help configuring ubuntu 7.10 on my laptop
pkaplan1 at comcast.net
Tue Nov 27 10:18:03 UTC 2007
I found that the gui display config module w/ kubuntu which was stellar with
an internal LCD on a laptop didn't do as well with a dual monitor setup (I
have a T43 w/ on-board intel graphics).
Try dual monitor page at the ubuntu wiki; it has some guidance. Also, I read
recently that the current version of xorg doesn't require the xorg.conf file
although it seems to get installed. If you're intrepid w/ the command line,
you could rename the existing file and see if X starts correctly w/ the
Lastly, try the Thinkpad site and list (linux-thinkpad.org).
On Tuesday 27 November 2007 2:31:41 am steve wrote:
> Hi all from a new linux user and new to this users list.
> I would like help please to be able to use the external monitor attached
> to my Lenovo ThinkPad T61 laptop. I have set out, as clearly as I can,
> the relevent hardware/software specs. and my difficulties, in the
> attached text file.
> Thanks in anticipation,
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