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Re: trying to redirect display output from laptop to a TV through its HDMI port ...




On 10/23/18, deloptes <deloptes@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I think this should help
> xrandr --output HDMI1 --auto

 For whatever reason it is not clear from the output of the commandd
that I am indeed using a SAMSUNG LCD Monitor connected to one of its
HDMI ports:

$ xrandr --output HDMI1 --auto
warning: output HDMI1 not found; ignoring

$ xrandr --output HDMI2 --auto
warning: output HDMI2 not found; ignoring

$ xrandr --output HDMI --auto
warning: output HDMI not found; ignoring

# xrandr --output HDMI1 --auto
warning: output HDMI1 not found; ignoring

# xrandr --output HDMI2 --auto
warning: output HDMI2 not found; ignoring

# xrandr --output HDMI --auto
warning: output HDMI not found; ignoring

# xrandr --listmonitors
Monitors: 1
 0: +HDMI-1 1280/160x720/90+0+0  HDMI-1

# xrandr --listactivemonitors
Monitors: 1
 0: +HDMI-1 1280/160x720/90+0+0  HDMI-1
#

$ lshw -c display
WARNING: you should run this program as super-user.
  *-display
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated
Graphics Controller
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 2
       bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
       version: 09
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
       resources: irq:26 memory:c0000000-c03fffff
memory:b0000000-bfffffff ioport:4000(size=64) memory:c0000-dffff
WARNING: output may be incomplete or inaccurate, you should run this
program as super-user.

# lshw -c display
  *-display
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated
Graphics Controller
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 2
       bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
       version: 09
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: msi pm vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
       resources: irq:26 memory:c0000000-c03fffff
memory:b0000000-bfffffff ioport:4000(size=64) memory:c0000-dffff
root@niggahme:~#

# hwinfo --monitor --short
monitor:
                       SAMSUNG LCD Monitor
                       SAMSUNG
#
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