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Old 03-29-2004, 12:12 AM   #1
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Question Dual Monitors From Laptop on Slackware

Ok here it goes:
I just made the jump from XP to Slackware on my laptop, and was wondering if there is a way to get dual monitors up in linux.

I have a Dell Latitude D600 w/ ati mobility 9000 32 mb video card.

I just want to be able to use both the laptop screen and the extra monitor for extra desktop space. And I was also wondering if its possible to take advantage of the S-video port and display stuff on a t.v. as well.

Old 03-29-2004, 11:44 AM   #2
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It's won't be as easy as it would be under windows.

Look here for one. (to get dual displays working.)
Old 03-29-2004, 04:30 PM   #3
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You're right, definitely not as easy as winXP, but the site helps a bunch, thanks.


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