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

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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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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 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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Nvidia X Server Settings only shows 1 screen (laptop + external monitor connected)

I have recently installed a new copy of Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell M3800 which has Nvidia Quadro K1100M graphics card. Later I also connected my external monitor via HDMI (HDMI to DVI connector). Then ...
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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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Static and crackling in my HDMI audio?

So, I managed to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.04. In Ubuntu 13.04, I installed the drivers for my graphics card(AMD HD Radeon 7700 Series, I'm pretty sure it's a 7790 one and Intel HD Graphics ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to automatically switch to HDMI sound output? 13.04

I've seen a few similar questions however couldn't find a solution and they were all a few years old. When I plug my laptop into the TV HDMI port I have to manually go through the sound options and ...
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Digital Surround (HDMI) Output

I recently built a HTPC and installed Ubuntu 12.10 on it. It's a Shuttle XH61V with an onboard HDMI connection that I'm using to connect to the TV, which in turn connects to the speaker system (5.1). ...
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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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Switching to HDMI Audio when HDMI is plugged into a laptop (14.04)

I'm trying to get my laptop to switch the audio to HDMI when it's plugged in, and back to standard analog when it's removed. I set up a udev rule to trigger a script to perform the switching, however ...
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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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If external display is connected {“Lid is closed : Do nothing” } else{ “Lid is closed: Suspend” }?

My laptop suspends when I close the lid, as I want it to. However, when I connect an external display (HDMI) and keyboard (USB), I like to be able to close the lid of the laptop, without suspending ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Unable to get audio through HDMI connection to TV with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having trouble getting audio through my TV which is connected via HDMI. The item is available (HDMI / DisplayPort 2) via sound settings, but it doesn't play any sound. I'm able to get the volume ...
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HDMI is not displayed in the “Sound” settings on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I need some assistance, I have 2 laptops, a Toshiba and a DELL XPS M1330, the problem is using my DELL laptop, when I use the HDMI cable to use the TV as monitor the display works fine however the ...
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Ubuntu desktop slightly too big on HDMI TV

When I connect my Panasonic Viera TV (720p) via HDMI to my notebook the desktop is cut on the TV. I tried different resolutions but no matter which it's always cut on each side... I had the same ...
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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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How to remove Nvidia HDMI audio output in PulseAudio? [closed]

At each reboot, PulseAudio set the profil "HDMI Audio Output" as the default one. So, at each reboot, I haven't the sound under Maverick, and need to reconfigure it each time, to the "Analog Output" ! ...
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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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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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Ubuntu not detecting the external display anymore [closed]

I just installed some updates and restarted and after this then Ubuntu doesn't detect the external display. It's connected with HDMI. What can I do about it? It doesn't appear in display settings. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Set headphones as default sound output (defaults to HDMI)

Ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo U410. The screenshot explains it best after every reboot HDMI is selected as output device. I always have to switch to Headphones (which in fact are speakers and not ...
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No sound on TV with HDMI, Ubuntu 13.04

I have connected my Gateway laptop to my TV with an HDMI cord a million times, and I'm aware that you have to go into sound settings and select HDMI Audio. However, since upgrading to 13.04 there is ...
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Ubuntu thinks HDMI audio is unplugged

I am running Xubuntu 14.10 on a brand new machine. Fresh install and everything. I have a GeForce 610 video card with an HDMI out, and the PC is hooked up to a TV. The video transmits fine - but ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect hdmi connection

Whenever I try to connect my laptop on my TV through HDMI connection, it doesn't work (VGA does). Here is the output for xrandr: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1366 x 768, maximum 32767 x ...
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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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Lenovo dock HDMI audio external monitor

I got a Lenovo T440s and a docking station, where the docking station is connected to a monitor (specs) with internal speakers through HDMI. My problem is I cannot seem to be able to change the audio ...
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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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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 ...