[ubuntu-uk] Gnome 3 with a docking station

Jim Price d1version at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 28 17:13:34 UTC 2017

On 27/04/17 18:36, Simon Greenwood wrote:
> I've switched my primary laptop Xubuntu install to Gnome 3 what with all
> this sudden interest in it and I'm quite pleased with how it all hangs
> together, especially with the availability of extensions. There is one
> tweak or extension that I haven't found yet: I frequently plug my laptop
> into a docking station on my desk and Gnome automatically detects all the
> connected displays but I would like to tell it to switch off my laptop
> display and just use my desktop monitors. I currently do this with arandr
> and that works well, but you know, laziness.  Any idea where this could be
> managed?

It sounds to me like a udev script would be the sort of thing to achieve 
that. A google for udev laptop dock script along with your make and 
model of laptop might turn up something useful.


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