[kwlug-disc] HELP -- Very new to Ubuntu

L.D. Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Tue Oct 4 15:53:24 EDT 2011


What do you mean by "monitors go crazy"?  Do you get desktop backgrounds
on each monitor? 

Try popping open the System->Preferences->Monitors (that's the location
in 10.04) window and see if all three screens appear as options and if
changes there help.


On Tue, 2011-10-04 at 15:39 -0400, Kiwi Ssennyonjo wrote:
> I was recently given a laptop at work.
> They gave me a corporate image of windows 7 that has 'known issues' as
> identified by IT.
> 
> It was sugguested to me that I convert my 'Windows 7' to a VM and use
> Workstation in Ubuntu; A supported configuration.
> 
> My setup is as follows
> -Dell E6320
> -Dual monitors
> 
> I Install Ubuntu 11.10. I am having a real problem with
> -docking
> -undocking
> when i start my laptop on the dock all is well until I undock and
> redock.
> my monitors go crazy; to the extent that i have been resorting to
> restarting (keep in mind i am new to this ubuntu thing)
> 
> May you please sugguest a solution?
> Or I will have to go to plan B.
> -- 
> Kiwi Ssennyonjo
> http://www.ssenn.com
> twitter:@kiwoneka
> m:519-744-3200
> 
> 
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