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

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Sony Bravia Unsupported Signal After Turning Off Display

Installed 12.04 over a previous hackintosh build a couple days ago and trying to iron out all the kinks. The most frustrating right now is my HDTV output through HDMI to a Sony Bravia KDL-40BX421. ...
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How to configure 1440x900 on two monitors in mirror displays?

complex issue. i bought my Mom a new desktop pc, with specs listed below (using HardInfo 0.5.1): Processor : 4x Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3450 CPU @ 3.10GHz Memory : 3943MB (1228MB used) ...
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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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Overscanning picture problem using HDMI with Intel Graphics

When I use my laptops HDMI on a TV the TV overscales the picture (~5-10% is missing at the edges). There is no option on the TV (sporting a 720p resolution btw). The comp is running Intel HD Graphics ...
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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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nvidia card driver not detected: no settings & cannot use HDMI

I have an HP Pavilion DM3-1120eb laptop with an Nvidia Geforce G105M graphic card, running a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin install. When connecting to a new Samsung S23B550 23 inch LCD monitor ...
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How do I get HDMI audio working on a Zotac MAG HD-ND01-U?

I bought a Zotac MAG and would like all the audio to output from the HDMI cable.
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Ubuntu 16.04LTS extended display not working

I recently upgraded my system from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04LTS. But after the upgrade, my extended display is not being detected. I am connecting the second display through an HDMI port. I even tried ...
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No sound coming from HDMI

(Ubuntu 12.04 x64) After looking at other questions (here and other sites) and trying their respective answers, I am still unable to get the hdmi audio out working. I have downloaded the ...
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Audio via NVIDIA HDMI skipping

Everything else regarding audio, HDMI (video) ja the video card works, except seemingly not randomly the audio skips if I direct it over HDMI to my TV. And by seemingly not randomly it is very ...
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Disable sound through HDMI permanently

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop using an external monitor. The monitor is connected by a HDMI cable. The external monitor does not have boxes, it does have an audio exit for a headphone/.. . ...
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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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Plugging two external screens to laptop via VGA and HDMI

I have an Asus U30JC laptop with a VGA and HDMI ports. I can connect my external screen (1920x1200) to either of those ports but I wonder if I would be able to use two screens at the same time, one ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 monitor display no signal after turned off

So I'm using my motherboard's (ASUS Z170-A) HDMI display to out put to my VIZIO 40" 4k TV. Every time I turn my TV off and turn it back on, regardless of time period I get "No Signal." I've done ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 HDMI resolution and display options incorrect

I have installed ubuntu 13.04 and the HDMI resolution is incorrect and options limited to a max of 1280x720. The VGA is not perfect as it is cutting off the top taskbar slightly, it also shows a ...
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Sound Not playing through HDMI

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 using the "wubi" tool on my HP Pavilion dv5-1080ei with Windows 8. When I ran Ubuntu for the first time my monitor/tv connected via the hdmi had no picture coming to it even ...
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Tweeter destroyed by ultra high volume. Any kind of protection?

I was listening to a music track at a moderate volume through HDMI out and I guess I had turned the volume in the application down quite a bit and had the receiver turned up. An ad movie in my browser ...
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No sound on TV via HDMI

I can't get sound to my TV which I connected via HDMI cable to my HP Pavilion g6 Laptop running under OS Ubuntu 12.04-64bit. I checked this post which indicates a solution, but I don't know how to ...
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Thinkpad (T510) Display Port to HDMI TV

I'd like to connect my laptop via a displayport2HDMI adapter to a TV. I tried simply connecting everything, but unfortunately that didn't work. I also didn't see any option in nvidia-settings to ...
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Can't select 2560x1440 resolution even though I know it's possible (I have proof!)

I have a new monitor, (the Dell U2515H) which I'm trying to drive at 2560x1440 resolution (just 30hz) over HDMI using only the onboard graphics on my machine (Intel HD4000 found in the ivy bridge CPU)....
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Ubuntu 12.04 + XBMC Direct to HDMI Workspace

Admitted Ubuntu Noob, and frustrated I can't find an answer I have Ubuntu installed, and the GEForce GT 610 video card. I have an HDMI cable connected to my home theater. I can play sound, and can ...
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No sound through hdmi to TV

I have a Toshiba Satellite Laptop Model P745-S4102 with Intel integrated graphics and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed recently. When I connect my HDMI TV to it I only get video through it and no audio. In ...
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12.04 No Audio from HDMI After Switching Monitor Off / On

When booting Ubuntu 12.04, I have sound coming from my speakers through HDMI, except the start up sound (not a big deal). My card is listed in the sound settings. If I switch inputs on my monitor, the ...
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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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13.10 - PulseAudio puts audio into HDMI, but no sound out of TV [duplicate]

Basically, no sound is coming out the television. I'm running out of idea of why? Viewing the PulseAudio control panel, it's putting sound out the HDMI Alsamixer is not mute The Television is ...
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monitor hdmi not working

I can not use the external monitor hdmi. I just installed ubuntu 12.04 and my configuration is as follows: $> lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core ...
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No audio through HDMI - nvidia gfx

I have read a lot of posts about this, mainly it is people with ATI cards or people that havnt got the option to choose HDMI audio. But it just ain't my problem, afaik. I have installed my Graphics ...
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Help Getting HDMI Output with Bumblebee

Running Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Gnome Shell as interface. Graphics card of nVidia GT555M. Drivers - Bumblebee and not nVidia's. Can get great VGA support (which is also on card) and optimal screen res....
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Switching Sound to Different Monitor

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I have an LCD monitor that has built-in speakers which I use as my default monitor. I also have an LCD TV which I use as a second monitor sometimes to watch shows from the ...
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Sound problems with HDMI connection

I have a little question that isn't a really problem, but affects in someway when i want to watch some movie on my hdmi tv from my laptop. So, what i ask you is since i've erased pulseaudio and have ...
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HDMI not working on Ubuntu 13.04

If I connect my TV with my laptop with a HDMI cable, my TV displays only the desktop even if on the laptop I see something else. What should I do?
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Firefox doesn't play audio

To be clear, the audio on my laptop is working just fine. Other applications in Ubuntu play sounds as expected. Firefox, however, won't output any audio through the native speakers or headphones. ...
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HDMI sound option disappears when I install the latest updates to Ubuntu Vivid 15

After install of Ubuntu Vidid 15 I can select sound options and then see the HDMI option for output. All is well. I then run software 'Upgrade' and as soon as this completes the HDMI option is no ...
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HDMI audio on default alsa device in xubuntu

My new monitor (Asus MX279) have 2 speakers and audio input from HDMI. In xubuntu 12.10 it doesn't work by default. I identified the correct device with aplay -l and sound works great with speaker-...
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Sound over HDMI not working any more after waking up from suspend

So far, suspending to ram and waking up from it works. My laptop's external display (connected via HDMI) works, too. However, what doesn't work is the sound, which works before suspending, of course. ...
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HDMI connection to external monitor causes laptop screen blackout in 14.04, nvidia graphics

I have had some serious issues with my external monitor and graphics display since installing Ubuntu 14.04, and no one else seems to have had the exact same problem so I figured it best to post here. ...
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Only HDMI audio since installing Nvidia card: onboard audio device has disappeared

I replaced my graphics card with an Nvidia GT620. However, when I rebooted with the new card, my onboard Intel audio device disappeared completely - does not even appear in lshw. Now the only audio ...
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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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Use a Canon camcoder as webcam

I have a Canon LEGRIA HF R606 camcoder and I would like to connect it to my computer to stream live videos (e.g. in Google Hangouts or anything else), so basically using it as webcam. It's not clear ...
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How to find out the HDMI version supported

How can I find out which HDMI version the laptop supports, in particular if it is HDMI 1.3? Full story: I'm considering acquiring either a Dell U2414H or Dell U2515H/Dell U2715H (or similar) ...
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HDMI audio to Samsung TV not working Ubuntu 14.04

I have seen many people have had problems with this topic and have tried pretty much every solution I can find (google is an ubuntu users friend) but still have not been able to get audio working ...
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How to connect computer to tv with hdmi?

I am trying to connect my laptop with my tv using an hdmi cable. It has worked with an vga cable, but my problem is that the screen does appear, but it freezes and nothing happens. The screen is also ...
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How do I get sound output on HDMI without the need to start X?

I have a headless machine connected to my sound system, and I am using it to run a music playing daemon that I control over the network. (Among other things) However, I can't seem to be able to have ...
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How do I output audio through HDMI?

having a bit of an issue with getting audio to go through HDMI. Here are the base specs: OS: Ubuntu Desktop 12.04.1 x64 CPU: AMD A10-5800K 3.8G 4M FM2 R Mobo: MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 OS: Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS ...
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HDMI to VGA - External Monitor Not Detected

I have an Acer Iconia tab w500 running Ubuntu 12.04 - The only output I have is an HDMI output so I bought an HDMI to VGA cable to connect it to my external monitor. It's not being detected by Ubuntu. ...
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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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HDMI sound gone, can't figure out how to turn it back on

I have had an Acer Revo box as a media centre for a while. I recently installed Ubuntu Server (10.10) on it and polished it up with nodm (one of the most simple ways to launch an X session) and ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 disables video output when disconneting / reconnecting a HDMI monitor

On Xubuntu 13.10 when I disconnect a screen connected on the HDMI output of my computer and then reconnect it, the signal directly comes back to the screen and I can continue to work. On Xubuntu 14....
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Ubuntu 14.04: Cannot change screen resolution

I know there are many questions with the same topic, but no solution seem to apply to my case... I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite L735 laptop. My xrandr output is: Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, ...
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Purple line on left side of screen when I use graphics card's hdmi port

My graphics card is a nVidia GeForce GTX 660 2GB. When I plug HDMI into mobo it works fine. When I plug it into the graphics card (with 2nd monitor too) it shows a purple vertical line on the left ...