A Keyboard-Video-Mouse switch allows several computers to share a single keyboard, display and mouse.

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how to stream HDMI video over IP and receive it via software

need: I have a computer connected to a monitor via HDMI @ 1080p (1920x1080). I need to send the video to remote locations, without breaking the current monitor setup. Remote locations need to ...
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Redirect one computer display to another [closed]

I want to redirect one computer display to another machine's display. One solution that have been cited is using KVM. I looked at many KVM's (e.g. from http://aten.com/) but none of them redirect to ...
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Export libvirt VM to vmx (howto generate virt-image)

To convert from vmware to libvirt, I'd do: virt-convert myvm.vmx -o virt-image IMAGE.XML virt-image IMAGE.XML but how do I create an image descriptor from a libvirt domain to be able to reverse the ...
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How do I keep my Dell OptiPlex AIO from disabling the keyboard and mouse when in HDMI in mode?

I have a Dell OptiPlex 9030 All-in-One computer, which has an HDMI in port. It seems that when it is on HDMI in mode rather than "computer" mode, it disables the keyboard and mouse--presumably because ...
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2 monitors, 2 computers and a docking station for one

I have a desktop computer and a work computer (IBM thinkpad) which is connected to a docking station. Attached to the work laptop (docking station) are two monitors. What I want to do is have access ...
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KVM windows guest no working network

I try to install windows as a KVM guest on a headless CentOS 6 machine, all works (can even access it over vnc, using an X forwarding SSH session), but I am stuck at the windows networking. All my ...
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Do KVM switches work with 144Hz Gsync gaming monitors?

I have a monitor that does 144Hz and Gsync at 2560x1440. It only uses displayport to support these features. Assuming I get a KVM that works with DisplayPort, if I use the KVM with this monitor, will ...
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Connecting one bluetooth keyboard to multiple devices

Is it possible to connect one bluetooth keyboard to multiple computers (MacBook Pro, PC - both are bluetooth enabled) and switch between them like a KVM switch does?
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Sharing 2 monitors between 2 computers in different configurations

I have a laptop (for work) and a desktop PC (for personal use) that I use side by side in my home office. I'm thinking of purchasing 2 Dell P2414H 24" monitors with a dual monitor stand. I'd like to ...
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Can I somehow speed up Windows's USB Plug n play function (on a USB Hub/switch)?

I'm using a KVM-switch like setup to share my keyboard and mouse between a Windows machine and a Linux machine. I have a Logitech Mouse and Corsair (K95-RGB) Keyboard (ironically both devices made ...
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Mac Pro, OSX 10.9.5, Mirror Display to Raritan Cat 5 Reach KVM

I can get my MacBook Pro, OSX 10.9.5 to work fine, using the Raritan KVM. As well as a Mac Mini, with the same OS. When I try to use the MacPro, the computer the KVM is intended for, It doesn't even ...
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USB Switch for Keyboard and Mouse (KM)

Background I am looking to switch my keyboard and mouse between a desktop computer and a laptop. The desktop resolution is 2560x1600, which eliminates most (but not all) KVM switches. The monitor has ...
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No video from 8400GS when KVM switches back

I have a perplexing situation I've not found an answer to. Here is my setup. I have two computers attached to a ConnectPro DVI KVM switch. One computer has an ATI Radeon 5750 Windows 7-64bit) and ...
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No sound from Linkskey LDV-302 KVM to speakers

Using a Linkskey LDV-302 KVM to operate two computers. XP 32 and Windows 7 x64. It's a great little tool but I cannot for the life of me figure out how to get sound from the XP to play through the ...
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Why does my monitor sometimes display a moira pattern (of sorts)

I recently bought a SIIG CE-KV0411-S1 (2-port DisplayPort KVM) to share an Asus VK278Q between my gaming PC and a MacBook. The Mac never gives me any trouble, but if the PC goes to sleep while it is ...
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Windows 7 - KVM - audio issue

Current setup: 2 PCS connected via KVM switch to 1 monitor. Both are connected via USB for keyboard and mouse. VGA for video. I have a music amplifier directly attached the audio jack on PC1. When I ...
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How to disable monitor auto detection in Windows 7?

I am currently running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit with a dual monitor setup with an NVIDIA 7950 GT graphics card. One monitor is dedicated to this machine and the other monitor is connected to a DVI ...
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USB KVM vs. PS/2 KVM switches

Is one of those types of KVM switches better than the other in any way? One faster than the other? Is the switching instantaneous? Transparency for the OS: Does the OS even know about the switch? Does ...
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Using 2 monitors with 2 PCs

I have dual monitors (HDMI/DVI, 1920x1200) and will be buying a second PC, and perhaps also a third monitor. I'd like to share each monitor individually between the PCs, i.e. put all monitors on one ...
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KVM Switch for Multiple Machines in Dual Screen or Split Screen

I've got two machines and i'd like to be able to share a dual monitor set in 3 different "modes". Machine 1 Dual Screen Machine 2 Dual Screen Machine 1 Screen 1, Machine 2 Screen 2 (Split mode) If ...
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Install CentOS 6.7 guest without internet connection via console?

I have problems installing a kvm guest CentOS over ssh on a server without internet. This is what I do: fallocate -l 200G /var/lib/libvirt/images/dbpvvtlzg.img virt-install \ --accelerate \ --os-...
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Low level command to find supported screen resolution

I am trying to figure out what is wrong with a cheap VGA+USB KVM. It is supposed to support a max resolution of 1920 x 1080, however when I plug it (single PC connecter, the other usb/vga ports are ...
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How to use vga passthrough in Ubuntu 15.10 with two AMD graphic cards using the same driver

I have a Ubuntu 15.10 based PC with two different ATI/AMD graphics cards (ATI Radeon 4650 and AMD 7970) I want to install Windows via qemu/kvm with vga passthrough. For this I have to blacklist the ...
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How to enable remote audio in KVM VM via rdp

I have a Windows 10 VM running in KVM, & when I connect via RDP, even though I have remote audio enabled in the RDP client, I still get an error complaining about there being no audio hardware ...
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Stop guest VM powering off when switching machines?

I have two machines, both windows. I'm using VM Workstation 11 in one. If I have the VM running on one machine, and I switch to the other one for ~5 minutes, it appears as though the VM powers off. ...
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KVM With Black Screen

So I've recently picked up a KVM switch. Installed it, mouse and keyboard work fine. But now I have a black screen. I can unhook and go straight to my video card with no problem, but nothing out of ...
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Synergy Multi Monitor Client/Server Config Mouse shift Issue

I am trying to achieve the best synergy mouse "shift" from server to client and vice versa but having some trouble due to either synergy's limitation or Windows display configuration (server & ...
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One computer, 3 Monitors 1 TV switch 1 Monitor for TV

I have a 3 screen setup with a TV next to the monitors. I was wanting to occasionally switch the 3rd monitor out for the TV (before i was having to go under the desk and switch the HDMI cables around) ...
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Transfer Data from KVM Whonix VM

I have data stored on my Whonix workstation and want to transfer it to my real machine. Do do so, I followed the instructions on the official website. However, it doesn't seem to work. Inside the ...
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What does this XML block for CPU do?

I'm having trouble getting a CPU configured. The problem CPU configuration is shown below. However, I have a good configuration and I am trying to understand what it does so I can add pieces of it to ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception in interrupt in openstack vm

I setup openstack in one ubuntu server and allocated several vms in the openstack. randomly some vms are panic w/ the error(see below). Anyone can give some suggestions? thanks Kernel panic - not ...
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KVM linux bridge

I'm quite new in networking. I have an server with an ip addr a on eth0. Now I have via KVM an VM running on the server. I've got an other ip addr b which I want to use for the vm so that it will be ...
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KVM switch switches automatically on VirtualBox usage

I am using KVM switch Multico EW K1904U. The problem is that it confilcts with Oracle virtual box somehow. Particularly, if I am terminating virtual machine on computer 1, it switches to computer 2 (...
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Where to find / create an image / iso suitable for anonymous browsing in a VM

I'm looking for (as close as I can get) to a KVM or Virtualbox compatible system image I can run which will give me a basic desktop - by basic I mean contains only the minimal requirements for a web ...
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KVM switch triggers randomly on any operations with VirtualBox windows

I would like to try to make this KVM switch unavailable for guest operating system. Unfortunately, Oracle documentation is not clear. They probably use terms "local", "remote", "guest" and "host" ...
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How to connect to local KVM guest via SSH tunnel

I use Virt-manager for virtualization on Debian. I want to connect to my guest through a remote SSH tunnel. Guest is also on local Debian machine. Is this possible? I have already tried this command ...
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KVM switch not recognizing USB devices on Windows 10?

I installed Windows 10 earlier this week. All week my computer has functioned fine, but today when I turned it on I get an alert saying USB Device not recognized. I have several USB devices plugged ...
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Can KVMs for 3 monitors & USB keyboard/mouse be used in a mixed Mac/PC environment?

Is it possible to use three Thunderbolt displays on multiple computers (mixed environment of PCs and Macs)? I've used KVMs in other PC-only environments, but I am trying to find out if both PCs and ...
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Setup - KVM + HP Docking Station + 2 HP Business Laptops + Monitor + Keyboard + Mouse

I already running HP Elite Laptop in a HP Docking station connected with Additional monitor. I need to enhance the setup by connecting my second laptop, such that I can control it from same keyboard, ...
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Need a KVM setup to support HDMI and DisplayPort input with DVI or HDMI output

Here is what I want to connect via KVM to have one monitor and keyboard/mouse: 1st Work laptop (HP EliteBook 8560P) with a DisplayPort and VGA video output - I bought a passive DisplayPort to HDMI ...
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KVM / Qemu Virtualization Live-Snapshot

im running an Ubuntu 14.04 Host with KVM/Qemu (libvirt) as virtualization host. Now im here to ask for the best practise about creating snaphots for the whole VMs. i read much about a Live-Snapshot ...
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Is there a KVM switch that supports *dual monitors* using DVI or HDMI? [closed]

I have been looking for a KVM switch that I could hook up to my laptop docking station so that I could dock my work laptop at home, flip a switch, and have my laptop use my home PC's keyboard, mouse, ...
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MacBook Pro Crash when plugging in VGA dongle

Here is the situation: My macbook hard crashes (basically appears to turn off) when I plug in my VGA out dongle. I have looked through the logs and cannot find any related logging. The VGA ...
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Use host's onboard/integrated graphics from a virtual machine

Is there a way to let a VM access/use a monitor connected to the motherboard's VGA port as if it were its own monitor with KVM-QEMU?
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Can ping but can't otherwise reach PFsense clients on virtual bridge

I have a setup with a physical hypervisor running KVM + Libvirtd on Fedora 22. On this hypervisor, there's a PFsense VM and several other VMs interconnected on a virtual bridge. The PFsense VM is ...
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Is there a KVM solution where I can view and control multiple devices on a running computer? [closed]

I am looking for a Keyboard Video Mouse control to control multiple computers. Instead of the traditional way of time multiplexing a real monitor / keyb / mouse, I would like to see all the screens as ...
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Issues with bridged libvirt networks

I have created bridge for primary interface on my Fedora 22 hypervisor: systemctl stop libvirtd MAIN_CONN=enp8s0 nmcli c delete "$MAIN_CONN" nmcli c add type bridge ifname br0 autoconnect yes stp off ...
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KVM for two Macs? to share one cinema display and keyboard between a Mac Pro and a Macbook

I have a Mac Pro and a Macbook Pro. I have a cinema display plugged into the pro most of the time, and a custom clacky keyboad... occasionally I want to "dock" my mac book in there instead to use the ...
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Issue using virtual KVM java app

Receiving this error trying to use console redirection to remotely control a server: Error: The field has an invalid value: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <jnlp spec="1.0+" ...
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hardware keyboard and mouse sharing linux/windows to mac/windows with international support

I've a primary desktop pc with Linux/Windows on it and a secondary Mac mini with OS X and Windows, one monitor each. I'd like to share keyboard and mouse from primary to secondary, have already tried ...