Freitagsfoo/2012-03-30

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multi-monitor setups with Linux[edit]

nomasterx shows how to connect multiple monitors to your Linux computer:

  1. this thingy and another: overview about video connectors
  2. xrandr: the reliable tool for configuration
  3. use case: presentations with a projector connected to your laptop

Examples[edit]

activate VGA and use it as an additional output above your laptop

 xrandr --output VGA1 --auto --above LVDS1 --primary

activate VGA and use it as a clone of your laptop display

 xrandr --output VGA1 --auto --same-as LVDS1

deactivate VGA

 xrandr --output VGA1 --off

Store ALL the quotes[edit]

mxeyx shows the Ruby on Rails application he developed to store chat quotes. Github: satq

DORT.con[edit]

Arno presents us the science-fiction convention DORT.con he is organizing in March 2013. The team is looking for willing people showing DIY electronic projects and scientific speakers. We are invited to submit suggestions and spread the word.