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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
30 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

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 ...
-1
votes
0answers
60 views

How an I setup my tv tuner card with ubuntu 14.04?

how can i make my TV tuner work with Ubuntu? I have meTv and TVtime installed but my tuner card is not picking up by Ubuntu. It used to work on windows but now not in Ubuntu. This is my card, any ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
124 views

HDMI connection between TV and a laptop with Ubuntu (14.04) + NVIDIA Optimus possible?

Question briefly: Is it possible to connect a Ubuntu laptop with NVIDIA Optimus to a TV via HDMI connection? The connection should also have sounds included, because otherwise it would be easier just ...
1
vote
1answer
135 views

How to connect laptop to TV using a VGA cable and a 3 RCA cable [closed]

I would like step by step instructions showing me exactly how to do it especially with pictures to show me where the cables connect to. I don't know what goes where and what program I need to connect ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

How do I make S-Video and RCA ports on docking station work?

I posted this on Ubuntu Forums, but it's been five days and nobody's responded yet, so I'm asking here now. I have an HP EliteBook 6930p with an EN488AA docking station. There is no video coming out ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

tv connected, laptop monitor should turn off

Have HP nvidia 7400M gpu laptop with VGA connected to sony TV. Have been using ubuntu with my Sony LCD for 4 years. Earlier in 2011-12 the screensaver would run on the monitor and switch it off even ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

Ubuntu only runs when on nomodeset

I don't know what nomodeset does but when I try running Ubuntu (just as a test before installing) my Tv which I use as a monitor will only pick it up in nomodeset but it also seems a bit slow. I ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

DTV receiver driver

I have an USB Digital TV receiver, named CORADIR DTV-1000 (bought in argentina). It works fine on windows. How may I make it work on Ubuntu 14.04? lsusb output is: Bus 001 Device 003: ID 695c:1305 ...
1
vote
0answers
259 views

How to stream my laptop screen to the TV?

Recently I bought a Samsung Smart TV and with my Android mobile phone (using an app called Wifi Display) I can stream what I see on the mobile to the TV. Is this feature available on Ubuntu? I would ...
0
votes
0answers
235 views

Can't connect laptop to tv via hdmi

My laptop has Intel graphics. I get "Not Support" when I plug it into the tv. It worked on 12.10 but not 13.10 or 14.04
1
vote
0answers
69 views

Tv Streaming on Ubuntu

I NEED to get access to some Traditional TV Channels (example: CNN , BBC , Discovery , History , National Geographic , ZDF .. etc) but I don't live in Europe so I can't Zattoo.. Joost doesn't seem to ...
0
votes
1answer
360 views

AV-H830 TV Tuner installation error

I have a problem with installation drivers for my TV Tuner AverTV Hybrid Volad HD H830. After running the script, I get this output: /lib/modules/3.13.0-24-generic/build found. Verifying archive ...
1
vote
0answers
133 views

Ubuntu 13.10 to LG TV via HDMI

I am unable to connect a Ubuntu 13.10 box to a 55 LG LED 1080p 240 HZ smart tv (model #55LAS400) via HDMI. Sometimes I just get a green screen on the TV or other times it won't recognize the TV at ...
1
vote
0answers
116 views

Can't set custom resolution with TV and GT610, xrandr and Nvidia woes!

So, I've looked around, and I know nothing about xrandr and the lot. I thought I had my display fixed, but it kinda... Pans, or scrolls, when I move my mouse to the edge of my display... Anyone know ...
0
votes
0answers
315 views

LinuxTV PCTV DVB-S2 461e not recognised

I have a problem with PCTV DVB-S2 Stick (461e). I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and have installed linuxtv using: git clone git://linuxtv.org/media_build.git cd media_build ./build ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Connecting to a CRT television through an HDMI to analog converter

Running Kubuntu 13.10 on a Lenvo G500 laptop, trying to connect an old CRT television as a second screen. Since the TV is old and only has analog inputs, I ordered an HDMI->Component Video converter ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

How do I get sound from speakers instead of TV over HDMI

I'm a noob with this OS. I installed Ubuntu today and it's up and working surprisingly fast ^^ My only issue is: I got my PC connected to speakers and connected to my TV via HDMI, when I try to play ...
2
votes
1answer
49 views

changing screen length and height

i have a Samsung notebook which has a 1600x900 resolution screen, however when i connect it to a 1920x1080 TV and select show only TV screen is not being fitting properly and i cannot see the status ...
0
votes
1answer
166 views

WinTV-HVR/Linux Me TV

I found on the product website how to get the WinTV-HVR 950(is a TV tuner that allows you to watch FTA TV on computer) to work in Linux. I followed the link but all I get is a Text document. I ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

Using TV as monitor and display choices are either too big or too small

1280x720 is slightly too big for my TV and 1024x768 is too small for my TV, but that is the only displays listed, I need a resolution inbetween those and a way to force the resolution onto the TV. ...
0
votes
0answers
97 views

Watch TV In Ubuntu 13.10 with a WinTV Tuner & Kaffiene?

I found a great program called Kaffiene, since I use my TV as a PC monitor rather than a TV I decided to get my TV tuner (I still have some Windows PC's) and plug it in my PC. Then I opened Kaffiene, ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Ubuntu as TV mediacenter

Okey.. Iam a new Ubuntu user and have just installed it on my old laptop (still good in specs). Iam currently running it from a 16gb USB flashdrive. So my question is. I want to make a full medie ...
1
vote
0answers
189 views

How to install ubuntu tv (2014) on ubuntu 12.04

i´m trying to install ubuntu tv on my ubuntu 12.04, and after doing what the wiki suggest, it doesn´t work. Can anyone tell me where I can find an updated installation guide? Thanks!
0
votes
0answers
63 views

AMD Catalyst on HDTV 720p

I have an AMD A8-5500 system. When I set it up, it was on a small monitor with a 1366x768,60 video setting. I moved the system to my living room and attached it to my Secptre HDTV. I connected both ...
0
votes
0answers
248 views

Install Hauppauge winTV-HVR 950q in Ubutu 12.04

I bought the WinTV-HVR 950q because it was reported to be Linux compatible. I cannot get the tuner to work in Ubuntu. The tuner works great in the Vista partition, but I want to get away from Windows. ...
0
votes
1answer
298 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
43 views

Is it possible to install Ubuntu TV in a VM

I was wondering if it was possible to install ubuntu tv in a VM. If it is possible, then please answer and give me the details. Thank you!
1
vote
1answer
209 views

Connecting my ubuntu pc to tv and getting netflix to run full screen on the tv?

When I connect my ubuntu pc to the tv, the screen is fully mirrored on the tv but when I run netflix it only fills up about 1/4th of the screen. Is there a way I can fill up the whole screen while ...
0
votes
0answers
166 views

Cant connect to TV with VGA cable. Acer Aspire 4520, 12.04LTS

When I connect my TV to my laptop with a VGA cable it does not detect an input. Here is some info but not sure what it means mark@mark-Aspire-4520:~$ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for ...
0
votes
1answer
159 views

Setting up windows-like “play to TV” on ubuntu

I am wondering what is the easiest way to achieve it on ubuntu. What do I want: -open player -choose to play file on TV -play whole playlist I have 12.04 ubuntu and samsung UN 40B7000.
0
votes
0answers
87 views

how can I change ubutnu to low resolution (VGA) mode

my TV won't work with ubuntu it just blacks out and says not support I remember it did this with windows also but I just had to switch to low resolution mode I really want to start using ubuntu but ...
0
votes
0answers
175 views

Will Ubuntu TV be installable on regular computers with TV cards?

Background At home and I use a HTPC to serve TV. The HTPC has 2 Ceton InfiniTV 4 PCIe cards; it runs Win7 with Windows Media Server. I have 5 xBox 360's in the house and they connect to the Media ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

Is There any GUI Application for Flash Media Live Encoding for Ubuntu or Linux

I need to Broadcast a TV channel to a Website. I need a GUI application for Flash Media Live Encoding. Famous Adobe FME does not have a Linux version. I did try to install Open Broadcast Encoder in ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

Overscan issue on a CRT TV Ubuntu 12.04

I built a HTPC using an 8400gs S-Video port to display on my old RCA TV in my room. The top and side bar cannot be seen. Switching resolutions doesn't help either. I'm running Nvidia driver 304
0
votes
0answers
292 views

HDMI error “No Signal” from TV but it's recognized by Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on an Asus laptop. My graphics driver is Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset x86/MMX/SSE2. I was watching TV through my HDMI cable last night, and I've used this same setup with ...
0
votes
1answer
115 views

How do I connect laptop to TV?

When I connect my laptop to TV via HDMI it shows me this: but it shows me it the screens one on the another and sometimes I don’t see windows, what should I do?
0
votes
1answer
236 views

HDMI Audio not working on fresh Dell install

Just installed Ubuntu on a Dell Studio 1535 laptop. Everything is working except the audio on the HDMI connection (video via hdmi does work). Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU T5850 @ 2.16GHz = thats the ...
1
vote
1answer
396 views

How can I use Ubuntu 12.04 server to play a repeating video loop on a connected tv?

I would like to use ubuntu server 12.04 to play a repeating video loop on a connected tv. There won't be any interaction with the system once it is live, except remotely. Additionally, I need to ...
0
votes
1answer
243 views

Does Hauppauge WinTVR 900H work with Digital TV in the UK

I have been trying to sort out my Hauppauge WinTV 900H USB Tuner. Here in the UK, we do not have Analogue TV any more as we are fully converted to digital. I have had this working in Windows a while ...
0
votes
1answer
698 views

Unable to detect USB TV Tuner in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently bought a TV USB Tuner. But i am unable to make it detectable in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS System. Below are the details of the model. Manufacturer: Enter Device: TV Tuner USB E210E when ...
0
votes
1answer
371 views

How can I hook my Ubuntu laptop through HDMI into a TV as a second monitor, but only use the speakers on the TV?

I have a laptop that is hooked up to a very large TV as a second monitor and everything works just perfectly, the problem is I use the TV to play music in the background while I work on my laptop. ...
2
votes
0answers
191 views

Is there any software for tracking TV shows?

I'm looking for a software to track my favorite TV shows on Ubuntu 13.04 to know when next episodes will be on air. Is there any to recommend me?
0
votes
0answers
81 views

No HMDI output on Ubuntu 13.04

I have connected the HDMI cable to my laptop and the TV recognizes that it is connected to something. In Displays, Ubuntu also shows the two screens however there is no output (video and audio) for ...
0
votes
0answers
156 views

Problem with resolution auto-changing on Samsung TV

I recently turfed my Windows media centre in favour of Ubuntu Linux workstation with XBMC installed for my new media centre. It works perfectly! My system is a Dell Inspiron 530, which is connected ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

USB TV Tuner Software For Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop [duplicate]

As'slam o Allekum (Peace To You) so i am a windows user since i started using pc but recently i've installed ubuntu 13.04 desktop its kinda fun and so speedy O/S although i have some issues as i am ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Ubuntu connection to TV problem

one problem. I was planning on watching a football match with my friends the other day, and i connected my laptop to the TV (we were streaming the match). So, what i thought would happen, was that i ...
0
votes
0answers
120 views

How do I get Ubuntu for TV?

I am getting a new Tv soon and want to load it up with Ubuntu how do I download Ubuntu on to my Television?