LinuxQuestions.org
Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 09-18-2004, 08:47 AM   #1
dot_txt
Member
 
Registered: May 2003
Location: Chicago
Distribution: Slackware 10
Posts: 45

Rep: Reputation: 15
triple monitor display in windows and linux


this seems like reverse psycology in a sense.. asking a windows question on a linux forum.. but i hope somone knows if my problem can be solved.

I have a multi monitor (3 monitors to be exact) in linux.. really nice. i got the screens all working properly finally.. but i want them to be this cool in windows as well.. I have one card thats using Nvidia drivers and 2 old S3 cards.. i figgured out that by using the nvidia control pannel in windows i can get 2 screens working IF the computer displayes video to the pci first.. but i still want the third card to work in windows.. (example of why linux is so much better then windows..) any ideas? thanks alot.
 
Old 09-18-2004, 02:38 PM   #2
mritch
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: austria
Distribution: debian
Posts: 667

Rep: Reputation: 30
this really IS the wrong forum.

mritch.
 
Old 11-05-2004, 11:57 AM   #3
fanson
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Posts: 11

Rep: Reputation: 0
Multiple monitor support is native to Windows 2000 and higher. All you have to do is:

1) Right click anywhere on the Windows desktop.
2) Select the "Settings" tab from the resulting context sensitive tab.
3) Enable/configure the monitors any way that you want.

Finally, despite our Austrian friend's rudeness, this really is the wrong forum. For Windows questions I would refer you over to "www.myitforum.com" or the Windows .Net forum at http://www.winntmag.com/Forums/.

I hope that this helps.

/fwa
 
  


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 Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to use grub to boot the triple OS: windows,linux,solaris? chuanweizuo Solaris / OpenSolaris 6 09-22-2006 06:10 AM
triple boot linux/linux/linux No Windows involved toastermaker Linux - Newbie 12 03-02-2006 10:40 PM
display on LCD monitor shifted switching Windows to/from Linux thanhvn Linux - Software 6 06-24-2005 12:36 AM
Triple Booting 2 Linux Distros and Windows kwosource Linux - Newbie 5 03-03-2005 12:16 PM
Triple boot system: Windows XP, Linux, Solaris 10 RazielX Solaris / OpenSolaris 3 03-02-2005 04:54 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:31 PM.

Main Menu
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