SUMMARY Desktop spanning multiple screens sought.

From: Daniel Kluge (
Date: Mon Jan 04 1999 - 09:08:51 CST

Whoa, this was quick...

The most common answer was X/BigX from xsoftware, to be found at

Other suggestions: Reflection X (this is a PC X-Server, not what I
was looking for), and Parallax Video Cards including Drivers.

Thanx to:
    Dieter Gobbers <>
    Casper Dik <> (Johnie Stafford)
    "Day, David" <>
    "Brandon K. Devlin" <>

Original question:

> I searched the whole lot, but didn't find the exact solution, so we
> reiterate again:
> A User requested to have a single Desktop (under Solaris 2.6),
> similar to our Dual-Headed NT Machines, where the desktop spans
> both Screens (with all assorted nasties, that arise from this setup).
> I know, this is quite tricky, since the usual setup is to have a X-
> Server per screen, and a Desktop per screen.
> I know that there is at least one commercial solution for this, but
> cannot recall the name/manufacturer. The solution doesn't have to be
> CDE, it just has to work :-)
> TIA, will summarize,
> -daniel

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