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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Random images appearing in my home directory… Where are they coming from?

Here's an odd problem I've had for a while. Every so often, I find that I have several jpeg images sitting in my home directory that I didn't put there. I'm fairly sure this isn't a security breach ...
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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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How do I get an Enter USB TV Box TV tuner aka Gadmei UTV302 to work?

Has anyone had any success in using the Enter USB TV Box from Enter Multimedia? It comes bundled with software that works in Windows. I have had no luck using it in Ubuntu 10.10. Update 1 Here is ...
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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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rip (transcode) multiple titles, from a tv series dvd, automatically

I want to rip some tv series. dvd::rip doesnt allow me to transcode all the titles with one click, which means doing the same process many times (20~ eps x many seasons= many videos). Is there any ...
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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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How do I write articles without infringing on OSS project's logos and brands?

I am sorry if this is not the place where to ask and if so, I would appreciate any of the moderators move this question to the right place in order to get the proper answer. I am the webmaster and IT ...
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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 I connect my Ubuntu laptop to my HDTV wirelessly?

There are some devices that allow to connect laptops to High Definition TVs. One good example is Intel WiDi device. The problem is that most of them do not support linux/ubuntu. It would be nice to ...
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How to make the TV tuner in the Dell Mini 1010 work?

I need some help in fixing up the TV tuner in my Dell Mini 10.10 in Ubuntu. It worked in Windows with Dell's default Dell Digital TV. I've tried using Kaffeine but that didn't work.
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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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How to watch TV with Me TV?

Please help: Me TV doesn't start (why??) and installing totem-plugins-dvb-daemon doesn't show up in Totem itself - so I can't watch TV with Totem. I installed gnome-dvb-client as well as ...
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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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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 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 ...
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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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Home entertainment/DVR solutions

I'm setting up a home entertainment computer that will be taking in video input via cable and displaying recorded tv, DVDs, live tv, as well as playing music and movies via HDMI to a TV. What Media ...
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How do I completely uninstall TV Maxe ?

I use Ubuntu Precise Pangolin 12.04. I installed TV Maxe using the commands below: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:venerix/blug sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install tv-maxe How do I completely ...
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TV HDMI output and resolution issues; broken after 11.04 upgrade [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop w/ Intel graphics: lspci: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) (rev 0c) My TV is an ...
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How to make my DVB-T/FM Tuner work ?

I just purchased a DVB-T/FM Tuner card "AverMedia H830 Hybrid USB" by Avermedia (07ca:0830). Apparently I don't have any DVB-T signal where I live (Or I just can't figure out how to use this 'femon' ...
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Can't boot when HDMI is plugged in?

Ok here is a thing i want use Ubuntu as media center with my 42" Plasma TV connected with HDMI first i installed windows and all worked fine HDMI port worked fine with movies but u know windows ...
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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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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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DVI Monitor and HDMI TV on Intel HD4000

Some please help! I've been working at this for several days (arg!) Asus P8H77-I (DVI, HDMI, VGA) and an i7-3770 (integrated HD4000 graphics). DVI connected to a 1920x1080 monitor HDMI connected ...
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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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No useful DVB-T card found

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with 3.2.0-26 kernel and I just added a DVB-T card. I installed the media_build as shown in this page. After that the Restricted Drivers appeared on the screen I installed the ...
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Is there a way to disable or limit system xrandr probes? [closed]

I am currently suffering from a video card related bug (S-video output doesn't work in Natty) which causes my TV screen to flicker every 10 seconds. According to a Launchpad contributor, this is ...
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Can Ubuntu PC be connected to a Television?

I have old P4 Computer that I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on, and it works fine when connected to a monitor using VGA to VGA connection. I tried connecting the PC to my 44inch television using a VGA ...
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How do I watch SopCast channels?

How to watch Sopcast channels from Ubuntu?
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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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Ubuntu phone android tv tablet?

I am a bit confused (about Ubuntu touch/phone/android/tv/tablet). Is the Ubuntu OS for phone the same as Ubuntu for Android If I have a phone with Ubuntu (touch) on it, how do I use it to connect it ...
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Picture but no sound when connecting to a TV

I get a good image of the desktop on the TV, but no sound, I'm using a VGA and audio cables to connect a Samsung Netbook to a samsung TV - do I need to do something on the netbook? Andy Murray is in ...
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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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How do I get TV out working on an ATI X800 GTO²?

Is there any way to make my graphics card (ATI x800) work with tvout? I know there are no proprietary drivers for this card only the opensource ones. It uses this cable for video out: ...
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How to make AverTv tuner work

NOTE: I no longer own this card I have a PC with AVerMedia AVerTV Super 007. I have been so far unsuccessful in making it work. Could anyone help me? Specs: -Intel pentium 4 -2gb DDR1 -Ubuntu 11.04 ...
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How can I connect USB to TV (via AV port)

How to connect to TV with USB to AV cable? I tried to connect, but nothing happened! (10.04 Lucid)
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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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Problems installing usvision

I am trying to install usbvision from Sourceforge.net I am obviously doing something wrong sudo apt-get install usbvision-0.9.6 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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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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Connect laptop using Ubuntu 11.04 to TV?

My laptop is Compaq presario cq42. I tried to connect my laptop (using ubuntu 11.04) to my TV with VGA cable. The bootloader menu and login screen are displayed on TV but after logged in, it showed NO ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...