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Docking station activity light constantly on

I just bought a new 10tb internal hard disk, which I connect to my pc, by running a usb cable to an external docking station. For some reason, the docking station's activity light is constantly ...
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USB-C dock audio output causes crashes

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Nano Gen 1 (20UN) running Debian 12 (6.1.0-16). It is connected to a Lenovo Thinkpad USB-C Dock Gen 2 (40AS). Everything runs fine except the audio output. When I select ...
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Wake notebook from sleep with USB4 wake-on-connect

I have a Lenovo T16 Gen 2 notebook with two thunderbolt 4 ports and a docking station. A usb keyboard is connected to the dock. I switch the connection of the dock between two notebooks. I want to ...
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My Thunderbolt4 port is not working, how to verify that this is a hardware or OS problem?

I am using Fedora 38 on Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 4. Kernel version is 6.3.11. It seems that my Thunderbolt 4 ports are powered on, but whatever I plug to them I get no output. Is there any way to verify ...
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Unable to open Display settings in Linux Mint with Cinnamon after plugging in a docking station with a monitor connected via HDMI

I'm experiencing difficulties with getting a second monitor to function on my laptop. I connect the monitor to a docking station using HDMI, and the docking station is then connected to my laptop via ...
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Why can’t Linux drive 2 monitors 2560x1440 with this Dell USB-C dock as Windows can?

So far I've been using Windows 10 Lenovo T590 with Dell USB-C docking station supporting 2 screens each of 2K resolution (2560x1440) without any issue at all. After I decided to migrate to Ubuntu ...
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Thinkpad dual-monitor connectivity issue in a docking station

Laptop is ThinkPad P14s Gen 1 (AMD) with dedicated GPU Docking station: 40AJ (port colors don't match the ones in the picture, but should be this one) Two identical screens are connected via DP no ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 USB-C dock no video

I've got a Wavlink WL-UMD502 usb-c docking station connected to a USB 3.2 Gen 2 port (USB-C) with an Ubuntu 22.04 5.15.0.56-generic kernel. I installed the device driver for the Wavlink docking ...
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WD15 dock incompatible with Arch Linux laptop

I've got a WD15 dock and a Dell laptop running Arch Linux. I inserted two monitors' HDMI plugs into the dock and plugged the dock's USB-C cable into my laptop. The laptop display outputs correctly to ...
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How may I persistently change mouse sensitivity with x11 and changing docks/mice?

Using an x11-based window system, is there a way to change my mouse sensitivity that will persist through changes of mice (via changing the dock location/peripherals)?
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How to make a KVM (built into the monitor) connection work , using a DisplayPort/Usb-C cable connected to a thinkpad dock

In this setup, the other device connected to the KVM works well with HDMI + Usb-B connection. Video signal, mouse and keyboard are ok. But on the other side, I have an Thinkpad T470S with Linux 5.16 ...
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Fedora 34 external monitors not detected with USB-C dock

I have a fairly fresh install of Fedora 34 that I use with a USB dock. The dock has been working great for data, power, audio, and usb for a month. I just added two monitors to the setup connected by ...
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No sound, but only from one of the soundcards

Yesterday I have turned on my laptop and found out that I get no sound from my soundcard. The symptoms of the problem are: KDE shows the device as normal, even the sound level indicator goes up and ...
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Only one HDMI port recognized on USB-C dock

I've gotten my hands on a JCD543 and only the HDMI/DP combination port is detected on my carbon x1 5th gen running linux while the secondary HDMI and VGA port are not. $ dmesg -w [337962.676809] pci ...
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Debugging issues with docking station

Occasionally when I plug my Dell USB-C docking station into my laptop running Manjaro, the system immediately freezes completely and requires a hard reboot. Other times, my external screens don't get ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad Dockingstation Hybrid C-USB doesn't recognize external monitors

I'm running Debian Buster on my Thinkpad T480 (link to manufacturer) $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) Release: 10 ...
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Using TLP with a Docking Station - Docking Station not charging thinkpad

I am using a Lenovo X1 Carbon 6th Gen with a USB-C Gen 2 Docking Station. When I am not using TLP the docking station is charging my Thinkpad just fine. Also all peripherals work as expected. As soon ...
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Dual monitor issues Linux Mint Thinkpad Docking station

The setup T460 thinkpad (Intel HD Graphics) docked with lid closed connected to two external monitors one via DVI and the other via HDMI The problem During boot, up until the login screen both ...
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Bash & Thinkpad: how to get docked / undocked status?

In some of my scripts I need to know if my Thinkpad is docked or not. So far I'm just checking if any of the peripherals attached to the docking station can be found. For example I use xrandr or get-...
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Display shows frequently a black screen

I'm using an USB-C Dock to connect to two displays. The dock offeres displayport (dp) and HDMI. The displays offer dp, dvi and hdmi. The displays show the correct picture. But once a minute, the ...
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Pulseaudio on Stretch: No input when in docking station

I have a Thinkpad T450s which I’ve recently upgraded to Debian Stretch with XFCE. In Pavucontrol, I see three input devices, Internal Microphone (unplugged), Microphone (unplugged), Dock Microphone (...
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Debian and docking station

I am really despred, becouse I can't get my laptop and my docking station to work. Is there any kind of magic that I forgot ? I have HP elitebook 650 G1 and basic HP docking station. I have fresh ...
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docking the computer to station when locked restarts the session

I'm running Archlinux and XFCE laptop, with lightdm and I have a strange problem. I'll try to describe it the best I can : undock the laptop close lid screen => this locks my session redock the ...
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Stop HDD spin down when attached via USB adaptor

I got an HDD attached via dock station. Gentoo spins it down each ten minutes which leads to wearing out the disk spindle and moreover, waiting for the drive to spin up each time is inconvenient. I’ve ...
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Dual external monitors on Dell E-Port II docking station are mirroring with each other

I have a Dell Latitude E7450 running Linux Mint running Mate and I'm using a Dell E-Port II (Model PRO3X) docking station. I'm connecting two external monitors, one via DVI and the other using ...
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