Bug 1032471 - Disconnecting external display leaves the primary display disabled
Disconnecting external display leaves the primary display disabled
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xfce4-settings (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Kevin Fenzi
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-11-20 04:34 EST by Maciek Borzecki
Modified: 2015-06-29 20:44 EDT (History)
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Description Maciek Borzecki 2013-11-20 04:34:10 EST
Description of problem:
When I use an external display with the laptop, I disable LVDS and use external screen only. This is achieved by unselecting 'use this output' in display configuration for LVDS. Only a single screen is in use at any given time. Disconnecting external display does not cause LVDS to get automatically enabled,  and I'm left without any display and I can't really change the display settings at this point.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. connect external display
2. in display settings, disable LVDS, make sure that external display is enabled
3. disconnect external display

Actual results:
LVDS remains disabled, can't use desktop as no displays are enabled

Expected results:
LVDS as the only avaialble screen gets automatically enabled

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Comment 1 Kevin Fenzi 2013-11-20 12:06:58 EST
Yeah, I think this is known upstream, but I can't seem to find the bug on it. ;( 

Would you be willing to file a new one? (bugzilla.xfce.org)

In the mean time do you have a fn-f7 or similar key that you can hit to reactivate it? 
Or can you map a xrandr call to a key?
Comment 2 Marius Andreiana 2014-03-10 12:50:54 EDT
Me too, but on GNOME. See also #1052248
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