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Old 02-04-2005, 11:40 AM   #1
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Question Attaching a monitor

I am trying to get my monitor to work with the vga port on my laptop. I am using a Dell Inspiron 700m but the function keys to switch lcd/crt do not work in SuSE 9.2 so I am in the proces of switching to fedora 3. Does anyone have any suggestions?
Old 02-09-2005, 03:32 PM   #2
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What kind of graphics card is in the Dell? Try plugging in the CRT monitor and rebooting the computer. I have an IBM Thinkpad...I use this nifty little program to have the display on both the lappy LCD and CRT.


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