Re: discontiguous multihead and gnome

On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 02:01:22PM -0800, Alex Deucher wrote:
> If I had two PC's for instance, each with a separate video card and
> monitor, with a separate X server running on each one.  the two
> machines would be on the same network so that you could run X apps
> remotely from one machine to the other.  My question is:  Can gnome
> manage these two separate heads as one "multi-head" desktop similar to
> non-xinerama multihead on a single PC.  I realize I can start a gnome
> session on the local machine and then one on the starte one remotely
> and display it on the remote machine (using x2x or somehting like that
> to move between them), but would the resulting setup be remembered or
> would the remote session simply be a duplicate of the local session.  I
> hope that makes sense.  

Each GNOME "instance" will only connect to a single display. So, I
think the answer is no; in this configuration you will get two login
sessions, not a single two-headed session.


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