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Sunday, August 17th 2008, 6:29pm

External Monitor Issue with Laptop & KDE 4.1

I just installed OpenSuse11.0 (KDE 4.1) on a Sony VAIO Laptop ( VGN-FZ290). The graphics card is Nvidia GeForce 8400M GT. The laptop screen resolution is 1280 X 800.

When I hook up my external monitor to the laptop, I cannot close the laptop without it going into sleep mode. I am unable to find a a setting to disable the laptop from going into sleep mode in the KPowersave menu. I remember when I tested Ubuntu Hardy Heron there was a power save option for disabling the laptop from going into sleep mode when the cover was closed.

Is there a way to close the laptop or turn off the laptop display while the output is viewed on my external monitor in KDE 4.1?




Monday, August 10th 2009, 6:28am

RE: External Monitor Issue with Laptop & KDE 4.1

How can I use multiple monitor to increase my work space. How many monitor can be used with KDE. How can I do it as I have an urgent need to do this due to my working needs in the office?

Thanking you

Ricky Taylor

Project Manager

Recovery Software