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#1 2021-01-12 22:17:54

nuz111
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Registered: 2021-01-12
Posts: 2

Thinkpad X230 no external monitor detected

Hi,

I cannot use an external monitor with my thinkpad x230.

I am running Gnome.

xrandr output (using Wayland) with external monitor connected to VGA port:

Screen 0: minimum 16 x 16, current 1366 x 768, maximum 32767 x 32767
XWAYLAND0 connected primary 1366x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 280mm x 160mm
   1366x768      59.80*+
   1024x768      59.92  
   800x600       59.86  
   640x480       59.38  
   320x240       59.52  
   720x480       59.71  
   640x400       59.95  
   320x200       58.96  
   1280x720      59.86  
   1024x576      59.90  
   864x486       59.92  
   720x400       59.55  
   640x350       59.77  

xrandr output (using Xorg) with external monitor connected to VGA port:

Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1366 x 768, maximum 16384 x 16384
LVDS1 connected primary 1366x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 277mm x 156mm
   1366x768      60.02*+
   1280x720      59.86    59.74  
   1024x768      60.00  
   1024x576      59.90    59.82  
   960x540       59.63    59.82  
   800x600       60.32    56.25  
   864x486       59.92    59.57  
   640x480       59.94  
   720x405       59.51    58.99  
   640x360       59.84    59.32  
VGA1 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
HDMI1 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
DP1 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
HDMI2 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
HDMI3 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
DP2 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
DP3 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)

lspci| grep VGA

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09)

Any help would be welcome!

Last edited by nuz111 (2021-01-12 22:22:40)

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#2 2021-01-13 17:47:26

nuz111
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Registered: 2021-01-12
Posts: 2

Re: Thinkpad X230 no external monitor detected

The system seems also not to detect the monitor as neither udevadm  monitor nor  journalctl --dmesg --follow shows anything upon plugging in the monitor.

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