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Re: [K12OSN] Dual monitors on single client?



"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn redhat com> on
Friday, April 8, 2005 at 12:56 PM +0000 wrote:
>Hello All,
>
>I would like to know if anyone has put dual video cards for dual monitors
>on
>one client, either as a mirrored screen, or extended screen.  I'm not
>picky.
>
>In my classroom, I have 20 clients that run great off my server.  I have
>one
>client hooked to a digital projector, so I can do presentations and show
>kids where programs are, and how they work.  It's kind of a pain because I
>have my back to the screen while I'm using the mouse and keyboard.  It
>would
>be nice to put another video card and monitor in/on the client so I can
>look
>at the montior rather than twist around to see the screen.  It would be
>even
>better if, at times, I could use the client without turning on the
>projector.
>
>Moving things around so I can use the computer while looking at the screen
>isn't really an option due to very limited space.  I've tried several
>variations on this.
>
>It'll take some work to dig the computer out of its hole, and then install
>the second video card, so I thought I'd ask the list first.
>
>Thanks,
>Eric
>
>Viva la Open Source!

I actually do something similar, but my projector has an output to allow
me to run to the monitor....I have to turn the power on for the projector,
but not the lamp or the fan.

David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask vcs u52 k12 me us
(207)923-3100


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