On Mon, 13 Mar 2017, poma wrote:
On 11.03.2017 23:36, stan wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Mar 2017 12:30:22 -0600
> Steve Berg <sberg(a)mississippi.com> wrote:
>> Is there anyway to get a dual head system to use the two monitors as
>> two different consoles? I got a dual head setup working nicely in
>> F25 and Gnome, but when I switch to the console the two monitors are
>> mirrored. Can they be set up to be two different consoles as well as
>> the virtual consoles on "Alt-F2, Alt-F3" etc?
> I don't know, but I suspect that the framebuffer software that runs the
> virtual consoles is not sophisticated enough to do what you want.
That "sophisticated" software "that runs the virtual consoles" with
multiple outputs is called X Window System, be it X11 or Wayland.
So if you ask the Linux kernel console to be the X Window System, well, it is, already!
Do you follow? :)
My recollection is that with a single keyboard and monitor,
virtual consoles do not require X.
One can even run different instances of X on each virtual console.
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