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Old 03-17-2010, 07:41 AM   #1
mundrapiyush
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XServer Display


Hi,

Is there any way of probing what are the active displays in my Fedora-10 desktop.

When I echo $DISPLAY i get :0.0

How to find out any other displays currently active in my machine.

Thanks and Regards
Piyush
 
Old 03-17-2010, 09:47 AM   #2
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Is it plugged in to more than one monitor or something like that? Otherwise it will just have the one display.

You can get other black screen terminals with ctrl+alt+F1 up to F6 usually. F7 is the X 'display'. If you are using a television as a monitor they might not show.
 
Old 03-17-2010, 10:20 PM   #3
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for one thing, you can look in /var/run:
utmp
xauth
xdmctl

The "who" command looks useful

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