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 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 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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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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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 to change client screen name?

I'm trying to use my macbook pro as a client with synergy. Windows is the host system with keyboard and mouse. The problem however is that I can't change the screen name for the macbook pro. The ...
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Error connecting to synergy on mac server

I installed synergy. I ran it on mac OS X mavericks 10.9.4. When I open synergy on the mac a window pops up quickly and disappears. Then, I connect from my windows workstation and get an error: ...
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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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Use LAN to interface Synergy while having WiFi connected to internet

Similar question and solution I have LAN and WiFi connection, with the WiFi connected to internet and the LAN is simply connected via an Ethernet cable between two computers. I need to get Synergy ...
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Control synergy programmatically

I'm trying to toggle switchInDirection() from a window manager (dwm, written in c). As there seems to be no way to control synergy actions from the command line, I tried to fire appropriate key ...
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Stop Synergy using 25% CPU

I just upgraded to Synergy 1.7.3 and now my Windows PC is stuck at 25% CPU usage permanently! It's caused by synergyd.exe. I can end-task on it without any problems (doesn't stop Synergy from ...
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qemu-kvm Windows 7 GUEST with vga passthrough doesn't work

Ok so I have a qemu-kvm Win7 VM setup. When setting it to use the standard vga output "-vga std" it works fine. Windows loads up, displays, no problems. If i set -vga none \ -device ...
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Synergy Windows 7 Screen Saver issue

I have synergy server running on a Windows 7 laptop, I have another laptop running windows XP as the Client. When synergy is first started the Screen Saver will start after the 5 mins of inactivity ...
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Can I customize the way the mouse moves between monitors?

I'm using my Mid-2014 13" MacBook Pro with Retina display along with two 20" external monitors. Both are 1200x1600 rotated to portrait orientation, one on either side of the laptop. The screens are ...
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Is there a way that two remote windows sessions sharing a mouse and a keyboard?

The question is somewhat tricky to you unless you know about virtual desktop environment Currently, my office is using several Ncomputing's L300 devices, thin clients, and sharing rss on the host ...
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How can 2 separate users share a 3rd computer in between them using their own mouse/keyboards?

I know Synergy exists to let you share your mouse + keyboard across multiple PCs, but can multiple users use one machine in a similar fashion? Almost like running multiple instances of Synergy or ...
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Synergy 1.7.1 OS X 10.9 to Windows 7 drag and drop causes secure socket error: SSL_ERROR_WANT_READ?

I am currently running Synergy 1.7.1 Pro activated on OS X 10.10.4 and Windows 7 Enterprise SP1. This is under a domain controlled Windows corporate network and I imagine the root of my issue is ...
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readf error when trying to use Synergy

As of a few hours ago, I have had an issue getting my Linux synergy server to connect to my Mac client. Both are running the newest version of Synergy and I have ensured that the passwords for ...
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How do I install a virtual mouse to enable scroll wheel on a Synergy client?

Hmm, I fear I was unable to sum up the question clearly in the title. Here's what's going on.... I have a 3 computer setup and use synergy. My primary machine controls wake on Lan, Synergy and other ...
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Implementing multiple PCs in one work station

is there a way to use to multiple PCs as a single workstation? My current setup is a laptop+dock+dual monitors running Win7pro, a Desktop running Vista Business (which has its own keyboard, monitor ...
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Stop Synergy losing focus on “client” when UAC prompted for program installs

Edit: OMG - Really sorry if anyone wasted their time reading through the book I just wrote I thought I would give one last thing a try... Stopped Synergy service running on both machines -> ...
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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 ...
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How to Remove Synergy from Mac OSX

Hi I don't remember installing synergy but it's been in my computer for a while. However now since I don't have much space in my computer, I can't afford it taking up any space. But I couldn't ...
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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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Can I run Synergy Client on Windows without installing it?

I have a machine to which I do not have Administrator rights. I tried building Synergy and putting together a folder with EXE's and DLL's, but it complains that the connection is refused (on the ...
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Right click with synergy not working

I have a windows server and mac client. When I right click on the mac system, I get a context menu (as expected) and then it immediately goes away. The only wayt to get it to work is to click REALLY ...
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Windows are acting as if they are “always on top”

I'm running Windows 8.1 x64 (Verssion 6.3, Build 9600). Starting yesterday and ever since (despite restarts and so on), my windows have been almost-constantly behaving as if they are set to "always on ...
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Mouse issue with Synergy and dual monitor on Linux client

I have 2 laptops, one Windows 7 machine and one Ubuntu 12.04. Both computers have secondary monitors above each computer. The Windows machine is the Synergy server. I can move my mouse to both ...
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Modifier Keys not working, Keyboard works but not recognized

When using Synergy between my Windows PC and a Mac Mini I used to be able to go into system prefs on my Mac Mini and change the modifier keys so that my windows keyboard when on the Mac side would ...
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Synergy mouse not moving past first screen in dual-screen configuration

I have two dual-screen machines that I want to use Synergy with. Below is a diagram of how it's laid out. My server is a Windows 7 machine, and the client is a Debian Wheezy machine with Gnome3. This ...
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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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Cannot enter Sudo password when controlling Linux Mint with Synergy

I am running synergy 1.6.2 on a windows 8.1 Pro computer as the "Server". I am running Synergy 1.6.2 as a "Client" on Mint 17.1. When I take control of the Mint computer and try to perform tasks that ...
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Keystroke to kill synergy service on Windows 8

From time to time I have a problem when switching between to screens using Synergy. All input except ctrl+alt+del stops working, and I have to reboot the Host system (win8.1) from the ctrl+alt+del ...
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How to connect two computers to a host computer simultaneously and whilst maintaining two separate desktops and a single mouse

I am using three computers simultaneously. The first is located at work and I usually connect to this one remotely using TeamViewer and work from home. I have two laptops at home and I wish to use ...
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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 interprets a 'space' for a 'slash'

My setup is : Linux Server OSX Client Every time I use the space on my Linux box keyboard (and the pointer/focus is in a window on my OSX machine), I get a slash '/' instead. How do I fix this?
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How do I unlock a client running Windows XP through Synergy?

I asked this question on the Synergy OSQA site, but I haven't had any responses. Forgive me if you've already seen it. I have a Synergy server running Windows 7 SP1. I have one client running Windows ...
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Synergy with multiple multiple monitors ERROR

I have 3 computers that are connected via synergy 2 macs and 1 PC. the 2 macs have multiple monitors When I try to go down from the main clients screen down to the PC the mouse gets stuck and only ...
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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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less crummy “killmouseaccel” tweak for OS X

SmoothMouse is the standard way to do away with the default mouse acceleration behavior imposed by the operating system. However sometimes we find it necessary to switch it off because it interferes ...
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Synergy client/server locations issue

Synergy doesn't seem to want to recognise my client when it is configured above or below the server, only when placed alongside either left or right. I am using Windows 7 64 bit and Synergy 1.6.2
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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 do I go about geting synergy 100% operational with error in build process

During the install process I get the following snippet of an error When I get to the part about cryptopp: Scanning dependencies of target cryptopp [ 19%] Building CXX object ...
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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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How can I reconfig synergy on mac after starting it as server by mistake?

I'm new to mac. I just installed synergy and run it as server by mistake. It automatically minimized and I cannot find it again. I tried to drag the app to trash and reinstall but it will start as the ...
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Multi-display as client

I have a small issue with Synergy. It doesn't present a client that has multiple monitors as such to the server (like teleportd does). My client has two (non-equal) displays set in a horizontal ...
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make sound when switching windows (like teleport)

can synergy make a sound when the mouse is moving to a different client (like what teleport does)? It does help as a cue. It would be nice if the sound could be selected and the volume set. (bonus ...
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Synergy server doesn't work

i have just downloaded Synergy and the 'server' computer will not start. All I get is a repeated message: NOTE: connecting to service... ERROR: ipc connection error, connection refused I'm trying ...
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Synergy Mouse cursor jumps to center on server computer

I just downloaded synergy 1.5.1 onto my 2010 Macbook running on Mavericks (the server) and my 2006 iMac running on Snow Leopard (the client). Whenever I move the mouse cursor over to the client ...
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Synergy Setup Issue

I am currently using synergy on my 3 Windows machines. The program works great except it doesn't realize that my Serve 1 screens are 4 and not one. Here is my current monitor set up. ...
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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 ...