, complete with 9 cameras and an NVR, but I was a bit wary of having everything on...
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    12th September 2014, 01:39 PM
    dhicks replied to a thread 16tb SAN SYSTEMS in Hardware
    If this is part of a virtulisation solution, I'd go for a combined processing-and-storage server, saving you buying separate bits of hardware. If you...
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    12th September 2014, 12:24 PM
    I've had much the same thought, although I couldn't find any kind of drop-in solution for our systems, or for the education market in general....
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    12th September 2014, 09:45 AM
    That's a very clear explanation, many thanks. AD LDS or ADFS would seem to make sense - we'd be happy to set up whatever mechanism is neccesary, as...
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    11th September 2014, 01:29 PM
    dhicks replied to a thread Contactless cards in General Chat
    London Undeground are advertising contactless payments as being the same price as Oyster cards, although I think that's for single trips rather than...
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    11th September 2014, 11:37 AM
    dhicks replied to a thread Visualisers! in Hardware
    Hang on... <checks camera>... darn, actually it turns out these ones only have PictBridge or USB Storage modes, there's no webcam mode listed when...
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    11th September 2014, 11:02 AM
    dhicks replied to a thread Visualisers! in Hardware
    I would give each teacher a tablet instead, assuming you have the infrastructure (managed wireless, MDM solution, secure storage and charging...
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    11th September 2014, 10:57 AM
    Any chance you could quickly outline the practical aspects of how I would go about integrating our Active Directory server with your system? Would...
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    11th September 2014, 10:28 AM
    dhicks replied to a thread Fedora Vs. CentOS in *nix
    What particular project do you have in mind? Red Hat itself, and CentOS, tend to have really quite old Linux kernals - this is by design, these are...
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    10th September 2014, 08:40 AM
    Any idea why? We have Nuvo systems in most of our classrooms, probably similar systems, and we've had other power supplies blow in the past - the...
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    10th September 2014, 08:27 AM
    In a university context? I'm not sure that a touch-screen at the front of the lecture hall is going to be much use - university students don't...
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    10th September 2014, 08:12 AM
    dhicks replied to a thread [Ubuntu] How to protect system from cloning? in *nix
    Culd you just check that the UUID of the main OS disk is present and associated with the file system you expect? You could pretty much just check the...
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    9th September 2014, 01:28 PM
    Darn, that's the exact model I've got except mine's 110V - I couldn't find a 220V version anywhere when I was looking.
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    9th September 2014, 12:48 PM
    I'll check with them. For adding plugins and similar functionality to Firefly, they support an OAuth style SSO mechanism - not actually OAuth...
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    9th September 2014, 12:45 PM
    dhicks replied to a thread Wireless microphone in Hardware
    We bought a 4-mic Chord QU4 unit - we bought ours from Amazon, but I see Studio Spares and TTS now have the same units listed in their catalouges....
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    9th September 2014, 11:16 AM
    Many thanks for the beta login, I'll try it out on Windows 8.1 with Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer and give it a go on iOS and Android. ...
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    8th September 2014, 11:10 PM
    How very handy - we've just received a quote for licensing our new interactive projectors with SMART's software, a cheaper option would be...
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    8th September 2014, 01:05 PM
    We've bought something similar, but we just ended up buying the 110V US version. We've fitted a 110V "commando" socket, one of the bright yellow ones...
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