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When the laptop is connected to a new monitor while suspended (Which I do daily when I arrive home) and woken up, the unlock screen works fine, but Unity has several areas that are simply black. The mouse works in those areas, and Super-W shows windows in the black areas, but nothing in them is clickable. The black area includes approximately a 100-pixel bar at the top of the primary monitor (1600x900) and the entire secondary monitor (1280x1024).

Running "unity --replace" at the Alt-F2 prompt (which I can't see, but works) fixes it, but is there a way not to have to fix it each time?

Screenshot below: The Screenshot enter image description here The black under the primary (left) monitor is normal - They're different heights.

/var/log/Xorg.0.log -

lspci -nn | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0046] (rev 02)

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! We need more hardware information to help you, can you look at this question and then edit your question adding the information. – Jorge Castro May 3 '11 at 17:45
The files it looks like are needed are quite large - is there a way to upload them, or otherwise hide the text content from those who don't want to see it? – Ethan May 3 '11 at 22:08
You can use – Jorge Castro May 3 '11 at 22:16
Okay, thanks. I've added /var/log/Xorg.0.log and lspca -nn | grep VGA. Is there anything else I've missed? – Ethan May 4 '11 at 0:36
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This should probably be raised as a new Unity bug on Launchpad but a quick solution is to run that command when resuming using these forum instructions

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