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A Visual Comparison Between XP And Mandrake

thal Re:Switch User functionality (462 comments)

This is already available in Linux:

  • hit ctrl-alt-F[1-6] to get out of the current X session to a virtual terminal
  • login with other user
  • xinit -- :1

Now you have two completely separate X sessions running at the same time. I've no idea if there's a point-and-click (x|k|g)dm way to do this, but the capability is there.

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