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    Do you need a fnb account to withdraw from paypal? Site says no, branch says I do.

    You can receive payment in other (major) currencies, you then convert to USD on PayPal and bring the funds in.
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    Telkom LIT Android media box - Tips/Tricks/Apps thread

    :thumbsup: I found an APK so I'll give it a whirl.
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    Telkom LIT Android media box - Tips/Tricks/Apps thread

    Who is running BritBox on the LIT - is it a sideload job?
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    FNB PayPal withdrawal.

    Yes, it will typically take 3 working days for the funds to be available in your nominated account.
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    The Official Xiaomi Thread

    My Redmi 9 updated to Android 11 a while ago, then to MIUI 12.5 three or four days ago, no problems yet.
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    Smart outdoor security cameras in SA?

    I have these linked to Home Assistant, get custom notifications via Telegram and/or voice announcement via Google Mini.
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    Smart outdoor security cameras in SA?

    Could be these - I use the same PIRs but without the shield, I just sealed the lens area and put insulation tape over the battery door...
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    Block messages by keywords

    @TimTDP - Have a look at Tasker. It's immensely powerful. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.dinglisch.android.taskerm&hl=en-GB
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    Egypt's Suez Canal blocked by large container ship

    Looks like this ship has been liberated: https://www.vesselfinder.com/?imo=9811000
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    The Official Xiaomi Thread

    Update to Android 11 (MIUI Global 12.0.1.0) just downloaded and installed on my Redmi 9 without incident. This is my first experience with Android, all previous smartphones have been Apple, from iPhone 3GS up. Can't say I'm missing iOS.
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    Why is my new alarm battery not working?

    If the new battery had only 12.0 volts on receipt then it's not in good shape at all.
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    Home Assistant : Q&A, Tips & Tricks, Your Configs

    I've tried it again and elected to fix the GPT table rather than ignore - I still got an error message but when I started the VM up again and got HA running my storage is now upped to 25GB, so it's all good..... Thanks a lot for the pointers @InternetLuddite @Speedster @furpile @w1tw0lf :thumbsup:
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    Home Assistant : Q&A, Tips & Tricks, Your Configs

    I've tried the tutorial as outlined here but I get an error when using GParted to resize the disk so I'm stumped: http://derekmolloy.ie/resize-a-virtualbox-disk/#prettyPhoto (yes I know the link looks dodgy but it's okay.....) Edit: The error that I get is non-informative so it may well be...
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    Home Assistant : Q&A, Tips & Tricks, Your Configs

    I'd prefer to keep HA on this Windows machine, I don't have a full understanding of a Docker install but it doesn't seem to be possible on Windows.
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