'doh I shut off my laptop display [solved]
rjcortez at gmail.com
Tue May 27 20:06:40 UTC 2008
Found the solution here:
I still have the original problem that I was trying to fix. I'll start a
new thread in hopes that someone has a solution that won't turn off my
Thanks for everyones help. As always, your kind assistance is appreciated.
On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 10:31 AM, Bob Cortez <rjcortez at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 4:38 AM, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca>
>> Bob Cortez wrote:
>> > On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 5:53 PM, steve <sfreilly at roadrunner.com> 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
>> >> |> that didn't work. Anyone have an answer that doesn't involve
>> >> |> reinstalling 8.04?
>> >> |
>> >> what about <control> <alt> <f1> can you login to tty1? then run sudo
>> >> dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
>> > Tried that as well. Still nothing
>> > Thanks for the help, your effort is appreciated.
>> I've got nothing direct, but about all I can think would do something like
>> this is to have mucked with the settings that handle multiple displays -
>> setting your primary display as a non-existent external display. Is Gnome
>> saving this perhaps?
>> What happens if you simply move xorg.conf away, and then try to
> Yes, that's exactly what I did. I'll try your suggestion. Thanks
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