On Mon, 2016-10-17 at 16:58 -0600, patrick korsnick wrote:
> Hi all,
> Now that I'm loving f25beta so much and refuse to go back to f24 I'm forced
> to address a problem I've had for some time. Up through f24 I've had to
> install the nvidia proprietary driver to be able to use more than 2
> monitors on my GTX960 (if I connected more than 2 it locked up the machine).
> Now with the switch to Wayland in f25 the closed source driver doesn't seem
> to be an option, so I need to see if it's possible to get it working under
> nouveau (or maybe buy an ATI card).
> So does anyone know how to make 3 or more monitors work under nouveau?
> Thanks for any advice

I think this is likely to be a bit more specific to your particular
setup than a general 'there's one magic trick to make it work with more
than 2 monitors' thing, so if I were you I'd probably file a bug with
all the usual information for your specific configuration and see where
that goes.

But the main thing I wanted to say is, the change in F25 is only a
change of *defaults*. For many reasons, the proprietary driver case
being a major one, there is still a GNOME-on-X11 session choice in F25
Workstation installs. It's just not the *default* choice any more. So
you can certainly still use the proprietary driver with F25 if you
want; just switch from the default session to the X11 session in GDM
when logging in.
Adam Williamson
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