[ILUG-BOM] extended desktop

Vihang Dudhalkar vihang007@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Wed May 3 10:52:08 IST 2006


On 5/3/06, Dinesh Joshi <dinesh.a.joshi at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
>

Xinerama is not the same as Multihead.  With Multihead you have two
(or more) displays that work independently.  With Xinerama two (or
more) displays work as one.
http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Xinerama-HOWTO/intro.html

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