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SystemD/Udev Multi-Seat Support For X.Org

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Published on 17 July 2011 11:03 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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Lennart Poettering has published patches this Sunday to provide support for udev/systemd multi-seat input device hot-plugging support for the X.Org Server.

Details about the multi-seat systemd implementation can be found in this FreeDesktop.org specification. Adding in this support to the X.Org Server presents a new "-seat" X Server switch.

Those wishing to learn about this new X.Org Server multi-seat support can see this mailing list message.

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