Fwd: problems with VLC and Totem playing image on external monitor
kilian.rambach at gmx.net
Mon Jun 2 17:25:57 UTC 2008
Perhaps you have to check LVDS "auto" to reenable the internal monitor?
I am not sure...
By the way, don't hesitate to ask questions, if I didnt' want to answer,
I wouldn't ;-)
Gary Kirkpatrick schrieb:
> I have trouble finding what I am looking for on Help and Support. I
> always gothere first, although perhaps I give up too soon. I do a
> search on the issue; sometimes I might not use the correct vocabulary.
> Someone wrote a good essay on linux that I've lost.
> I installed grandr and got the link to display on a menu. Using that
> menu I can disable the internal monitor and dvds will play on the
> external monitor. So far so good.
> When I want to re-enable the internal monitor I have problems. As I
> recall from last night, I uncheck LDVS 'off.' I then lose the external
> monitor and either the internal one does not reactivate (that's what
> happened the first time) or the internal monitor reactivates without the
> mouse and I lose the external one.
> If this does not make sense, don't spend a lot of your time on it, let
> me know and I'll try again and write down what happens. I am having to
> recall from last night.
> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 12:52 AM, Mario Vukelic
> <mario.vukelic at dantian.org <mailto:mario.vukelic at dantian.org>> wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-06-01 at 18:13 -0400, Gary Kirkpatrick wrote:
> > If I could find a good manual I'd read through it.
> Menu System > Help and Support is a good place to start, and this post
> of mine has some pointers:
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