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Questions tagged [multiseat]

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

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Make windows vm indistinguishable from native

I'm trying to use vmware workstation pro running windows 10 pro 64 bit to setup a multiseat configuration on my desktop, and there is a game I would like to run that has anti-cheat software preventing ...
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VcXsrv: Dedicated mouse/keyboard to different display instances, multiseating

What Im looking for is a way to run multiple instances of VcXsrv on windows 10, and have each instance set with a dedicated mouse and keyboard, allowing for multiple users to use one computer at once. ...
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(K)Ubuntu 17.10 multi-seat desktop sharing between seats?

While I finally managed to set up a dual seat Kubuntu desktop (see my answer on askubuntu.com for how I did with two nvidia cards using the native drivers), I'm somehow stuck with an apparently simple ...
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Choosing a CPU for a multi-seat setup

I'm in the planning stages for a machine on which i want to have two seats: one as a 1080p home theatre/gaming rig, and the other as a general purpose seat for web browsing, youtube watching, ...
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Is there yet a solution that affords collaboration with two users, two cursors, one monitor?

I am looking for a solution that is similar in some ways to multiseat, but with one important difference: I want two (or perhaps n) users to be able to sit at the same monitor, sharing the same ...
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Building a multiseat workstation to rule them all

My understanding is that type-1 “bare metal” hypervisors are usually used to run large numbers of virtual machines that are used by remote clients. I want to use several virtual machines on one multi-...
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2016: 2 users simultaneously on one Win 7/ 8 PC, 2nd user only edits few Excel files?

2 People Usage Scenario: Must have 2 keyboards and Mice, and 2nd monitor too (unless some way to split monitor and 2 people sit next to each other and use the same, simultaneously) Unlike the ...
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Xorg 1.17.4: launched with startx — -seat seat1, but why doesn't loginctl show “seat1”?

I'm looking to add a separate X instance and a seat to a running system. $ startx -- :9 -novtswitch -sharevts -seat seat1 Things launch OK, but loginctl doesn't show the seat anywhere. $ [-] ...
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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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Two instances of one computer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can two users simultaneously share one pc I have one computer, one touch screen, one regular screen and a mouse. I've heard that there are several apps which enable the ...
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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 ...