[UCI-Linux] Re: Tough Xserver setup questions

Joachim Feise jfeise@uci.edu
Thu, 19 Dec 2002 17:02:52 -0800

On Thu, 19 Dec 2002 schitzo@nospam.rgiskard.bio.uci.edu wrote:

> I've been wondering how to setup Xfree to do a couple of interesting
> things...
> One thing I'd like to do is to get muliple seperate instances of Xwindows
> running simultaneously. For instance one running on virtual terminal
> 6 and one running on 7, both with XDM (or whatever) so that any user can
> log into one and xlock it while leaving the other server available
> for other people. Ideally I'd use vmware (or maybe wine) to have a third
> virtual terminal running some windows variant...
> On a related note, is there anyway to get different Xwindows processes
> running on each monitor of a dual head system?

You may want to search Google for "xfree+multihead".
Also, check out xinerama.