Chromecast is a dongle developed by Google that plays audio/video content on a high-definition television by streaming it via wifi from the internet or local network.

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Chromecast isn't connecting to device

I need some help setting up Chromecast on Kubuntu 16.04. I have google chrome installed and also added the extension for Google Cast but the problem is that it is not seeing my device. Is there ...
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Can not Setup Google Chromecast on Ubuntu 14.04 (Chrome extension -> Set up a new Cast device doesn't work)

I have searched for hours with google and askubuntu.com but I have no solution found for setup google chromecast on ubuntu 14.04. When I go in the google chrome extension under options and then "Set ...
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How to use Chromecast with Trusty

I've installed the Chromecast extension for Chrome. I found the answers in question 324236 rather confusing. If I understood correctly, I should (in Terminal) enter "iptables -I INPUT -p udp -m udp --...
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Set Chromecast with wifi 64x created in ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with the connection between Chromecast and ubuntu, and I have shared the Ad-Hoc wireless network but I can not chromcast that connect to the wifi? Does anyone know how to do it?
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ubuntu 15.04 Google cast / chromecast Tab casting stops after a few minutes

Ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit) Chrome 46.0.2490.80 (64 bit) Google Cast (Beta) 15.1020.0.5 ChromecastAudio firmware version 1.16.43955 When I try tab casting (optimized for audio) playing an audio file ...
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Media library player for Chromecast

How can I play my mp3 library directly to Chromecast Audio? It would be best to have native application like Banshee or similar to play the files from the disk to Chromecast (I don't want to upload ...
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converting avi to streamable mp4

I just got my chromecast and I am trying to convert my uncastable avi videos to castable mp4 video format I converted some avi videos to mp4 using the command: avconv -i input_file.avi -c:v libx264 -...
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How do I cast my Android screen to my Ubuntu HTPC?

I have an Android phone running 5.0 (CM12) that has "cast screen" on the quick settings page, but no devices are listed. I dont own a Chromecast, but I have an Ubuntu HTPC running 14.04 and Kodi. ...
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How to setup Chromecast as second display?

I'm using Chromecast with Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm able to mirror my desktop using Chromium + Google Cast Addon. I am wondering if it's possible to extend my desktop as if chromecast was a second ...
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Chromecast - tab casting problem

Just got Chromecast and it is set up, working successfully for YouTube and all the other "optimized" best supported stuff. But not the tab cast. When I attempt to use it I get the message Lost ...
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No audio while tab casting with Chromecast and Chromium

I just got my Chromecast and it rocks, but I can't seem to get it to play audio while tab-casting from Chromium. When using the direct cast options like youtube it works fine, and when I use other ...
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How can I use Chromecast

I just saw the video about Chromecast and I am interested in knowing how can I enable this on my Ubuntu PC. My TV has an HDMI port.