Re: Using remote display as screen in awesome ?
Javier Barroso <javibarroso <at> gmail.com>
2012-04-04 17:13:23 GMT
Well, ... my reporting ...
On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 5:18 PM, Javier Barroso <javibarroso <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> I have 2 computers, each with a screen and a graphics card. I would
> like to use the second computer only like an graphic card + screen, so
> I can work with only one keyboard and one mouse which are connected to
> the first computer, and I would like to awesome view two screens (one
> local and one remote)
> Of course second computer, I will use though ssh ...
> I will take a look to xdmx project (inside Xorg), but I'm afraid it
> would not work (I will post if I success with it), maybe I will have
> to use that in combination with synergy (or not, I'm not sure)
> Other possibility is starting awesome with DISPLAY=xxx:0 where xxx is
> the ip of the second computer, using synergy to use only one keyboard,
> but doing that I lose the possibility of change windows from one
> screen to other, and I'm not sure If I can run both awesome instances
> (I think this should not be a problem, but who knows ?)
> So, any advice ?
> Thanks !!
Finally I tried various mode, but no one convince me, lets call B to
the second computer (remote), and A to the local: