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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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 ...
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Looking for a script to forward keypresses from Windows to Linux

I have a Linux workstation, running Windows in VMWare, which has a full access to USB bluetooth dongle. Just discovered that my phone has Bluetooth HID support, so Windows does receives some common ...
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Synergy+ between PC & Mac copy/paste problem

I use synergy+ (1.3.4) for Mac (10.6.4) and Windows 7. Copying a content from PC to Mac works OK, the other way round doesn't work. I mean, the contents in Mac's buffer doesn't move to PC. I think ...
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Synergy config dual monitors separately

In Synergy, is it possible to set up your config so that you have one server and one client, both with dual monitors, but the client machine has its monitors such that one is on the left of the ...
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Key for controlling synergy on Mac

My mac has Control/Alt(Option)/Command, and with synergy, each key maps Control/LWindows/Meta(Alt). I want to change the mapping to Control/Meta(Alt)/LWindows. Alt(Option) is key key name is written ...
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Synergy with a Macbook Laptop with Sony laptop

Can you connect synergy with a Macbook with a Sony laptop with synergy and have the macbook be the server computer and the Sony be the client?
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Running synergy server background with Mac OS X

Is there any way to make synergy (server side) running background with Mac OS X? I tried "synergy &", but messages as follow keeps popping. NOTE: disconnecting client "screen2" NOTE: client ...
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AutoHotKey doesn't work with Synergy?

I can use AutoHotKey to send some characters when a key combination is pressed. The problem is that AutoHotKey doesn't seem to work with Synergy is used. Is this true? I mean, does AutoHotKey work ...
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Synergy Client Mouse Speed (Slow)

I'm using synergy+ with Windows XP as a server and a CentOS client. The mouse speed on the client (Linux) seems really slow. Is there a way to have the mouse speed from the server persist to the ...
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Synergy dropping certain keys

I'm having a very strange problem with synergy. I'm running a synergy server instance on an Ubuntu machine and a synergy client on an adjacent Windows XP machine. On occasion certain letters on the ...
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Synergy and IE problem with new tab pages

I'm running Win7 and IE8. In IE8, when I CTRL-CLICK a link to open a new tab, if Synergy+ Server is running, the link opens in a new window, not a new tab. If I stop the Synergy service, normal ...
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How to start the Synergy client from the command line?

Starting the dialog box is easy enough. In my case: C:\Program Files\Synergy\synergy.exe But then I have to click on Start. Is there a flag I can add that would start the client and skip the ...
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Looking for a software solution which acts like a hardware KVM

I've seen programs like Synergy before which allow a keyboard and mouse to be used across multiple systems. Unfortunately Synergy treats both systems like they are the same thing (when you move the ...
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CM synergy file merging

I am using CM Synergy 6.4.3410 version And each time i do a code change ,if some one else does check in on same file its nightmare We need to reconcile it and take latest version from server then ...
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Synergy config being shared across computers

For some reason, I am unable to change where my synergy 1.3.1 profile data is being stored. With the result that when I start up, both computers end up reading it from the same shared file. ...
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Remapping Home/End from PC to Mac Via Synergy is not client specific

This question asks about the end key but the answers give no examples: http://superuser.com/questions/60052/what-key-works-like-end-using-a-mac-with-synergy If they had, I am guessing that they would ...
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Play system sounds from one computer through another computer's speakers?

I have a Mac and a Windows PC at work. I use both at the same time with Synergy and SynergyKM, which is a great setup for me. The Mac has built-in speakers and the PC has a sound card, but no ...
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Can I do multi-computer and multi-monitor configuration with Synergy?

I've been asked to setup a demo room with multiple computers and monitors. We need to be able to use multiple monitors with a single PC in some cases. In other cases we need to switch between Mac and ...
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synergy @ keyboard problems in virtualbox guest on windows 7 host

I know the workaround with @-key problems between linux and windows. I think I have a different problem. I use Ubuntu 9.10 as virtualbox guest on a windows 7 host (synergy client). My Ubuntu 9.04 ...
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How to get UAC to co-operate with synergy2

How do I get UAC to behave so that I can control the dimmed desktop and programs running under UAC grants with synergy client? (The kb and mouse are connected to a Linux machine, windows is running ...
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Synergy Key Mapping

I'm running a Synergy server on Ubuntu and a Synergy+ client on OSX. The server has a standard windows keyboard with shift, ctrl, windows, and alt keys. My MacBookPro has shift, fn, control, ...
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Synergy Linux Keyboard '@' Problem

Im using Fedora 10 with Synergy from Windows 7 When ever i use my keyboard through synergy and type @ i get the Omega Sign Any ideas, or someone had similar problems?
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Switching between multi-computer and multi-screen hardware setup

I have three computers and three screens wherein I would like to be able to switch between the following setups: put one computer across all three screens give each computer a screen give one ...
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How to create a startup script in Snow Leopard?

I'm new to this so forgive me for asking such a simple question. I'm trying to run something from the command line everytime I start (or log in to) Snow Leopard. I'm actually trying to imitate this ...
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What key works like End using a Mac with Synergy

I have recently got a Mac mini to do IPhone Dev on (like many others) and I am using the excellent Synergy to share one keyboard and mouse with 2 machines and 2 monitors. Everything is lovely and it ...
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How can I use my laptop as a 2nd monitor?

I have tried looking for a solution for this for a long while. Heres some background information: I use Linux on all my desktops/laptops. I have a more laptops that I can possibly use, so I hope to ...
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Force Synergy To Use My Own Covers

I use Synergy to display a floating cover/title/artist/album/year floater on my screen. There's one behavior that's particularly frustrating to me I've never found a way around. Is it possible to ...
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Shift lock in Windows (when synergy is in use?)

I use 'synergy' to make different Linux and Windows PCs appear as one working space for my mouse, keyboard and clipboard. The problem is that 'synergy' is not very stable, and apparently it sometimes ...
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Alternatives to AutoHotKey thats works with Synergy?

I'm trying to run AutoHotKey with Synergy to share keyboards and mouse on my work machine and gets an awesome custom shortcuts at the same time. But I've expreienced problems as described in this ...
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where is the latest Synergy for Mac OS X? [closed]

I use SynergyKM on my Mac OS X 10.5.7 MacBook Pro to share my keyboard with my Windows XP desktop. On the Mac its recently stopped working. Here's the log: 7/29/09 2:23:39 PM Synergyd[328] *** ...
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Launch synergy client on boot in Mac OS X

I have a mac as a secondary machine at work. Currently I use synergy on my main machine to share its keyboard and mouse with the mac. I created a launch agent for my user to launch synergy when I ...