BrainStorm Cool Tip: Configuring Dual Monitors in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
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Posted: 12 Oct 2006
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Configuring Dual Monitors in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 supports dual monitors. To learn how to configure this multiple display and give yourself a little more room, follow the steps below.
- Click My Computer.
- Select Control Center.
- Select Graphics and Card Monitor.
- Enter the root password, when prompted.
- Click Continue.
- In the Dual Head Mode section, check Activate Dual Head Mode.
- Click Configure.
- Click Change to specify the vendor and model of your secondary monitor.
- Click OK.
- Set the resolution for the monitor by selecting it from the Second Monitor Resolution pull down menu.
- Select a dual monitor mode.
- Select Cloned Multihead to mirror the primary display.
- Select Xinerama Multihead to span the display across multiple screens.
- Select an arrangement of monitors that matches your physical arrangement.
- Click OK and then OK again.
- Log off the computer and log back in again to see the new settings.
To see a flash demonstration of this tip, click the link below.
For more easy to follow step-by-step instructions on how to use SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop features, check out the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Quick Start Card.
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