It’s old but it’s plenty fast enough to stream video and play local content. Originally Posted by Danotto94 The only bug now is that to the left of the tv there are a series of small black lines flashing rapidly, which is probably a bug with the module, no? Are they both enabled? Even after rebooting, with no cable connection of any kind, then running xrandr, I continue to get a VGA is connected message. Try using different ports to connect the laptop and see if any of them work.

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I’ve done that as well, except for removing the CMOS battery because that would require taking the laptop casing apart. Try connecting to the Sanyo TV that way, if you can get cords for those connectors. On the one Linux distro where the hdmi out works, that distro initializes all video ports, whether they are connected or not. Find Hemi Posts by markush. Im using Mint at the moment, although i do use Ubuntu a lot on another PC. It was simply a matter of pressing F8 Thanks Markush.


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Xrandr continue to indicate VGA is connected. If it works, you may pogt the configuration modules and others. Originally Posted by iko I have tried various “lite” distros of Linux on my old computer, and the only lite distro of Linux which allows me to use the shared drive without any problem is Elementary OS.

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You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. It started happening maybe a month ago, and all the ports on my laptop are either squares or circles, definitely neither of those! Just starting out and have a question? Try using different ports to connect the laptop and see if any of insliron work. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Sign up using Facebook. Hey Markush, apparently my problem was the keyF8.

In order to find out which modules there are already loaded, please post the output of Code: My laptop has 2 headphone jacks and a mic jack.

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Inspiron – Dell Community. You’ll find that by typing Device Manager in the search bar on the Start menu and then expand Display Adapter. Forgot to post lsmod output. When choosing extend, the size of the display on the laptop inspion, but the TV still does not receive signal, duplicate shows no change in laptop or TV, and projector only causes the laptop to go black for a moment, but then it comes back on with a message stating “no projector found.


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Hi, Forgive my ignorance. Inspidon help and support threads. After adding new mode and issuing this command: I reckon that I am just being thick, but can anybody help please as hitting brick wall?

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. The chipset is an Intel with an Intel X graphics chip. TrubshawJul 23, Sign up using Email and Password.