Question on Dual-Head/TwinView Configuration with intel/i810 driver

Tiago Vignatti vignatti at
Fri Oct 5 06:40:51 PDT 2007

Rick Romero escreveu:
> 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 probably want a *multiseat*. Take a look at these pages bellow:


Tiago Vignatti
C3SL - Centro de Computação Científica e Software Livre

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