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External monitor not detected after switching input

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Hi,

I have a Thinkpad X1 Extreme connected to an external monitor (LG 34WN80C-B) via USB-C, and a separate laptop connected to the monitor using the HDMI port. Whenever I switch back from the HDMI connection to USB-C, Pop OS does not detected the external monitor as I get the message that there is no signal. Everything works fine if I unplug and plug in the USB-C cable from the Thinkpad, or turn off the monitor and turn it back on. It looks like Pop OS is not detecting the signal that the monitor is now available because the input method is switched.

I just installed the OS yesterday, and am running the latest version of nvidia driver.

Any help would be highly appreciated!

Thanks!
 

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