[News] Versatility of X Makes a Single Monitor a Multi-Monitor Setup
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A Poor Man’s Multi-Monitor Setup On A Single Physical Head
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| Finally!! I’ve been trying to figure out how to do this for a while now.
| Namely, I need to be able to test multiple display stuff out in Linux and
| being that I use my laptop pretty much exclusively for development, and I
| don’t have mulitple physical monitors handy at home (and certainly not whilst
| travelling), I’ve been thus far unable to test anything multi-head-ish. But,
| thanks to Xdmx and Xephyr, this is now possible.
Enhancing multi-screen user interfaces using Ghosd and Synergy
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| Unlike traditional single-screen setups, multi-screen display systems
| require special consideration for user interfaces (UIs). This article
| presents tools and code designed to address the acquisition and change of
| input focus across multiple displays.
| Few modifications to your work environment can create a productivity change
| as dramatic as adding an additional monitor. The open source Synergy package
| provides an excellent method of linking many displays without purchasing
| additional hardware.
| Unlike traditional single-screen setups, multi-screen display systems require
| special consideration for UIs. This article presents tools and code designed
| to address the acquisition and change of input focus across multiple
| displays. By enhancing existing X Window System focus information using Ghosd
| displays and the Synergy debug-level output, multi-screen users can know
| precisely where their input focus is even on displays 4200x3150 pixels and
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