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Old 11-15-2003, 04:39 PM   #1
jc14512
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Dual Display


Hi all!!

I am currnetly NEW to the Linux scene and finding it better than the boring Win??? scene.

However I am having some problems having a dual display system in Linux.
I am currently running WinXP Prof and Linux Mandrake 9 on a Toshiba Satellite Pro 4600 laptop and with WinXP I don't have any problems in having 2 displays on the system, however I am getting stuck when it comes to Mandrake.

Is it possible for me to accomplish this in Linux and if so How can I do it.

THX!!
 
Old 11-16-2003, 10:38 AM   #2
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What kind of graphics card are you using? And yes you probably can achive the same thing on linux/X11.

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Old 11-16-2003, 05:42 PM   #3
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Hi .

I am currently using a Trident Video Accelerator (Cyberbade-XP(Toshiba)).

My current settings are 1024x768 with 32bit quality.
Hope this is sufficient info.
 
  


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