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Old 01-24-2011, 12:25 PM   #1
jdbrock
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Linux Multiseat - Getting Started


I currently run Ubuntu Desktop 10.04 on a Dell desktop with an Intel dual core, 1.86 Mz CPU, and 2 GB of RAM.

I want to prototype a multiseat setup. Will I need to load Ubuntu Server or can I do this with my current Ubuntu version? Is there a reliable website or documentation source that anyone can recommend. I've read through a number of websites but would like some recommendations.
 
Old 01-24-2011, 04:33 PM   #2
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This seems a reasonably sound guide to it. If you google for linux multiseat then you get lots of seemingly good results - this was just one that seemed quite simple and you shouldn't need to install server or anything - a multiseat is just lots of monitors+input devices connected to one computer, as I understand it
 
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Old 01-24-2011, 04:51 PM   #3
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Snark, you win again! I was about to say the same thing. Googling came up with a LOT of information.... And yes snark, that is pretty much what it is. I have done it once before. It's pretty cool when you are intoxicated and showing off to your friends LOL
 
Old 01-25-2011, 09:16 AM   #4
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Thumbs up Multiseat Linux Suggestion

Snark, Good source or information and good detail. It all looks doalbe and I'll be trying it out this week. Cheers and thanks for the quick response.....jdbrock
 
  


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