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I cant connect my laptop to my tv with vga cable?

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  • raisa_irfan Jan 07, 2009

    and no it didnt work. i did everything but then my tv just said "format not supported". i think it might be bcuz my laptop is linux based. what to do now?

  • raisa_irfan Jan 07, 2009

    yeah i know. n icud hear the audio but cudnt c any video??? maybe i have to do something with the laptop to get connected??? by the way my laptop is linux based!!!

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Yes you can.
remember you have to set your PC display settings and select the input in your TV.
Audio must be transferred via separate cable.
Let me know if you know where to config your display settings.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

  • Pat Batta
    Pat Batta Jan 08, 2009

    some links for Linux environment:
    Link 1
    link 2
    Link 3
    Linux is the reason because your video card is managed in a complete different way, but I do not see why yous shouldn`t be able to config it


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