laptop lid and tty issue on latitude

Cory K. coryisatm at
Tue Jan 29 16:47:20 GMT 2008

Jason Schaefer wrote:
> I have a dell latitude d505 and since I installed ubuntu studio when I
> close the laptop lid the screen goes blank except for the mouse which
> freezes and I can't get to any tty's. I have to hold the pwr button to
> shutdown. Also, when I switch tty's the screen blanks and I can only
> sometimes get back to tty7.
> I have run regular ubuntu on this machine, including gutsy. I have not
> experienced anything like this since debian in 2005.
> Thanks
> Jason

I'm sorry. This is a support issue and should go to the -users list.
ubuntu-studio-users at

Please reply there. If you are running -rt please install -generic and
say if the problem persists.


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