LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 06-12-2001, 01:18 PM   #1
lhoff
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: Chicago
Distribution: Mandrake 10.0 Official
Posts: 181

Rep: Reputation: 30

Does Linux (in tandem with KDE or Gnome) support more than one video card?

I presently use 2 monitors on my desktop and would want to be able to keep this functionality under Linux.

Thanks, and let me know if I'm using a too-narrow-perspective about what Linux is and does.
 
Old 06-12-2001, 11:44 PM   #2
freddyg
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Thumbs up dual monitor

well with the new versions of X11 and xinerama it can be done, but its not nearly as simple as in windows, you have to be comfortable messing around with some very important X files, the most helpful how to that ive found sofar is http://ldp.codehack.com/HOWTO/Xinerama-HOWTO-1.html

im a total newbe and have to admit that i havent gotten this to work yet, but ill get it eventually, so far ive gotten linux to recognize that both cards are there, but im having trouble actually getting x started, anyone know which driver to specify for my ati radeon 64 ddr card?

and can anyone help me out if i give details on my setup?

thanks, freddyg
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Multi Prossesor Support Dirty_Ink Ubuntu 2 06-27-2005 03:07 PM
KDE Multi Monitor wierdness Qwindelzorf Linux - Software 0 01-15-2005 11:26 PM
multi-monitor setup question bnordin Linux - Hardware 0 07-19-2004 02:07 AM
3D support of Multi Head Monitor systems MrPeabody Linux - Newbie 0 03-09-2004 01:28 PM
Multi monitor setup on Laptop bachmand Linux - Laptop and Netbook 0 02-10-2004 05:27 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:28 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration