[LUNI] Linux Dual Monitor Support
freecell at zemote.com
Mon Nov 29 17:14:27 CST 2004
I had minor troubles with configuring my NVidia card, fedora couldn't set
it up correctly but I managed. I have an NVidia FX5200 based card. Works
very well once you get your configs setup and is definately worth the
trouble. I've been using dualhead for about 4 years now and it's
definately more productive to have 2 monitors than 1. If you have
problems e-mail me and I will send you my config file.
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On Mon, 29 Nov 2004, Erik Costlow wrote:
> I've used dual monitors before, and it worked fine with Xinerama
> I do not have much experience tweaking the configuration, because the
> distribution set it up for me and it worked quite well.
> Be sure to run your monitors at the same resolution. Or if you don't, then
> place your task bars at the top of your screen.
> Tim Toomey said:
> > I couldn't find too much info on this on the web: I've got a dual
> > monitor graphics card on my Dell Dimension 4300 with Debian Linux
> > installed on it and I was wondering if it would be possible to get the
> > dual monitor support working on it. It's an 128 mb NVidia card with a tv
> > out as well.
> > Anyone know how good the support is or if it's worth the hassle?
> > --
> > -Tim Toomey
> > ttoomey at ydnt.com
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