multiuser system

Felix Miata mrmazda at
Tue Sep 13 09:47:10 PDT 2011

On 2011/09/13 11:58 (GMT-0400) D.H. Bahr composed:

> I have a GNU/Linux distro based on Ubuntu, runing on a PC with multiple
> SVGA ports (3 at the time, but maybe more in time). What I need is to
> configure XServer so that I can have multiple terminals (a terminal
> being a display, a keyboard and a mouse) using the system as independent
> users... I believe this was one of the original X Windows System goals,
> but I am not sure on how to achieve this.
> Any thougts??

There's at least one HOWTO out there for doing this. Traditionally Xorg runs 
on tty7, server:0. Configuring servers :0 :1 :2 ... :N in xorg.conf is how 
you get more.
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