[pulseaudio-discuss] Automatic selection of an audio sink depending on value of ENV variable

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue Oct 27 08:51:58 PDT 2009

On Tue, 27.10.09 16:39, Jeremy Visser (jeremy at visser.name) wrote:

> On Mon, 2009-10-26 at 16:05 +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > > NVidia offers two ways to do it: you can setup the second monitor to be what
> > > they call a "separate X screen" ( and that it precisely what I have here )
> > > or a "TwinView" (nvidia-speak for Xinerama ).
> > this is bogus. gnome-panel is xinerama-aware and does not stretch
> > panels across to monitors of the same screen.
> You are right, Lennart. Just FYI, TwinView is actually not the same
> thing as Xinerama. It is a proprietary and hacky NVIDIA solution to
> multiple monitors (been around for yonks -- before Xinerama was in X, I
> believe, but you wouldn't have heard of it unless you have had NVIDIA
> hardware).

Yes, but the nvidia drivers actually implemented the xinerama
interfaces pretty early so that clients that are xinerama-aware know
where to put their stuff. gnome-panel was xinerama-aware.


Lennart Poettering                        Red Hat, Inc.
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