Want to work differently with a sub-display during pc game

I want to do notes or research or other things while playing PC games.

2019/08/28 Add some method about virtualization


When I captured Splatoon, I noticed that it’s convenient that I can serch information while loading. In addition, specified for foreign game, I want to search dictionary.

All pc games that I currently have will stop when the screen is inactive, so I can’t do this. Even if there are two screens with great pains, it does not make much sense. If the screen only stops, i still want to do something because I’m very anxious that the sound becomes a bump.



I use up to two PCs.(The room is small and I’m worried about my circuit breakers in my room.) One of them is used as a file server. Therefore, the breakdown of the two generations inevitably like below …


The server does not combine with the desktop, and basically operate it remotely.(To reduce unstable incident, such as restarting when freezes.)) Ideally, one window on Linux can be used as Windows. I have used the parallel desktop and the remote desktop , So my ideal is like them.

Plan 1 : tese

There is a software called tese as software to prevent pc game from stopping when inactive.




Plan 2 : Separate PC for gaming and one for other purposes, and assign sub-displays to latter.

The current configuration is

Replacing The them to below.



Plan 3 Running Virtual Windows on the Main PC

I didn’t know when I started writing this article, but it seems that I can use GPU on a virtual PC. So I start to looking the way using virtualization.

Reconfigure the desktop that is currently configured with dual boot into linux and guest windows. The file server remains as it is.

Kvm and QEMU, that are virtualization software to run on Linux and be able to pass through the GPUto guest, is the first option.



Plan 4 : Put Windows virtually on the file server and use it on Remote Desktop from the client machine

The 2 PCs rebuild like below.



Future Direction

For the time being, I try Plan 3, install virtualization to the main machine. `

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