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On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 12:42 PM, Bart Samwel <> wrote:
> I have a multi-monitor setup where I want to use *either* my laptop screen
> *or* my external monitor. I've set up an "autoxrandr" script like this, to
> enable an external monitor if it's connected, and to enable the laptop panel
> otherwise:
> #!/bin/bash
> for output in $(xrandr | grep '\Wconnected' | awk '{ print $1 }'); do
>     if [[ ! $output =~ ^LVDS.*$ ]]; then
>        other=$output
>     fi
> done
> if [ "$other" != "" ] ; then
>   xrandr --output $other --auto --primary --output LVDS1 --off
> else
>   xrandr --output LVDS1 --auto --primary
> fi
> The trouble is that when the laptop is connected to an external screen, and
> when I turn the monitor off, it seems that i3 exits. What I want instead is
> that it either keeps running so that I can switch the laptop screen on, or
> that I can configure it to automatically turn the laptop screen on.
> I have no clue where to debug this. This is on Ubuntu 14.04 and using
> lightdm. The lightdm logs say that the session (i3) exits and that's why its
> stopping the session. I don't think I can get i3 logs using the instructions
> at because both i3 and the X session are
> dead after this happens.
> Any idea what I could try here?

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