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2 mice one computer?

  1. Dec 17, 2008 #1
    Hey guys,
    I was wondering if anyone knew how I could hook up two mouses (mice???) to one computer/monitor and have two cursors show up. I have searched a few times and found a couple of ideas that I don't fully understand because I am not that great with computers, I was wondering if someone could dumb it down for me or suggest something to do. I want it because me and my buddy play online poker and we like to multi-table, as we are both playing at the same computer, same name. Sometimes its hard to communicate whether or call/raise/fold whatever on table 7, when so many are up, so we are hoping to cut out hte middle man and be able to both have a cursor on the same screen. Insane? definetly... possible? you tell me

    thanks guys
     
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  3. Dec 18, 2008 #2

    Vanadium 50

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    You can have two mice, but you'll only have one cursor.
     
  4. Dec 18, 2008 #3

    robphy

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    With multi-touch technologies being developed,
    you probably see more things like
    http://wearables.unisa.edu.au/mpx/?q=mpx
    http://www.benjie.org/software/linux/collaborative-vnc/
    http://multicursor-wm.sourceforge.net/
    http://weblogs.asp.net/cfranklin/archive/2004/02/21/77787.aspx

    (I'm sure that some one can do stuff with multiple wiimotes:
    http://www.brianpeek.com/blog/pages/net-based-wiimote-applications.aspx
    )
     
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