Re: Multiple gnome sessions
- From: "Jason A. Pfeil" <pfeil nu cs fsu edu>
- To: Haukur Hreinsson <gag-010 mmedia is>
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- Subject: Re: Multiple gnome sessions
- Date: Sat, 6 Nov 1999 13:22:04 -0500 (EST)
Another reason is that if your machine is serving X over xdm to another
machine on your network that you use and you also log into the xdm server
itself...multiple gnome sessions would be very nice here.
On Thu, 4 Nov 1999, Haukur Hreinsson wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 01, 1999 at 07:01:32PM +0000, Sean Legassick wrote:
> > > However it seems that a given user can only have one session running
> > > time. Is that correct?
> > Yes, that's true. Hmm, interesting idea you've got there, I can't
> > see why one would want to run more than one session though.
> Example: the user has one app that refuses to run in anything but 24 bpp
> or the user prefers 24 bpp. The user also has another program that needs
> 16bpp (q3test is only accelerated in 15/16 bpp on most cards, for
> instance). The user needs to run 2 X servers if she wants to provide
> both bit depths to her programs at the same time.
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