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Old 05-02-04, 08:26 PM   #5
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Default Re: TwinView in Fedora not working --- PLEASE HELP!

Originally Posted by Thunderbird
XFree86 4.3 is good enough for most people. What you want is twinview, what LordMorgul is more talking about is likely Xinerama. Redhat would never support setting up Twinview.
Yes, that is what I meant.. although I was forgetting the term "xinerama". To use TwinView you do need to install the nVIDIA driver... so not using what is supplied by Fedora.

First, be aware that as a user, and not a linux tester, you should not update your Fedora 1.91 into the 1.92 range or newer (specifically do not update the kernel) until FC2 is released. That will break many things you do not want to deal with.

Install the kernel-source and the nvidia driver (downloaded from the nvidia driver archive at Then follow the instructions for installing it found in the README they have posted where you download the driver.

Skip the Xorg installation, unless you will be updating your system before FC2 is released. (contrary to my suggestion - linux is about choice afterall)
"..the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." (Edmond Burke)
nVIDIA video driver RPMs for Fedora :: see yum repo at
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