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

Kiwi Ssennyonjo kiwi at ssenn.com
Tue Oct 4 17:20:59 EDT 2011


So, your instructions work, but laptop is falling asleep, even if the
lid is open when undocking.


Kiwi

On 2011-10-04, at 17:13, "L.D. Paniak" <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com> wrote:

> 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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