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Ubuntu thinks my desktop is a laptop. I looked for answers on the interweb, but nada. I'm running 12.04.

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closed as not a real question by Marco Ceppi Aug 14 '12 at 17:31

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What do you mean it thinks your desktop is a laptop? There isn't any difference in the interface between a desktop and a laptop. –  tgm4883 Jul 24 '12 at 22:43
    
@tgm4883 one interface difference would be the battery monitor. –  hbdgaf Jul 24 '12 at 22:53
    
Can you provide a screenshot? Do you have a UPS plugged in? –  tgm4883 Jul 25 '12 at 2:04
    
how did you know that Ubuntu thinks your desktop is a laptop? –  Peachy Jul 25 '12 at 12:42

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If you are looking under "Displays" and you see this then it is a bug in the system and you don't have anything to worry about. Ubuntu doesn't run any different on a Desktop than on a Laptop anyway. (Besides the differences in hardware affecting the OS ergo RAM, HDD, ETC.)

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