Question: virtual xinerama ?

Kurt Granroth granroth at
Sat Dec 21 17:46:22 GMT 2002

On Saturday 21 December 2002 03:34 am, Ralf Nolden wrote:
> I've got a question to a general idea that I got this morning. Would it
> be (technically) possible to connect another machine's display to set up
> a virtual xinerama ? I mean, a simple thing that comes to my mind is a
> modified vnc where the usage on both machines is independent from each
> other. I know that I can use xdmcp to log in a second time but this won't
> give me the same applications. With vnc only I only can handle both
> displays (monitors) simultanously, but not independent from each other.
> Being able to use e.g. one virtual desktop on one machine and another
> virtual desktop on a second machine (and so forth) would help already.

Something like Synergy ( comes close... but 
isn't quite what you are looking for.  It's pretty cool already, though.
Kurt Granroth - "KDE -- Conquer Your Desktop"
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