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Questions tagged [multiseat]

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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One computer, two seats (but not multiseat)

is it possible to have one computer with two working places, each with its own keyboard+mouse+monitor+sound? And use it as one user, so just switch between them, working on just one of the places at ...
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LightDM and Multiseat: how to make greeter remember the username of the last logged-out user?

I've configured a two-seat setup with Xubuntu 18.04. The only problem is that when user logs out on either seat, the greeter then picks (seemingly) randomly the username for the next login. Since the ...
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lightdm-kde-greeter on multiseat do to let two simultaneous users login

I have two graphics cards, two monitors and some pairs of input devices. Till weeks ago they were working fine. Also with two simultaneous user logins. Now they behave strange: When user1 logins on ...
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Multiseat on Ubuntu 18.04?

I've been reading (old) guides all day and I still know nothing about multiseat on Ubuntu 18.04. To make matters worse, I only have one graphics card with multiple outputs. The only thing that gives ...
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How to dedicate monitor, keyboard and mouse to VNC Client?

I have an additional keyboard, monitor and mouse that I would like to exclusively dedicate to my VNC client when my laptop is docked. Essentially what I am asking is how to setup multi-seat for a VNC ...
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Setting up multiseat the easy way on Ubuntu 16.04

I have two monitors and want two users to be able to use my computer at the same time with different keyboards and mice. I have an Nvidia GTX 970 Graphics card and Intel processor and integrated ...
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Splitscreen multiseat? (one screen, multiple users)

There are many online guides regarding multiseat with multiple screens and multicursor with a shared workspace in Ubuntu/Mint/etc., but I would also like to be able to split a single screen into two ...
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(K)Ubuntu 17.10 - loginctl Multi-Seat on 2 NVidia cards with either nouveau or nvidia-384

I have setup a machine with two NVidia video cards: $ lspci 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK107 [GeForce GT 740] (rev a1) 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation ...
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Can I do a multiseat having only an integrated and a dedicated graphic card?

My laptop has 2 video cards: With lspci -nn | grep '\[03 I get: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0a16] (rev 09) 0a:00.0 ...
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How to multiseat (1 computer multiple desktops each one with its monitor and keyborad) on Ubuntu16.04?

I would like to use my computer to create to ubuntu desktops that 2 people (or more) can use at the same time. I'm using Ubuntu 16.04.
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Gnome3 Freezing / Hanging / Unresponsive - can't restart

I am running UbuntuGNOME 16.04. The Gnome3 interface is useful because of its touch support (helpful for various peripherals, as this is a desktop), but it hangs every so often - usually with specific ...
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How can I set up multiseat with only one physical graphics card?

I have an Ubuntu computer running 16.04, and I only have one graphics card. My brother and I constantly fight over who gets to use it, so I'm trying to do everyone a favor and install multiseat. I ...
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Multiseat login issue

I have created a multi seat Ubuntu 16.04 and separated the devices to two seats. I was able to login to the first seat i.e., seat0 without any issues do the work in it. While coming to second seat i....
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Multiseat on one video card

I'm trying to set up a multiseat configuration on a single video card (Nvidia GTX 680) under Kubuntu 14.04. I can run two x-screens for one user, what nvidia-settings natively supports. So I think ...
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Multiseat on ubuntu 14.04 on video card Intel HD (VGA+DVI-D)

I Have idea make the Multiseat system for home. My Configuration: Basicaly integraded graphics card Intel with two ports VGA & DVI-D. Processor Intel Pentium G3420 with integraded graphics. OS ...
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unable to use nvidia proprietary driver with nvidia card in multi seat setup

I have an Ubuntu 15.10 installation with onboard Intel Graphics and an nVidia graphics card that I am trying to setup in a multiseat environment using udev/loginctl. Although I get the output in the ...
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How to setup xorg to use multiseat in Ubuntu 14.04

I trying to setup multiseat on clearly installed ubuntu 14.04.02 with core i3 integrated video and nVidia GT260 video cards. I followed this miltiseat instruction on wiki.ubuntu and manual Multiseat ...
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How to setup LightDM mutiseat with logind

I have tried to setup a multiseat environment for my mediacenter (VT7: Kodi Autologin, VT8: XBMC Autologin) since Utopic. It didn't work there, so I assumed a bug. Now I retried with Vivid, still wasn'...
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Multiseat with Radeon HD 6450/7450/8450 / R5 230 graphics card in Ubuntu 14.04

Trying to create a multiseat as per the Ubuntu wiki with 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Caicos [Radeon HD 6450/7450/8450 / R5 230 OEM] card which has hdmi,...
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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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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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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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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 [closed]

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 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 answers/...
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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? [closed]

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 ...