[ubuntu-studio-users] HDMI problems with Popcorn Time

Anderson veganderson at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 05:32:36 UTC 2015


Only in popcorn time. Only in Linux. Only in HDMI.

I didnt think about checking with them. I'll do that. Thanks!
 Den 28 jun 2015 22:04 skrev "Mike Holstein" <mikeh789 at gmail.com>:

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> On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 5:56 AM, Anderson <veganderson at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Hi!
>>
>> Thanks for the help!
>>
>> I tried changing settings with alsamixer but that didn't help.
>> It's very weird. It only happens in popcorn time and only in Linux.
>> Everything else works fine. I also checked Pulse, but couldn't do much
>> there either.
>>
>> The only solution I found was to choose to play the movies on VLC instead
>> of Popcorn time. This way it works fine.
>>
>
> this happens only over HDMI? have you asked popcorn time support? since
> its not an ubuntu package, you may find "better" help finding an ubuntu
> user, in the main ubuntu support venues, with your specific hardware using
> popcorn time.
>
>
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>> 2015-06-10 15:36 GMT+01:00 Mike Holstein <mikeh789 at gmail.com>:
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>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 4:59 AM, Anderson <veganderson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I get audio noise when watching PopCorn Time on my TV connected to my
>>>> laptop on HDMI.
>>>>
>>>> The same doesn't happen when using Popcorn Time through HDMI in Windows
>>>> in the same computer.
>>>>
>>>> It's also no problem to watch YouTube, for example, even in Linux
>>>> through HDMI.
>>>>
>>>> Speakers and earphones work fine. I only get problems with HDMI in
>>>> Linux and in Popcorn Time.
>>>>
>>>> Has anyone had similar problems? Any suggestions?
>>>>
>>>> I'm using Ubuntu Studio 14.04.2 LTS.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks in advance!
>>>>
>>>
>>> one would think that a "buzz" or "hum" would be from actual hardware
>>> connections, and not have much to do with the software/drivers.. so, what i
>>> might do is, get the noise happening, via hdmi, then, i would open
>>> alsamixer, and enable *all* controls, and try tweaking settings there,
>>> thinking that, maybe a loop is being created somehow, where, a noise is
>>> being introduced, though, i think that is not likely. it could be as simple
>>> as the device not providing good linux support. what i might do is simply
>>> check for, and apply any updates available, then, i would try different
>>> live iso's. live iso's allow an easy way to try hardware with different
>>> kernels/drivers and alsa versions. i would unplug everything but the HDMI
>>> from the machine, and test.. and also, consider recording it, so that a
>>> volunteer could try and identify the sound as a ground loop, or a hard
>>> drive/fan noise, etc.. cheers
>>>
>>>
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