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eantoranz 04-10-2011 10:09 AM

Xorg: Support for multihead still exists?
 
Hi!

I'm wondering if support for multihead (multiple KVMs connected to a single computer) still exists in Xorg.

Thanks in advance for any information you could provide.

business_kid 04-11-2011 03:16 AM

Yes. Same/Same picture format, or left/right. Perhaps even top/bottom.

Configuring this, as they used to say on kid's toys, "Can provide endless hours of fun & amusement." Enjoy.

eantoranz 04-11-2011 02:41 PM

I went into the IRC channel of xorg and they told me what I want is called "multiseat"... and yes, it can be done. I'll try to have some fun with it.

MTK358 04-11-2011 03:02 PM

"Multiseat" and "Multihead" are different.

Multiseat means that many users can be logged on at once, with their own monitor, keyboard, and mouse.

Multihead means that your desktop spans multiple monitors.

eantoranz 04-11-2011 03:05 PM

Sure... that's what I wanted in the firs place and that's why I said I wanted multiple KVMs (meaning keyboard, video, mouse).

MTK358 04-11-2011 03:18 PM

But your title says "mulithead".

eantoranz 04-11-2011 03:20 PM

Yes, I know... my mistake.


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