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1) A windows 7 PC with three 2560x1440 monitors attached (total resolution of 7680x1440 pixels).

2) An OSX 10.8 Mac Mini with no monitor on it.

What software i need in order to remote control my Mac from PC and fill the three 2560x1440 monitors?

Speed is important. The computers are connected with Gbit Ethernet.

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You could do they with a xserver and client (e.g. xming on the windows side) – Hennes Jan 29 '13 at 19:40
Can you please tell me more about how to use xming? –  ShadowHero Jan 29 '13 at 20:05
The X windowing system is the way most unix workstations use for graphics. It is a bit confusing since what we use to think of as the client runs what is called the X-server. Other then that it is just a graphical shell. You can use an xserver to connect to a client computer, run programs in the client, and display them on your local monitor. However I have zero OS/X experience, so I just add two links: and – Hennes Jan 30 '13 at 10:00

Initiate a Remote Desktop Connection (or equivalent connection) to the Mac, then instead of maximizing the window, stretch it to fill the entire screen area.

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This (if possible) will just scale the image. –  ShadowHero Feb 1 '13 at 16:00
If the Mac is headless, you may be able to adjust the resolution to match your local resolution. – Kruug Feb 1 '13 at 16:09
I tried but the max resolution mac allowed was 1680x1080... I downloaded a software on the mac and I managed to set the resolution needed. The thing is, how to add 2 virtual monitors to mac? –  ShadowHero Feb 1 '13 at 16:12
Hmm...looks like it's not possible with the Mini. I apologize. – Kruug Feb 1 '13 at 16:21
No, you just tried to help, thank you! –  ShadowHero Feb 1 '13 at 16:26

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