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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I get 1366x768 resolution working on 12.04 with nvidia GTX275

My PC (VGA Nvidia GTX275) is connected directly to a TV (Philips 42" lcd) and Ubuntu does not recognize the native resolution, the closest working resolution is 1280x768 I have tried some xorg tricks ...
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How can I solve a “Failed to set MetaMode (1) DFP-0: nvidia-auto-select” HDMI error? [closed]

Every time I try to connect my laptop (NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M) on my TV via HDMI I get this error: Failed to set MetaMode (1) DFP-0: nvidia-auto-select What does this mean and how can I solve the ...
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I want to buy a computer to connect to LCD Toshiba Regza 40" [closed]

I plan to buy a pc for use ubuntu 10.10 (x32 bit) on TV screen of toshiba (model regza 40 inch) My current pc isn't support HD connection properly What is the company's that I can trust them hardware ...
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Connect Ubuntu to LG TV Issue

i got a LG 32 INCH TV (LG 32PC51) and i try to connect it to GEFORCE 8600GS 512MB CARD , i tried HDMI, VGA and i cannot make it look good without flicking or something that fits to that screen. My ...
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Over-scan Issues when using HDTV through VGA

Right now all we can do is set the TV to 1280x768 instead of its native resolution of 1360x768. Setting it to its native resolution gives you a screen with a large portion of the left side of the ...
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How to configure Ubuntu with Standard TV?

Ubuntu 8 version nVidia card with driver 96.43.10-0ubuntu1 /etc/X11/xorg.conf Section "Screen" Identifier "Television Screen" Device "Television Device" Monitor "Television" DefaultDepth 24 Option ...
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Is it possible to have Separate X Screen with separate sound?

I have nvidia card (fx5200) that has been configured "separate x screen". So that VGA picture is on my monitor and DVI is connected with TV. Now I'm wondering is it possible to stick another sound ...