High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a compact audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed digital data.

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Acer Aspire 8951G Nvidia Optimus and HDMI issues

After loooong searches it seems that linux users are pretty much screwed when it comes to Optimus. Does anyone know of a workaround other than trying to flash the BIOS with the hack that will show an ...
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how to drive a 1080p monitor from a lenovo thinkpad T60?

Just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on the thinkpad. It is in its base that has a displayport output which I route through an adaptor through to the HDMI input of my 1080p TV/monitor.
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Ubuntu 12.04 Dual Monitor Config Problem [closed]

I am using dual monitors with my laptop. I used nvidia's configuration tool (nvidia-xconfig) to detect the second monitor (via HDMI) and setup twinview, no problems. Now, if I try to boot up without ...
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Screen resolution is 1920x1080 already, but it still doesn't fit the screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: HDMI video connection cuts borders of screen I just did a fresh install. After installing the restricted video card driver, the screen shrunk even though the resolution is ...
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Ubuntu refuses to output audio via HDMI

I have my PC hooked up to speakers and a monitor. In addition, it is hooked up to my Vizio 37' LCD Television. When I was on Windows 7, I could choose to output sound via HDMI. I have the choice in ...
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Dualscreen not working when using a Dell XPS 15 via an HDMI cable to a TV

I have a Dell XPS 15 and when i connect the hdmi cable to the TV absolutely nothing happens. Im running Ubuntu 11.10 EDIT: I haven't installed any drivers and there are no ones in the "Additional ...
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How to play full screen video on second monitor?

I have two identical monitors, and when playing a full screen video on one of them using the default player or VLC and then working on the other monitor - the top bar and the launcher appear above the ...
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Does HDMI output work on the L502X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get HDMI output working on a Dell XPS 15 L502x? I would like to add a monitor to my XPS 15 L502X but when I connect a monitor using HDMI Ubuntu 11.10 does not ...
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How do I get my pc to add my AV receiver to it so I can use it for sound ouput?

How do I get my pc to add my AV receiver to it so I can use it for sound ouput? I am trying to get sound from my pc that is connected to my av receiver. Do I need to load a driver or something? I have ...
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How do I use Ubuntu for Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is Ubuntu For Android? I'd like to know something more about Ubuntu for Android and its features and its date of release, if I can use it already and how. I've read ...
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How to stream HDMI input to a desktop window

Is it possible to stream a HDMI/DVI input into a window and not to the whole monitor/screen area? I'm developing some application for a Pandaboard running the Linaro distribution(Linaro is Ubuntu for ...
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Some fonts are not anti-aliased when used over HDMI

I have searched around and have tried various suggestions that are posted, however I cannot get this fixed. My computer is hooked up through HDMI to my 1080P monitor and the fonts in Chrome, Firefox ...
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Conect my tablet to a TV with HDMI

I have a tablet with ubuntu 11.10 and I want to connect it to my TV. My tablet has a miniHDMI port, I have connected to my TV with a miniHDMI-HDMI cable, and what now? I feel a little silly but I don'...
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Iis the 'radeon' open-source driver (not fglrx) able to produce sound through HDMI in 11.10 (x64)?

Just wanted to know if the open drivers provided for the Radeon graphics card --specifically the Juniper Radeon HD 5700 card -- are able to send sound through HDMI. I'm not able to do that, but I'm ...
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How do I adjust display size, not resolution?

I have my Ubuntu 11.10 PC plugged into a TV using an HDMI input. The edges of the screen get cut off, and I can't adjust the television's settings for HDMI. I can adujust the "position and size" on ...
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DVI+HDMI out, at startup only HDMI is available

I have my computer next to my hdtv. The main screen is connected via DVI while the tv is connected via HDMI. If I start the computer without the HDMI plugged in, everything is ok: I see the login ...
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No HDMI sound output on Thinkpad X1

I'm having problems getting my sound to output via HDMI to my TV. When I go to Sound Settings, the HDMI device does not appear. ~$ aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: PCH [...
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How to change screen output to HDMI, when laptop screen is broken?

My laptop (Samsung N510) screen is broken and I've recently tried to install ubuntu 11.10. I'm planning to use the laptop with HDMI connected to my TV. While installing from a USB stick, both laptop ...
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TTY Terminal in HDMI mode

Today I was going to open a tty (tty1 by pressing CTRL+ALT+F1) and since I am using HDMI somehow the monitor lost signal (The TV monitor appeared blue saying No Signal). The only way to fix it was ...
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No proper resolution settings on my ASUS x53s (Nvidia/Intel) [closed]

I have an ASUS x53s on which I've installed Ubuntu 10.11. I have read several threads about the Optimus feature using dual GPUs (integrated Intel and dedicated Nvidia) and I have also installed both ...
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No sound with HDMI on an Acer Aspire Revo 3700

new to ubuntu 11.10 just installed on acer aspire revo 3700. I dont get any sound through the hdmi cable. Any suggestions please?
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HDMI signal interrputs after 10 minutes plugged in a TV

Ubuntu 11.10, Dell Inspiron N4050, VLC, Jupiter I'm trying to watch movies through HDMI output on a TV, with VLC, with the notebook unplugged from AC (but with enough battery for 2-3 hours of use), ...
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MythTV works OK but other sounds do not with nVidia HDMI, what to do?

I have a Home Theater Personal Computer. It is connected via HDMI to a Samsung HDTV and then by optical cable to a 5.1 receiver. Mythtv plays very well, the problem is other computer sounds. These ...
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Unity 3d won't work on an Nvidia Ion

On a ZBOX HD-ND22 with ion GPU instead of unity 3d i always get unity 2d. When booting from a live cd it works but it's using the noveau driver which has no hdmi sound. I have tried this command for ...
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Graphics card recommendation for dual-HD output?

I'm wanting a dual HD monitor desktop. Desktop system with two monitor outputs (1920x1080 and 1920x1200) side-by-side, displaying one X screen (Xinerama, TwinView, XRandR, whatever works). Will be ...
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Choppy sound via HDMI on Mac Mini 4,1

I get choppy sound output over hdmi with the command. aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav My current configuration can can be found here: alsa-info.sh output Sound worked after some ...
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Nvidia amd64 driver update (290.10 certified) impact on Optimus Systems and bumblebee?

Before installing Bumblebee, many users with optimus enabled systems, when they install the nvidia driver, this latter get on conflict with the integrated graphics driver and then remains inactive. ...
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How can I enable HDMI Sound on a AMD/ATI HD9550

I have a computer with an AMD HD9550 graphic card. I want to output the sound to my TV by HDMI. But I cannot get it to work. I Have tried config the sound options. And I am not using the additional ...
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How to enable HDMI out with an Nvidia 310M?

I have a laptop with an Nvidia 310M card. I can't get my HDMI out to work in Ubuntu (I'm on 11.10 now, but this hasn't ever worked). My Windows partition works fine with HDMI. I've tried disper and ...
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No HDMI signal after installing and rebooting

Until reboot I have a signal via HDMI on my external Monitor. Afterwards there is nothing - the display-settings shows only one Monitor. I am using a NVIDIA graphics engine with the latest drivers - ...
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How to create/extract the EDID for/from a Monitor

Is it possible to create or extract the Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) for/from a monitor. I have some issues with my monitor with the VGA and HDMI cables and I would like to test if by ...
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Unable to add 100hz output with xrandr

My TV supports 100/120hz output. I tried the following commands to add the mode: find the magic numbers: $ cvt 1920 1080 100 # 1920x1080 99.90 Hz (CVT) hsync: 114.58 kHz; pclk: 302.50 MHz Modeline "...
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HDMI/VGA connection cuts borders of screen or creates blurry text

Ok this is an extension of another problem I had with a VGA connection and an Nvidia Geforce GT 440 card. The question has been updated to include other problems related to HDMI Video and also since I ...
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HDMI out on Asus 1215N (Optimus/Ion2) not detected

I'm having trouble with my netbook. Ubuntu works fine otherwise except it won't recognize my HDMI port. I've tried Ironhide and Bumblebee project, and these do enable hardware acceleration, but not ...
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HDMI & Display Port stopped work on 11.10

After upgraded two laptops to 11.10, HDMI and Display ports stopped to work. Symptoms on each (btw. it used to work with 11.04 on both): laptop Dell Inspiron 1525 (HDMI, Intel GMX 3100): after ...
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How can I disable an audio HDMI device?

powertop reports that Intel CougarPoint HDMI is 100% active and there are reports that this device consumes a lot of power. If that is so, I would like to disable it as I never use it. Is there a way ...
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How to get HDMI video out to work with ATI Radeon HD mobility? [closed]

I have an ATI Radeon HD mobility 5400 series, and I believe I am running the open source driver. Currently, VGA out works fine for running an external monitor. HDMI out does not work at all. xrandr ...
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Can I use HDMI with the Intel card of my optimus laptop?

I have an Dell Inspiron 7110 that has a Sandy bridge i7 and a discrete graphics card (GeForce 525M) from Nvidia. I want to be able to use my 23' display at home throungh hdmi but Intel integrated ...
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Why does ubuntu 11.10 freeze when playing video? [closed]

I run ubuntu 11.10 on i5 CPU with 4GB RAM nvdia geforce GTS 250 connected to widescreen tv (HDMI) When using vlc, xbmc or boxee to play movies the system randomly freeze, the audio is looping the ...
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Notebook: detect and use currently connected monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to autodetect when a display is disconnected? At first my configuration: I'm running Ubuntu 11.04, GeForce GTX460m. Problem: I connect my notebook to 2 ...
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No audio when plugging external monitor through HDMI

If I plug my external monitor through HDMI, I lose audio in my laptop. My external monitor doesn't have audio, so I want to keep the audio in the laptop's speakers. How can I do that?
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Screen stretch / compress for HDMI monitor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I adjust display size, not resolution? I have an HDMI external monitor. When I connect it, about 28 pixels are lost past the edges of the screen. There is no ...
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Cannot access nvidia-settings or use HDMI with Quadro 3000m

I've just done a fresh install of oneiric on a Dell Precision m6600 with a nVidia Quadro 3000m. I can log in to Unity 3D, but if I try to start nvidia-settings, I'm told "you do not appear to be ...
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Static sounds every 20-30 seconds when playing HDMI

When I play a movie on my TV through HDMI, I hear periodic short static sounds. This happens with all players in Ubuntu, so this is not a problem with the player. When I play a movie through HDMI in ...
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How can I fix HDMI HDTV Overscan when I can not change settings on my TV? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix overscan on my HDMI HDTV? I am new to Ubuntu, and I seem to be having an issue. I just upgraded my Desktop to Ubuntu 11.10 64bit after Windows 7 kept blue ...
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Sony Vaio FW350 reboots instead of waking up after sleep/suspend

After I suspend and try to wake up my laptop it just automatically reboots every time. I had this problem in 11.04, but it happened occasionaly. Now I'm with 11.10 and it occurs every time. It is a ...
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No sound on HDMI with Radeon driver

My PC has a build-in VT1828S chip. The connection between PC and monitor (which has built-in speakers) is through an HDMI cable. Audio preferences shows 2 devices for audio output: analog stereo and ...
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Outputting to External Display Only: ATI Radeon HD6310 Driver Issues on a Thinkpad x120e [closed]

The open driver applied in Ubuntu 11.10 by default for ATI's Radeon HD 6310 works fairly well. It detects my secondary display, the resolutions for both it and built in display [Thinkpad x120e], and ...
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Connect Ubuntu to LG TV Issue

i got a LG 32 INCH TV (LG 32PC51) and i try to connect it to GEFORCE 8600GS 512MB CARD , i tried HDMI, VGA and i cannot make it look good without flicking or something that fits to that screen. My ...
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Does Ubuntu generally support HDMI out?

I'm planning to buy a new LCD tv with Full HD and with HDMI inputs. My laptop (acer 5740) has HDMI output, but will Ubuntu support it?