[Guide] How to Check Laptop Display Connector


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The Display connector on the Laptop is important as it controls the display and affect functioning of QE/CI.
Earlier, the eDP port were used. Now, the LVDS and Display port are used.

So here's a quick guide to find out the connector on a Laptop.

Using Windows
This method needs a copy of Windows installed with the Intel HD Graphics driver.

1. Open Intel HD Graphics Control Panel
2. Click on Options and Support
3. From the drop down menu, select the display, i.e "Built-in Display"
4. In the Connector Type, you can see the type. For e.g. LVDS
5. The other information such as Serial no., Resolution etc. are displayed.

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Using Linux
You can either use an already installed copy of any Linux distribution, or use a Live CD. How to create a Live CD is described in this guide

1. Fire up Terminal
2. Enter
xradr --listmonitors
3. You'll get a list of current active monitors. The last column shows which Display connector is used, as shown in this screenshot:

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