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Re: How to add a second monitor

On Mon, Jan 24, 2005 at 03:16:06PM +0100, belahcene wrote:
> Hi every body,
> I want to connect a second monitor to my PC, I have 2 video card. The 
> system detects the 2 cards, but only one monitor is active. I want to 
> active them at same time and receive same view at same time.
> I saw that  with the Sun computers, Is it possible with linux.
> thank you

you could try doing

apt-get install doc-linux-text

if you don't have it already, and then have a look at


which will tell you how to use two screens on one computer and use 
them as one virtual screen (Can this method display the _same_
screen on both monitors? ...Uh, I don't know).

Also interesting is 


which tells you how to use your setup plus another (USB)-keyboard
and a (USB)-mouse in order to get two users working on _one_ 
computer... I find that exceedingly cool!!!

Good luck


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