What you are looking at is a"feature called "overscan" (or "zoom" on some TVs). It's the TV itself cutting off the edges!
So, look for a feature called overscan (or zoom) in the setup of the TV, and disable it!
Long time ago, when cathode ray tubes - CRTs - were used as television displays, and the images were transferred in an analogue way, ...
I've created a script that slowly dims two monitors after 5 minutes of keyboard or mouse inactivity while you watch a movie on a third monitor. When you move your mouse or use your keyboard the two dimmed monitors quickly brighten (but not suddenly to shock you).
Sample status screen
Before you think I watch too much TV note this is a laptop and the program ...
Arte.tv website has been completly rewritten in March 2013...
Probably old scripts and hacks have not updated their code.
I have created a small standalone php webpage that allow you to download, without any software or account any Arte+7 videos as a MP4 file , just go there: http://floriancrouzat.net/arte/ and paste your Arte+7 URL.
If you liked it, either ...
I have an Asus Zenbook Prime with an Intel HD integrated GPU. My machine has the same issues with video and sound settings not automatically switching when I plug in a TV over HDMI.
To resolve the video I can either press the external monitor hotkey (FN+F8) to cycle between Laptop only, TV only, Mirrored, and Extended desktop modes. Your laptop may not ...
Google Chromecast is likely the best and cheapest option for mirroring your Ubuntu desktop to your TV. Here is a short youtube video.
For setting up in Ubuntu 16.04 there are other users to help out if you have a problem: Google cast on Ubuntu 16.04
Note there is a now a version 2, an ultra option and even an Ethernet option.
The cost (without options) ...
Well, I sent an email to Canonical, and after a couple of days I received an answer which I place here in order to give this question as answered and to keep a record for future reference.
Thanks for getting in touch.
I have opened this question in AskUbuntu (How do I write articles without infringing on OSS project's logos ...
My TV also does that. Usually I just run
xrandr --output LVDS1 --primary --auto --output HDMI1 --auto --same-as LVDS1
This fixes the wrong resolution on the monitor, making it a mirror of my laptop.
I have this command conveniently aliased to something I can remember:
alias xrandr-hdmi-mirror="xrandr --output LVDS1 --primary --auto --output HDMI1 --auto -...
I had the same problem, mine's was result by opening the dash and write it down: sound, open it and in output tab, appear HDDMI / Display Port I select it and wuala it works for me. My computer is a Asus k52f.
THEN... it appears
Click on HDDMI / Display Port and the tv sound should work fine, I saw The dark night rises yesterday using HDMI port!
This is my work-around, not a real solution.
The laptop gets connected to the TV via a short cable.
I use a wireless keyboard (inclusive touch-pad) to control the laptop.
"if the mountain won't come to the prophet then let' s take prophet to the mountain" :-)
Another way to do it:
GO TO http://www.arte.tv/guide/fr/, choose the desired video link and open it in browser
click “View Page Source”
in source, search for link that contains PLUS7 and ALL.json
copy that link but don't remove the string player/ from it
open it in browser
in that page, search for .MP4 or HD - (if you want high-definition) or version for ...
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
sudo ppa-purge ppa:venerix/blug
sudo apt-get update
Type the following in this order into your terminal:
sudo apt-get update
--> updates the apt-get database
sudo apt-get remove --purge tv-maxe
--> removes the package tv-maxe including config files
sudo apt-get ...
I'm sure it is a little late, but I thought I'd post a comment to help those browsing. I am running the NVidia driver, and when I plug in HDMI I first have to make sure the secondary display is enabled, thus activating the entire HDMI setup (including audio). Once the video is enabled and working, the sound settings includes the additional HDMI/DisplayPort ...
Many TVs support DLNA. You can install "minidlna" on your computer.
sudo apt-get install minidlna
specify the folders in /etc/minidlna.conf
edit /etc/init.d/minidlna.conf as shown below so that minidlna is run with your user privileges (this is a hack but I didn't find an easier way to get it working).
# Run as minidlna' if USER is not specified or ...
I had the same problem with my Samsung TV connecting to my laptop via HDMI and found the solution by going to the TV Menu > Picture > Screen Adjustment > chose "screen fit" that fixed it. There you will find other options too but for me the screen fit did the trick and that over scan issue was fixed.
All this time i was thinking it was the display setting ...
By 2020, it's possible to do Screen Mirroring on a Samsung Smart TV as Wireless Display, without any HDMI cable (I use it every day, Samsung TV UN40J5500, with Ubuntu 20.04).
The simplest way to do it, in my opinion, is to install gnome-network-displays via flatpak.
Download .flatpakref from Flathub: https://flathub.org/apps/details/org.gnome....
There is a high probability that this is an EDID issue. Tower and new tv find no agreement on the resolution to use. I would try to save the Edid information of the old tv and force the tower to use this edid when connected to the new tv, or force the resolution. How to do this is more or less described here :
Using a saved EDID so Ubuntu boots to correct ...
See Nemo's answer https://askubuntu.com/a/413132/511681 It fixed that problem on my TV as hdmi monitor. The same problem happens with all the various recent Ubuntu's I have tried with this TV. I don't want to use a proprietary driver.
xrandr --output HDMI-0 --set underscan on
xrandr --output HDMI-0 --set underscan auto
Now with underscan I ...
Sopcast is the tool for watching TV online for free. This software is assessed that it can download video quickly and pick up some radio stations. However, novice users may feel like a fish out of water. The following tutorial will help users watch TV on Sopcast easily.
How to watch TV with Sopcast : http://tips.betdownload.com/how-to-watch-tv-with-sopcast-...
What you want is 'purging' the PPA.
See "How to purge a PPA" in this blog article on how to do that. This is generic for reverting upgrades done via a PPA.
I recommend doing this over just removing the PPA and removing the packages you think you have installed from it (as per the first part of the answer of @MHC). Here's why:
Purging a PPA means not ...
Try with SUPER + P (Super is WINDOWS KEY)
If this doesn't works try with sudo apt-get install arandr and then open the screen layout editor you just installed with arandrcommand.
Once you opened it you could place the second screen above the first to do the mirroring:
Once you've dragged the second one over the first one (DVI-I-1 over DVI-I-0 in my case) ...
No. Ubuntu for phone uses some parts which are also used in Android/CyanogenMod. Ubuntu for Android is an Ubuntu on top of an existing and functioning Android.
This is not yet implemented. It it clearly planned that the phone connected to Keyboard Mouse and Monitor behaves like a PC.
This is also not yet implemented. But from what I can see right now there ...
Check out MiracleCast.
This might be what you're looking for. It projects your screen onto TV's using Miracast over WiFi.
I have had the same issue on Ubuntu 16.04 with xfce-desktop. I did some scouring on the net and found a ppa that worked great for me and got freetuxtv working. Keep in mind it is the unstable freetuxtv Developer Team PPA found here
you can install using the following
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:freetuxtv/freetuxtv-dev
sudo apt update
sudo apt install ...