x2x -- throw away the docking station

Michael Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Wed Aug 31 14:08:17 MDT 2005


On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 13:49 -0600, Alan Young wrote:
> Is there something similar to Synergy but does the opposite? that is open 
> source?
> 
> I.e., Have multiple monitors, keyboards and mice for a single computer?

Multi-user, multi-head access?  Yes and no.  The kernel and X just don't
relate to the idea of having more than one person using the console.
Which is kind of odd if you think about it.  There are some hacks to
allow this to work.  Google for backstreet ruby, for instance.

Michael


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