[tlinux-users 00319] Re: tecra 8100

Charles at Schwieters.org Charles at Schwieters.org
Mon Jun 1 22:54:05 JST 2009


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Hello Edmond Chin <sgc91flc95 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Someone gave me a Tecra 8100 which i loaded ubuntu jaunty on.  This is
> working well except I can't get the the TV-out/Fn-F5 function to
> work.  I don't believe its a cable connection problem since the PC
> screen never "blanks" out when I hit Fn-F5 like the Tecra 8200 machine
> (runs on Windows 2000) does.  For the record, I have tried two cables:
> 1) the typical RCA-RCA cable, where from one plug I removed the
> outside metal flanges leaving the straight metal pole.  The other is a
> 3.5mm plug that is connected the three RCA plugs, R, W and Y.   
> 

you might try toshset + xrandr. 

I'm fairly certain I had tv-out working with my old tecra 8100 + toshset
(toshset -video tv)
Nowadays, you'll probably also have to mess with xrandr.

good luck--
Charles
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