[CLUG-tech] Starting a second X session

Jeff Mutonho ejbengine at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 11:38:16 SAST 2007

On 3/20/07, Rainer M. Krug <Rainer.Krug at uct.ac.za> wrote:
> Hi
> I don't know much about X, so please bear with me if it is a simple
> question.
> I would like to start a second X session on my computer, if possible on
> the second monitor (I have a notebook) or, if this is not possible, in a
> second terminal.
> My tries so far were not successfull, as I always got the message that a
> session was already running.
> Any help welcome,
> Rainer

Have you tried startx -- :1 , then Ctrl-Alt-F1 ?

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