Xinerama Nvidia & RT
ayobinitie at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 9 08:23:41 BST 2008
Thanks, I'd nigh but given up on ever being able to use 2 monitors. I almost
cannot wait to go to work and try this out now.
On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 9:14 PM, Gustin Johnson <gustin at echostar.ca> wrote:
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> laurent.bellegarde wrote:
> > Hi john,
> > It seems to have a solution.
> > without the nvidia 3D driver, you can use xinerama or something like
> > that to use 2 displays easily.
> > I can't test it because i'll only have one monitor !!!
> > you can install by synaptic a software called grandr, a gtk gnome
> > interface for xrandr which allow you to use 2 displays easily.
> > to start grandr, open a terminal, and write grandr, a graphical
> > interface will up, with your displays.
> > I have a nvidia 7300 GS, with a vga port and a dvi port. so If it works,
> > you can use 2 displays.
> > I'm interested by the result on you computer...
> > complete documentation here, but only in french...
> > http://doc.ubuntu-fr.org/multi-ecran
> > Laurent
> I was going to suggest xrandr (the console version) as this is what I
> use to control my Intel device. The console version seems to have more
> options and allow for greater control. It has the added advantage of
> working if you ssh in or use a regular console if/when you mess things
> up. No need to reboot or restart X.
> I am also curious to see how well it works with nvidia or ati using the
> open source drivers.
> Some good links to start with can be found here:
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