Question on Dual-Head/TwinView Configuration with intel/i810 driver
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 13:12:18 PDT 2007
On 10/4/07, Rick Romero <rick at havokmon.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-10-04 at 20:07 +0100, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> > Rick Romero wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2007-10-04 at 16:40 +0100, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> > >> Michael Duelli wrote:
> > >>
> > >> What do you want to do? Are you looking to have two separate display
> > >> numbers (e.g. DISPLAY=0.1 and DISPLAY=0.2?) and not be able to drag
> > >> windows between them (although let the pointer move between them)?
> > >
> > > Also, while I may not need the reference on the right, I may want to
> > > 'keep an eye' on something that's running, while being able to move
> > > around freely on the left (email, opera, ssh, rdesktops)
> > >
> > I'm sure it's my own ignorance but I don't see how what you describe is
> > not possible with xrandr and a suitably advanced window manager?
> Do you have any suggestions for a suitably advanced window manager that
> would allow that functionality?
> It would need to divide the screens (vga1 and vga2) into individual
> desktops. I assume the easiest is to replicate the entire desktop on
> each screen (like when X creates 0.1 and 0.2 you have ~/Desktop and
> ~/Desktop1). Do any window managers currently do that?
you could run Xephyr on each head:
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