When i close the laptop lid, it seems that the laptop goes into something similar like a powersaving mode. If i open the lid again, i see shortly a blinking cursor in the upper left corner, then it goes black completely. Pressing the power button does the same. But never i go to the login screen or back to the GUI.
I have searched, but didnt found a setting for “laptop lid closed” so far in Gnome. Do i have to install another application? Or is there some hidden setting?
Check your power settings. On my xfce, I have modified logind.conf and upower.conf as follows:
Uncomment the following:
IgnoreLid=true in etc/UPower/UPower.conf
****Restart computer for changes to take effect*****
I don’t use gnome, so wouldn’t know for sure. However, I almost think you’d find something with Gnome tweaks which you can install from the
$ pamac search gnome-tweaks
gnome-tweaks 40.0-2 extra
Graphical interface for advanced GNOME 3 settings (Tweak Tool)
So can be installed with:
pamac install gnome-tweaks
The screen keeps now running as expected. Not the ideal solution, but a lot better as the freeze like thing. Many thx.
I should have added that I use that for an external monitor connected to a notebook. If you find a better fix, it is easily reversible.
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