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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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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Ubuntu desktop on ARM (AMlogic) device

Is it or will it be possible to use Ubuntu desktop on my Minix NEO X8 TV Box. It's powered by an amlogic S802 soc.
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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 download video from arte+7 and arte-tv related sites?

Arte tv has a website called arte+7 where some videos are provided for a period of time. But these are not as easy to download as those on youtube and other such websites. Is there a program that ...
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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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How can fix HDMI HDTV overscan when I my TV has no aspect ratio setting?

I have a 32" Vizio HDTV. It's a few years old, but running well. I just connected a new nettop to it using HDMI out. It's the Intel 3x00 graphics chipset. I'm seeing overscan, where the resolution in ...
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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 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!
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Wrong resolution for TV connected via HDMI (32LG3000)

I have a LG Electronics 32LG3000 TV. I can't select the right resolution for my TV connected via HDMI. I can select 1360x768 but not 1366x768. The quality on my TV is very bad. HDMI1 connected ...
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Application for watching online TV

Is there a desktop application that is able to browse and play online TV channels (similar to browser extensions like chrome tv)? I found democracy player, but there are no channels. The application ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Watch TV on Ubuntu with PCI TV Card (tvtime no sound)

I have bought a Pinnacle PCI TV card: I also installed Tvtime. I am able to see the multiple channels but there is no sound. After some googling I found this is a standard issue with Tvtime. So ...
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No TV Out or S-Video out with Intel GM965 Graphics

I have in the past on the same laptop been able to get TV out and S-Video out working, but now I cannot do it. The VGA output works fine, but I cannot connect it to any TV that does not have that. ...
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Re-streaming tv to iPad

I use "air video server" (and "air video client") to stream videos from my computer to my iPad. Recently I found TV-MAXE (which is a sopcast client, I guess) for watching tv on Ubuntu. Is there a way ...
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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 ...