One Laptop - two completely separate workspaces

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Tue May 6 04:37:59 PDT 2008

On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 7:14 AM, Slavei Karadjov <slaff2 at> wrote:
> I am a newbie in the Linux world. I have a laptop(old IBM T42 with Ati
>  video card) + external monitor, mouse and keybord. The external
>  devices work with my laptop. What I want to do is to have completely
>  separate X sessions, so that I can work using the external monitor,
>  mouse and keyboard completely separate without interfering the work on
>  the LCD. Something like working on one laptop and having two separate
>  workspaces.
>  Is this possible?

Yes, the 6.8.0 and git versions of the driver support zaphod mode.


>  Thank you in advance for you help.
>  Regards,
>   S K
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