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Old 09-01-2003, 10:02 AM   #1
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Angry Multihead Help


I'm Runnin Suse 8.2 on a Toshiba 5005-s507. I have a GeForce 440 Go! 32MB DDR card.

Yesterday, I set about to setting up a multihead system, using the LCD screen (1600x1200 resolution) and the VGA out, (1280x1024 CRT). I managed to get both screens on at the same time by doing things that never should of worked.. but I would really like to fix one thing.

I have KDE 3.1.3 configured with 2 desktops, 1 and 2. With 2 monitors, I expected Desktop 1 to be the Laptop LCD, and Desktop 2 to be the CRT beside the laptop. However, instead, I find I have 2 Double Wide Desktops, with Desktop 1 stretched over both screens. Anyone know how to fix this?

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Old 09-01-2003, 01:00 PM   #2
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I don't think you can unless the video card _explicitly_ says it's capable of this. Dual-head setups require multiple video cards or cards with multiple discreet outputs. Your video out on your notebook is just an auxiliary output.
 
Old 09-01-2003, 01:28 PM   #3
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something to try

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=86967
 
Old 09-04-2003, 11:48 PM   #4
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Well the other thread is not going to help me at all. As I have Suse, and I wont be able to use any configuration tools other than suse's own configs.
And obviously I can, since I already have dual head running. I just want my dualhead to be seperate as 1600x1200 and 1280x1024 desktops, rather than the auto config of one 2880x1024 desktop
 
  


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