'doh I shut off my laptop display
aart at mtack.xs4all.nl
Tue May 27 12:49:50 UTC 2008
On Mon, 26 May 2008 20:21:51 -0800, Bob Cortez wrote:
> On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 5:58 PM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> 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.
> Tried as well. No change.
> Your effort is appreciated. Thank you.
As non of the obvious seems to work: your laptop may have function keys
with which can switch of your internal display when you use an external
display. Maybe these keys work in Ubuntu. Easy to try.
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