Synergy is Free and Open Source Software that lets you easily share your mouse and keyboard between multiple computers, where each computer has its own display. No special hardware is required, all you need is a local area network. Synergy is supported on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

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Unity greeter startup script on Ubuntu 14.04

So what I want to do is run a script on startup that starts the synergy daemon. I want it to run automagically when the system starts in GUI mode even if no one actually logs in. I have a script for ...
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Synergy not transmitting special keys between 1.4.17-server and 1.3.1-client?

I've a setup with a Win7-server (1.4.17) and a client (1.3.1) under Cubieez (Debian on Cubietrack Arm). When pressing some of the german special keys (öäüß etc.), they are not transmitted to the ...
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Synergy 1.4.17 breaks holding down two modifier keys in Mac OS X

In Synergy 1.4.16 you can hold down two modifier keys (e.g., Shift and Command) simultaneously. In 1.4.17 the second modifier key supersedes the first, so if you hold down Command and then Shift, it ...
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Some key won't be triggered on Windows client with OS X Mavericks as server

I'm using version 1.4.16 with server on OS X Mavericks and a Windows 7 client. I'm also using a keyboard with the Swiss-German layout and on this keyboard the keys (^/`,¨/!,$/£) left of the Backspace ...
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Synergy - Control + Scroll Not Zooming

I am using Synergy, 64 bit, between two Windows computers - A Windows 8 Professional, and a Windows 7 Professional. The Windows 8 Pro is the server. When Synergy is on, I try to hold down [control] ...
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Synergy client won't connect, despite open port?

I want to use a Debian KDE desktop computer (network name bradbury) as the server, and a Windows 7 laptop (network name Clarke) as the client. I have used this setup before without problems, but then ...
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osX cannot connect socket: Host is down

I am trying to connect my macbook to my mac mini through synergy. I have configured my macbook as the server, and I try to connect my mac to it as a client; but whenever I try, it says on the log ...
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Synergy's synrgyhk.dll suddenly gets linked to random processes

I'm using Windows 8 and from time to time, my Synergy server just stops responding. It doesn't notice that it's not working anymore (the interface doesn't show any error), but re-launching the server ...
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XMonad + Synergy: System tray is unavailable, quitting

I'm trying to use synergy with my xmonad setup. When I try to start synergy it pops up an error message saying: System tray is unavailable, quitting I'm on Ubuntu server 13.10 I don't have ...
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when I am running synergy and open secondlife my movement keys aren't right

in secondlife with synergy running, turning (a,d or left right arrows) moves my character EXTREMELY slowly. forward and reverse keys (w,s, or forward back arrows) responds in the program like I have ...
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Synergy: switch screen if only specified key is hold and mouse moved to the edge

I've seen similar questions, but I've seen no answers. I want Synergy to switch screen if only I press some key (say, Shift), and move mouse to the edge. Without pressed key, Synergy should not ...
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Synergy: modifier keys not stable on Mac OS X Mavericks

I am using Synergy 1.4.16 with a Windows 7 server and an OS X client. Whenever I hold ctrl, alt or command on the OS X screen the system seems to act like I'm repeating pressing that key instead of ...
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Upgraded to Mavericks and now client won't connect

I upgraded my macintosh laptop to mavericks and got past the accessibility stuff (I think). My mac is running synergys but when I tunnel from my Ubuntu desktop I no longer connect: ssh -f -N -L ...
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Some characters do not work in virtual machine running on computer with Synergy

I am running synergy (1.4.12) on two windows computers A and B. Computer A runs windows 7 and has the keyboard and mouse attached that I want to use. Computer B runs windows 8.1 and has its own ...
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Can the Synergy client be configured to connect to one of many servers?

I have a laptop that I use at home and at the office. I also have desktop computers (with attached keyboards and mice) set up at both locations. Both desktops are set up as Synergy servers so that I ...
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Reverse scrolling with Synergy from Mac to Windows

I have my Mountain Lion MacBook Pro and my Windows 7 Toshiba laptop connected via Synergy with the Mac serving as the server, and the PC acting as the client. I have an external mouse connected to the ...
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Autostart Synergy On Boot Working Until I Mouse Click

So just as the title says, Synergy is autostarting on boot. My mouse works but as soon I clicked in the password box to login, I lose all functions of the mouse. Windows 7 is the server and Ubuntu is ...
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Keyboard layout switching with synergy

I'm using Synergy server on my Ubuntu machine and using a Windows 7 machine as client. On my Ubuntu machine I have mapped so that pressing the Pause button switches between US and Swedish keyboard ...
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After upgrading to mavericks, Synergy no longer works

Followed these workarounds exactly, but still get the following error. Synergy worked fine before ERROR: cannot read configuration "/var/folders/...": read error: line 38: unknown screen name in ...
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Enabling limited LAN connectivity when using Cisco AnyConnect VPN client?

I've been using Synergy on my PC, I assume most of you that would know the answer to this question are familiar with this software. I'm also using Cisco VPN software, anyconnect 3.0, i'm sure you see ...
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Cannot move cursor back to /previous screen using synergy

Synergy successfully connected to Client and server.(windows 7 and ubuntu 12 machine) after connecting i moved mouse from windows machine to ubuntu and it moves successfully.But i could not move ...
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Synergy - invoke screenshot on Windows side from macbook keyboard

I use synergy server on Mac OS X (Macbook air) and client is running on Windows PC. Is there any way to invoke screenshot event on Windows side from macbook keyboard?
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How can I remap my command key to my control key?

In short, here's my predicament: I'm running 2 computers synergy'd together and I'm having a hard time remembering to have to use Command-C when on my 3rd screen (the mac machine), and Control-C when ...
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Mutual mouse pointer between two computers [duplicate]

Is it possible to have one mouse pointer for two computer systems? It's like dual screening, but each screen is assigned to a different computer. The OP of the indicated "answered before" asks for a ...
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Multiple screens on 2 computers, 1 computer and screen placed in center, Synergy

Is it possible to have 5 monitors connected to 1 computer, and have 1 monitor connected to another computer. Like this: PC1 - PC2 - PC1 - PC1 - PC1 - PC1 The issue is PC2, now I have to move the ...
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Synergy doesn't work correctly if I switch client/server role (left of works, right of does not)

When I use my win7/64bit as a server, with the mac (10.7.5) on its left, it works. Screens: [Mac/10.7.5]---[Win7/64bit] I've now switched the roles, so I use the Mac's keyboard (because Bug #18/19) ...
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After updating to 1.4.14 Synergie won't work anymore

I've updated the server (win7) and the clients (win-xp & osx 10.6.8). WindowsXP Log: ERROR: failed to load shell library, synwinxt.dll is missing or invalid The DLL lies in the same folder ...
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Synergy 1.4.14 fails with “Protocol error”

Server: Debian testing, with the 1.4.14 deb downloaded and installed. Client: Windows 7, with 1.4.14 downloaded and installed. Both are Premium. On Debian, start the server with synergys -f -c ...
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Controlling linux keyboard, mouse, and clipboard from windows machine

I have done my searching and have referenced Remote control a computer using another computer Remote screen control However, I am running into problems on the setup of synergy, and I think the ...
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Synergy on Mavericks (OSX 10.9) and enable assistive devices

Mavericks handles accessibility on a per-application basis, so instead of enabling assistive devices (option does not even exist) carte-blanche, the app which makes the request shows up in a list in ...
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Synergy Client 1.4.12 as a boot-time service in Windows XP

I'm trying to configure a Synergy client using the latest version on my Windows XP machine to allow me to log in using the keyboard on the server (which is Linux but that is beside the point). The ...
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In Synergy, Windows grabs my mouse when I hit Command-L in Mac

I'm using Synergy. Windows is my server, my Macbook is my client. Whenever I hit command-L on Mac, Windows locks its screen and steals the mouse focus. It's rather annoying, as command-L is the ...
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Problems with synergy alt-tab and copy-paste

I am running a synergy 1.4.10 server and some 1.4.12 clients. I have problems copy-pasting text between computers, e.g., between Libreoffice writer on different computers. Normally if I paste the ...
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Synergy with lineage2

Synergy v1.4.12 works fine with any application except lineage 2. PC1(server) with Win7x64, PC2(client) with Win7x64. When a window of lineage 2 is in the foreground, the mouse not move to another ...
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How to connect synergy server on wireless network?

I have made my wirelessly conencted laptop as a synergy server. It shows 2 ip addresses in synergy gui - 169.*.*, 192.168.*.* On my lan connected PC (both PC and laptop run Ubuntu), I try to give IP ...
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How to get mouse-wheel scrolling working with Synergy?

I have set-up Synergy with an OSX server and a Ubuntu host. It's working nicely, except that the mouse wheel doesn't work in Linux. I used to xev command to verify that no input at all is registered ...
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Why does the --crypto-mode no longer work in Synergy?

When I try to specify a crypto mode for Synergy on the command line using --crypto-mode, I now get this error: Unrecognized option: --crypto-mode How do I solve this?
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Remapping keys - only modifiers?

Are the modifier keys (shift, ctrl, alt, meta, super) the only keys that can be remapped? Is there any distinction between right and left modifiers? How do I know what synergy defines as Meta and ...
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Synergy: Can I flash the screen when mouse enters?

I am new to Synergy, which seems like a very cool product! The problem I have is that with 6 monitors I can never find the mouse cursor. Is there a way to flash a monitor when the cursors enters, or ...
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Synergy incorrectly mapping keys

Setup: Server: Win7 32bit Client: CentOS 4.8 When I type "<" or ">" the CentOS box outputs "«" or "»" respectively. I have tried setting up hotkeys to print "<" when you type "<" but this ...
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Synergy not stopping service completely

I'm using Synergy 1.4.12 (server) on windows 8 pro 64bit. I'm getting a bug when I try to stop the service. If I click stop in to window or by right-clicking the startup icon, the Synergy service ...
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My Synergy server won't start because “The system cannot find the file specified”

I have the two clients set up to connect to the server but it simply won't work. I need help. I have configured the server to the two clients but it won't turn on. When I install Synergy it says that ...
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How do I save and use Synergy Configuration file?

When I try to save and use my configuration, I get this error message when Synergy starts. NOTE: config file: C:/Program Files/Synergy/synergy.sgc NOTE: log level: NOTE synergys.exe: unrecognized ...
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How can I prevent Synergy from disconnecting when Webroot runs?

I use Webroot AV system. Periodically Webroot activates and triggers a UAC popup asking for premession to continue. After I approve it, I find that Synergy connections are broken. The service is ...
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Synergy complete removal, including settings (Windows 7)

I'm having some problems with synergy (I'm an experience synergy user, and experience with linux and windows 7). My problem is that when I uninstall synergy, and re install it, the settings are ...
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How to disable internet access through ethernet connected to router

i have two machines 1.Windows 7(Synergy Server) connected to router via ethernet 2.Ubuntu 13.04(Synergy Client) connected to router via Wifi i want to disable internet access in windows 7 but i ...
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Synergy 1.4.10 client config file and syslog entries

Every few seconds I get synergy entries in my syslog as shown below. How do I fix this? And by the way, where if the configuration file for synergyd or how do I configure it? I would like to reduce ...
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Getting Synergy to work correctly with mouselook, Mac to Windows

I've got synergy working absolutely fine between OSX and windows, OSX 10.8.2 as the server, Windows 7 x64 as the client. The only issue I'm having is that mouselook in games in completely broken. ...
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connect from Windows to Mac over shared ethernet connection

I have a Macbook Pro and am sharing its ethernet connection with a Windows 7 desktop. I started synergy on the Mac as a server. It gives several ip addresses, like 192.168.2.1. On the client, I ...
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How can I configure Synergy to send side-scroll commands

I'm running a Synergy client on Ubuntu and connecting to it with a Windows 7 client. One thing that irks me is that it's not transmitting side-scroll events (from a tilt-wheel). How can I get it to ...