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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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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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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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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? I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 this [deleted] question but there is no ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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High pitch sound from tv conected to hdmi

Audio does work but there is a high pitched sound coming from the tv when it is connected and selected as sound output via hdmi in ubuntu 14.04. I have not tinkered with any drivers or sound configs. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no signal to television

I have two different laptops with Ubuntu14.04. One is a Dell Latitude D610 x32 the other is a HP G62 x64. When I connect the Dell laptop to the tv,svga connection, the tv gets signal and shows my ...
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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 TV Issues with Acer V3-571 laptop

Im a complete Linux novice. Iv installed Mint today on my laptop. So far so good. However Im having a few teething issues with regards to my HDMI connection. When I connect to my TV via HDMI the TV ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How to stream my laptop screen to the TV?

Recently I bought a Samsung Smart TV and with my Android mobile phone (using an app called Wifi Display) I can stream what I see on the mobile to the TV. Is this feature available on Ubuntu? I would ...
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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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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 all....
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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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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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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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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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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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Overscan issue on a CRT TV Ubuntu 12.04

I built a HTPC using an 8400gs S-Video port to display on my old RCA TV in my room. The top and side bar cannot be seen. Switching resolutions doesn't help either. I'm running Nvidia driver 304
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How do I connect laptop to TV?

When I connect my laptop to TV via HDMI it shows me this: but it shows me it the screens one on the another and sometimes I don’t see windows, what should I do?
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HDMI Audio not working on fresh Dell install

Just installed Ubuntu on a Dell Studio 1535 laptop. Everything is working except the audio on the HDMI connection (video via hdmi does work). Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU T5850 @ 2.16GHz = thats the ...
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How can I use Ubuntu 12.04 server to play a repeating video loop on a connected tv?

I would like to use ubuntu server 12.04 to play a repeating video loop on a connected tv. There won't be any interaction with the system once it is live, except remotely. Additionally, I need to ...
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Unable to detect USB TV Tuner in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently bought a TV USB Tuner. But i am unable to make it detectable in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS System. Below are the details of the model. Manufacturer: Enter Device: TV Tuner USB E210E when ...
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How can I hook my Ubuntu laptop through HDMI into a TV as a second monitor, but only use the speakers on the TV?

I have a laptop that is hooked up to a very large TV as a second monitor and everything works just perfectly, the problem is I use the TV to play music in the background while I work on my laptop. ...
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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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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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Problem reinstalling. Original install was done while connected to a TV [closed]

I had an old desktop running Win XP connected to my Samsung LED TV with a VGA cable. It worked fine. I installed Ubuntu 12.04. The install went fine. I could see everything fine on the TV screen. ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 tv setup

I'm new to Ubuntu. How do install setup tv on version 13.04? Can't seem to find tv setup. Thanks, Steve.
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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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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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Using RGB cable to view movies on tv

When I use an RGB cable to connect my laptop to the Vizio TV I can only see the desktop, no folders or any other activity. However, once the cable is connected, the curser shows on the tv but not the ...
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S-video problems Xubuntu 13.04

I installed for the first time Linux and it's a great move for me. Xubuntu came out of the box with almost everything working perfectly. I have a problem though, when I try to see the image from the ...
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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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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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Connot hear sound when connecting my Toshiba (intel i3) Laptop to my TV

I tried connecting my Toshiba laptop with Intel® Core™ i3 CPU M 330 @ 2.13GHz × 4 processor to my TV using a HDMI connector. Though I can receive images on my TV, I still get audio my laptop speakers ...
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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 ...