Pinetab secondary display?
#1
Hello all,

I apologise if this is not the correct forum for this,but I was wondering if it will be possible to include some functionality (perhaps via usb-c) to use the Pinetab as a secondary monitor?  I find myself wishing that I had a portable monitor with my work laptop and this would be a nice opportunity to have a useful machine with me too.

Thanks!
#2
Actually, this would be really handy...

A quick search turned up some possible software solutions.

First bunch are virtual KVM switches:

Synergy (software KVM switch)
https://symless.com/synergy
https://github.com/symless/synergy-core

Barrier (Fork of Synergy)
https://github.com/debauchee/barrier

x2vnc
http://fredrik.hubbe.net/x2vnc.html


A little more searching turned up

VirtualMonitor (Use a phone or tablet as additional display device)
https://virtualmonitor.github.io/


These next might work if you load Android on the PineTab

Splashtop Wired XDisplay
https://www.splashtop.com/

Twomon
http://www.easynlight.com/en/

SpaceDesk
https://spacedesk.net



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#3
#4
(09-10-2019, 07:48 AM)Kochise Wrote:

Yes but this is just a monitor. My hope was that the ability to use the Pinetab as a secondary monitor could be included so that it can have more uses day to day.
#5
The basic idea and demonstration is here, by as Linus states, when really really thin, it becomes viable as a second screen you can easily carry around.


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