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I have an external monitor that is connected to my laptop via HDMI. I just upgraded to Natty and I can no longer redirect my video output to it using Fn+F8. How can I get my external monitor working again?

  • Hardware is a Dell XPS m1530.

It seems that I can twiddle with the nvidia settings and get configuration I am looking for, so I guess the real question is:

How can I get Fn+F8 to switch my video out between monitors like it used to?

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closed as off topic by Bruno Pereira Feb 29 '12 at 9:35

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Can you had some hardware information to your question? – Jorge Castro Apr 29 '11 at 13:05
This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions here. – Bruno Pereira Feb 29 '12 at 9:35

That should help you if you have a nvidia graphics-card: Second screen detection

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