Questions tagged [tv]

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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Force resolution when connecting to TV via A/V receiver

My installation of Ubuntu 20.04 is running on a HTPC (Gigabyte Brix GB-BRi3H-8130 - which has Intel UHD Graphics 620). It's connected to my 4K TV via an A/V receiver (Yamaha RX-V685). I have Ubuntu ...
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19.10 split screen is not on display window

recently (after playing with Nvidia drivers for my 750 TI.... I know bad mistake) my displays are mirrored /unified and I can't get back to splitting them. Display recognizes both the Sony TV and the ...
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Lg tv no signal ununtu 20.04

Connecting Hdmi cable from my lenovo ideapad 510s to to my lg tv , and the TV shows - no signal. What to ? Using ubuntu 20.04
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Can't get 4k 60hz to work on my TV

I have a 4k 60hz TV (Vizio V505-G9) and I am unable to push 60hz on Ubuntu 20.04. I have enabled "Full UHD Color" on my TV settings to allow the 60hz signal to go through, but I'm only receiving ...
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When I connect my TV to my laptop via HDMI, the TV is not detected until I try to change my background or run xrandr

When I connect my TV's HDMI input to my laptop's HDMI-out port, the TV is not detected. The HDMI icon on the TV input menu is greyed out but I am strangely still able to select it. When I select ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 won't transmit to TV

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 as that was the last version supported for Windows XP 32-bit on a Dell Inspiron laptop. The computer has an S-video port that I connected with an adapter cable to a TV's RCA ...
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NO SYNC on Ubuntu 19+

I have an old TV for monitor and I can't install or run Ubuntu 19.04 and 19.10. Infact I can't run 18.04.4 also. 18.04.3 works fine, but not 04.4. Screen is black and it says NO SYNC. I can install it ...
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4K TV as monitor in Kubuntu - display offset

My lounge media computer recently started being used as a web development platform so I put Kubuntu on, 19.10. It is offsetting the display on an LG 4K TV UJ635V through an Nvidia 1030. Offset is ...
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Media Station (Ubuntu server + OpenWRT + MovistarTV decoder)

I have in mind a technical challenge and I would like if someone could please point me in the right direction so that I can continue myself. I have an old computer (motherboard ASUS P5G41T-M LX, 2GiB ...
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HDMI issues using Samsung AU55RU8000WXXY as monitor

I have been happily using my Samsung tv as a monitor for my Ubuntu based mythtv system, but over the last couple of weeks it has become unreliable. Sometimes the Tv connects to the pc, but more often ...
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Watch Hallmark Channel on my laptop?

I would like to watch the Hallmark Channel on my laptop computer, but Hallmark says it requires Windows to operate. Does Linux software exist to be able to stream Hallmark TV w/Ubuntu? I've run ...
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HDMI Switch: Wrong Resolution / Remember Resolution

I have a PC that is connected to my first monitor (1080p) via HDMI. Between the monitor and the PC is a HDMI switch so I can easily use my TV (720p) as a screen. The problem here is that the ...
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How to switch from PAL to NTSC output?

I'm using nvidia propietary drivers in Lubuntu 19.04 on a 32-bit computer with GeForce 6200 graphics card. This is all in a arcade cabinet.I lack the nvidia GUI for no apparent reason. I tried typing "...
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Turn off all monitors while watching VLC media on TV

Sometimes I like to watch VLC media on my TV connected to the HDMI port on my laptop and I now have to: Start VLC on the TV: Positioned on the TV by CCSM. The screen saver is being turned off by VLC....
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Drivers for LG 32LK 330 UB TV?

I got a LG Tv model 32LK330 UB. Monitor Preferences is showing it as a Goldstar 52 inch HDMI-0. The picture quality is not as good as it should be. Do I need a driver for it? Thanks
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Ubuntu 18.04: Black screen on boot connected to Samsung TV

I have a problem with my 3 year old 'htpc' computer stationed in my living room, running Ubuntu 18.04. After the Asus UEFI/BIOS splash screen, the screen gets black and the system is totally freezed. ...
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18.04 TV reproducing screen until login then after login just beaver

I have a Lenovo Idea-pad running 18.04. It is connected to a Samsung TV with a HDMI cable. On booting the laptop the TV mimics the computer screen until the login screen which comes up on the laptop ...
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How to get HDMI devices to just work?

Dell Vostro 2025 64-bit Dual booting: Ubuntu 18.04.03 LTS Bionic Beaver Windows 10 Home 1 HDMI port HDA Intel PCH (?) sound card/chipset (from aplay – see below) In Windows I just plug ...
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VGA red secondary screen problem

When I connect my VGA cable from PC to TV ICARUS IC-LED32H-B/HK all colors became black and red. Can someone help me with this problem, please? Cable is fine (tested on another screen). Thank you.
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Can't detect my TV using HDMI

I have tried to watch a movie on TV by connecting my lap top using HDMI cable. But I couldn't connect it. I have tried several codes. Now I have faced another problem as Red color dot on right top ...
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How to watch digital TV (ISDB-T) on ubuntu?

I have an ISDB-T USB receiver. On VLC I can plug it in and if I select DVB-T I can scan the bands but no channels are found. Is there a specific option for ISDB-T?
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VLC player has gigantic menu text and buttons, how to make them smaller?

could you tell me how to make VLC players text smaller on my TV, things seem to get bigger on it. Thanks
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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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User logged out when TV is turned off and on again

A computer running Ubuntu 17.10 and Gnome is connected to a single monitor (Sony Bravia TV) via HDMI. While logged in with applications open if the TV is turned off and back on again the user will be ...
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How to make kodi as default media player

Kodi player looks better then vlc. because in kodi i can create my own add-ons in python and it is easy to do. so i want to set it default. how to use kodi as default media player it is not default
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How can i connect ubuntu 17.10 to my LG Smart TV

I installed ubuntu 17.10 normally and just want to duplicate my screen on my LG Smart TV, i have normal wifi but Miraclecast doesnt work for me and the intel WiDi thingy for linux is just code and i ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 secondary screen stop working if my laptop is lid down [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm having problems using my laptop connected to my TV using a HDMI cable. First, sound was not working on the TV, but I solved it. Now, if my laptop is lid down, the secondary ...
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Looking for ways to watch PS Vue on Ubuntu

PS Vue does not allow linux users to stream their content over any browsers. I know some people got Vue to work on Kodi, I am not one of them. Is there an way to get ROKU (which I know has a windows ...
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How can I install a Hauppauge WinTV HVR1110 card in Ubuntu 16.04?

I have a (slightly old now, but still working) Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1110 analogue/digital tuner card. I haven't used it for years, but I remember back in about Ubuntu 10.04 it worked fine in Linux. I ...
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Ubuntu 16.10 won't maintain resolution settings on 4k TV

I built an Ubuntu 16.10 PC, with a GTX 1080 card, and have it running into a new Sony 75" 4k HDR screen. I am running the latest Nvidia drivers. Problem: the screen resolution defaults for 1920 x ...
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My DVBT (it9135) doesn't work…Please Help

My DVBT (it9135) doesn't work. The output of lsusb command is: me@mydesktop:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 005: ID 04f2:0833 Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd Bus 001 Device 004: ID 093a:2510 Pixart Imaging, ...
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No sound through HDMI on my NUC

I have a new Kaby lake NUC. HDMI is listed as an option in 'Sound Settings' and if I open pavucontrol I can see the 'sound monitor bar' flickering up and down when I play a youtube video, but no sound ...
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Can't get beyond desktop on TV screen on dual display setup

Using older PC running Ubuntu. Trying to stream video to HD TV via VGA cable. On startup, desktop visible on both PC Monitor and TV screen. Mouse is shown and active on PC screen only. Can run ...
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Build a iptv server using ubuntu and a satelite dish

My mom father, systers and brothers (huge family) all of them had satelite dishes untill i introduced Android tv box to them. I went to some sites that offers persian channels online i borrowes the ...
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16.04 Project display to smart TV wirelessly

Does anyone know how to project 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 project the ...
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Install Captvty in 16.04 under Wine

Looking for a specialized tool to search, watch and download online videos from French tv stations and especially from arte tv, Captvty seems one of the most powerful, the main advantage being that it ...
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16.10 broke my MythTV

I just upgraded from 16.04.1 to 16.10, and now MythTV is broken. It worked fine in 16.04.1. Specifically it's the mythfrontend that's broken. It won't start, and this throws this error: *** stack ...
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Is the Astrometa DVB-T2 usb stick working on Ubuntu?

I tryed to run DVB-T2 channels with Astrometa DVB-t2 on Ubuntu. I installed Linux firmware nonfree and media build. After this I installed w_scan. If I scan channels with w_scan I make channels.xpsf ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...