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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setting up a mouse loop mac server, dual monitor client

I'm trying to set up Synergy 1.4 in a format that resembles: Win7Client monitor 1 | MacServer Monitor | Win7Client monitor 2 Is this possible? I was able to set it up in the past with Windows being ...
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Starting Synergy client dims the screen

I'm using Synergy to allow me to control my laptop while using my desktop's keyboard and mouse. Whenever I start the synergy client on the laptop, its screen dims, and also does so every time I move ...
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Very coarse mouse control in Synergy

I have two computers, a Macbook Air (OS X 10.8) and a Desktop running Fedora 17. I am using Synergy to share the Mac's keyboard and mouse between the two. The keyboard works great but for some reason ...
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Using Synergy from different platforms with different keymaps, how do I get a semi-predictable result from the target system?

I'm running Synergy 1.4.10 on OSX 10.7.5 with a French AZERTY keyboard attached. When programming, here are the key combinations I have to press on the Mac: ALT + ( -> { ALT + SHIFT + ...
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ssh tunneling broken pipe (for synergy)

I have set up ssh between 2 Windows 7 PCs using openSSH in cygwin. RSA authentication is tested and working, so I can ssh into the host from the client without issue. I then set up a tunnel on the ...
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Keyboard Issue with Synergy, Oracle Virtual Box & Linux Hosts

I'm getting weird behavior using synergy with Oracle Virtual Box VM over Linux Ubuntu systems. My setup has A Ubuntu Linux 11.04 (synergy server) with US International keyboard layout ...
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Synergy breaks copy (for paste) from Windows

I am running Synergy 1.4.10 on Ubuntu 10.10 as the server and on Windows 7 as the client. The problem that is happening right now is that the copy action on Windows has no effect to bring that text ...
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Error about synrgyhk.dll when starting Synergy

Every once in a while, when I start Synergy on Windows, I get this message: failed to init synrgyhk.dll, another program may be using it How can I resolve this? The only workaround I've found is to ...
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Synergy: Cannot send media keys from Linux to Mac

I have a Linux Synergy server (Si-Linux) serving just one Mac client (Macbook Pro UK) (SiBook-Pro.local). On my Linux server I am using a USB Apple keyboard with the exact layout of the laptops ...
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Can I set up two computers up with the same monitors/keyboard/mouse in a modular way?

I have a desktop computer computer (running Windows 7), and a laptop (running OSX Mountain Lion, and maybe Ubuntu 12 eventually). When the laptop is at home, I want both the desktop and the laptop to ...
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How to stop Synergy Screen Flicker

My Configuration: Synergy 1.4.10 Windows 7 Laptop Server Ubuntu 12.04 Client w/ Dual HP Monitors NVIDIA Driver Version 295.40 I have done many, many hours of research on this, and the usual ...
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Synergy 1.4.10 only sharing mouse not keyboard

Just installed Synergy for the first time. Server is Mac OS X 10.8.2 and the client is Windows 2008 R2 x64. Initially it all worked perfectly and beautiful. But then about about 10 minutes the ...
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Share Keyboard/Mouse between PC (windows?) and Android

Has anyone come across software that can do this successfully/reliably? I would like to set up my Nexus 7 tablet on a stand under my monitor and use it with the mouse/KB hooked up to my desktop so I ...
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Mouse button still controls settings of other Synergy client when changing window

I'm using Synergy as the server on OS X Mountain Lion. Now I have a strange problem using a specic piece of software on the Mac. It is a program for viewing medical images (Osirix). The left mouse ...
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Synergy over a LAN bridge in Windows 7 64-bit, connection timing out

I haven't seen a question like this anywhere, so I hope it isn't a duplicate. Anyway, I have two computers, and one of them has its network connection through a LAN bridge in the other, which goes to ...
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Synergy: Dual Windows 7 PC & MacBook in between

I have a windows 7 PC set-up at work with my MacBook Pro in between the two monitors. However, I am struggling to set Synergy up so that the mouse can be taken from monitor one, through the MacBook ...
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Synergy setup broke on upgrade

I had synergy setup working fine with version 1.3.7, however I got a new computer and decided to set it up as well. Because the setup I was working with was ubuntu (server - dual monitors) mac ...
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“synergy system tray is unavailable,quiting”

Recnetly,I install synergy(1.4.8) to my linux(ubuntu-11.10) computer,when I running it,there is a warning "synergy system tray is unavailable,quiting".I'm firt install it and I don't know waht ...
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Synergy client drops and reconnects at UAC dialog

I've been using Synergy for a while at work to connect my XP machine (the host) to my Win 7 laptop (the client). I previously was having issues with using Synergy and the UAC prompt, as described in ...
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Why is the Dollar Sign not working?

I have been tinkering around with Synergy today (Windows Desktop Server, OSX Laptop Client) and I must say I am VERY pleased. However, I have one issue I need to resolve in order to use Synergy at ...
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How to completely remove Synergy v1.3.1 from Mac OS X 10.8?

Once upon a time, I installed Synergy. I never use it, so now I want to remove it. Synergy doesn't install as a "normal" Mac app (or at least it did't before), so you can't simply "drag it to the ...
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Can Synergy be cross-compiled on an ARM platform?

I am trying to compile a Synergy client so I can use it in a WindRiver Linux environment. I've tried compiling and I keep getting this error: CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:195 (message): Missing ...
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Is there a Synergy-like application that only shares the keyboard?

Basically, I don't need the "shared mouse" that Synergy has. I have a Macbook Pro with an external keyboard hooked up and a Windows 7 PC I'd like to share the keyboard with. What I'd like to do is ...
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Emacs 24 + Synergy client on Mac OS X, why doesn't the server's keyboard control key work?

I run synergy server on my Windows machine, and the client on my Mac. When i used emacs23, all keys were recognized properly. I just upgraded to emacs24 and now the control key from the Windows ...
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Synergy stopped moving cursor over to client computer (config worked previously)

I am using QuickSynergy on OSX on my client computer and the standard Synergy program on Windows. I had a configuration that worked two days ago when I last used it, but today I came into work and it ...
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Remote Control Home PC from Corporate Work PC

Here is my situation: I am currently on a Windows XP workstation at work. I have an android tablet that I use to splashtop into my home PC. I would like to be able to use my work keyboard and mouse ...
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Synergy, no mouse pointer for OS X client Windows 7 server

I am using Synergy 1.48 with a Windows 7 server and an OSX Lion Client. After bringing my mac mini back to work the mouse pointer would not show up on OSX. It still shows the mouse leaving and ...
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WARNING: unrecognised client name “localhost.local”, check server config

I have two machines connected. The server is S1 and the client is C1. section: aliases C1.wcu.edu: C1 end section: links S1: right = C1.wcu.edu C1.wcu.edu: left = ...
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Synergy - Right click on windows with Apple keyboard

Using Synergy, I have a Mac set up as the server and a Windows PC set up as the client. When I move my mouse to the Windows machine, I cannot find a way to right click. I have the old white one-button ...
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Synergy in Ubuntu not recognizing computer name change

I've changed my computer name in these places: /etc/hostname /etc/hosts But when I try and connect Synergy with the new name, in the log it's still attempting to connect with the old name. I can ...
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Synergy server and client on single machine loop?

I have already seen: Is it possible to set up a screen loop in synergy 1.4? - Super User tunnel - How to run both a Synergy Client and a Synergy Server on the same machine? - Super User ... but ...
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Right click and click and drag not working in Photoshop

Right click and click and drag not working in Photoshop CS5 and only photoshop. Running windows 7 64bit. Would synergy affect this?
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How to get Synergy working on Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit and Windows 7 64-bit, however, Synergy only works when a window (application or folder) is open and touching the edge of the screen where the mouse should "jump". In ...
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Synergy taking longer than specified to switch screens

My setup is as follows. Synergy Server 1.4.8 on Windows 7 x64 Synergy Client 1.4.8 on OSX 10.6 Server Setting: Switch after waiting 10ms So, usually this stuff all works well. Also, moving from ...
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Command+Tab not working on MacOSX Client with Synergy

I have an Ubuntu 11.10 laptop paired with an Apple Wireless Keyboard. I'm using the answer on this question to swap the Command and Option keys so that they are mapped like a regular keyboard. This ...
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Using Synergy between two clients with different resolutions

I have two fedora systems (running synergy 1.3.7) each with two displays. The synergy server has two displays arranged horizontally and the client has two displays arranged vertically. When I go ...
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Switch off the monitor when mouse reaches the edge of the screen

I have two computers at home (Windows XP and Windows 7), but one monitor for both of them. They are connected to this monitor using different interfaces: DVI and VGA. I'm also using one keyboard ...
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How can I get the Command, Option, and Control keys to work properly using QuickSynergy and two Mac OS X Lion machines?

I have two Macs, a MacBook Pro (server) and a Mac Mini (client). Is there a trick in getting the Command, Option, and Control key presses to get passed through to the client machine? It doesn't seem ...
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Synergy Hotkeys: Funneling them to one box

I'm working with Synergy (GUI), and I'm trying to create volume keys that change the volume of one computer regardless of which screen is currently active. I have two screens, let's call them A and B. ...
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Synergy mouse/keyboard freezes on SUSE 11.1

I am running Synergy 1.3.1 client on a SUSE 11.1 machine and the server on a Win7 machine. Every once in a while (~once every few minutes), the client-side mouse and keyboard will freeze for several ...
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Synergy server not receiving connections

I'm using synergy with two Windows computers (both Win7 64-bit). The server's debug messages state that it doesn't receive any connections. The client connects to the server (right IP and port) and ...
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Win key replayed when focus changes from Windows to Ubuntu host

I'm running the synergy server (version 1.3.6) on an Ubuntu 11.10 host and the client (version 1.3.8) on a Windows 7 host. Whenever I use the Win key on the windows client, they key is somehow ...
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Is it possible to set up a screen loop in synergy 1.4?

In synergy 1.3 i was able to set up my screens such that the following was true: |-> [Windows machine] <-> [Mac machine] <-| |-----------------------------------------| Thereby making ...
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Unable to copy from Linux server to Mac client after 1.4.5 install

I installed version Synergy 1.4.5 on my Mac OS 10.7 (Lion) client, as part of a test to solve a much more complicated Synergy problem. I now find: * I can copy on the Mac and paste into Linux * I can ...
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Terminating/closing synergy

I managed to set synergy (ubuntu box as server and mac as client - it doesn't work the other way around). Currently I'm running: synergys -f synergyc -f SERVERNAME on the ubuntu and mac ...
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Why isn't my synergy KVM working properly?

I have installed synergy v1.4.5 on my laptop and desktop. Both computers are running Ubuntu 11.10. Although the logs indicate synergy is connected and able communicate over my LAN, moving the mouse ...
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Synergy: weirdness when moving the mouse from one desktop to the next

I have two desktop pc's, set up as follows: Left: Ubuntu 11.10, 2 screens, vertically oriented. Synergy server (version 1.3.6, installed from the official repos), starts at login. Right: Windows XP, ...
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Reversing scroll direction across Synergy connection

I am running synergys on an XFCE desktop, with the scroll direction reversed (to provide "natural" scrolling, as I prefer these days). I am running synergyc on a Mac laptop running Snow Leopard (as we ...
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Synergy Connection refused (Also telnet)

I recently switched distros to fedora (was looking for the most recent version of eclipse being supported, something I wasn't getting from Debian), and in trying to get synergy set up again, I've been ...
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Synergy: how to forward same keystroke to client and ALSO to server?

I've installed synergy on two different machines... now I need to type one key in the server in order to obtain an action both in server and client (i.e. left and right arrows to control two different ...