Re: [linux-users] 2 Monitors under Linux
- To: "Dr. Richard E. Hewitt" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: [linux-users] 2 Monitors under Linux
- From: "Roy Schestowitz" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2004 14:28:21 -0000
- Organization: Imaging Science and Biomedical Engineering, Victoria University of Manchester, United Kingdom
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- Reply-to: "Roy Schestowitz" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thanks for the help. I finally got it working.
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----- Original Message -----
>From: "Dr. Richard E. Hewitt" <email@example.com>
To: "Roy Schestowitz" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, February 07, 2004 2:17 PM
Subject: Re: [linux-users] 2 Monitors under Linux
> You might need to look up "xinerama" - essentially you need to configure
> two screens and two monitors in the XF86Config, then there is a section
> where one can define the screen layout (left & right) to match the
> monitor positions. Works fine for me with a single dual-head card.
> I can send you a sample XF86Config file if you can't find one online.
> Dr. Richard E. Hewitt, Dept. of Mathematics
> University of Manchester. http://www.ma.man.ac.uk/~hewitt
> On Sat, 7 Feb 2004 13:48:47 -0000
> "Roy Schestowitz" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I have recently been having a really hard time configuring SuSe to
> > extend the display space to a second monitor. My video card has two
> > outputs which have so far worked happily in conjunction under Windows.
> > Under Linux, I get an identical output on both monitors and that's
> > rather useless.
> > Does somebody know how to work with 2 monitors under Linux. Any
> > experience doing so? Or references perhaps?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Roy