*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 1722725 ***
Will there be an option for a laptop being docked? A do nothing setting
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Gnome suspends or blanks external monitor when laptop is docked
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In the default configuration, resuming my T440s on the Lenovo
ultradock results in not detecting the external monitor followed by a
If I open the lid while on the dock, gnome detects the external
monitor and blanks the laptop display. Then, closing the lid results
As a work around, using tweak tool (or UPower) to ignore the lid, does
prevent the suspend. But it is not automatic; each time, one must
bring up the gnome control panel->devices->displays and manually
select single display. Then the lid may be closed without suspend.
This worked fine in 17.04, so I'm hoping that the provides enough
clues that this can be fixed easily.
Thanks! I am enjoying the new Ubuntu 17.10 generally, but this
situation is annoying.
linux magpie 4.13.9-041309-generic #201710211231 SMP Sat Oct 21
16:32:44 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
I'm trying a kernel from mainline, just to see if that matters; it
doesn't. Same behavior on stock 17.10 kernel.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: gnome-settings-daemon 3.26.1-0ubuntu5
Uname: Linux 4.13.9-041309-generic x86_64
Date: Sat Nov 4 12:32:43 2017
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-05-06 (546 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64
PATH=(custom, no user)
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to artful on 2017-10-20 (15 days ago)
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