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

L.D. Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Tue Oct 4 17:12:37 EDT 2011


What happens if you open the lid before undocking?


On Tue, 2011-10-04 at 17:05 -0400, Kiwi Ssennyonjo wrote:
> Upon reboot; all is well and wonderful.
> 
> When I undock, the lid is closed so the laptop immediately suspends.
> When wakes, its a bit for all the windows to collect to the one
> screen.
> 
> 
> On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 17:02, L.D. Paniak
> <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com> wrote:
>         Let's try the other way:  If you reboot in the dock,
>         everything is OK on
>         the external monitors, correct.
>         
>         What happens when you removed the laptop from the dock?  Black
>         screen on
>         laptop?  If so, try opening the Monitor control before
>         removing from the
>         dock.  You should be able to 1) turn on the laptop screen and
>         2) turn
>         off the monitors.  Now remove from dock. Do you still have a
>         desktop on
>         the laptop screen?
>         
>         
>         
>         
>         On Tue, 2011-10-04 at 16:42 -0400, Kiwi Ssennyonjo wrote:
>         > 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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