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Just upgraded to 11.04 and loving it.

However, when I boot the acer aspire 5100 laptop with external VGA monitor plugged in, or when I attach it after boot, both screens pixilate and I can't see a thing. Unplugging the monitor doesn't help and I have to reboot.

It works perfectly if the external monitor is never attached
Happens regardless of gnome or unity used. Maybe a driver thing? Worked perfectly in 10.10 Any help would be much appreciated!

I'm using: Acer Aspire 5100
ATI radeon xpress 200m graphics
External monitor connected by VGA.

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closed as too localized by fossfreedom Feb 20 '12 at 23:47

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