Re: Simultaneous desktop environments (Gnome and xfce) in two X server sessions.
Tony Baldwin wrote:
On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 07:28:44AM -0600, hvw59601 wrote:
yudi v wrote:
I am trying to get gnome (default in tty7) and xfce (in tty1) to run
at the sametime.
I got as far as launching another x server session and xfce4 with the
startx startxfce4 -- :1
There are couple of issues I am trying to resolve:
1. when I switch back to tty7 X server session in tty1 terminates. How
to fix this?
2. all the start-up applications under Gnome also start in xfce, how
can I completely separate the environments. I would like to keep them
as independent as possible.
I'm just curious, after looking at this thread (but haven't tried).
Could one not start a first X session in one tty,
then go to another (ctrol-alt-#) and login as another user and start a
different X session?
You know, gnu/linux being a multi-user OS and all.
Isn't that kind of how a terminal server works, sort of?
The OP didn't, I think, specify that he wants two X sessions with the
Works like a charm: one user VT7 other user VT8. If you get rid of
consolekit those numbers don't change. But how much nicer it would be if
Linux would be truly multiseat: each user his own monitor/keybd/mouse.