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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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Laptop screen blank when I connect an external monitor (which works)

I have connected an external monitor to my laptop via VGA. However I can't get both working at the same time. What I wanted was for the external monitor to be a continuation of my laptop, however when ...
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Connecting and controlling my desktop with my laptop monitor using ubuntu.

I would like to know how to use my laptop as a monitor for my desktop. my laptop is running windows 7 and my desktop is running ubuntu 13.10. i do not have a monitor for the desktop. Thank you.
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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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How to reset external display?

So I was testing my laptop on my external scree and managed to cycle through the modes until I hit the one which displayed only on the external monitor. This just output a green screen and nothing ...
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Gateway NV78 laptop monitor stopped working when upgrading to 12.10

I have a Gateway laptop NV78. It's a 64 bit. It has dual core CPU and 4 gigs of RAM. When I installed Ubuntu 12.10, the monitor stopped working. My external monitor hooked up through VGA works fine. ...
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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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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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Can't detect external monitor with a SiS671 video card

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my old laptop with SiS671 video card and its working fine with 1280x800 screen resolution. I also connected my external monitor and its working too but I want to turn off ...
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Keep external monitor on when laptop is closed

I am running Ubuntu 12 on a 5 year old Sony Vaio laptop. The battery is totally shot and does not even register anymore, so I am using it as a desktop instead, with an external monitor. Unfortunately, ...
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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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Laptop screen not detected but ubuntu working on other monitor

I have a laptop with with intel celeron inside 64 bit, the 64 bit amd ubuntu 11.10 is working on the laptop, just it wont detect the laptop screen but the same live usb worked on amd 64 pc, When i ...
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Resolution in login screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Resolution of the login screen is wrong on a second monitor last weekend i tried to personalize my ubuntu a bit and i was able to destroy it until i was only able to ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 Laptop Screen not working

Just installed Ubuntu 11.04 and my Laptop screen has stopped working, although an external monitor still works fine. It won't even display the bios. It stopped working during a debian upgrade ...
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Monitor shuts off after installing Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit successfully in nomodeset option, but when I boot the installed system the monitor shuts off, so I would like to know how to fix this like I fixed it in the ...
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How can I increase laptop lcd luminosity steps?

I was wondering if there's a way to tweak the steps that the luminosity of my lcd do when adjusting it from keyboard. It seems that they are just +/-30% of total, and that's pretty annoying, because ...
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How to solve extend monitor problem on my laptop? [closed]

I installed 10.10 on my laptop and the microphone and wlan didn't show up. I then built the latest Linux core and installed it. Everything is okay now, except of the external monitor. If I plug in a ...
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When I close my Laptop lid my external monitor turns off

I saw this thread : Prevent external monitors from shutting off when laptop lid is closed? I entered this code (from that thread): gconftool-2 --type string --set ...
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1answer
539 views

Using an external monitor on an LG R590 laptop

I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my LG R590 laptop, and when I boot it, I can't get my external monitor to work. System->Preferences->Monitors won't recognize it (even when I click Detect monitors), ...
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Notebook: detect and use currently connected monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to autodetect when a display is disconnected? At first my configuration: I'm running Ubuntu 11.04, GeForce GTX460m. Problem: I connect my notebook to 2 ...
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Prevent external monitors from shutting off when laptop lid is closed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I tell Ubuntu to do nothing when I close my laptop lid? I'm running my laptop essentially as a desktop, I have two external monitors hooked up, a bluetooth ...
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1answer
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How do I fix an internal laptop monitor showing up as unknown connection?

I'm new to Linux and Ubuntu and trying it out but installing 10.10 via Wubi on to my old Samsung V25 laptop. For the larger part, the system seems to be working fine, apart from one key point, its ...
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Modify Monitor Color Profiles / Settings

I can't seem to find this anywhere but every other OS has this... How can I just modify the color settings on my monitor, e.g. white balance, gamma, etc? Also, just in case, i'm on a Lenovo ...
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I have a HP Probook 4510s and everytime I plug it in, the monitor dims

anyone else notice this on their laptops, or is it just mine? Ubuntu 10.10 by the way...