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Do what you hate

With all the buzz going with passion, zeal, steal the deal what is it about hatred and asking to do that. Not fair enough or maybe I am in my last stage of psychotic paranoia or maybe I need few more lines to explain this phrase. "Do what you hate, till you start to LOVE it" For not the things which are bounded by legal or ethical grounds,  mostly in our daily chores, we do hate to do so many stuffs.  It started with making the perfect round roti (chapati/tortilla kind bread), driving in traffic or driving as a whole, more so if you are from a congested part of the world. It might be doing the dishes while yearning for the magical wand or trying to finish the book or start it or writing the perfect software code and run with all the test cases or trying to love the cute little pug though it makes your house a mess. Whatever it may be, let's not hate it so much so we give it up and resort the second best option for us. Let's do it everyday,  let's do -do-do and on…

Chromecast titbits

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Got a chromecast (device from Google to stream data directly from internet and cast on your TV). This is pretty similar to AppleTV, Amazon Fireplay, Roku TV stick etc.






There are many ways while setting up chromecast. I was trying from an ubuntu machine, but the Chromium browser in ubuntu doesn't allow chromecast setting up.

Hence I tried with my android phone, for which you need to install the chromecast app from Google Play store. That's it, plugin the chromecast device in your TV HDMI port and follow the instructions.







While installing the chromecast, I was facing he issue, that the WiFi network was not able to establish communication with the device. I have a Netgear N300 cable modem+router.

Following are the steps to troubleshoot the problem, from Netgear end.
There are the many troubleshooting ways suggested in the chromecast website.


Plug the LAN cable with your laptop.Open the page http://routerlogin.net or http://192.168.0.1Go to the Wireless Setup under the Advanced Ta…