multihead / dual input howto (two local users, keyboards etc.)?
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Sun Feb 8 14:07:22 PST 2009
On Sun, Feb 08, 2009 at 12:08:23PM -0800, Miro Halas wrote:
> Hello Tomasz,
> I wanted to thank you for awesome howto on the multiterminal. I have
> found it through the xorg mailing list and it worked like a charm. I am
> on Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy and I have tried 3 solutions, userful, mdm and your
> howto and I like the howto the best. I am using Nvidia GForce2 MX (AGP
> and PCI, got off ebay for $6) and two Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop
> (wireless keyboard and mouse) sets both hooked up via USB and everything
> works great. The only problem I have discovered so far is with fast user
> switching which locks up the computer and I am going to report it as a
> bug. FUS doesn't work in mdm either so there is no advantage of one
> solution to another.
> There is only two changes I did from your configuration and that is
> 1. I specified both of my keyboards and mice using /dev/input/by-path
> since they are both hooked up via USB
> 2. I had to use
> Option "XkbModel" "evdev"
> since without in many of the keys on the keyboard (such as arrow keys)
> didn't work.
this isn't necessary anymore with xkeyboard-config 1.4 and later.
> I can modify your Wiki page to include these changes there if you would
> like to or I can leave it up to you. I am also attaching my xorg.conf
> and gdm.conf for your reference in case you are interested in seeing
> working configuration for the above mentioned setup.
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