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Multi monitor support (i have 12 monitors,,,)

Postby Eurex on Fri Jan 23, 2009 9:26 pm

Hey,
i've installed mint as a duel boot with windows XP SP3... My problem is that i have 12 monitors on my workstation and i can only get one monitor to work (i'm a derivatives trader incase you're wondering why so many monitors). My second problem is that when i select to boot up windows xp, the screen that says 'starting up' appears but windows never loads, it just hangs on this screen.

I have no experince using linux, this is kinda of an experiment after a discussion i was having with someone over lunch, and basicly i've ended up the lab rat... altho, even tho my monitors are not all working, i much prefer mint to windows :)

So how can i get the rest of my monitors working? Also another problem is that a peice a software that we use to input our orders into the market requires Sun JVM version 1.4.2.0.3 - how can i get this for mint?

Any help would be much appreciated, altho i only really have saturday to get all this sorted, otherwise i'm going to have to do a full format and return to windows so i can trade on monday.


Many thanks...
Eurex
 

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Re: Multi monitor support (i have 12 monitors,,,)

Postby Husse on Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:07 am

Ah - this is Sunday so it's too late I suppose....
I have absolutely no idea how you can have 12 monitors on one PC regardless of operating system
I guess you use some kind of "dock" for the physical access....
However to get Sun JVM is no problem - well....
I found
On October 30, 2008 J2SE 1.4.2 reached the end of its service life (EOSL).

Of course to get another version is simple
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