How to send different content to each head on a Netbook

Yorvyk yorvik.ubunto at
Fri Jul 2 18:18:11 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2 Jul 2010 19:24:18 +0300
Amichai Rotman <amichai at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have an EeePC 1000HE Netbook.
> I'd like to use it at a Fair with an external LCD monitor connected the the
> VGA port (A.K.A. LVDS) as follows:
> Use the internal LCD screen for my own stuff, like surfing the Web and
> reading PDFs and such, and at the same time run an OO Impress Slide Show on
> the external LCD monitor for everyone to see.
> It is very important that whatever I do on the internal LCD won't show up on
> the external LCD!
> I guess there's a CLI command to tell a certain application to open and
> display a  file on  certain $DISPLAY?
Devilspie is [probably what you’re after.

Steve Cook (Yorvyk) 

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