multiuser system

Matt Dew marcoz at
Tue Sep 27 20:57:36 PDT 2011

On 09/13/2011 07:54 PM, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> On 09/13/11 11:47 AM, Felix Miata wrote:
>> 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.
> "multiseat" is the magic word you need to enter into google to find it.

Not to encourage folks to post to the mailing list instead of googling 
for themselves, but is a 
really good HowTo even if you're not using ubuntu.

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