[ILUG-BOM] extended desktop

Dinesh Joshi dinesh.a.joshi@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Wed May 3 00:46:38 IST 2006


On Tuesday 02 May 2006 15:23, Arun K. Khan wrote:
> Are you perhaps referring to the laptop's LCD display and the VGA out
> at the back as "dual display?"  If so, then you are wasting your time
> trying to configure multi head display.  Typically on a laptop, you
> can toggle the video HW to display on (a) LCD only, (b) Both
> (LCD+VGA), (c) VGA only.

I too remember quite distinctly reading an article which showed how to 
setup two individual displays on a laptop even with the chip driver not 
supporting dual heads. It used xinerama. Right now I cannot find the 
link. Google around I am pretty sure theres a hack for this.

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Regards,
Dinesh A. Joshi




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