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

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How do I get HDMI output working on a Dell XPS 15 L502x?

Recently I've bought my dream's notebook, a Dell XPS 15 but since then this dream became a kind of endless nightmare. I'm almost getting crazy to make my graphic card driver work properly, but it ...
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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 Telivision. When I was on Windows 7 I could choose to output sound via HDMI. I have the choice in ...
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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?
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Intel Sandy Bridge no sound through HDMI

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 and I have an ASRock H67M-ITX/HT motherboard which is the Intel Sandy Bridge architecture. I can't get sound to play through my TV on the HDMI interface. I have plugged in ...
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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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Auto-switch audio to HDMI when HDMI monitor/receiver plugged into laptop

I have a laptop with an HDMI port. While we're homeless and staying with friends I've been plugging it into their surround sound receiver with an HDMI cable. To get sound working I have to open up the ...
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HDMI Audio stops after TV turned off

After the 12.04 Update my HDMI audio stops working anytime I turn off my 2nd monitor(plasma TV). Graphics card is a Radeon 6800 which has DVI out to 1st monitor, HDMI out to receiver which the TV gets ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 not detect the HDMI sound output

So, I have maded the upgrade to ubuntu v.13.04, but, when I have maded this, my HDMI sound otuput sttoped to work... and, the HDMI sound device not appers any more on sound preferences :( When I run ...
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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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How can fix HDMI HDTV overscan when I my TV has no aspect ratio setting?

I have a 32" Vizio HDTV. It's a few years old, but running well. I just connected a new nettop to it using HDMI out. It's the Intel 3x00 graphics chipset. I'm seeing overscan, where the resolution in ...
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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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Is it possible to setup auto-detection of HDMI?

Right now when I plug my HDTV into my laptop's HDMI input I have to run 'xrandr' for it to recognize the display and then manually switch the audio hardware selection. Is there a way that Ubuntu ...
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How do I enable HDMI output on Nvidia GTX 650?

I just built new PC: AMD 8350 CPU ASUS sabertooth motherboard Nvidia GTX 650 graphics card Ubuntu 12.10 System boots fine and desktop is fine using VGA connection, but there is no HDMI video ...
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How to activate HDMI as my default output starting from BIOS, GRUB, GDM, and Desktop?

Ubuntu 11.04, when i boot, i do not see anything in my HD TV screen. No Bios/Grub/Gdm/Desktop. How can i use my default HDMI output please? Note: I have VGA port, but i do not use any VGA ...
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Workspace 1 to laptop screen and Workspace 2 on HDMI connected TV?

I have two workspaces, which I need to function as below: Usually they function as usual two workspaces, but... When I connect a HDMI cable to my system I want to have workspace 1 display on laptop ...
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Can't configure 5.1 audio with 12.04

I have an Intel ALC892 and a Nvidia GT 520m connected to speakers via HDMI. On lspci, I see 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02) ...
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External monitor recognized but getting “no signal”

I'm running 12.10 dual booted with windows 7 (nvidia optimus). I have no idea what might be wrong because: the monitor works on windows it worked on ubuntu for over a year and even now the splash ...
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Catalyst forgets monitor settings after reboot or log out in 12.10

I have a Samsung monitor connected to my ATI Radeon graphic card via HDMI. By default the screen has a black border around, but I can disable it in the Catalyst menu to get full screen. (There is a ...
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ALSA lists no capture device

So, for some reason, I'm not allowed to prefix my post with the word "Hey"? Strange. Anyway: I just got a new headset, and to my great surprise, ALSA doesn't even believe that a line-in exists. ...
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How do I get HDMI out working with Bumblebee?

This is a repost of a questions i posted in another question thread that contained other questions. previous quetionI just pulled this out of that question. System: Asus N43J Intel i5 2.53GHz Nvidia ...
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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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No sound through HDMI out, 13.04

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my media PC, and I successfully installed Catalyst 13.4 and everything works great except I get no sound out of HDMI out. In the sound dash there are 3 options but ...
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Configuring HDMI Audio via command line

I'm looking for a way to configure HDMI audio output via the command line using pulseaudio. I was able to get it running by using pavucontrol and changing it in the configuration tab, but I need a way ...
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No audio via HDMI on Radeon HD 7570 (ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, & 12.04)

I am fairly new to Ubuntu, I have only been using it for ~2.5 months. Is there any way to fix the HDMI Audio, besides the proprietary drivers? If I need to report it as a bug where would be my best ...
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Open Source ATI Driver and HDMI support

(Note : This question may also concern every owner of a brand new ATI legacy card!) I have an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3670 on my laptop and I installed Ubuntu 12.10 a few months ago. Since then, I've ...
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Set HDMI sound output automatically on connect/disconnect

I have a dual screen setup on my laptop (using 12.04 LTS) using a HDMI connected display. Everything works fine, but everytime I connect/disconnect the cable I have to go to Sound preferences and ...
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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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Support for Dell XPS 15 and HDMI working on hybrid graphics?

So there is a lot of buzz about hybrid graphics having a weak support. I'm currently considering buying a new laptop. Dell XPS 15 caught my eye. I will use it for work as well so I will need a large ...
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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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After update, audio won't play through HDMI cable

Yesterday (June 7th) I faithfully updated a bunch of stuff through update manager (though I'm not sure what since I never read what I updated any more because I'm a bad person). Afterward, I ...
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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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Acer Revo (ION platform) + Maverick + 5.1 surround over HDMI

I've had a turbulent relationship with my media centre box. Every upgrade I perform on it seems to bring a brand new set of audio issues (the opposite of my desktop where things seem to get better and ...
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HDMI support and Nvidia Optimus systems

I see a few questions and talks of a new NVIDIA driver that allegedly supports Optimus technology, by Nvidia. I use a Dell Vostro 3500 Core i5 4GB RAM, with an Intel Video Card and a Geforce 310M GS. ...
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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 on TV via HDMI

You offered me to contact you here and so I did. My issue is that 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 ...
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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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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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12.04 Ubuntu: configuring laptop to hook up to tv using hdmi cable?

I'm trying to use an hdmi cable to connect my HP dv5 notebook to a 32" Sony Bravia tv in order to watch Hulu stuff on a bigger screen. However, Google has been thoroughly unhelpful thus far! When I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...