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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powerful media center for tower [on hold]

I have project to make a Media Server for a tower with over 50 units. I want each TV in units connect to media server and watch live TV (from TV tuner is Media server), or watch off-line videos or ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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How to install ubuntu tv (2014) on ubuntu 12.04 or 13.10?

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!
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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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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!
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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Google Chromecast [duplicate]

Will Google chromecast work with Ubuntu? I have tried reading the instructions, but they don't mention Linux or Ubuntu as appropriate operating systems.
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Toshiba 29L1350U TV

How do I get my iPod to work with the USB when I plug in the cord media share works and as soon as I plug the iPod in it says device is removed.
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Problem reinstalling. Original install was done while connected to a TV [closed]

I had an old desktop running Win XP connected to my Samsung LED TV with a VGA cable. It worked fine. I installed Ubuntu 12.04. The install went fine. I could see everything fine on the TV screen. ...
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NVidia desktop is too big for HDMI TV

xI'm trying to use my Panasonic TV as a monitor (and no, it doesn't have the overscan option, argh) but I can't see the edges of the desktop. as others have noted, the NVidia software used to have an ...
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How do I push media to a TV that is not on my internal network?

So a business partner and I have a idea. We are trying to push media to TV's that are not on our local network. Let's say I want to push media from my house and I have a device at my friend's house, ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 tv setup

I'm new to Ubuntu. How do install setup tv on version 13.04? Can't seem to find tv setup. Thanks, Steve.
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Is it possible to stream TV audio through mic input? [duplicate]

I have a gaming headset and use it with a few devices and am looking for a way to stream my audio through my pc from tv through the mic jack and then through the optical out. the system is detecting ...
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Ubuntu TV and ISDB-Tb

I want to know if Ubuntu TV accept the Terrestrial Digital Brazilian-Japanese standard known as UIT ISDB-Tb, because is used in most Latin America countries. The specifications says that Ubuntu TV ...
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Problems with connection laptop to TV via HDMI

Sorry for my English. I am from Russia. Laptop - Compaq presario cq61. Ubuntu 13.04 TV - Panasonic - VIERA TX-PR42C11 I need connect my laptop to TV via HDMI. When I had proprietary driver nVidia I ...
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Status of Ubuntu TV? Can I use as an HTPC interface?

So I'm building an HTPC with some decent specs and was wondering if, with an Ubuntu Install, I can use the Ubuntu TV interface? Home Theater wise it makes more sense for me to just use an Ubuntu ...
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TV tuner cards loaded but cannot tune

I have installed two separate PCI tv tuner cards in my HP Proliant N40L microserver running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. Both cards are successfully recognized and registered as DVB-T cards Attempting to use ...
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Using RGB cable to view movies on tv

When I use an RGB cable to connect my laptop to the Vizio TV I can only see the desktop, no folders or any other activity. However, once the cable is connected, the curser shows on the tv but not the ...
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svideo output on lubuntu 12.04 with nvidia geforce 5200

I have an old computer that until recently was sitting around gathering dust. I decided to convert it into an XBMC box, and things went well until I decided to move it from the monitor I was using to ...
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S-video problems Xubuntu 13.04

I installed for the first time Linux and it's a great move for me. Xubuntu came out of the box with almost everything working perfectly. I have a problem though, when I try to see the image from the ...