Fedora split over two monitors - is it possible - is it easy to do ?


Just a thought.
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farzanjCommented:
Basically you need to make changes to your /etc/X11/xorg file.  You need to add another paragraph of monitor, its driver, resolution, etc.

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rindiCommented:
Yes, it is possible, whether it is easy depends on the Graphics card. Intel and ATI are generally no problem, as the opensource drivers are very good, while with nvidia cards it can be an issue as you may need the legacy drivers.

But generally you have a tool installed with which you can setup your display, and if there are more monitors attached they'll be listed and you can just select how they should display.
farzanjCommented:
I think the solution by expert Rindi is easy to implement, although behind the scene it would configure xorg.conf as I mentioned.

Here is a reference
http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/red-hat-fedora-linux/110901-fedora-8-dual-monitors.html
rindiCommented:
Newer Linux versions don't create any xorg.conf file anymore (that's optional). most of it is plug'n'play. Xorg.conf is usually only used by the legacy nvidia drivers.
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