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is this possible?

Ashley MLP Fangirl
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so i want to try something kinda insane. 

 

i found a good deal on an old server, and with the hardware i already have i could make a system with these specs:

2x Xeon X5650

48GB RAM

dual gpu's, which exactly i haven't decided yet. 

 

so i want to do something crazy. i want to run Windows 10 and Linux using a triple monitopr setup, but not the normal way. 

i want to be able to switch say my center display to Windows and keep the other 2 on linux on the fly, without rebooting the machine. i also want my keyboard and mouse to switch over. 

 

is that possible?

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MacBook Pro 13" Early 2015 | i5 5257U | Intel Iris 6100 | 8GB Ram | 120GB SSD | macOS Monterey

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With a hypervisor like VirtualBox, yes. It also might be possible with KVM in a distro like Ubuntu but that's a question better asked on an actual Linux forum.

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Is this gonna use synergy like in all the old LTT ads? Sounds like the easiest way to go about it.

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1 minute ago, fasauceome said:

Is this gonna use synergy like in all the old LTT ads? Sounds like the easiest way to go about it.

maybe, but that would mean that i'd have to reconfigure it everytime i want to switch OS's... 

 

and i'd have to have the Windows install booted all the time.

 

on top of that i don't know how well synergy handles gaming... 

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MacBook Pro 13" Early 2015 | i5 5257U | Intel Iris 6100 | 8GB Ram | 120GB SSD | macOS Monterey

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Use a KVM, you'll get GPU-passthrough

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