external HDMI doesnt function properly

Bug #1665629 reported by w led on 2017-02-17
This bug affects 1 person
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xorg (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

New clean install of 16.04 on dell Inspiron N5110 laptop,when External HDMI Monitor plugged in
 display randomly switches from laptop screen to hdmi screen ,
 changing resolution,
changing display mode,
display positioning,
whether the internal or external display is enabled or not,
and other things all display settings related, ie size of iconts, font and title bars.
All this happens AUTOMATICALLY and without notice.
This does not stop, it makes it look like the computer is Haunted.
 How do I fix this???

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