[PD] gem dual head (display :0.1) under linux

m m.ash at gmx.at
Tue Aug 19 21:53:20 CEST 2003

> > > gemwin has no method "display" like pdp? is there a way to create the
> > > window on the second head (0.1) in gem? nothing in the mailing-list
> > > archive (gem + display)...
> >
> > You can set the DISPLAY environment variable to :0.1 before starting
> > the program (eg, 'set DISPLAY=:0.1', or 'export DISPLAY=0.1', or
> > similar, depending on your shell)
> Nick, it would send all PD windows to the second head. What Patrick want 
> is to send only the GEM window to the second head. A common problem is 
> that the second head is usually not accelerated, but there's seem to be a 
> patch for some Xfree drivers that allows accelerated openGL on the second 
> head.


~$ DISPLAY=:0.1; pd -guicmd "DISPLAY=:0.0; /usr/local/lib/pd/bin/pd-gui" -lib Gem

works for me. though I don't think a message to gemwin would be a bad idea...

regards, m.

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