[Novalug] Dual Monitor setup not working - No clue, what did I do?
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Wed Dec 9 02:08:04 EST 2009
On Tue, 2009-12-08 at 21:25 -0500, Alan Grimes wrote:
> I keep seeing xinerama in the configs for certain packages. I have no
> idea how to enable it, whether it is enabled, whether it is supported,
> why it doesn't enable itself, why there isn't a gui that lets me enable
> it, or why I should waste any time enabling it when I could just buy a
> mac, or install windows...
Linux isn't right for everyone.
But for many of us the short term work we invest in Linux returns as
long term rewards.
The work Apple has done with Mac OS X to embrase a beautiful, clean 3D
look is raising the bar for all other computing environments. 2D
graphical apps did the same thing to push DOS text apps and Unix
character-terminal apps aside. In order for Linux to be respected in
the future, it needs major reworking in order to compete. We're within
that reworking phase right now and some things aren't as clean and
simple as they should and will be.
We've seen this before: Linux has come a long way, but requires
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