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Hi, seem to be getting a lot of 'artifact' issues on my playback (Nexus Player), to the point nothing can be identified... It will existing on a specific scene, until the scene changes and it will stop.  How can I diagnose the problem?
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+Barry Smith I still believe its the Nexus player. I have tried those and the chrome cast and have found them to be less than optimum. I have had zero issues using a wired connection. I would recommend the Nexus player if it had a wired option, but it doesn't. I have also read many reviews about the Nexus player and it does not stack up very well against the other streaming boxes out there. Do as you will, wired is where its at. I have setup a dozen plus Plex installs at friends and family. All wired, all working.
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+Plex , can you provide functionality that allows you to select a version where you have duplicate TV Episodes, say one at 720p and one at 1080p etc..
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You can have merged media for TV, just like for movies. Generally, most apps and the server will work together to automatically select the most appropriate version to play. Some apps (Plex Web App and Plex Home Theater, for instance) do allow you to set things so you're prompted to choose. But you shouldn't count on that being available in all apps.
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Android 5.1

Anyone else getting odd directions in Maps that gives you really long ETAs due to driving on wrong side of road?
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I'm looking to learn Arch and build a basic set up in the process.  My first question.  As a beginner, with partitions, should I use MBR or GPT.  I don't need EFI.
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Yeah, on one of my boxes you have to enable uefi boot in order for the motherboard to boot from bios-gpt partition, but then it tries to boot any existing efi entries first, so then you have to delete any existing efi entries (with efibootmgr).
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How much space does the [Transcoder temporary directory] require.  I'm getting the odd buffering issues, so thought I'd try creating a ramdisk, but need to know if I have the available RAM normally.
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I'm sure I've set it to run optimise each night during clean up. But thanks.
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Why, if I emacs 'xyz', does it open a desktop version, but if I sudo emacs 'xyz' does it open the cli version?
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So what can I do so that I can 'emacs' in cli under both normal and su?
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Watch it while you can, before it is blocked.
 
#vimeo  interview with #edwardsnowden  that is blacklisted on #youtube   - Watch while you can....
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I got a copy on copy.com and on my torrent sync :) 
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I have my content on my (Paid) Plex Server (User A).  We also have User A and B, which are myself and my Partner's free accounts, so we can manage what we watch separately.  
Can I use Trakt on my free account to keep track of what either my Partner or I watch? (separate trakt accounts)?
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Pants, LOL
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With some recent Android Plex App updates I can't see my main account, why?
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Ignore, was logged in under a free account...
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Android 5.1

Anyone else getting odd directions in Maps that gives you really long ETAs due to driving on wrong side of road?
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Haha what.
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Is there any plans to introduce smart playlists, like WinAmp if you remember it back in the day. So you can specify complex text/quality/type filters etc and just click on the filter to view/play the results etc...
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Yes. In filter options there are only genre and collection options. And recently added order shows where whole library. I what a playlist with one the last music I have added.
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Does anyone else have problems using the 'Plex It' button that you can drag to your browser window. I've tried it in Chrome, but it always says 'You need to login' in the side window that appears.  I am logged in to Plex.tv, but it won't work. Why is this, I'm trying with a YouTube video.
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You can "recommend" an item in Watch Later to a friend (https://support.plex.tv/hc/en-us/articles/200890088-Recommendations). It isn't currently possible to share Watch Later as a whole or share playlists.
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I'm a 30-something with an avid interest in anything IT.  

I'm particularly into open-source software / companies, those that promote positive ideals and not just ripping the money out of the wallets of people who are addicted to tech/gadgets.  

I prefer Linux over other OS and Android over other Mobile OS.  I do this because they are predominantly open-source and they stimulate people to try and improve.  

I will ALWAYS prefer products/services that have the following Terms & Conditions: [You may do what you want with this product/service, you may try to improve it, copy and pass it round your friends, do what you want]

I welcome people from anywhere in the world, as long as they A) Don't have their head stuck half way up their rectum... B) They speak to me (and post mostly) in English...

Please note that I do not use G+ to specifically make new friends. I use it to share information, news and see what goes on in the world.  If I regularly interact with certain people on certain topics, so be it.  So do not tag me in a message like "Hi +Barry Smith", as it will not get answered.
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Had a leaking pipe (from the sink to Washing Machine), had been advised it could be just a washer, but didn't have a clue more than that. Overton Bathroom Centre provided a washer after showing a pic on my phone and explained what probably needed doing was able to disconnect the hose and replace the washer. Leak sorted.
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We went here for our first baby scan. The experience was generally good, was seen within 10 minutes of our appointment time and it didn't take long. I'm not however impressed that we could not take our own pics/vids of the scan. I would really like some official justification as to why we are prevented from doing so.
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