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Re: Dual monitors in FC5/6



On 10/25/06, Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com> wrote:
On 10/25/06, Lonni J Friedman <netllama gmail com> wrote:
> On 10/25/06, Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com> wrote:
> > I am soon to install FC6. I have an AGP Geforce2 in my box right now
> > pushing my main monitor. I have an lcd which seems to max out at
> > 1024x768. I also have a PCI VGA lieing around. Is getting dual monitor
> > support as simple as popping in the second card before installing FC6?
> > I do not need accelerated graphics on the second card (doubt it can
> > anyways) but do use the binary blobs for my nvidia card.
> >
> > I have never really done this before. So suggestions from others who
> > have would be much appreiciated.
>
> Assuming that you don't have a 'legacy' GeForce2 (see the driver
> README for thte list), you can run:
> nvidia-xconfig -a --separate-x-screens --xinerama
>
> and you'll be done.  Note that there is an Xorg bug where some apps
> (gnome-terminal amongst them) will crash immediately if Composite is
> enabled with Xinerama.  The workaround is to disable Composite (in
> FC6).
>
> --

I use KDE, hopefully all KDE apps will play nice. Where can i find this README?

/usr/share/doc/NVIDIA_GLX-1.0/README.txt

and on the same page where you download the driver.

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L. Friedman                                    netllama gmail com
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