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Re: p laptop with stretch/xfce: screen blanks but won't "wake up"




On 11/24, Jaime T wrote:
Hi all.

I'm running stable (stretch)/xfce on an hp/compaq nx6110 laptop, and
when the screen blanks, I can't get it to wake up again (nothing
appears on the screen when I press the keys on the keyboard and move
the mouse).

The closest debian bug report that I've seen is:
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=787241

although these other (non-debian) bug reports seem closer:
https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11627
https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12480
https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=194313

The laptop is currently sitting there, powered on with a blank screen,
but I have a load of unsaved work on the desktop. I can ssh into it
and run commands on it. Does anyone know if there's anything that I
can do to wake the screen up so that I can save my work?

Thank you, Jaime


Borrow an external monitor to save work?

Are you sure the backlight hasn't died?

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