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Connect Dell XPS-15 with Ubuntu 18.04 to Samsung 6 Series TV with HDMI

I am trying to use my Samsung 6 Series TV as a secondary monitor for Dell XPS-15 laptop using an HDMI cable. I am running Ubuntu 18.04. What I am encountering is that on my laptop, the second display ...
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How do I connect Ubuntu 20.04 to a Smart-TV?

how do I connect my smart TV to Ubuntu (20.04 LTS) as secondary display? Cant find any option anywhere .. Thanks for helping! Achim
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screen mirroring ubuntu to the new samsung smart tvs

Im using 2019 samsung curved smart tv version UN55RU7300FXZA and a ubuntu version 18.04.4 LTS .I've tried using the built inn chrome cast but the tv noticed on my laptop but it tells me source not ...
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UN50RU7100FXZA share USB drive over network?

I have a Lubuntu desktop and a Samsung UN50RU7100FXZA SmartTV, both connected to the same local network (WiFi router). The SmartTV has an external HDD connected to it via USB to play movies directly ...
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GUI application for controlling Samsung Smart TV connected to the same LAN of ubuntu desktop

I noted that there are no questions about this, and it's sounding very strange. Anyway, I know the gemote project has been abandoned, so I'm wondering if anything similar has been developed. In brief, ...
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How can I cast my screen on to lg tv

I want to know how can I cast my screen on to my lg tv wirelessly I have a WiFi please help
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Cannot connect to wireless projector (Samsung LED TV)

I installed Ubuntu on my new laptop and I need to connect it to a Samsung LED TV. When I was in Windows 10 I was able to connect to my TV by just pressing the combination of Windows+K. Then it would ...
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Samsung TV "Mirror Screen"

I would like to show the screen of my Ubuntu laptop on a Samsung TV. The TV has a menu entry called "mirror screen". But up to now I found no way to get it working. I need a wireless way to us the ...
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Is there a way to stream screen to localhost?

I want to stream my desktop to Sony Bravia Tv in local area network. There is no Linux way to stream desktop to smart tv on LAN. However I found a workaround, If there is a stream on localhost like ...
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16.04 Project display to smart TV wirelessly

Does anyone know how to project or screencast the display to a smart TV wirelessly? I don't want to use HDMI or any corded connection. I just want to use my smart TV for work purposes and I want to ...
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How to share Ubuntu desktop screen to a smart TV?

Is there any software I can install in Ubuntu desktop 16.04 to enable sharing screen to a smart TV just like in Windows? How to install and configure it?
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Could you install Ubuntu on an external hdd and run it on a Samsung smart TV?

I've got a Samsung Smart TV 4 series 32", and since the smart hub is pretty much useless, I wanted to know if there was a way to run Ubuntu from an external HDD on it.
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