Don't search for monitors on boot

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Tue Apr 27 13:59:25 UTC 2010

> Laptops will not normally set up a monitor that isn't there (regardless of
> OS as the other poster mentioned).

Ah, so it is at the hardware level? I did not realize that, thanks.
Chan Chung's comment did not make that clear, though it may be what he
meant to imply.

> I usually close the lid to suspend, hook the monitor up and open the lid
> again, followed by gnome-display-properties if required.

I have disconnected the suspend switch, but I will try to find the
command for suspending.

> I believe you can set up your display using xrandr see

Very helpful, thanks.

Dotan Cohen

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