Re: Multiple Head Displays ??

David Mihm (davemann@ionet.net)
Fri, 2 Apr 1999 22:48:13 -0600 (EST)


On Sat, 3 Apr 1999, brett wrote:

! I'm sitting at home on my nice lil system with a pair of heads. I just
! splashed out on the MetroX server so i could sit here basking in the
! glory of two monitors. And im using twm becuase afterstep is having a
! bitch of a time with two monitors ?!
! 
! Basically i have two X displays :- :0.0 and :0.1
! I would like afterstep to be able to control both displays. Is this
! possible ? What hacking is involved if not possible at the mo ?

	I don't recall precisely the syntax, but the .xinitrc should look
*something* like the following:

#---8<-----
/usr/local/bin/afterstep -d :0.1 &
/usr/local/bin/afterstep -d :0.0
#---8<-----

This IS covered in the man page for afterstep BTW, and with a little
experimentation by those lucky enough to have multiple screens would
provide the needed info to include this in the FAQ (if it's not already).

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