Bug 1296988 - Second display not detected
Second display not detected
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-display (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Reported: 2016-01-08 10:50 EST by William Oliver
Modified: 2016-12-20 12:42 EST (History)
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Description William Oliver 2016-01-08 10:50:40 EST
Description of problem:  Second display not detected

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):  Fedora 23

uname -a: 

Linux dhcp-172-29-60-183 4.2.8-300.fc23.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Dec 15 16:49:06 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Hardware:  HP Envy, dual boot Win10, intel i7 quad core, intel graphics

How reproducible:

Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Boot up and plug in hdmi cable *or* plug in hdmi cable and power up
2. In KDE, go to System Settings -> Monitor and Display *or* in GNOME go to "Display Settings"
3. Notice that only the on-board display is noted.

Actual results:

External display is not detected.  

Expected results:

A second display.

Additional info:

There's nothing in /var/log/messages that indicates it's detected (I don't know where else to look).  The display does not detect the computer (e.g. it says "In Power Save mode.  Press on any key or move mouse.")

The external display is detected and works fine in Win 10 and the live version of Linux Mint 17.3 (KDE 4.3) on the same box.
Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2016-11-24 09:47:30 EST
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Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2016-12-20 12:42:44 EST
Fedora 23 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-12-20. Fedora 23 is
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