[GRLUG] what's the opposite of a KVM?

Bob Kline bob.kline at gmail.com
Mon Feb 15 13:53:13 EST 2010

On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Steve Romanow <slestak989 at gmail.com> wrote:

>  On 2/15/2010 1:41 PM, Michael Mol wrote:
> With the exception of the display, it's easy enough to accomplish by
> just plugging in a second keyboard and mouse. That's what I have going
> on in my home-theater setup at home.
> As for the display, I have each display show up as a different screen.
> (The TV is at :0.1, the desk is :0.0)  If you enable xinerama, both
> displays become part of :0.0, which has conveniences as far as
> dragging windows around. (I don't use it that way, though, because it
> breaks vdpau, which I need for hardware-accelerated h264 decoding.)
>  I like Mikes thinking.  If your laptop doesnt have the hardware, this<http://www.google.com/products/catalog?q=usb+video+card&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&cid=13793920276800844395&ei=tJV5S8HIDciAnQfw85HHCQ&sa=X&oi=product_catalog_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CB8Q8wIwAA#ps-sellers>may help.
> Remember that Amazon has free
shipping and no tax, so the prices
can be misleading.

Interesting that the rating of the product
depends somewhat on the vendor....

   -- Bob
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