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

john-thomas richards jtr at jrichards.org
Mon Feb 15 13:53:19 EST 2010

On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 01:49:40PM -0500, Steve Romanow wrote:
> On 2/15/2010 1:47 PM, john-thomas richards wrote:
> > au, which I need for hardware-accelerated h264 decoding.)
> >    
> > I use my laptop on my desk.  I have an external monitor plugged into it.
> > If I didn't, I could easily run a wireless mouse and keyboard on the
> > table with an external monitor on the desk.  It's trivial to have both
> > monitors (the laptop display and the external) be the same desktop.
> > Perhaps some sort of video splitter is all I need.  When I want to work
> > from the desk I could plug in the keyboard and mouse transmitters and
> > flip the video splitter.
> >    
> Your your laptop has CRT/LCD settings on a function key?  Most do.

Yes, it does, but I use a shell script when I connect an external
monitor.  Since I use an external monitor that port is not available.
The USB adapter seems to solve that problem, though.
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