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

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Ubuntu 15.10 can't detect second monitor

I'm trying to connect a monitor to my ThinkPad S440 via HDMI. When I go to display settings, no additional monitors are detected. I have Radeon HD 8670M and have changed settings in AMD Catalyst ...
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How can I automatically switch off internal screen when an external screen is connected?

Windows user over here, jumping on the Ubuntu train. Currently using 14.04. I have a TV that I use for viewing movies and such, connected through HDMI. I'd like to accomplish the following behaviour ...
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Secondary monitor (via micro-HDMI) black, despite being recognized

I'd like to attach a secondary screen (at 1280×1024) to my laptop – it's an ASUS Zenbook UX305, which comes with an integrated 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Sky Lake Integrated ...
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Second monitor only displays a “_”

I have my main monitor and my secondary monitor, during boot he actually shows everything on the secondary monitor but after its booted the screen goes black and it only shows a _. The display ...
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xrandr does not “connect” to intel i915 HDMI output

right now i'm using ubuntu 16.04 with an additional KDE plasma5 dektop on a Pansonic FZ-g1 toughpad with an external gechic hdmi touchscreen > lspci -ks 0:02 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Amazon Prime videos play, but not in HD, citing HDCP error

On Windows it works fine with this setup, so it's an Ubuntu issue. I am running HDCP capable HDMI cables to an HDCP capable TV as a dual monitor from an HDCP capable graphics card.
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second monitor connected through HDMI not detected on Ubuntu

Operating System: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Second monitor connected through HDMI not detected. I have a dual-boot windows and Ubuntu, Windows 10 detects the monitor without any problems while Ubuntu is ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 HDMI overscan Issue

I am using an HTPC using HDMI connected to a TV screen via a Denon AVAmp. The graphic card is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 TI. With a fresh install of UBUNTU 14.04, I noticed an overscan. I installed Nvidia ...
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No system event sounds on 14.04 LTS

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS onto a new SSD and most things are working fine. One irritation is no sound for system events, although sound works for iPlayer/YouTube or stand-alone files ...
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Sound lost from HDMI out when no screen connected

My Intel Computestick (with Ubuntu 14.04) is connected to my Marantz AV Surround Receiver SR7009, which in turn is connected to my projector. If I start the computestick with the projector is off, the ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognize a screen connected to HDMI port

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 on a laptop. My laptop is connected to an external computer screen in HDMI port. However, nothing is presented on this screen, and when I go into System Settings -> Displays, I ...
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Xubuntu - No video signal

I recently switched from Unity to Xfce on my HTPC with a clean install of Xubuntu. Now whenever I turn off my TV and let it sit for a while, when I turn the TV back on there is no video signal, even ...
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Screens turn black after plugging in external screen (vga and hdmi)

I have a dell xp13 with the latest Kubuntu. I used to work fine when I plugged in my external screen or a projector (I give presentations all the time). Now all of a sudden (I think I might have ...
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sound from speakers & headset at the same time

My build in audio plays sounds for both headset and speakers, the automute control does not do anything, even so is there. I have try changing the alsa and some other stuff like gnome-alsamixer.
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Secondary Screen & Mouse Click snafu

I think both my problems are related. When I connect my laptop (Dell Latitude E6410) to my TV, after some overscan tweaking’s, it looks good on the TV but when I move my mouse to any of the edges of ...
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Audio stops working after playing one item on kodi

I have an ubuntu box running with pulseaudio and kodi, playing audio over HDMI. After I play one video my audio stops working for all next video files. If I restart pulse audio with pulseaudio -k ...
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Radeon HD 3000 drivers for Ubuntu 14.04.3? HDMI overscan problems

Please be patient with me, I haven't used a linux distro since slackware in the late 90's and have since forgotten everything I once knew. Anyways, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my main HTPC ...
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Black screen flash during video

I am watching videos, not in full screen but full window, running from my laptop to tv via hdmi, at random moments the tv goes black for a second and loses sound but video does not stop. Is there ...
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Is it possible to use HDMI port as audio input port?

I have a device connected to my Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop through the HDMI port. this device plays sounds and I want to use my laptop as speakers for it. is it possible to do that? if yes, any ...
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How do I get HDMI working on AMD FirePro M5100?

Basically what the question says. Linux is not even detecting the display device when I go to adjust settings. The graphics card is a FirePro M5100 w/2GB GDDR5. The laptop is a Dell Precision M4800. ...
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Why does HDMI sound fail?

On the following machines, my HDMI sound doesn't work: 1> Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian (Debian Jessie based GNU-Linux) tested with the following monitors: a) Sharp Big Screen TV b) ViewSonic 1080p ...
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firefox+html5+hdmi audio = crackling

I'm having problems watching videos, mostly on youtube, using the html5 player. The sound has a lot of crackles and is not easy to listen to at all. This only happens when I'm outputting the audio to ...
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disable Ubuntu from thinking that there is a secondary monitor

I know that sound & video are naturally bundled together with HDMI, but I need to figure out a way to disable Ubuntu from thinking that there is a secondary monitor when I plug in the HDMI out of ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - HDMI connection to Samsung HDTV no longer working

I use a HP Pavilion dv5 laptop. I have been connecting it to a Samsung HDTV for over 6 months now via a HDMI outlet and everything worked seamlessly. I was new to Ubuntu then, and surprised that it ...
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Unsupported resolution when connected with HDMI

So here's the situation. One day my Acer Aspire One 725 fell and its display isn't working anymore. However, I got a display workaround by the means of HDMI cable connected to my TV(max supported ...
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Xrandr Fix: I need help with HDMI resolution

I need some help. I have my Ubuntu 14.04 computer connected to my 40" Samsung HDTV with a resolution of 1920x1080 and every time I start up my computer the top and bottom keep getting cut off. I've ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, HDMI cable not registering

I have a desktop PC running Ubuntu 14.04. Have been using an HDMI cable to connect to a Philips TV, which has been working for about 4 months. Today, switch on the PC to get a 'No Video Signal' ...
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Dual monitor problem on Ubuntu 14.04. After monitor switch off and on, application Chrome closes by itself

I have a problem that involves a Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS that runs on a NUC Mini-PC.The NUC is connected with two external Samsung Smart TVs 1st display connected via HDMI , 2nd display connected via ...
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HP 650 - HDMI port doesn't work

I have laptop HP 650 (2 core Pentium, 4GB RAM) with 2 display ports: VGA and HDMI. If i connect display on VGA port it's really fine. I have 2 displays. When I want to connect display to HDMI (as ...
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Loss of sound with HDMI television for screen

I'm using 14.04 with a Philips TV connected through HDMI as a screen with loudspeakers. Most of the time, everything works fine, but occasionally, the sound just disappears, while everything appears ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 display port or VGA connection with limited resolution on second monitor

i just installed ubunutu 14.04 and have problems getting a second monitor working on my laptop. the display port via HDMI makes no connection at all and the VGA connection has limited resolution on ...
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No sound over HDMI

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop with the Intel 3000 HD video. I'm running 12.04.5, all updates. In the past, I've had no trouble, other than having to manually tell the sound subsystem to use HDMI ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 + Hyundai W220d = red tint or blue is missing

this is my first post here and I'm kind of new on linux. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 on ubuntu mate with a Hyundai W220d screen. The exact config (Raspberry Pi 2 on ubuntu mate with the same HDMI wire) ...
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LG monitor is detected but doesn't function

I just bought a new LG monitor to use as a second monitor with my HP laptop (Intel Integrated graphics) running Ubuntu. In my Settings > Display I can see my monitor detected in the GUI but on the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: Set HDMI sound automatically on connect/disconnect

I've read on this SO question: Set HDMI sound output automatically on connect/disconnect But it does not work. Using pactl set-card-profile 0 output:hdmi-stereo does not work on terminal even though ...
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Cannot make HDMI and hibernation work with GTX920m on Dell laptop 7559

I was given this laptop and trying to make it work with HDMI. I get some app crashes when the laptop resumes from hibernation, but for now I am focusing on making HDMI work. I have tried all drivers ...
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Mirror Display grayed out when HDMI is connected in Ubuntu 14.04

When I connect my HP-G71 Laptop to my LG TV via HDMI Ubuntu only recognizes the TV as a extended or duel monitor. I noticed the Mirror Display option is Gray-Out. I searched and with results and it ...
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No sound icon in top panel in Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday I bought an HDMI cable to connect my laptop to the computer, I changed the sound interface to HDMI and everything worked, when I tried to watch a movie with VLC I had to change the sound ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 2nd hdmi monitor blacks out

I attach my Gigabyte P34Wv4-BW1T laptop to a 2nd monitor via HDMI. This monitor blacks out randomly. I think it's random, at least. I'm not sure if it's going into sleep mode or not. I went into my ...
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How to install unbuntu on a laptop with a broken screen

I currently own a ASUS Notebook that I want to install unbuntu on. It currently is running Windows 10. My main problem being that the notebook's screen is broken(,and I have no ability nor money to ...
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How to connect laptop Ubuntu 14.04 VGA1 to enable TV to work

I have followed guidance on getting laptop with Ubuntu 14.04LTS to connect to plasma TV using an HDMI cable. So far, the sound is working and I can see the Ubuntu desk top on the TV. However, none of ...
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External display problem from two laptops to two external monitor through HDMI switch

Bascially I want to connect each of my laptop (two in total) to my external monitors. One runs Ubuntu (for my general use) and the other runs Windows (for some engineering softwares that only run on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after connecting HDMI

Just after connecting the HDMI cable, my screen freezes for about 20 seconds, after which it works normally. Doesn't happen when I plug out. The second monitor works fine, recognizes both mirrored and ...
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No DisplayPort/HDMI in sound setting (Dell XPS L502X, Nvidia), Unable to get audio from HDMI

I have connected my DELL XPS L502X to Yamaha Receiver. The setup works perfectly in Windows but in Ubuntu 15.10 / Mint 17.3, I am not getting Audio from HDMI (laptop speaker works fine). This problem ...
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Mini Displayport not carrying audio using an HDMI adapter on a Thinkpad X250

My new Lenovo Thinkpad X250 has a Mini-Displayport as a digital audio-video output: I use to connect it to a TV using a Lenovo HDMI adapter. Although, audio is not shared. With respect to other ...
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No audio on HDMI Alienware 15r2

I have audio coming from my internal speakers, and video coming from HDMI, but no audio out HDMI, nor out the 3.5mm jack. Here is the output of aplay -l: **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** ...
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Change HDMI resolution on Nitrogen6x board with Ubuntu

I started working with an Freescale i.MX6Q rev1.2 at 792 MHz a few days ago. I got the Nitrogen6X board with 2GiB DRAM and I am using an Ubuntu image from https://boundarydevices.com/. So I connected ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Can't change output source from HDMI to wireless Blutooth Headset

I have researched similar problems, and have not had any success. I've connected my Sony headsets over Blutooth. "HDMI" and "Headset" are both listed as outputs in the GUI sound settings. It seems ...
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How to reset HDMI audio settings?

I recently was reviewing my HDMI settings and thought it would be a good idea to change from HDMI to HDMI 5.1 (at the time also had the option to choose 7.1). After changing to HDMI 5.1, selecting ...
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Dual sound card, AMD/ATI HDMI not working

I am trying to get the sound on the TV working through HDMI. It used to work with no problems at all, until now. The PC didn't have any upgrades, so I don't know what might have caused it. I did ...