'doh I shut off my laptop display
rjcortez at gmail.com
Tue May 27 20:40:34 UTC 2008
On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 12:14 PM, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca>
> Bob Cortez wrote:
> > On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 4:38 AM, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca>
> > wrote:
> >> 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
> >> dpkg-reconfigure?
> > Yes, that's exactly what I did. I'll try your suggestion. Thanks
> I was in the comparable settings in KDE this morning, and having an almost
> overwhelming urge to push buttons (why would people put buttons on screens
> unless you're supposed to push them). Having seen your story, I'm so glad
> I didn't :-)
Well for good or bad, that's how I've learned just about everything I know
about computers or software. Trial and error, sink or swim. It may not be
very efficient, but it certainly is affective.
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