[Novalug] parallel video
pereira at speakeasy.net
Sun Aug 8 13:24:57 EDT 2010
Thank you for a very helpful response, of the type that I'd like to see
more of on the mailing list.
Maxwell Spangler wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-08-07 at 17:53 -0400, Nino Pereira wrote:
>> can someone enlighten me on what happens when you have two video outputs?
> Behind the scenes in Linux is a software technology called xrandr
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RandR). It lets you build upon the lower
> level technology in Linux to control how you use your video outputs.
> On modern day Linux distributions the Display Preferences
> (System->Preferences->Display) will act as a front-end to xrandr and let
> you control your output options.
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