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

Kiwi Ssennyonjo kiwi at ssenn.com
Tue Oct 4 16:42:41 EDT 2011


That is the problem, all monitors including the laptop lcd are off (dark)
I am unable to try Lori's sugguestion

On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 16:23, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:

> That makes sense - if you undock all external monitors would be shut down.
>
> Once redocked, if you do as Lori suggests, are you able to reestablish the
> external monitors?
>
> It would also help for the purposes of your testing if you keep your laptop
> open. I'm guessing your laptop screen is still working while your other
> monitors are dark.
>
> Kiwi Ssennyonjo wrote, On 10/04/2011 3:59 PM:
>
>  the monitors are both on but nothing being displayed.
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 15:53, L.D. Paniak <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com>*
>> *wrote:
>>
>>  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.
>>>
>> .
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