Multiseat refers to a computer configuration where multiple users (seats) can use a single computer simultaneously

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Setting up a completely virtual multiseat

I play an online game where, as in many computer RPGs, making changes to the build you committed to is possible but costy. Luckily, the game has a test mode where I can run a copy of my character and ...
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Run two X sessions

I would like to run XBMC on one session and the Ubuntu Desktop on another. Basically the computer is connected to my TV through HDMI. XBMC should show up on that. Now, The final setup should be XBMC ...
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Is multiseat possible on Window 8?

I want to setup a multiseat configuration on my Windows 8 pc but the only software I can find that creates a multiseat setup is SoftXPand but their site says it only supports up to Windows 7 and after ...
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How to multiseat with HW 3d accel on CentOS 6.3 Final?

I would like to setup a multiseat configuration on CentOS 6.3 (two video cards, two keyboards, two mice, two monitors) and have hardware accelerated 3D on both monitors. 3D HW acceleration rules out ...
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Assigning USB hub to specific seat in multiseat configuration

On my debian-based machine, I have a working multiseat configuration. One annoying detail that so far I couldn't fix is that any USB hardware I connect is always assigned to the primary seat. ...
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How do I configure Multi-Seat on CentOS 6.2?

I am trying to set up a CentOS 6.2 installation to allow running it optionally in a multi-seat configuration. It normally runs as dual-head, but I would like to have the option to use the second ...
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What is the correct way to prevent non-root users from issuing shutdowns or reboots

Let's say that you have set up a multi-seat system for use in a school or library, allowing GDM to launch multiple X sessions to run simultaneously with different users/keyboards/monitors. By default ...
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One PC with many virtual machines and wireless input/output

Is it possible to have a powerful PC (or a workstation maybe) with two (or more) virtual machines running on it? For each virtual machine, dedicated mouse/keyboard/monitor(s)/audio may exist connected ...
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Can two mice and two keyboards be locked to two different windows?

Basically what this question asks for, however I want to be able to asign one pair of inputs to one single window (and if possible also redirect only the applications sound output to the front plug or ...
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How the computer could be used by two users at the same time

Running windows 7 64, Is there any application that allows me to connect an additional keeyboard and mice and monitor, so that this can be used by other user at the samee time while I use the main ...
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Is it possible to run several virtual machines each with independent mouse+keyboard on a single PC? [duplicate]

My goal is to instead of buying 4 separate basic PCs (plus the obvious peripherals), buy just one fast PC and the peripherals. I'm wondering if I can use a more powerful computer, say, one with core ...
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Can two users simultaneously share one pc

It's easy to have multiple user accounts on one computer and even switch between accounts without logging off. It is also possible to have more than one display connected to a single computer. Is it ...
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Setting up a multiseat configuration

I am trying to set up a multiseat computer configuration. In this arrangement, I have a laptop with an external keyboard, mouse, and monitor connected. I would like to allow two user sessions to be ...