[ubuntu-uk] No output on laptop screen after upgrading to Karmic

Jonathon Fernyhough j.fernyhough at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 14:10:21 GMT 2009

2009/10/30 ian pettitt <ian.pettitt at bbsrc.ac.uk>:
> Hi
> I've upgrade from 9.04 to 9.10 and I can no longer use it - the system
> boots and gets to login screen, but since there is no display I can't
> use it! I reinstalled 9.04 and downloaded the 9.10 Live Cd, which has
> the same problem - the display is blank. It does detect an external
> monitor so I can see the output on that, but that isn't a very practical
> solution. Changing the display properties for the laptop screen doesn't
> make any difference, whatever I try I do not get any thing on the laptop
> screen.

Have you tried the good ol' Fn-F8 combination (or whatever the CRT/LCD
key is on the 1545, I assume it's the same as on the Vostro 1500)?


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