[xubuntu-users] Weird issues with HP laptop

MR ZenWiz mrzenwiz at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 17:21:57 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 12:26 AM, Petter Adsen <petter at synth.no> wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:50:16 -0700
> MR ZenWiz <mrzenwiz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 1. What is the best method for using one of the exernal video ports?
>> It has both VGA and HDMI....
> My laptop (HP G62) Just Works when I plug in the HDMI cable. If you go
> to Settings -> Display there is a checkbox marked "Configure new
> displays when connected", have you tried checking that?

No, I never noticed that one before.

>> 2. Any idea what those oddball timeouts were?  I poked in the logs and
>> saw nothing of any use.  I can post them later if there is any value
>> to that.
> If you use /etc/network/interfaces to configure networking, change the
> stanza for your interface from (for example) "auto eth0" to
> "allow-hotplug eth0". Then systemd won't wait for the interface to be
> connected when booting, but this also means that startup jobs that
> depend on networking may fail.

Fascinating.  Is there any setting for this in the GUI?

Huge thanks!

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