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I work with several laptops on my desk at once. I'm currently using X2x to allow my mouse and keyboard to go from one machine to the next. But what I'd really like is to have one big X desktop running across all the machines. I'd like to be able to create any X program, and move it to display on any of the laptops, or even split between two laptops.

I know X is designed to separate display from computer, and it's possible to run remote X displays. But can we create a single display where the left half is displayed on one machine, and the right half is displayed on another?

I think there used to be a display type of "X on X", but I can't find it now. Would that help me find a solution?


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Your looking for Distributed Multi-headed X (DMX):

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