I often need to move my laptop from one working place to another. When I do this, there are two events Ubuntu responds to by changing the monitor set up: Removing/attaching the VGA cable ...
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 ...
I use a docking station with 2 external monitors and keep my laptop lid closed when docked. In Gnome's power settings, I have set "Do nothing" when laptop lid is closed and this works fine (after ...