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

> I honestly don't know if what you want to do is possible, or if so
> how.  It wouldn't surprise me if Debian can support two monitors
> on the same workstation.  It would surprise me if Debian can support
> two different keyboards on the same workstation.  But I really don't
> know.  But here's something that I know is possible.  If you have
> a real ASCII terminal, such as a VT100, a serial port on your CPU
> case, and a "crossover" serial cable (or a "straight" serial cable
> and a null modem), it is possible to connect the ASCII terminal
> to the serial port and use it to login to your system.  Of course,
> this won't provide you with a graphical user interface, only a
> full-screen ASCII terminal.
> I actually have a couple of ASCII terminals, and I've always
> wanted to hook one up to one of my Debian boxes, but I've never
> gotten around to it; so I won't be of much practical, step-by-step
> help.  If you decide to go that route, and you get it working,
> please let me know what you did and how you did it.

Thanks, Stephen, but I do need a GUI system.

Dotan Cohen


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