Dual head mode with mouse and keybord isolate at one display

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 07:39:52 PST 2007

On 3/2/07, Marcos Iuato <iuato at samurai.com.br> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have been using dual head mode with sis driver, configured using the
> documentantion from [1] winischhofer. It is working with no problem, I
> have configurated the display 0.0 to use as computer (firefox,
> openoffice, tvtime, ...) and display 0.1 is using an svideo conected to
> a tv to watch dvds and videos.
> Just one think is missing to be perfect, my mouse can move from one
> display to the other. How can I isolate the mouse and keybord to be
> isolated at display 0.0
> I have looked fro multi terminals and xephyr, but I think it will be
> more robust solution if I could just configure it on Xorg.
> Here are some informations about the enviroment:
> Debian etch
> Linux debian 2.6.18-samurai
> xserver-xorg                     7.1.0-11
> xorg.conf
> Section "ServerLayout"
>      Identifier      "Layout1"
>      Screen          "Screen-TV"
>      Screen      "Screen-VGA" Below "Screen-TV"
>      InputDevice     "Keyboard0"
>      InputDevice     "Mouse0"
> EndSection

It's been a while but IIRC, if you remove the relation between screens
this will give you what you want; e.g.,
      Screen          "Screen-TV"
      Screen      "Screen-VGA"


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