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Questions tagged [synergy]

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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(Lubuntu 18.10+LXQt) Start Program at Login Screen

I'm trying to get Synergy to start at the login screen so I don't have to keep using a separate keyboard and mouse to log in whenever I have to reboot. This answer seems to be good for the *ubuntus ...
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Synergy keeps logging non-stop

i've been using synergy to use my desaktop's mouse &keyboard on my laptop when home. Now, it's been working really well for me, except that I've realized that the instance on my desktop will eat ...
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Synergyc protocol mismatch after upgrade to 18.04

I've got two xubuntu boxes, which I'll call 'desktop' and 'laptop'. I'm to connect from the laptop to the desktop using synergy (mouse/keyboard sharing). 'desktop' -- xubuntu 16.04, synergys version ...
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secondary UI freezes system after updating to 18.04

Whenever I open a secondary UI to configure an application or change a setting, my entire system freezes up after updating to 18.04. This happens with Synergy (which doesn't work right anymore) and ...
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What is “~” (home directory) defined as for programs running before login using LightDM?

I execute a command on boot, before logging in, by adding it to my /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-ubuntu.conf file under [SeatDefaults]. The program executes but is unable to locate a necessary ...
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Start Synergy client with SSL before login Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

The problem arises because I use SSL. The guides for no encryption work fine, such as Start Synergy (or any application) BEFORE logging in Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS I have created the file /etc/...
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Start Synergy (or any application) BEFORE logging in Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS

Using Ubuntu 16.04.2 (Xenial) on Intel x64:{Both Processor and Ubuntu install} This question has been answered a million times, but none of the solutions work. So I don't want to duplicate a question,...
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How to get Synergy to Autostart at login on Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to get Synergy to autostart at boot on ubuntu 16.04 with no luck. I have seen plenty of ways to do it with 14.4 using lightdm or gnome but how does one go about it in 16.04 using Unity ...
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Autostart synergy server on ubuntu 16.04

How do I configure synergy to start automatically as sever after login? I have found the following tutorial https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SynergyHowto#On_the_server but it seems a bit outdated. ...
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How to tunnel Synergy over SSH?

Pretty straight forward. How do i tunnel Synergy over ssh? I need to connect client to server over a ssh tunnel to have a more secure connection.
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Ubuntu Gnome : Move the mouse with Synergy

I've got 2 laptops, one with Windows and the other with Ubuntu Gnome. I'd like to use my Windows as the master. First, on windows, Synergy switch on Linux when my mouse is 300px next the edge of my ...
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Use synergy on Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04

I want to share my desktop mouse and keyboard with my laptop using synergy. Until yesterday, both ran Ubuntu 14.04 and synergy 1.4, and everything worked fine. Yesterday, I upgraded my laptop to ...
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What's wrong with my autossh tunnel?

This is my synergy tunnel between my desktop and my laptop. Both are Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Note that localhost is the desktop. This works: ssh -N -f -L 24800:localhost:24800 laptop This doesn't (I ...
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run script on startup

Currently I am looking for a solution to run a script upon start up, not login, start up. I have been researching this specifically for Synergy, but with the new version of Ubuntu (15.10) the ...
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How can I execute a script on screen change?

Context: I have one large monitor, a desktop and a laptop. I use the large monitor and a HDMI switch when I'm at home. This give synergy a problem in that it doesn't recognize parts of the screen if ...
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Help with tri screen synergy setup

Ive recently discovered the mouse/keyboard sharing application synergy and have been trying to set it up. Install was relatively easy, however Ive run into a problem with my unusual setup. So laptop ...
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Synergy Keyboard and Mouse: Client or Server?

I'm doing a fresh Ubuntu 14.04.1 install on a Lenovo ThinkServer. This is going to be on the same worksurface as a HP Win 7 Laptop with 8GB RAM (on a dock) with the laptop screen, an attached screen, ...
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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 great!...
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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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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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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: http://thebigbyte.blogspot.de/2010/05/how-to-lock-unlock-kde4-...
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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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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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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 [closed]

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)

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