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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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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Whats wrong with my new tv card?

I bought a new tv card because I want to make a media center. It is the Terratec Cinergy S2 PCIe Dual. The Ubuntu users article says that it is supported. Now i installed mythbuntu, but it can not ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 hybrid graphics ati dual display

I can mirror my displays but extending the desktop results in display overlap as well as flickering. The second monitor is a 32" Samsung TV connected via HDMI and I am using ATI proprietary drivers ...
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Sony TV Monitor setup 1360x768 for HDMI

I try to setup 1360x768 monitor definitions for Sony Bravia TV KDL-32U2000. My only option is to use HDMI connection because my Intel NUC backbone computer has no other display port. Ubuntu 14.04 has ...
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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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Toshiba 40" tv as a monitor, keep losing antialiasing

I have a toshiba 40" tv that ive been using as a monitor and have a strange issue. Every time I turn the tv off I lose all antialiasing in my session and have to restart compiz and sometimes relog to ...
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Me-tv and w_scan do not recognise AverMedia DVB TV card

Me-TV used to work on this hardware in 12.04 (and the Avermedia DVB TV card still works fine when booting to Win 7 Professional on the same machine). But now Me-TV doesn't see any DVB devices, and ...
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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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hdmi makes screen black ubuntu 12.04

my HDMI port is connecting to the tv. But every time I press a button on the keyboard the screen on both the tv and the computer go black and have to restart my computer. things that might be ...
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Any easy way to install Pinnacle USB TV in rder to watch antenna TV

I have a Pinnacle protv USB stick. any easy way to get my Ubuntu to install necessary drivers and prerequisite software in order to watch antenna TV? Specifics: US - NTSC Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit If ...
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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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Screen Adjustment (height and weight)

I hate windows and i have been using Ubuntu for about 3 months. I only have one problem. When I connect to a TV and select only secondary screen (via super+p) it just doesn't fit properly. I mean i ...
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TV won't display proper resolution correctly

I have looked around on here for a solution to my problem, but I can find none. I'm currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with all of the latest package updates on my laptop. I'm trying to connect the ...
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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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USB TV Tuner - Zebronics TU1000

Will Zebronics TU1000 USB Tv Tuner work in Ubuntu ?
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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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Vision plus 2000 usb drive

I had searched for vision plus 2000 usb driver .. I found one on Google code, but its last update was 2008 .. the other was script and am not actually understand how it works or how it can be done! ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...