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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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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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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TV tuner cards loaded but cannot tune

I have installed two separate PCI tv tuner cards in my HP Proliant N40L microserver running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. Both cards are successfully recognized and registered as DVB-T cards Attempting to use ...
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Split Screen using HDMI Xubuntu 13.04

I've tried to get separate screens for Xubuntu 13.04 so I can browse on my laptop and use my TV to watch films via the HDMI port, but I'm unable to find a way to do it. What normally happens is I get ...
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How do I find the correct Modeline to connect my computer to my Televsion

I've been trying to hook up a Ubuntu computer with my Panasonic TH-42PA60A Plasma television for weeks now. My original question was asked here, which includes all the specifications about the ...
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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 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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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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Is there any software for tracking TV shows?

I'm looking for a software to track my favorite TV shows on Ubuntu 13.04 to know when next episodes will be on air. Is there any to recommend me?
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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 can I make my onboard HDMI to work with my GPU?

I want to use my TV as a second monitor through HDMI in the motherboard, while use my main monitor through my graphics card since my motherboard is the only one who allows it. Ubuntu won't detect my ...
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HDHomeRun Dual and Kaffeine

I am trying to get HDHomeRun Dual to work with Kaffeine. I installed DVB per the instructions here: http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/dvbhdhomerun/wiki/UbuntuPackages but at the end, when I install, I ...
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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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How to install ubuntu tv (2014) on ubuntu 12.04 or 13.10?

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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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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Status of Ubuntu TV? Can I use as an HTPC interface?

So I'm building an HTPC with some decent specs and was wondering if, with an Ubuntu Install, I can use the Ubuntu TV interface? Home Theater wise it makes more sense for me to just use an Ubuntu ...
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DVB-T and analog set top box based on linux based open harware and software

I want to build a DVB-T and analog set top box based on linux based open harware and software. I decided to use Beagleboard xm running Ubuntu linux. I just bought it so I'm a newbie. Are there any ...
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Ubuntu TV on Samsung Smart TV 2012

Are there any chances that Samsung Smart TVs from 2012 will be supported by Ubuntu TV? Only thing i could find is: SamyGo.tv: They have a Forum, a Wiki and there even is Quake running on it!
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HP G61 laptop won't connect to TV

I have a HP G61 Laptop which is running Ubuntu 12.04 and I love it. But, I am trying to connect it to my Philips 42" TV as a Media Center, but when I turn on the Laptop and change the Input on the TV, ...
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Hauppauge remote “ok” and “back” buttons not working

I'm having some issues with getting my remote fully functional with Ubuntu 12.04. Some of the buttons work, but the OK and back buttons don't. I could make do without some of the others, but I really ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Will Ubuntu TV be installable on regular computers with TV cards?

Background At home and I use a HTPC to serve TV. The HTPC has 2 Ceton InfiniTV 4 PCIe cards; it runs Win7 with Windows Media Server. I have 5 xBox 360's in the house and they connect to the Media ...
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Is There any GUI Application for Flash Media Live Encoding for Ubuntu or Linux

I need to Broadcast a TV channel to a Website. I need a GUI application for Flash Media Live Encoding. Famous Adobe FME does not have a Linux version. I did try to install Open Broadcast Encoder in ...
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HDMI error “No Signal” from TV but it's recognized by Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on an Asus laptop. My graphics driver is Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset x86/MMX/SSE2. I was watching TV through my HDMI cable last night, and I've used this same setup with ...
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No HMDI output on Ubuntu 13.04

I have connected the HDMI cable to my laptop and the TV recognizes that it is connected to something. In Displays, Ubuntu also shows the two screens however there is no output (video and audio) for ...
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Problem with resolution auto-changing on Samsung TV

I recently turfed my Windows media centre in favour of Ubuntu Linux workstation with XBMC installed for my new media centre. It works perfectly! My system is a Dell Inspiron 530, which is connected ...
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How do I get Ubuntu for TV?

I am getting a new Tv soon and want to load it up with Ubuntu how do I download Ubuntu on to my Television?
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Toshiba 29L1350U TV

How do I get my iPod to work with the USB when I plug in the cord media share works and as soon as I plug the iPod in it says device is removed.
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NVidia desktop is too big for HDMI TV

xI'm trying to use my Panasonic TV as a monitor (and no, it doesn't have the overscan option, argh) but I can't see the edges of the desktop. as others have noted, the NVidia software used to have an ...
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How do I push media to a TV that is not on my internal network?

So a business partner and I have a idea. We are trying to push media to TV's that are not on our local network. Let's say I want to push media from my house and I have a device at my friend's house, ...
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Ubuntu TV and ISDB-Tb

I want to know if Ubuntu TV accept the Terrestrial Digital Brazilian-Japanese standard known as UIT ISDB-Tb, because is used in most Latin America countries. The specifications says that Ubuntu TV ...
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svideo output on lubuntu 12.04 with nvidia geforce 5200

I have an old computer that until recently was sitting around gathering dust. I decided to convert it into an XBMC box, and things went well until I decided to move it from the monitor I was using to ...
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Does Ubuntu 12.10 have a TV Tuner Program?

I have a TV tuner card factory installed, it has served me very well with windows media center but, I don't know what is the mark and model of my TV tuner card. Have any program in Ubuntu to see both ...
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Problem with Philips HDMI 42" TV driver, two questions

1) Ubuntu 12.10 identifies my TV as a 32" Philips LCD Display, which would be ok even though it is a 42" but... The edges are cut off around the edges. I've tried all display modes on the TV, still ...
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Ubuntu tv setup

I am going to be setting up ubuntu tv in the near future, but I don't have all the hardware yet? Does anyone have good specs for for a good HTPC running ubuntu TV? I would like to make sure everything ...
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HDMI output error

I've got a HDMI output problem with a Dell Inspiron 1525. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10. In the past HDMI used to work fine but now: Unsupported signal, check device output. I've tried different cables ...
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Hauppaugge TV Card And Compro card stopped working on upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

On upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 the Compro S350 Satellite card and the Hauppaugge HVR-1300 were both working - after the upgrade neither are working in Kaffeine. Both cards are visible in lsusb, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04; KWorld 355U -TV tuner help

I have a KWorld 355U tv tuner and when I plug it into my Ubuntu 12.04 system, I get these dmesg messages: http://pastebin.com/bPn8pEXq - dmesg http://pastebin.com/d3SpSuE1 - lspci ...
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How to change login screen resolution?

Ok so I have a TV set up as my Monitor but with Ubuntu I came across a problem my log in screen is a different resolution than that rest of Ubuntu . This wouldn't be a problem if it wasn't for my TV ...