[linux-elitists] The desktop in your pocket
Karsten M. Self
Tue Jan 27 21:54:44 PST 2004
on Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 11:36:35AM -0800, Teh Entar-Nick (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> begin Larry M. Augustin quotation:
> > Ah. I think that I see my confusion. Nick, what did you mean by
> > "address both internal and external displays separately"? One
> > framebuffer displayed on both displays simultaneously? One large
> > framebuffer split between the two displays? Two independent
> > framebuffers?
> I do not mean one framebuffer displayed on both screens
> simultaneously. That would be goofy given the anemic resolution of
> the built-in display. I just think it would be great to have, say,
> one xterm on the back of the box, and the rest of the environment on
> the big screen. Or maybe use the built-in screen for status messages
> or syslog.
Console + display is another option, though probably lacking in
Splitting PDA and full-desktop modes would be the realistic way to roll.
Karsten M. Self <email@example.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
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