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+ multiple clients and multiple monitors on one client

Will Synergy recognize or allow four clients, one of which has 3 monitors for a total of 6 monitors?
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Synergy with 2 laptops - 1 win 7, 1 xp: Xp -> 7 works but 7 -> XP doesn't work

I'm trying to share my keyboard and mouse between 2 laptops. Laptop 1: Windows 7 (64bit) Laptop 2: XP (32bit) When i run the server on XP and connect to windows 7, everything works just fine. ...
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How do we test if synergy actually going?

Intended server: Windows XP Intended client: Ubuntu Linux What happens - server/client is running. Server debug: 2011-04-12T01:40:06 DEBUG1: no neighbor right ..\lib\server\CServer.cpp,814 ...
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Synergy 1.3.6 on Windows 7 - test not working

I have the Synergy client running, which says it is perfectly connected to the server when I run a test. I run the same test on the server and it just says "running test. press stop to end test". No ...
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Can't find synergy config file on Windows

I connected everything just fine; both my Windows 7 64bit (server) and Windows 7 32 bit (client) are connected perfectly. However, I can't tell Synergy which screen is where because I can't find this ...
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Remove Synergy completely from computer

I found synergy too complicated for me and uninstalled it. Now I have a Icon in the taskbar and cannot remove it .I cannot edit the registry either, does not allow me Can anyone help
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Drag and drop open Windows from server to client and client to server

I was wondering if their is a possibility within Synergy to drag open Windows (like Word or Excel) to the screen of the other system withing the Synergy setup. For example: I'm working on an Excel ...
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Synergy connected fine but mouse doesn't move with two Windows 7 machines

I configured Synergy correctly enough for it to connect just fine between two machines. So both log outputs say connected to each other. Then I move my mouse and it doesn't magically jump to the ...
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How to get past login/locked screens on second pc using Synergy

I have restarted the second computer and am the screen to press Ctrl-Alt-Delete so I can log in to it. This action however only works for the server machine and not the client. How do I resolve this ...
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Keyboard shortcut for switching screens using synergy

I work much more efficiently when I don't have to take my hands off the keyboard. I know that others do as well. I found three issues in the synergy tracking system requesting a hotkey for switching ...
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Copy to clipboard from Firefox does not work with Synergy run in service mode on Windows 7 x64

For reference, I run a Synergy 1.4.2 server on Windows 7 x64 with one CentOS 5.5 Linux client. Most mouse and keyboard functions work exactly as expected. The following is an exception. Copy & ...
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Synergy will only work with Windows 7 machine as server?

I have installed Synergy version 1.3.6 on my Windows XP desktop and also on my Windows 7 laptop. When I run the laptop (Windows 7) as the server it works fine. But when I try to run the Desktop ...
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Synergy: Is there a way to push Win+L to all screens, not just the server?

When I hit Win+L on either of my machines I'd ideally like to be able to lock both client and server What happens though is no matter which screen I hit the key combination... it locks the server. ...
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What cross-platform Synergy GUI are available?

I am looking for a cross platform Synergy GUI.
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Synergy: server refused client

I am trying to get Synergy up and running from a new Windows 7 computer, to an XP computer. The Synergy installations seemed to go fine. I configured each to start on start-up, which they seem to, but ...
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Synergy 1.4.2 Linux server, OSX client, Media/Function key mapping issues

I'm using an Apple bluetooth keybord to control my Linux synergy server. SSH tunneling, Mouse, Keyboard, and Copy&Paste all work. Linux sees all the media/app keys that are on top of the F# keys ...
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Incorrect shift-deactivation

I think I found a bug for synergy. I have tried it in 1.3.6 and 1.4.2 beta, I also got a user (frankivo) on the synergy IRC channel to verify it. Steps to reproduce (on a client): 1. Open a text ...
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Synergy prevents click and drag actions in some windows applications

My synergy setup is a Windows 7 x64 server and an iMac client. The problem I'm experiencing is that synergy prevents click and drag actions in 'some' windows applications. I notice it most often in ...
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Synergy 1.4.2 - Windows 7 64-bit client with OS X server - no keyboard on Windows

I have Synergy 1.4.2 configured as a Windows 7 64-bit client and an OS X server. The keyboard doesn't work on Windows. It works fine if I change the configuration to the server on Windows and the ...
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Fix Synergy so it works on Login/Locked screen

I like Synergy -- I have it set up on a mac (server) and windows 7 (client), but I have a couple problems with it on windows: I'd like it to start automatically on boot It doesn't work on the ...
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Synergy : Impossible to put @ in outlook 2003

I'm using Synergy 1.3.6, with server being on a Ubuntu 10.10 x64 machine, and a client on windows xp 32 bits. When using Synergy, it is impossible for me to put any "@" in outlook 2003. However it ...
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Hiding mouse cursor on Mac OS X when using Synergy

When using Synergy on my Mac, if my mouse leaves the screen, the cursor jumps to the middle. Sometimes this is a problem because the cursor can obscure the middle of the screen, trigger a hover ...
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Synergy 1.4.2 locks up server machine w/out connection

If the connection between the server (in my case Windows 7 64bit, synergy 1.4.2) and the client (Ubuntu 10.10, synergy 1.4.2) is lost the pointer and keyboard stay on the client machine, making ...
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Synergy Not Working At All

I have a Windows 7 PC and a macbook pro running bootcamp using the same windows 7 install disc. I have both synergies running and the configuration is correct. (I used the same macbook to connect to ...
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Can't start Synergy server service

everytime I try to start the Synergy Server service (out of services) I get an error code 4. I tried to install .Net Framework 4 but it didn't help. Anyone an idea?
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Synergy - Keyboard not working on Windows with OSX Server

I'm using a standard Apple Keyboard and an HP mouse. Both are USB. I start the server on the Mac, and then the client. The mouse works correctly on the windows machine, but when I try to type, nothing ...
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Synergy, OSX client, Windows 7 server - No mouse on client

I have the following Synergy setup: +------------++------------++------------++------------+ | Mac || Win 7 || Ubuntu 1 || Ubuntu 2 | |c ||s ||c ||c ...
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Why isn't Synergy working for me?

It worked for about a week then stopped working. I'm trying to make it work between a Windows 7 laptop and a Windows XP laptop. My router is a Linksys E1000. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the ...
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mouse issues with synergy

This is possibly the strangest issue I have ever encountered... If I do not start synergy when my PC boots, I do not have this problem. If I start synergy, after a random amount of time the mouse ...
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Specific Linux application loses Synergy connection

I have a Synergy setup with Win 7 as the host and CentOS 5.5 Linux as a client. Everything works great in general...I can smoothly move between the two environments with my single mouse and keyboard. ...
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Windows running Synergy 1.4.2 does not startup minimized

I recently updated my synergy software to version 1.4.2 on my Windows 7 machine, and am unable to find the option to force the program to start in my tray.
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Synergy: Mapping Additional Mouse Buttons to Expose/Show Desktop on a Mac

I own both a Mac and a PC, and I have recently started using Synergy in order to use the same mouse and keyboard on both computers. As of right now, the mouse and keyboard are connected to my PC - ...
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How to assign one program (Synergy) to use one (of 2) network connections?

I use synergy at work to share my keyboard/house with a laptop. There is hardwire and wireless connections at work, with hardwired on 10.1.X.X and wireless 192.168.X.X. I really need to only have ...
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How to change the layout of a Synergy keyboard on Linux?

I am using Synergy-plus-1.3.4 on Gentoo Linux kernel 2.6.36-tuxonice-r3. I am using SHIFT+CAPS to change the keyboard layout on BOTH server and client boxes. It works perfectly if I change the ...
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synergy mac keybindings

I'm using synergy to share keyboard/mouse between OSX and Win7. Unfortunately for the mac, the commandkey seems to be bound to the alt key. How do I move it back to the command key? Or the ctrl key? ...
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Are there any tools which work similar to Synergy?

I'm a fan of Synergy, but it's too buggy for me to seriously use. It breaks highlighting on the server side, and it breaks the AutoType features in KeePass, among other stability problems (i.e. ...
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ubuntu Multi-Monitor with multiple computers (monitor sharing)

I want to use 4 monitors but the videocards have outpus only for 2 video cards. is there a way to work on one computer but use the monitor of another computer as an extension of the windows space. ...
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Synergy, I am missing mouse cursor on client machine

I have installed Synergy Server on my laptop, and the Client side of things on my Virtual Desktop Session, both running a Win XP environment. I am able to connect no problem. When I move mouse to ...
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Synergy Can't Get To All Monitors On One Computer

I have Synergy setup between a Windows XP computer (Dual monitors) and a Linux computer (Dual Monitors). So it goes [XP1] [XP2] [L1] [L2]. The XP computer is my server (running Synergy+). Synergy ...
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Simple way to load/save clipboard to tempfile w/hotkey

Is there any app for Windows that can literally save the current contents of the clipboard to a specific tempfile with predefined and unchanging filename without prompting when one key combo gets ...
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Getting Synergy+ to work with Windows 7 64bit and Windows XP 32bit?

My Windows XP box is Dell 4550 dimension. Windows 7 box is Home Premium. Synergy + installs fine on the Windows 7box, but using Windows xp as the client, it won't work? Do I need to disconnect the ...
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Synergy 'Shift' key not working on the Mac

I have Synergy server on a Windows 7 box, and a Mac client connected to it. Most keys work fine, except for the Shift key on the right side. The left Shift key works just fine but not the one on the ...
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Issues in getting Synergy setup

For some reason I cannot get things working when the Linux box is the server and the macbook pro is the client. However I can get things working just fine in the inverse, unfortunately since the ...
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Any way to use Synergy+ and use the mice on *both* computers to travel between screens?

I can't seem to figure out how to do it. Seems like only one of the keyboards/mice is able to travel across both screens, while the other one is confined to its own machine. Any way to make it truly ...
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When using synergy, it lags sometimes

I use synergy. My linux desktop acts as the server, and my macbook connects as a client. While using synergy, they are both connected to a linksys WRT-45GL router, both using a wired connection. ...
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A synergy alternative that just works? [closed]

I have been using Synergy for a few days now on my Windows 7 desktop (as server) and Macbook (client). Unfortunately, it seems to be buggy - often, the keyboard would stop working on the Mac to the ...
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How to run both a Synergy Client and a Synergy Server on the same machine?

To put it in one sentence I'd like to know how to run both a Synergy Client and a Synergy Server on the same machine, for further details please read on. I'm trying to use my windows XP laptop in two ...
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synergy windows -> mac - command-space usage

I have synergy running as a server on windows 7, with a client on Mac OS X 10.6.4. I have key mapped Alt -> Super and Super -> Alt. When i move the mouse to the mac, i hold the windows key and press ...
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What is the logging location for Synergy on Windows 7?

Where does Synergy log to? I'm on Windows 7 x64.
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Synergy to share mouse only (not keyboard)

Synergy is very handy for single mouse/keyboard set sharing between multiple PCs. But I have a laptop (WinXP SP3) and a desktop (OS X Snow Leopard), a mouse, a keyboard which plugs to desktop. I don't ...