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How to wake a second screen

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If your DICE desktop has two screens you may find that one of them has gone to sleep and seems difficult to wake. It can be woken in these ways:

  • Login or logout. This often wakes the second screen.
  • Hold down the Ctrl and Alt keys while you press F2. This switches the screens to a virtual text console. Wait a few seconds for the text login prompt to appear. When it has, hold down Ctrl and Alt and press F1. The computer should switch back into normal X window mode, and the second screen should wake up.
Last reviewed: 
26/09/2018

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