In a multiseat configuration, a computer can be used by multiple users at the same time, each one with his own monitor, keyboard and mouse.

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Setup multiseat with X.org and ONE NVidia card with two output ports? (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have been trying to setup my NVidia card to support a multiseat installation for 2 days now and I feel like I am not making any progress. First I tried to follow the Ubuntu instructions found here: ...
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Video driver with multiseat on 14.04

I'm working on multiseat with 14.04 lts and plugable docking Client, when I started the computer and plug the docking I got one welcome screen, I login and loss the video like I have not the good ...
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How to assign one X Screen to one LightDM seat?

I'm trying to configure a multiseat setup on a desktop PC with two keyboards two mice two monitors attached to the same graphics card (Nvidia NVS 310) Using these instructions I managed to make ...
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Not Quite Multiseat

I am attempting to create a pair programming environment sort of set up like multiseat: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MultiseatX or https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MultiseatOneCard (as the ...
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Multi-Seat On Laptop

I know very well this may be a duplicate but I'm going to risk it. I have a blazing fast Ubuntu laptop with a lot of usb ports and I want to run multi-seat on it. The problem is, I only have one ...
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Mutiseat with 14.04 using Intel onboard and Nvidia GPU

I try to set up a multiseat system on Kubuntu 14.04. The system has an Intel on-board GPU and a PCIe Nvida GPU. I have added the Mutiseat PPA.The following config files did more or less work in ...
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Multiseat in Ubuntu 13.10

I have a Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop machine with one Intel Integrated graphic card and one PCI graphic card.I want to implement Multiseat (2 seats) configuration with own set of keyboards, mice, and ...
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Ubuntu mult-seat on onboard APU

Would it be possible to setup a multiseat based on an A10 5800k APU? What I'd like to accomplish is Ubuntu on my main screen, and XBMC on my second screen. There needs to be no input device for xbmc, ...
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How can I let somone over ssh have access to pulseaudio?

I recently had a really good post here where I was able to figure out how to setup virtualgl and use it with X11 forwarding in ssh. I am using it to make a kind of multiseat setup. I only have one ...
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13.04 No sound while running applications as seperate user

Firstly I have to say I'm really enjoying Ubuntu 13.04, many changes seem subtle but overall it seems to be a much improved experience over 12.10. Most notably the snappy gui responsivity is awesome. ...
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No GLX on Intel card with multiseat with additional nVidia card

I have multiseat configured and my Xorg has 2 server layouts. One is for nVidia card and other is for Intel card. They both work, but display server assigned to Intel card doesn't have hardware ...
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How do I configure sound with PulseAudio and Multiseat?

In the spirit of full disclosure, i just posted this question to the ubuntu forums, but i figure more heads working on it couldn't hurt. I have a multi-seat setup working quite well. Hot plugging ...
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Console output mixed with X Screen after 12.04 Upgrade

I've just upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and I'm seeing console output on my X screen. It's not legible but sometimes I can even see the cursor blinking. I'm also running a multi-seat system and I see ...
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Why is one keyboard controlling both seats in my multiseat config?

Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit, stock install with minimal additional software I'm trying to get a multiseat X setup going... two separate keyboard/mouse/monitor sets on one PC. I used this document for ...
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How can two people play Minecraft on one laptop with external monitor attached?

I want two people to play minecraft at the same time on my laptop as follows: (internalMonitor) external-dualhead-Monitor LAPTOP ...
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Configuration for Multiseat in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit

What would be the XOrg and LightDM configuration for Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on a AMD Dual Head Graphics? I want to start independent LightDM instances on both monitors.
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setting up multiseat on 12.04

I'm using a single nvidia Quadro FX 3700 card on my system. This thread: How to set up a multiseat system? suggests that changes should be made to the lightdm.conf and xorg.conf files. When I made ...
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How do I set up multi-seat audio with multiple sound cards

I want to build a multi-seat system with two seats. The first seat will be dedicated to run a MythTV front end client and this seat's video/audio will be sent to multiple TV's in other rooms via a ...
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How can I make a Multiseat with Xephyr?

I'm trying to use multiseat with Ubuntu, but I can't make this work. I've read a lot of "how to", and the most of them are about doing a multiseat with some distro with GDM2, or KDM. But, I'm using ...
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How to identify proccesses by X11 display?

I have a multiseat Ubuntu setup and I need to identify which processes of a graphical application are running in each X.Org display. For example, I have two X.Org displays, :0 and :1, and two ...
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How do I set up Pulseaudio to work in Multi-Seat?

How do i set up pulseaudio for a two User Multi-Seat setup on Ubuntu 10.04LTS? I have a HDA Intel device. I was wondering if it were possible to use the separate sound outputs to different seats. I ...
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How to set up a multiseat system?

I intent to buy a new Desktop PC, but I'm wondering if I can share one machine between 2 users. I read about the subject, however I didn't find any guide for that, only some isolated ...
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How can I disable the sharing of one mouse between several X ServerLayouts?

I run a two-seat setup of Ubuntu 11.10. It is achieved via two ServerLayout sections inside of xorg.conf. The movements of the mouse belonging to seat 1 should not be visible on seat 2, but they are. ...
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Virtual Terminal switching with a multiseat setup and lightdm

My aim is to have two seats for my Ubuntu machine. One of the monitors is a USB touchscreen from Mimo with a displaylink chip. I already got it working as main display just by reconfiguring xorg.conf. ...
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Simple multi-seat

I've asked about multiseat before. The answer (for 10.04) involved doing it the proper way (eg through gdm, multiple server layouts). The problem was that gdm needs to be patched or reverted to 2.20 ...
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How do I set up multi seat?

I was hoping to have a 2 seat setup. One will be for my TV just going to run Boxee. The other is for my main Desktop. I've been looking for a good guide to help me navigate this, I'd like to use ...
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Best hardware choices for multi-seat (multi-user) system? [closed]

We are building a multi-seat or multi-user system. The budget for the entire system is around $2000. The tower should be around $800. Each user will probably only use the computer for web browsing ...
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What's the state of multi-seat in 10.04 Lucid?

Ubuntu used to support multiseat (that is multiple monitors, multiple keyboards and mice, all hanging off a single computer) pretty well once upon a time. Support wasn't an official feature but gdm ...