F16: second monitor is not detected.

Marko Vojinovic vvmarko at gmail.com
Sun Nov 20 01:54:58 UTC 2011

On Saturday 19 November 2011 07:36:45 Steven F. LeBrun wrote:
> On 11/18/2011 01:46 AM, Chris Bredesen wrote:
> > On 11/17/2011 07:23 PM, Steven F. LeBrun wrote:
> >> What is the keyboard shortcut to toggle mirrored mode?  I was not
> >> aware that there was one.
> > 
> > It is vendor-dependent.  My Lenovo is Fn+F7.  There's usually some hint
> > on the F keys as to which one does what in "function" mode.  Look for
> > this kind of thing:
> > 
> > http://www.lincoln.edu/imc/crt_lcd_key.jpg
> > 
> > It will *probably* work under Fedora.  I have noticed that it works at
> > the login screen and when logged in but not at the screen unlock screen.
> Thanks.  I found the key that I thought should be it before sending my
> last reply.  Unfortunately that key did not do anything.  I was hoping
> that there might have been a Fedora key sequence.

Those custom vendor shortcuts may or may not be supported by Fedora, depending 
on the particular laptop model you have.

But the certain way to see if your second monitor is detected is to look at 
the output of xrandr in the console.

HTH, :-)


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