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I just upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 today. I noticed that in display settings it recognizes my system as laptop and I am actually running a desktop with a viewsonic monitor. How can I fix this?

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I am running the ati radeon hd 6450.I noticed that catalyst has my monitor listed correctly.I have ran system profiler and benchmarks and it names it as monitor 0 ?displays continues to call it a laptop –  robert May 1 '12 at 9:11
    
This question should instead be filed as a bug report Current Bug. –  Marco Ceppi Jun 11 '12 at 13:53
    
lol.Marco glad your up to par.I actually think I filed this as a bug I cant remember I have filed so many.Can I take points away for ignorance?Marco,do you think this question isnt ubuntu related?I mean it never happened with windows did it ?I m not saying windows was without its faults but I seem to think this particular issue amongst many just might be related to ubuntu ? –  robert Jun 12 '12 at 3:55
    
Is this just for points here or does anyone have any answers lol –  robert Jun 12 '12 at 3:57
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closed as off topic by Marco Ceppi Jun 11 '12 at 13:53

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This is a bug. You can confirm that your computer is not really being identified as a laptop by running:

sudo laptop-detect -v

To help get this fixed, I suggest you update the bug report with further details, or log into Launchpad and register the fact that the bug also affects you:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-desktop3/+bug/970560

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