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Old 09-09-2011, 05:39 PM   #1
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Switch between laptop display and external monitors on a docking station


I have just installed fedora core 15 on my Dell Lattitued E-6520 and it has a Nvidia NVS 4200m graphics card. I have finally gotten my xorg file set to display on two external monitors when docked but the only problem is when I un-dock the laptop to take the it home it does not switch the display to the laptop screen. Does any one know to to make this happen? I am totaly lost. Any help would be great.
 
Old 09-10-2011, 08:48 AM   #2
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Restarting X will probably restore the laptop screen.
CTRL-ALT-BACKSPACE usually restarts X (and then gives you a login screen).
 
  


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