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Re: Two computers in one: two users each with their own accounts, monitor, and keyboard?



Hi,
On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 2:01 PM, Nick Douma <n.douma@nekoconeko.nl> wrote:
> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> I have a desktop computer with onboard VGA and option to add a
>> discrete video card. It has plenty of spare USB ports for mice and
>> keyboards.
>>
>> Does Debian support using this computer for _two_ workstations, each
>> with their own user accounts, monitor, and keyboard? The goal is to
>> save space, electricity, and maintenance in a cramped desk in which
>> now two people must each have their own computer (home environment). I
>> prefer to stick with Lenny but am willing to experiment with Squeeze
>> or even a Debian derivative if need be. Thanks in advance.
>>
>
> I've read an article years ago where they did what you trying to do,
> with eight workplaces. I found an entry on Wikipedia that might be a
> good starting point, it also contains a link to the X.org wiki page on
> the subject:
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multiseat_configuration
Another link which could be improved if you find any issue :):
http://wiki.debian.org/Multi_Seat_Debian_HOWTO

Regards,


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