'doh I shut off my laptop display

Steven Davies-Morris sdavmor at systemstheory.net
Mon May 26 19:05:43 UTC 2008

NoOp wrote:
> On 05/26/2008 05:53 PM, Bob Cortez wrote:
>> I've really buggered it up this time, and I have no clue how to
>> turn my display back on.  I've tried booting into the recovery mode
>> and using the command sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg but that
>> didn't work.  Anyone have an answer that doesn't involve
>> reinstalling 8.04?
>> As always, thanks in advance for your help.
>> Bob
> When you boot into recovery mode, select (I think) the third option
> to attempt to fix x. When it finishes, then select (I think) the
> first option to continue to boot normally.

I had to do exactly that after installing Ubuntu Studio, at which point
I had lost my graphical display. Booting to recovery then fixing x took
care of it. It works properly now.
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