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Re: Can't get laptop to send signal to exter nal display port under linux

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  • momsmeatballs
    But Fn-F8 works fine from the built-in keyboard when in linux to switch displays? ... map to the ... external
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 8, 2004
      But Fn-F8 works fine from the built-in keyboard when in linux to
      switch displays?

      --- In linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com, "Pratt, Jerald"
      <jerald.pratt@n...> wrote:
      > I am having similar problems but from an external keyboard. Using the
      > <scroll lock>-F8 key is not working (<scroll lock> is supposed to
      map to the
      > <fn> key on external keyboards for Dell). But I thought that this was
      > supposed to be a bios option and not an OS option. Does anyone know for
      > sure?
      >
      > Jerald
      >
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: momsmeatballs [mailto:momsmeatballs@y...]
      > Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 12:24 PM
      > To: linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [linux-dell-laptops] Can't get laptop to send signal to
      external
      > display port under linux
      >
      >
      >
      > For some reason, my Dell Precision M60 won't switch to the external
      > display under linux (Fn-F8 to switch between LCD and CRT does
      > nothing). Other Fn keys like brightness work, but under linux, I
      > can't get it to send a signal out to an external monitor or the
      > portable projector. Under Windows this works fine so the port is
      > capable of working. Any ideas? Thanks.
      >
      >
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