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Stream RTE live game to laptop in Poland

Posted on 2010-09-14
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Really badly need help. Will be going to Poland at the end of the week but the All Ireland football final is on... A Must watch... I can watch the match live on RTE player but this does not strem to outside Ireland. Is there anyway i can either leave a PC running in Ireland and use my laptop abroad, I do have a TV card as well. Any suggestions be very grateful.
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You could set up a VPN and log into your home computer while out of the country.
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Also you could try a PC sharing software...even something free like LogMeIn.  But I would certainly test it first, I have reservations on video quality when using a logmein to view from another PC.
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Hi Tiras,

I have followed a procedure to setup a VPN on my main machine. Now I can access the VPN connection from within my network, I havent tried it from outside my network, but I have setup port forwarding on my router to the main pc so I hope it will work. My main problem is what do I do with the VPN then?? How do I log on, i.e do i see a desktop, or am i only requesting info from this pc to go fetch and deliver to laptop in Poland

Cheers Gareth
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You'll have to enable remote access, and it's best to have your pc password protected.  Google how to enable remote desktop access for your specific OS.

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I just used RDC, do you think that will be good enough
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sorry didn't refresh before I posted. So yea I am using Microsoft Remote Desktop and tried accessing it from different house and worked ok. So ya think this is the best way to go??
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Another way to go is an Ireland-homed web proxy.
There are anonymous web proxies out there, or maybe you could set up your own computer in Ireland as your own one-user private web proxy by installing open-source free software.
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would that be better do you think?? cause it wont need to be displayed on the home PC and repackaged again, it will just be used like a tunnel.
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Better?   You should test is and see what's better.  I have reservations on video quality when view from another PC.  You need to test it and see.
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I think i have a proxy server running but I aint sure to be honest. There is prob a better way and I dont think it streams video.  I used this link to creta the proxy there mustr be better i think? http://www.labnol.org/internet/setup-proxy-server/12890/.  Does any1 want to test it. I am on msn at the moment as gtredx69@btinternet.com
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when i did whats my ip, it through me to America so that not gonna work. Obv done it wrong
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Pointed me in the right direction, give me an idea of what can be done, but not how. but stll veryhelpful
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