Re: [kde] KDE plasma second monitor issues after latest update
- Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2016 12:38:06 -0700
- From: CS DBA <cs_dba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [kde] KDE plasma second monitor issues after latest update
Sorry if this is a duplicate - email issues...
I applied the latest updates today, second monitor capability is still
I plug in the HDMI cable, go to system settings --> Display and it only
show the laptop screen.
The Cinnamon desktop continues to work flawlessly per auto-adding the
second monitor as soon as I plug the HDMI cable in, thus seemingly
confirming it's a KDE issue and not a Kernel issue. I do prefer KDE
Plasma over Cinnamon, but I need the second monitor to work. Anyone have
any thoughts on debugging this?
Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd gen, lspci listing below, thanks in advance
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI (rev
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U
Integrated Graphics (rev 09)
00:03.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Audio Controller
00:14.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP USB xHCI
Controller (rev 03)
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP MEI
Controller #1 (rev 03)
00:19.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation Ethernet Connection (3)
I218-LM (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP High Definition
Audio Controller (rev 03)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root
Port #2 (rev e3)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root
Port #3 (rev e3)
00:1c.5 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root
Port #6 (rev e3)
00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP USB EHCI
Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP LPC Controller
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP SMBus Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.6 Signal processing controller: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP
Thermal Management Controller (rev 03)
04:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 7265 (rev 59)
0a:00.0 SATA controller: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Device a801 (rev 01)
On 12/15/2015 11:29 AM, CS DBA wrote:
On 12/15/2015 11:11 AM, Duncan wrote:
CS DBA posted on Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:57:24 -0700 as excerpted:
I ran the latest set of updates a few days ago, after the update when I
plugged my second monitor in it was not recognized in the "Display and
Monitor" section of the system settings. If I boot with the monitor
connected it works but only if I boot with it connected. I have the
cinnamon desktop installed as well and it works as expected, can boot
just the laptop, connect / disconnect monitors, control them from
settings, etc, so it seems it's not a kernel or display driver issue...
No immediate thoughts on fixing, but if it worked and now it doesn't,
don't you think knowing the version where it worked and where it doesn't
might help people solve it? KDE/kdeframeworks version, plasma version
(if frameworks-5 based not kde4 based), qt version, distro and release
version, what packages were updated, if you know, etc.
It's not like you're posting to a distro list, after all, where most of
this stuff can be assumed based on what the distro just updated, and
where most people would be running the same versions...
Oh right, my bad...
Fedora 23, KDE Plasma - based on an rpm -qa it looks like version 5.16:
$ rpm -qa | grep kf5
I've done a fresh install since so I can't tell you what version I was
at before, fresh install has the same issues
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