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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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 ...
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Can two users both control a third machine simultaneously using Synergy?

I've been a Synergy user for some time now, as I use a PC on the left side of my Mac. My girlfriend and I both have our desks on each side of the other, and we'd like to know if it were possible for ...
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Spacebar not working (Ubuntu server / MAC client)

I am having the following problem. When I press spacebar on the server, the client receives this sequence META+SHIFT+Z. Thus, I can't input any space in the client. Server is an Ubuntu 11.10, client ...
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Synergy 1.4.5: How do I get rid of the cursor (“Hourglass”-equivalent in Win7) in the middle of inactive client screens?

I'm having an annoying problem with Synergy 1.4.5 (the beta release): When I have a video player (Media Player Classic) active on my client (Win7 Pro x86), and I move my mouse to the server (Win7 Pro ...
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Synergy 1.4.5 Require hotkey to switch screen

I've moved today from synergy 1.3.8 to 1.4.5 because of issue #36, but I'm missing a feature, on version 1.3.8 I could set it up so that it would not switch screen unless Ctrl key was pressed. Using ...
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How do I disable the clipboard sharing feature in Synergy?

I don't want to share my clipboard between 3 computers I'm sharing with synergy. How do I disable that?
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Synergy stopped working after a week on Windows7, high CPU usage and no connection

Used synergy 1.3.1 & 1.3.4 since 2007 without a hitch. Upgraded to Windows 7, and synergy suddenly stopped connecting after a week. Now any version I try (1.3.1, 1.3.4, 1.3.8, 1.4.5) goes into ...
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QuickSynergy OSX server Linux client

How can I configure QuickSynergy so that my Mac can share it's keyboard and mouse with my linux computer?
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Synergy mouse/keyboard sharing in reverse?

I love synergy for two computers on a desk or similar situation. However, I have a desktop common pc that I use as a media center and was wondering if there was a way to accomplish the following ...
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Start Synergy in Crunchbang at Login Screen

I'm using Crunchbang Linux with Openbox and I would like to have Synergy (http://synergy-foss.org/) autostart at the login screen. I tried following: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Synergy ...
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Getting Windows 7 to be server and MacBook Pro Lion to be client

When using any version of Synergy on both my MacBook Pro that has Lion 64-bit installed and my Windows 7 64-bit machine, I can't get it to work. I want Windows 7 to be the main host (the server) and ...
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screen “xxx.xxx.x.xx” shape changed

I'm trying to setup synergy with Windows 7 (server, which is 192.168.1.51) and OpenSuse (client, which is 192.168.1.50). I've even tried a complete uninstall and reinstallation, but get the same error ...
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Synergy between Windows XP/7 and Linux Mint 12RC fails

Synergy icon shows the two computers are connected, but mouse is not shared. (linux server, windows client). Anybody has a workaround ?
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Synergy: How to screen positioning configuration while it is running?

I am using Synergy between two Macbooks (10.6 & 10.7). Installed using Homebrew, version 1.3.6p2. I will sit in various places in relation to the secondary laptop, so sometimes I want the other ...
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Synergy Between Windows Vista and 7 fails.

My Synergy line up is a Windows 7 Home Premium PC (wired to wireless router) to the left of my Windows Vista Home Premium HP Notebook (wireless to wireless router) On my Vista notebook the client ...
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Is it possible to share mouse and keyboard over WAN?

At my office I'm using two computers, which is connected to two different LANs. I'm looking for an application to share the mouse and keyboard from one of the computers with the other one. I know of ...
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Synergy Mac OS X Lion => Windows 7 - modifier keys broken

When using Synergy 1.3.7 or 1.4.4 beta on Mac OS X Lion as server, and Windows 7 as client, I can move the mouse onto my Windows computer, but as soon as I press Ctrl, Shift, Command, or Option, the ...
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How do I cycle between my monitors in Synergy?

I have two computers (Windows XP) running Synergy and it works great! However, I'd like to be able to circle around, as I have 4 monitors in a row. When getting to the last screen on the right, I'd ...
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Synergy reports connected but mouse doesn't hop between screens

I'm using synergy between two windows computers (Windows 7 32-bit, acting as the server part, and Windows XP 32-bit, as a client). I'm running the server part as admin, as suggested in some posts ...
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change --name in Windows ./synergy.exe call

I've changed the name of my Win7 machine since installing synergy yet the command being run in the background still does --name oldName. I've tried removing and reinstalling synergy with no luck. ...
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How can one get Synergy to share in Fedora 15/Gnome3 with window maximized?

I have my synergy server running on Fedora 15, I'm starting it with "Synergy" in .bash_profile. There's another Fedora 15 client. Sharing normally works fine, given that a window is not maximized. ...
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How to lock several machines with one command issued from one of them?

I'm using Synergy to use my three PCs with only one keyboard and mouse. My problem is that when I press Windows + L to lock a PC, it always locks the main PC (the one functioning as the Synergy ...
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Synergy on Mac OS X 10.7

Unfortunately, I can't seem to get Synergy to work between two Mac clients both using 10.7. One is an older 21" iMac and the other is a new 2011 Macbook Air. Here's my synergy.conf, symlinked to my ...
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Synergy doesn't seem to work on OS X Lion?

I have been using synergy with my old mac mini running snow leopard perfectly for a while now. Today I bought a new Mac-mini with Os X Lion. Synergy doesn't seem to work. The old version will ...
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Synergy 1.3.7: server refused client with our name

I'm trying to connect a Windows 7 server and an Ubuntu 11.04 client with Synergy 1.3.7. I have checked that the server is listening on the correct port by running netstat -ano. I have also checked ...
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Synergy setup on Windows

Are there any basic guides on setting up synergy on 2 Windows PC's? W7 is server, XP is client. I am running a single monitor with multiple video inputs, will this cause any issues when switching ...
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Using Synergy with PC that has Wireless Keyboard and Mouse

I'm trying to have my PC with wireless keyboard and mouse as the server. It works if the wireless PC is the client and the wired PC is the server, but I need it the opposite way. Is there a way to do ...
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Using Synergy to share three monitors across two computers

I have a Mac and a Linux computer. The Mac has one monitor (center) and the Linux machine (Ubuntu 10.04) has two monitors (left and right of the Mac's monitor). How can I configure Synergy (with the ...
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Synergy connects, but mouse won't switch screens (and no debug output showing issue)

Trying to setup Synergy, and can't seem to get it right. Here's the config: Server: WinXP with screen named TV Client: Ubuntu 11.04 named LAPTOP Server configuration: section: screens ...
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Setup Synergy without IP addresses

I have a Windows XP and Mac and would like to share my keyboard and mouse. I can setup Synergy using the IP addresses of the two machines, however when I restart any of the machines the IP addresses ...
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Synergy problems [closed]

Same issue on both versions 1.3.7 and 1.4.2. Uninstall then reinstall so that both machines have the same versions on both client and server. server is Windows 7 (to the right of the client) client ...