[CentOS] multi-seated configuration

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 20:40:15 UTC 2010


On 2/23/2010 2:13 PM, Andy Graybeal wrote:
> is anyone using a multi-seated configuration with CentOS?
>
> I'm thinking about buying a two 2 headed nvidia card to run 4 separate
> monitors and 4 separate keyboards and mice.  I don't mind using either
> proprietary or opensource nvidia drivers.
>
> I'm looking for more information regarding centos and multiseated
> configurations.  I've read a bit about fedora and ubuntu with
> multiseating, but I haven't found much with CentOS.
>
> I'm fairly new to this so I would need pretty good documentation / hand
> holding to accomplish this.
>
> Any information would be helpful.

I think that can be done but it is probably more common to use 
old/underpowered PCs as thin clients using LTSP or something to 
network-boot into X with a remote session from a more powerful server. 
You get the same effect without the distance restrictions.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com


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