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Old 12-31-2009, 05:53 PM   #1
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How do you connect linux mint to tv

Using 2 different linux mints(6, and 8), with 2 different screen sizes. (17 inch and 10 inch) i have not been able to connect the vga laptops to a Hdmi slot in the tv. i have tried using different screen sizes for the laptop and also have tried to use different screen sizes on the tv. aside from that i don't know much else what to attempt, all of my drivers are active so i don't think that is the issue.
Old 01-01-2010, 04:32 PM   #2
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Vga output is not the same as HDMI.

You need a laptop that has a DVI interface output and a DVI to HDMI lead.
You also need to work in a resolution that your HD TV supports.

If your TV can support 1080p then your laptop resolution needs to be 1920 x 1080 resolution.


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