Synergy is a program that allows multiple computers and different operating systems to share a mouse and keyboard over the network.

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login to “front end gui” from ssh (together with Synergy)

So, I have 3PC on my desk, all running ubuntu 14.04 64bit. and all running the latest version of Synergy, so that I only use one keyoard and one mouse to control 3 PCs and 4 monitors. this works ...
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Synergy refuses to cooperate on Ubuntu Server

I have Synergy installed on both Ubuntu server (DaveCorp) and my windows 8 machine. (DavidsPC) My etc/synergy.conf file looks like this. section: screens DaveCorp: DavidsPC: end ...
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Synergy setup problem

I have one desktop and one laptop at home and want to combine them using synergy. I followed the instructions https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SynergyHowto but failed to merge screens. The log says ...
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Where is the synergy configuration file?

I downloaded the latest deb of synergy from the synergy website. When I run it I get an installer and get the option to enable the password etc. However, now I want to reset the password but I can't ...
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unable to make two ubuntu machines interact after connecting with synergy?

I have ubuntu 14.04, and synergy 1.4.12 on both machines. I was able to make them connect (was not straight forward tho). I created the same hotkey to switch to "left" machine, on both server and ...
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synergy and ubuntu lock screen problem on ubuntu 12.04

I have a setup on work with a Ubuntu 12.04 and a Windows 7 PC which share same keyboard and same mouse via synergy. On Ubuntu the synergy server is running, on the Windows 7 the synergy client is ...
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Synergy — I have four monitors (2x2) but I can only get to my other computer via one

I have four monitors that are in this order: 23 14 However, I have a second computer with a monitor to the left of my first and second monitors. I can only get to that desktop by moving my mouse ...
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Synergy works one way only?

I am running two Ubuntu 12.04 machines connected to the university network. One is a desktop and the other a X230t Lenovo laptop. They are both wired(eth0) to the same network. I am trying to get ...
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Mapping Mac OS X's Mission Control Key to Ubuntu's Workspaces, with Synergy

How can I map my Mission Control key ( which is alternatively F4 if fn is pressed ) to be my command under Ubuntu to show all active workspaces? When I press that key under Ubuntu, in the Keyboard ...
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Unlock KDE from bash

I am running Kubuntu 13.10 x64 with no special settings. Now I want to unlock the machine by ssh (the kde screen lock). I tried this: ...
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Synergy wont be installed

Hello I'm new to linux and all that so I might have lots of questions. If possible it would be cool to be directed to a site where all kinds of commands all the good things to know about linux and ...
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quicksynergy doesn't work between ubuntu 13.10 and Xubuntu 12.04

The server is Xubuntu 12.04 while the client is Ubuntu 13.10. My quicksynergy doesn't work. But it works well with another Windows client. By the way, before I switch my server from Ubuntu 13.10 to ...
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Start synergy on boot of Ubuntu 12.04

I am having problems getting synergy to start on boot of my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop machine. I followed the troubleshooting at Start synergy on boot? completely, but I still couldn't get synergy to ...
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Using Synergy between Mac OS X and Ubuntu 13.04

I'm having problems between Mac OS X 10.8.3 (Mac Mini) and Ubuntu 13.04 (HP Pavilion DM1 Laptop). The former being the server and the latter, the client. I cannot utilise Synergy if the HP-DM1 is ...
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How can I make Synergy accommodate the dead space around dual monitors?

I have desktop with two monitors (monitors 1 and 2) and a laptop (monitor 3). I've placed the laptop below the desktop using Synergy's interactive configuration screen. The resulting behavior is that ...
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Every time I restart my computer, an app I use (Synergy) disappears. Running Ubuntu 12.04

If i log in and out or if I restart my computer, Synergy always disappears. I was using the PC a few days ago, got synergy installed and running, and then I rebooted. Synergy didn't start up and I ...
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Ubuntu not showing up in windows 7 network

I have a windows 7 laptop and ubuntu desktop, and both are connected to the same network, I can see the windows laptop in ubuntu's network, also I can access it, copy past files,on windows I cannot ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 - Running Synergy On Boot

I'm using a Lubuntu machine as a client via Synergy. Unfortunately, I have no idea how to make it run before I login! I've found several things on Google, but I followed their instructions completely ...
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Synergy keyboard layout

I have an issue with Synergy. I do really love how it works but when I leave my host PC with non-English layout I can't type anything on the secondary PC. My host PC is Windows 7. I have English and ...
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Synergy clipboard (copy/paste) not working with glipper?

(just wanted to document this; self-answer to follow) I have a setup with QuickSynergy between two Ubuntu machines, set up like this: Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS (lucid) - synergy server, has mouse attached ...
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Using synergy between mac os x and ubuntu 12.04

I tried to get synergy working, here is the step that I have done: Installing quick synergy in Ubuntu Installing synergykm in mac os x Using IP address instead of hostname Using synergyc / synergys ...
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Change the Synergy notification icon?

I use Synergy to sync mouse and keyboard between desktops. My question is, how do I change the Synergy indicator icons in Unity? For reference, I am using the Faenza icon theme, and this is what ...
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How do I send Alt+Ctrl+F1 through Synergy?

I use Synergy to control both of my desktops from the same keyboard and mouse. Is there a way to send Alt+Ctrl+F1 (or related combinations) to the client desktop using Synergy? I tried using the ...
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Invisible boundary on Synergy client

I have a Desktop system (named 'desktop') with 2 monitors attached (one 1680x1050 and another 1920x1080 resolution), running a synergy server. I also have a small ITX machine (named 'tiny') to my ...
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How to kill synergy/evict all connections

I install synergy on my ubuntu computer to use as server (kbd and mouse are plugged into it). I install synergy on winPC to use as client. Everything is great until I need to reboot winPC (as is so ...
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Synergy's menus go dark about 20 seconds after launching the application

Synergy's menus go dark about 20 seconds after launching the application (Synergy is an awesome CAD tool if you were wondering). I used to be able to solve this by turning off "decorations" in the ...
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Using Synergy on Desktop and Server OS

Ok, so I want to install synergy on both the Ubuntu Desktop and Server editions. Technically the server would not have a mouse but I've heard of a program called GPM that you can install. So, is it ...
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How do I get synergy to work?

I've never actually been able to get Synergy working, even when using QuickSynergy. Even using this guide gives me nothing; my mouse won't leave the edge of my screen. I've even disabled both ...
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Wrong keyboard layout on client PC when using synergy

I just installed ubuntu 11.10 in my new computer, the old one (still main computer) is ubuntu 10.04. Both PCs use "Spanish LAm" keyboard layout, the only difference is that the new PC keyboard has ...
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keybinding issues with xmodmap across synergy

I've got two systems I use across Synergy. On the main one I have a normal keyboard that I swap caps lock and ctrl for. So I do: xmodmap -e 'keycode 66 = Control_L' xmodmap -e 'clear lock' xmodmap -e ...
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Having trouble setting up Synergy (via Quicksynergy) on my Ubuntu & Lubuntu 11.10 machines

Synergy is an app that allows two or more computers to share a keyboard and mouse. I have both Synergy and QuickSynergy (the GUI for synergy) installed from the repositories on two computers. One, my ...
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Monitors won't sleep (power management) if synergy or synergyc? is running

Similar question to Monitor won't enter power save mode , however I only experience the problem under synergy. Screensaver settings work, but the monitors never go to sleep. When synergy is not ...
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How to run just one application over ethernet while others on wifi

I normally connect my laptop via wifi. However, I would like to use synergy to share my workplace desktop machine with my laptop. But the problem is that my desktop machine doesn't have wireless ...
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How can I prevent an app from leaving full screen mode when I move the cursor to another display?

When I have dual displays set up, or when I am using Synergy to use one keyboard and mouse across two computers/screens, I can't seem to retain F11 full screen mode for the top application when I ...
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Start synergy on boot?

I use synergy. I would like to synergy to start as soon as I turn on my computer. How do I do that? To start synergy, the command is: synergys --config ~/.synergy.conf