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Disable laptop monitor when there is an external monitor

How can I configure Xorg so that when a certain external monitor is attached to my laptop via HDMI, that external monitor becomes the main monitor and the laptop monitor is switched off? Obviously I ...
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1answer
732 views

13.10 brightness flickering MSI Wind U100

Vanilla install of Ubuntu 13.10 on my MSI Wind U100. Intel graphics card I think. Auto brightness flickers up and down, brightness hud display top-right also flickers. Interrupts input so need to ...
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1answer
139 views

How to change color balance of the monitor

I'd like to change the default (white) color on my laptop display. Right now the color is too blue-like, the best comparison I can make is that it emits color similar to Xenon lights on cars. I have ...
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Laptop display settings change when I plug the laptop in

my laptop behaves annoyingly when I'm using another display (laptop screen + another monitor, so in total two displays) with it. If I first connect the other monitor, and then the power cable, Ubuntu ...
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1answer
123 views

How do I adjust the contrast.

Does anyone know how to adjust the contrast on the Ubuntu Operating system? I have an HP Pavilion G6 Laptop, any help would be great!
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Video boots is laptop mode

I replaced a failed video card. Everything worked fine for 2 days. Now my video output is in laptop mode. Resolution is terrible and most of the page is off screen. I tried to change monitors in the ...
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0answers
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My laptop no longer disables output when lid is closed

When I first installed Ubuntu 12.04, when I closed my laptop's lid it would disable the output to the laptop monitor and only recognize the HDMI out as the single monitor for the OS (so all programs ...
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1answer
325 views

(Xubuntu) - How to turn off Laptop screen while external screen is connected

Hi I just installed Xubuntu on my Laptop, now I want it to disable the laptop screen as long as the external screen is connected. But when I disconnect the external monitor I want the laptop screen to ...
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1answer
590 views

How do I decrease the display brightness an Acer 5830TG?

I am facing a problem with display brightness in ubantu or other versions of linux. Runing a linux distro as live or HDD installation or inside installation, display brightness is automatically set to ...
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1answer
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Resolution and screens not detected properly

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop with integrated Intel graphics (Intel i5 460M CPU). The screen resolution is set to 1024x768 and can only be changed to 800x600, while my screen is 1366x768. ...
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DVI disconects after a second under Ubuntu 12.10 Laptop Dell XPS 15

I use a the DVI-HDMI adapter to connect to my TV. The problem is after I upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10 that the Display doesn not detect correctly the second screen. After connecting the cable it connects ...
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Display problems on Ubuntu 12.10 : “ERROR Couldn't find PLL settings for mode!”

It seems like there's been such problems with external monitors for a while, but even if I updated everything I knew that could be upgraded, I still face the same problem. I have an old laptop that ...
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1answer
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Screen turns off after inactivity

My screen turns off if I'm inactive for some time, even though I disabled the setting. It happens on battery as well as on AC power. My Brightness and Lock Settings: My Power Settings: Does ...
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2answers
597 views

Automatically change resolution when not in dock

I have Ubuntu 11.04 (yep, I know it's old news) on my Lenovo W520. At home, I have a dock with dual monitors. I have a pretty decent setup - things work almost perfectly (hence the reason I'm ...
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3answers
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Settings for multiple monitors are not stored

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. on a Lenovo Thinkpad T400. I connected an external monitor as a second display. The laptop stands under the external screen. The laptop has a native resolution of 1440x900 ...
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1answer
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/etc/X11/xorg.conf file is not available

I am using Sony VPCZ136GG Laptop. Os Ubuntu 11.10 /etc/X11/xorg.conf file is not available. I can set only 1600 x 900(16:9) resolution. Not able to connect Projector. I want to add multiple screen ...
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525 views

Why does my laptop only show a cursor after closing and then opening the screen?

When i close my laptop screen and open it, the screen stays black, but i can see the cursor. I can switch to the other ttys using ctrl+alt+F1-F6, so computer isn't l0cked out or unresponsive, the gui ...
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0answers
860 views

External display not detected on Lenovo T520

In Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, I installed nvidia-current-updates and enabled the discrete NVIDIA card only in BIOS (Optimus completely disabled). Ubuntu uses the nvidia driver but fails to detect an external ...
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How do I get 1366x768 resolution on my HP Pavilion g6?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 via wubi, and have so far been unsuccessful in configuring the system to allow a 1366x768 screen resolution. The platform is an HP Pavilion g6-1d73us with Intel ...
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1answer
529 views

Why would screen brightness not adjust ofter closing laptop lid?

Brightness adjustment works until I close my laptop. After I close it once I cannot adjust the brightness. I often restart the computer to be able to adjust again. The Fn Keys do not work. The ...
2
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1answer
5k views

Turn off laptop display and have monitor

My laptop display has stopped working and is unfixable! Anyway, I got a full HD monitor and plugged that into the HDMI port of the laptop. I have changed the power settings so that I can close the ...
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3answers
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External monitor set as primary even when disconnected from laptop

My Lenovo X200 laptop has developed a problem recently whereby I get a blank internal screen on booting into Ubuntu 11.10 (display works normally during boot and I get a moment of desktop before it ...
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0answers
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How to get display settings persistent? [closed]

I have the following set-up: laptop with screen: 1366x768 external LCD monitor with: 1024x768 The monitor is permanently connected and recognised by the system. Screen is expanded to the ...
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2answers
640 views

LCD brightness step on T520 with Ubuntu 11.10

On Lenovo T520 combination Fn + Home/End for increasing/decreasing screen brightness works perfectly out-of-box but with the step = 3. It's too coarse (HW values are 0..15). How to change the step to ...
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1answer
8k views

Display brightness adjustment not working

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed on a Lenovo Thinkpad T410 laptop with nVidia GT218 display controller. I am unable to adjust the display brightness. Pressing Fn-Home and Fn-End brings up the display ...
2
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2answers
3k views

How to handle brightness trouble on dell inspiron i14R-2265?

Recently I've installed Ubuntu 10.10 32-bit on my Dell Inspiron i14r-2265, but it looks like brightness control is not working. I can change it "programmatically" (FN + brightness key), though actual ...
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1answer
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Blank screen after Switch User or Resume

About half the time when I switch users or resume from standby or resume the screen goes blank (black). If I work the cursor keys I can hear the system bell when it gets to the end of the user list. I ...