[Rack] new: horsy attached monitor for dual display

Benny Baumann BenBE1987 at gmx.net
Thu Dec 2 03:42:22 UTC 2010

Just a short update on the new screen for horsy:

It's now up and running as primary with the login screen showing up on
the new TFT monitor.

There are currently some updates pending (mostly kernel-related) which
are set on hold: Leave them there or you'll qualify for doing quite some
work ;-)


Am Mittwoch, den 01.12.2010, 13:56 -0800 schrieb Patrick Keys:
> I had an extra 17" flatpanel that I wasn't using.
> I am loaning it indefinately to noisebridge.
> I've already hooked it up directly above horsy.
> The idea is that if somebody wants to test something or play an mp3 or 
> something like that, they won't need to know about vnc or lower the 
> projector screen and start the projector to do all that.
> i used the nvidia utility in gnome to update the /etc/X11/xorg.conf .
> I've tested it and it works fine.
> The only issue I couldn't fix was that I think the monitor should be the 
> primary display and not the projector.
> Right now, the projector is display 0 and the monitor is display 1.
> The nvidia utility wouldn't let me change the display order.
> Maybe somebody could fix that.
> Patrick
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