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 install Ubuntu TV on Sony Bravia?

I've got Sony Bravia (KDL-26EX550) and I want to install Ubuntu TV on this device. How can I do this?
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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Freeze Problem with HDMI

I run Ubuntu 14.04 alongside with Windows 7. When i connect my Dell Xps L502X from Windows 7 to the TV with HDMI cable it works perfect but when I try to do exactly the same thing with Ubuntu, it ...
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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 ...
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How to install Ubuntu 15.04 in Sony Bravia Smart TV?

I have a Sony Bravia Smart TV at home. Which runs a really smart Web OS and can run lots of apps. So I have a doubt that Can I install Ubuntu in it and make it an Ubuntu tv? I know that the tv has ...
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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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Install tv tuner Asus My cinema. Have the Me tv installed, but cannot recognize my card

I am a new and also happy user of Linux OS Ubuntu version 14.10. It is wonderful, and works as well. The only problem that I have with it, is the apparent incapacity to recognize my tv tuner, an asus ...
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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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Login screen only appears on TV

I've been using ubuntu for a couple months and when I first installed it everything seemed fine (or at least easily fixable.) Somewhere after the install I bought a DVI to HDMI cable and hooked up my ...
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Connect 14.04 laptop to TV, VGA to HDMI via adapter

During my research on this topic I've encountered many people who seem to have a similar problem, but none of the few solutions that I found did the job for me. Problem I want to connect my Thinkpad ...
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Ubuntu Panasonic TV media streaming

I have a problem. I have installed ubuntu 14.04. I set up media streaming (shared my downloads folder on my hard drive that has the ubuntu installation) from my PC to a Panasonic TV. The thing is if ...
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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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Can't connect Laptop to TV

been using Ubuntu now for over a year and now I got a problem I seem to can't fix for myself. Since an update a while ago I can't connect my Laptop to my TV anymore. The TV simply stays black and ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...