A TV, or television, is a device that allows the user to watch streaming video content. Some TVs allow connection to a computer so that they can be used as a monitor.

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DVB-T usb stick Geniatech T230 does not find any channels

It seems llike it should be supported and I see it detected by the system: description: Generic USB device product: Geniatech T230 DVB-T2 TV Stick vendor: ...
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how to setup a temporary display

The setup I try to achieve: 3x 1080p permanent displays 1x 1080p temporary display (TV) Ordered like this: [TV][Perm1][Perm2][Perm3] I sometimes want to attach my TV to my PC to watch stuff like ...
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What is similar to nextpvr

My dad wants to use Linux. I'll put him on a lightweight version because he wants to use it as Minecraft sever. He uses a PVR he got where he plugs his local antenna to his computer by using WinTV HVR ...
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firefox separate flashplayer rectangle into separate window

Imagine, you want to watch news while working. You can set Firefox (any) window to be Always on top – right click in title bar. But how to remove all toolbars including location bar, search bar, scoll ...
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Avermedia AverTV Volar HD 2 Model TD110

recently I bought this card, and there is no way to have it working in Linux Mint. Looking at the windows inf file, looks like the card uses the IT9135 driver [Strings] AVERMEDIA = ...
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Freetuxtv crashing

I have been trying to run freetuxtv (the last version) in Ubuntu 15.04. The app loads available channels but crashesas soon as the window opens. The bug I get is SIGSEGV in gtk_tree_store_append(). So ...
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Screen goes blank when TV goes off for some time

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a Fujitsu Esprimo with Intel Graphic Card. This computer is connected to a TV over DVI to the TV HDMI (DVI-HDMI Cable). The TV goes off everyday from 7pm till 7am ...
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Ubuntu (included all derivative) resolution problem on TV

I know that the subject has been raised several times, but nothing worked for me! Last chance before changing to windows xp black edition for my HTPC (What would really be a disaster and very ...
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No visable menues on Ubuntu 14 [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 14 on an Asus Small box. I use a phillips TV as screen. This should be some kind of media computer. Direct login. I can not see any bar or menu. When having the mouse pointer at ...
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VLC won't play video via HDMI to TV

When I connect TV and Laptop via HDMI cable and play a movie with VLC I only get to see the ubuntu desktop, not the VLC output. No video, no audio. Under Windows it worked like this. I've googled it, ...
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When I Plug In the HDMI Cable From My TV To Watch Content From My Laptop To The TV I get Two Different Screens

OK guys heres the dilemma. I want to watch NCIS from my laptop on my big screen tv but when I plug the HDMI cable from the TV to the laptop, the screen thats on my laptop is different from the one ...
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Change direction of HDMI desktop [duplicate]

So I have a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and 1 HDMI port. To the left of the laptop, I have a TV. I have connected the TV and laptop with an HDMI cable. Now, as far as I know, there are 2 ways you can use ...
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Cannot login with cable provider information for TV websites

I'm not very knowledgeable regarding Ubuntu, so I'm not sure about the version number or if that is even relevant. I have been trying to watch episodes on the Adult Swim website, but when I try to do ...
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Ubuntu Server and Kodi

Currently I have a Raspberry Pi connected to TV, LAN and NAS, I use it to enjoy all my multimedia files through an OpenELEC distribution with Kodi. I like it and everything is working fine. I just ...
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Lubuntu, Sony HDTV as monitor, text display issues. Please help!

earlier today I set up my Sony TV to be my monitor. When I did, I just disconnected my normal monitor and plugged right into my tv. Everything was fine when I did that. But then I reset my computer ...
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HDMI cable causes extreme video lag in Ubuntu?

I have a 42" Vizio TV hooked up to a Thinkpad E550 (running Ubuntu 14.04). When I hook up these two devices with a VGA chord, everything is perfectly fine; however, when I hook these two devices up ...
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Windows Media Center DVR TV Tuner and TV Guide Replacement

Does Ubuntu have similar software to Windows Media Center, specifically the TV Tuner, TV Recording and TV Guide features. WMC until recently was a great DVR tool. The TV guide downloads to it, you ...
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RTL2832U+R820T2 DVB-T TV stick, can I use DVB-C?

I have got this cheap china USB dongle for receiving DVB-T and DVB-T2. I have tried the device for DVB-T and it works great. I have also tried it as an SDR (Software defined radio) and I can tune into ...
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Permanent Alternative Monitor Resolution

I was able to change the resolution of my htpc when plugged into my using the answer to this question quoted below. How do I make this permanent? Each time I log out I have to run the below again. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freeze Problem with HDMI

I run Ubuntu 14.04 alongside with Windows 7. When i connect my Dell Xps L502X from Windows 7 to the TV with HDMI cable it works perfect but when I try to do exactly the same thing with Ubuntu, it ...
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How to install Ubuntu 15.04 in Sony Bravia Smart TV?

I have a Sony Bravia Smart TV at home. Which runs a really smart Web OS and can run lots of apps. So I have a doubt that Can I install Ubuntu in it and make it an Ubuntu tv? I know that the tv has ...
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HDMI1 Disconnected Plasma TV xrandr Ubuntu 14.04lts

My Machine: HP Pavilion g6 Processor: 4x Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz Memory: 3937MB (1217MB used) OS: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Resolution: 1366x768 pixels Audio Adapter: HDA-Intel - ...
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Install tv tuner Asus My cinema. Have the Me tv installed, but cannot recognize my card

I am a new and also happy user of Linux OS Ubuntu version 14.10. It is wonderful, and works as well. The only problem that I have with it, is the apparent incapacity to recognize my tv tuner, an asus ...
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Login screen only appears on TV

I've been using ubuntu for a couple months and when I first installed it everything seemed fine (or at least easily fixable.) Somewhere after the install I bought a DVI to HDMI cable and hooked up my ...
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Connect 14.04 laptop to TV, VGA to HDMI via adapter

During my research on this topic I've encountered many people who seem to have a similar problem, but none of the few solutions that I found did the job for me. Problem I want to connect my Thinkpad ...
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Ubuntu Panasonic TV media streaming

I have a problem. I have installed ubuntu 14.04. I set up media streaming (shared my downloads folder on my hard drive that has the ubuntu installation) from my PC to a Panasonic TV. The thing is if ...
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Ubuntu and HTPC related questions?

I just built myself a 5th gen Intel nuc system to run Ubuntu(14.10) and Kodi. Right now the problem is I will be sitting at about 12 feet away from my tv screen, which is a recent-ish 32in 1080p Sony ...
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Can't connect Laptop to TV

been using Ubuntu now for over a year and now I got a problem I seem to can't fix for myself. Since an update a while ago I can't connect my Laptop to my TV anymore. The TV simply stays black and ...
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How to screen mirror to a Smart TV

How I can screen mirror to a smart tv like a android device? I don't want to use any type of video cable.
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How to get an Avermedia AverTV Hybrid Volar Max USB TV tuner to work

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I have an Avermedia AverTV Hybrid Volar Max USB TV tuner that I cannot get working. If I type lsusb I get the following: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0bda:0181 ...
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How to set custom display resolution normally

I need help with setting a custom display resolution on Linux Ubuntu, because I have a shitty TV which is actually 1080p, but 1080p looks like crap on it. However, 1776x1000 looks perfect, but Ubuntu ...
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Use LG 24" LED TV as Primary monitor

I have a tv that has HDMI input, and a computer with VGA output. (Computer is a Dell Optiplex 360) I have scoured every related question to this forum and have not been successful in my attempt to ...
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Satellite TV on Ubuntu?

I have an "old" Tv card from TechniSat, the SkyStar 2 TV. I bought it a few years ago but it never worked on windows.. so now I wanna reuse it, has somebody experience with TV on ubuntu? What software ...
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Xbmc PVR error, trying to enable IPTV

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 64 bit, latest Beta version of xbmc, aka Kodi. Latest version of Mythtv installed. Xbmc's mythtv addon installed, aka mythbox. Still I'm seeing this error How to fix it? ...
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ATI External USB tv cards

I need to know if a ATI A636 External TV Wonder Digital Cable ATSC Tuner Box w/ CableCARD Support is compatible with Ubuntu 14.1? Thanks
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USB Hybrid TV Turner Savvy TV 2.0 (TOSHIBA)

I have a USB Hybrid TV Turner Savvy TV 2.0 (TOSHIBA) and I want to install it in my laptop (Hp Elitebook 6930p) I'm using ubuntu 14.10 32 bits. Please help me to install or to find the drivers and ...
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Screencast to a TV through a Roku

I have an ubuntu 14.04 box, Roku 3 and 50 inch TV and I want to cast my pc screen to the TV. The roku and pc are on the same network. Has anyone got a way to do this? Doesn't have to be a nice ...
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Can anybody explain me clearly that how to get ubuntu TV working..?

I have Samsung Smart TV 40 inch.. Smart HUB doesn't feel as good as Ubuntu TV, and I was wondering to install Ubuntu on my TV..But now I am not understanding the concept of Ubuntu TV clearly..I mean ...
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play sound on different outputs, based on what display its the “player” is displayed on?

Is there any way to play sound on different outputs, based on what display its the "player" is displayed on? E.x if its played on the computer screen it uses analog output, but if its displayed on ...
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How to get Netflix video and sound out to TV using Ubuntu [closed]

I was trying to watch a movie on Netflix using Ubuntu OS. I connected my computer to my TV using a VGA cable for the video and a 3.5 mm cable connected to the headphones jack for the audio. The TV ...
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Compro VideoMate TV PVR/FM In Ubuntu 14.04 x64

I have a Compro VideoMate TV PVR/FM In Ubuntu 14.04 x64 and would like to use it with mythtv, this worked OK in 12.04 x64 but not in 14.04 x64 I have checked Problem with tv tuner Compro and Ubuntu ...
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What should I do if the desktop is off the monitor?

I have a Samsung Series 7 LED TV that I've hooked up to a computer. But my problem is: When I start Lubuntu, the second the framebuffer initializes, it goes off screen. I disabled the framebuffer, and ...
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Is it really possible to set up VLC to stream TV from TV tuner card ENCORE “ENLTV-FM3”?

After 2 weeks of searching for any solution, I could say that I didnt find any way to make this work. I'm on Xubuntu 12.04 from Work, and I saw that with VLC was possible to capture TV and then stream ...
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I can't syntonize free-air channels in VLC UBUNTU

After spending many hours of my life reading forums, blogs and posts here and in Stack OverFlow, I come here for some help, because I couldnt solve my problem and... not only that, but my computer ...
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VGA output for Old pc

I have a acer 5710g, i had some problems about heating and i turned it into a media system just for downloading stuff and watching movies by removing internal screen. However i have some problems ...
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Raspbery PI vid config for use in Ubuntu

This is another post in the numerous questions of "how to connect ubuntu to my TV". However, previous answers did not cover my scenario. SO, to start with, I do not have nVidia / descrete graphics ...
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High pitch sound from tv conected to hdmi

Audio does work but there is a high pitched sound coming from the tv when it is connected and selected as sound output via hdmi in ubuntu 14.04. I have not tinkered with any drivers or sound configs. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no signal to television

I have two different laptops with Ubuntu14.04. One is a Dell Latitude D610 x32 the other is a HP G62 x64. When I connect the Dell laptop to the tv,svga connection, the tv gets signal and shows my ...
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Connecting 14.04 to LG TV

I just exchanged Windows 7 out for Ubuntu 14.04. Bit of a n00b I connect my Laptop with a HDMI cable to my LG 42" HD-ready (not full HD) TV, and previously with Windows that always worked fine. So I ...
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HDMI TV Issues with Acer V3-571 laptop

Im a complete Linux novice. Iv installed Mint today on my laptop. So far so good. However Im having a few teething issues with regards to my HDMI connection. When I connect to my TV via HDMI the TV ...