View Full Version : [ubuntu] TV to Comp Hookup

June 7th, 2009, 05:32 PM
Hey there, I just recently dumped my cable service and am wanting to hook up my computer to my CRT TV in the living room so I can watch videos and movies I've downloaded to the comp. THis is the tv I have:
And this is the video card I have: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150229

Can someone walk me through how I can get Ubuntu to talk to my TV so I can transmit the signal to it? Thanks for the help!!

June 7th, 2009, 10:59 PM
looks like your video card comes with an HDMI to DVI converter but I didn't see where the television had an HDMI input. if it doesn't then I guess you'll just use the S-video to connect them.

switch the TV input to the S-video and see what you can do.