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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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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Cannot connect Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition to samsung E48H6500 TV via Miracast

I'm trying to connect the Meizu Pro 5 to Samsung Smart TV. Everything seems to work properly in the beginning - the TV is dicovered as it should be. After choosing the TV to connect the TV displays ...
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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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Freetuxtv crashing

I have been trying to run freetuxtv (the last version) in Ubuntu 15.04. The app loads available channels but crashesas soon as the window opens. The bug I get is SIGSEGV in gtk_tree_store_append(). So ...
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Sound playing ok on speakers & headphones, but not TV

I just assembled PC thats intended to be HTPC. The motherboard has DVI output, regular audio in/out/mic. It also has SPDiF output. The problem I have is that I can play audio on speakers but when I ...
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How do I stream live TV in Ubuntu 16.04

Trying to stream live TV; but sys requires Adobe update. Caught in a loop so how do I stream w/ Adobe or other Flash player?
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4:3 TV via S-video = perform overscan - flicker removal - reduce noise/sharpness

Recently i switched to LinuxMint on my old pc and it's work flawless except these: on the seconadry display (an old 4:3 tv) the flicker and sharpness is irritating (also the white areas full of ...
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Ubuntu 16.04LTS + TT-Connect S2-4600

I recently switched from Windows 10 only to dualboot with Windows and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. So far everything could be installed except my TV. I am using a TT-Connect S2-4600(DVB-S/S2) which is connected ...
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Old avermedia tv tuner not detected

I have an internal tv tuner that the system detects as a usb card (avermedia a301). I have been trying to install its drivers but the process crashes everytime as the drivers were built for older ...
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How do I adjust display size, not resolution?

I have my Ubuntu 11.10 PC plugged into a TV using an HDMI input. The edges of the screen get cut off, and I can't adjust the television's settings for HDMI. I can adujust the "position and size" on ...
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xrandr: S-Video TV display problems

I'm having some troubles with xrandr and S-Video/Composite output in Ubuntu 14.04. Right now I have 3 displays plugged into my computer: VGA, DVI, and TV (S-Video/Composite, not sure about the ...
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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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Can anybody help me to make Kworld UB445-Q TV tuner work?

Can anybody help me to make Kworld UB445-Q TV tuner work in Ubuntu? Product page: http://us.kworld-global.com/main/prod_in.aspx?mnuid=1306&modid=10&pcid=71&ifid=17&prodid=848 lsusb ...
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How to activate Tv Tuner in Ubuntu 14.04 with CX23885

i have a few Tv and Radio tuner. root@xxxx:/home/xxxx# lspci | grep Multimedia 11:09.0 Multimedia audio controller: Texas Instruments TMS320C6414 TMS320C6415 TMS320C6416 20:00.0 Multimedia ...
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No sound using Displayport to HDMI connected to TV Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a desktop connected to a TV HDMI input using Displayport as an output from the PC. The problem is that I don't have sound. Even when I tried to change the sound hardware I ...
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HDMI1 Disconnected Plasma TV xrandr Ubuntu 14.04lts

My Machine: HP Pavilion g6 Processor: 4x Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz Memory: 3937MB (1217MB used) OS: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Resolution: 1366x768 pixels Audio Adapter: HDA-Intel - ...
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How to run in low resolution 640x480

I need to reduce the resolution to 640x480 to connect to my tv that can detect only that resolution.Any idea on how to do it so that my laptop screen resolution doesn't get affected? Ubuntu 14.04 can'...
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Use only one monitor at a time? [duplicate]

How can I tell Ubuntu to automatic turn the primary screen of when I connect a secondary screen? Case: I have my primary monitor connected through a Display port, and sometimes I connect a tv through ...
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S-video problems on lubuntu with Dell laptop

I have a Dell Latitude D505 running lubuntu 15.10, and I am trying to mirror my screen to a TV to watch SpaceX launch the SES-9 mission later tonight. I noticed that the laptop has an S-Video output ...
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TV tuner 'scan' outputs “tuning failed”

I've managed to install the tv tuner card and have it detected by Linux (14.04.3 LTS). So far so good! Now I want to find some channels, but the "scan" tool says "tuning failed": $ scan -v /usr/...
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HDMI cable causes extreme video lag in Ubuntu?

I have a 42" Vizio TV hooked up to a Thinkpad E550 (running Ubuntu 14.04). When I hook up these two devices with a VGA chord, everything is perfectly fine; however, when I hook these two devices up ...
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DVB-T usb stick Geniatech T230 does not find any channels

It seems llike it should be supported and I see it detected by the system: description: Generic USB device product: Geniatech T230 DVB-T2 TV Stick vendor: ...
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how to setup a temporary display

The setup I try to achieve: 3x 1080p permanent displays 1x 1080p temporary display (TV) Ordered like this: [TV][Perm1][Perm2][Perm3] I sometimes want to attach my TV to my PC to watch stuff like ...
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What is similar to nextpvr

My dad wants to use Linux. I'll put him on a lightweight version because he wants to use it as Minecraft sever. He uses a PVR he got where he plugs his local antenna to his computer by using WinTV HVR ...
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Record Tv programm from Vlc

I am using Vlc 2.0.1 to watch tv (DVB-T) through my pci tv tuner Is it possible to record a tv programm as .avi or .mp4 file ? Can i record it with vlc or another app ? I am ubuntu 12.04 user ...
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When I Plug In the HDMI Cable From My TV To Watch Content From My Laptop To The TV I get Two Different Screens

OK guys heres the dilemma. I want to watch NCIS from my laptop on my big screen tv but when I plug the HDMI cable from the TV to the laptop, the screen thats on my laptop is different from the one ...
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firefox separate flashplayer rectangle into separate window

Imagine, you want to watch news while working. You can set Firefox (any) window to be Always on top – right click in title bar. But how to remove all toolbars including location bar, search bar, scoll ...
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Lubuntu, Sony HDTV as monitor, text display issues. Please help!

earlier today I set up my Sony TV to be my monitor. When I did, I just disconnected my normal monitor and plugged right into my tv. Everything was fine when I did that. But then I reset my computer ...
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Avermedia AverTV Volar HD 2 Model TD110

recently I bought this card, and there is no way to have it working in Linux Mint. Looking at the windows inf file, looks like the card uses the IT9135 driver [Strings] AVERMEDIA = "...
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Screen goes blank when TV goes off for some time

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a Fujitsu Esprimo with Intel Graphic Card. This computer is connected to a TV over DVI to the TV HDMI (DVI-HDMI Cable). The TV goes off everyday from 7pm till 7am ...
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Ubuntu (included all derivative) resolution problem on TV

I know that the subject has been raised several times, but nothing worked for me! Last chance before changing to windows xp black edition for my HTPC (What would really be a disaster and very ...
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colors from graphic card gets sometime inverted

Colors from graphic card gets sometime inverted. When I start Ubuntu 12.04 its just fine, but sometimes after some time the colors get inverted. I use a 40" lcd-tv as a monitor, and if I cahnge the ...
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No visable menues on Ubuntu 14 [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 14 on an Asus Small box. I use a phillips TV as screen. This should be some kind of media computer. Direct login. I can not see any bar or menu. When having the mouse pointer at ...
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VLC won't play video via HDMI to TV

When I connect TV and Laptop via HDMI cable and play a movie with VLC I only get to see the ubuntu desktop, not the VLC output. No video, no audio. Under Windows it worked like this. I've googled it, ...
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Change direction of HDMI desktop [duplicate]

So I have a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and 1 HDMI port. To the left of the laptop, I have a TV. I have connected the TV and laptop with an HDMI cable. Now, as far as I know, there are 2 ways you can use ...
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Cannot login with cable provider information for TV websites

I'm not very knowledgeable regarding Ubuntu, so I'm not sure about the version number or if that is even relevant. I have been trying to watch episodes on the Adult Swim website, but when I try to do ...
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Ubuntu Server and Kodi

Currently I have a Raspberry Pi connected to TV, LAN and NAS, I use it to enjoy all my multimedia files through an OpenELEC distribution with Kodi. I like it and everything is working fine. I just ...
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RTL2832U+R820T2 DVB-T TV stick, can I use DVB-C?

I have got this cheap china USB dongle for receiving DVB-T and DVB-T2. I have tried the device for DVB-T and it works great. I have also tried it as an SDR (Software defined radio) and I can tune into ...
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Windows Media Center DVR TV Tuner and TV Guide Replacement

Does Ubuntu have similar software to Windows Media Center, specifically the TV Tuner, TV Recording and TV Guide features. WMC until recently was a great DVR tool. The TV guide downloads to it, you ...
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Permanent Alternative Monitor Resolution

I was able to change the resolution of my htpc when plugged into my using the answer to this question quoted below. How do I make this permanent? Each time I log out I have to run the below again. ...
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How do I switch channel in Me TV?

I've got my USB DVB-T antenna up & running. Also I've got Me TV installed, and I can watch a channel. My problem is that i don't know how to (supposing here it is possible) change channels: I don'...
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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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Ubuntu and HTPC related questions?

I just built myself a 5th gen Intel nuc system to run Ubuntu(14.10) and Kodi. Right now the problem is I will be sitting at about 12 feet away from my tv screen, which is a recent-ish 32in 1080p Sony ...
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How to screen mirror to a Smart TV

How I can screen mirror to a smart tv like a android device? I don't want to use any type of video cable.
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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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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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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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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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12.04 Ubuntu: configuring laptop to hook up to tv using hdmi cable?

I'm trying to use an hdmi cable to connect my HP dv5 notebook to a 32" Sony Bravia tv in order to watch Hulu stuff on a bigger screen. However, Google has been thoroughly unhelpful thus far! When I ...