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A Keyboard-Video-Mouse switch allows several computers to share a single keyboard, display and mouse.

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Best solution for Monitor with one USB-C Port on multi Client

I have a Monitor with one USB-C port and 4 USB-A Ports (Hub). I've connected my mouse and keyboard to the monitor with USB-A and my Windows Laptop and my wife's MacBook with USB-C. I have Video signal ...
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How can I avoid windows being rearranged when I use my KVM switch?

I have bought a KVM switch. It works fine, except that when I use the switch, it seems that the computer I'm switching from loses the monitor (as in: Windows thinks that the monitor has been ...
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Raritan KVM KX2 won't work because of java issue with firefox 48 on windows 10

I have been able to get past many obstacles already to even get to where am at. I was able to install firefox 48 32-bit on windows 10 pro OS. I also installed java and enabled java on firefox. Was ...
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Using a switcher and removing lag possible?

Is there any way to prevent windows from detecting a usb device is unplugged - even if, physically, they ARE unplugged? Meaning - when I replug in the device, there isn't a 10-20ish second wait for ...
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I need one computer to use two KVMS

Here is my situation: I have a 49" wide monitor in which I use a KVM switch for four different computers. I also have one of those elevated desktops on my right side that will fit two 24" ...
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No signal / KVM switch

I have a VGA KVM 2 port switch running a Win. 7 & Win. 10 computers through. The Win. 10 computer shows no signal when I start up the computers. The Win. 10 computer is a gaming computer that I ...
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How do I configure the firwall to open all ports to a certain zone?

I created a virtual machine via qemu/kvm on my machine. The NIC name of this virtual machine is virbr0, and it is managed by the libvirt area of the firewall: $ sudo firewall-cmd --zone=libvirt --list-...
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how do I set up dual monitors for desktop and laptop?

I have a desktop computer and a laptop. I have dual monitors. The desktop has a graphics card with 2 DVI and 1 hdmi output tons of usb outs but no usb-c. The laptop has 1 hdmi and one thunderbolt 3 ...
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Raritan Dominion DKX2-464 shows "No video from target server" on remote access

I have bought a used KVM Raritan Dominion KX2-464 device (with firmware 2.7.0.5.2183). Is is out of the support duration. I can connect PCs over CIM devices and can see the screen image, when I ...
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How to use a KVM switch with newer USB-C / DIsplayPort systems without 3.5mm audio

I have a challenge. I have a "work from home" setup provided by an employer. I want to add my desktop in a dual setup, with a KVM. They provided a Dell laptop with thunderbolt port. They ...
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How does real-time computing handle a CPU with 2 kind of cores (performance and efficiency)?

I am looking for a CPU to perform real-time computing on KVM with RTOS clients. For true real-time with the lowest latency possible, 1 VM need to have 1 physical core (to avoid waiting when both ...
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KVM requires all ports to be active

I have a triple monitor dual port (2 pc) kvm switch (HDMI). I have my home pc and work laptop on it. If I shut one of them, all monitors except one lose signal. So it seems I need to have both ...
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How do I limit display refresh rate on Windows 10?

I have a KVM switch capable of 4k 30 Hz and a display capable of up to 4k 60 Hz. When I connect a new computer with Windows 10 through the KVM switch, it tends to use the highest availabile refresh ...
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QEMU-KVM UEFI Secure Boot doesn't work

I try to test this in QEMU-KVM: https://www.knopper.net/knoppix/knoppix-uefi-en.html My host OS is Debian 11 AMD64. I have ovmf .deb package sucessfully installed. I add OVMF to my virtual machine ...
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Why doesn't any USB hub work with my KVM switch?

I have a Lindy High Speed HDMI KVM switch for two PCs that switches HDMI and USB. The KVM switch provides two physical USB ports. But I need three (keyboard, mouse and WebCam). So I thought I'd plug ...
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Setting up kvm to use partition on the current disk not working

I am using libvirt kvm with virt manager, my purpose to have a os that can be used on bare metal and through kvm. I already have a windows partition on my disk, and I created a vm with it added as a ...
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Swap wireless keyboard/mouse receiver(dongle) back and forth between two laptops

If I have two laptops connected to two same-brand-and-model wireless keyboard/mouse like so: Laptop A -> Keyboard/Mouse Pair 1 Laptop B -> Keyboard/Mouse Pair 2 And I swap the USB receiver(...
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Is there a way to share mouse/keyboard over WAN?

I'm trying to share my mouse and keyboard between my laptop and PC. The issue is both are connected to university WiFi (Glide) and I'm pretty sure LAN security is tight. I've tried various software: ...
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Home office peripheral sharing setup

In my current situation I have a set of peripherals that I would like to share between my home PC and my work laptop: 2 screens (HDMI/DVI) Keyboard Mouse The following configurations would be the ...
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Connecting a wired Keyboard to a MacMini K and a MacPro via a KVM switch

I need recommendations for a keyboard which will work with either of my two computers when the keyboard is connected to a USB port on a CableMatters' KVM switch. I have tried with two different (but ...
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KVM Switch for Monitors Only

I am wondering if I need a KVM switch to change monitors only, instead of other input peripherals. I have a work laptop, and Mac Mini that have their own keyboard/mouse, therefore my current setup is: ...
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CentOS set correct keyboard layout for TTY (with spider kvm)

I have trouble to get my lantronix spider kvm working with the correct keyboard layout. The host OS is running CentOS 8 x64. [root@server ~]# localectl status System Locale: LANG=de_DE.utf8 ...
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Can DP switch be used to switch faster beween video sources with same format for HDMI TV

There is always a obvious variable switching delay between different HDMI channels for a TV. At least one reason is that each HDMI channel has its clock and the TV need to lock on to the new clock ...
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Is it possible to use Synergy KVM over LTE / hotspot networks?

Synergy is a software KVM solution that afaik uses IP/TCP sockets to broadcast peripheral usage between pc's. My strange use case is that I bet (on e-sports) across multiple mini-pc's which are all ...
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KVM Switch - takes forever to recognize HDMI input for 1 of my laptops?

I have this KVM: https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B08H4FKJPN/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&th=1 My KVM and laptops works with my previous monitor, my BenQ 1080 60hz monitor: https://...
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Intel NUC can't see USB HID hub on Mint Linux

I have an Intel NUC5i3RYH (i3, 1TB hard drive, 4GB memory) on which I have installed Linux Mint 20.2 Uma 64-bit. This is attached to a KVM which provides a single USB connector for keyboard and mouse. ...
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How to make KVM guest stop showing both host and guest mouse cursors as it makes guest very hard to use?

I've created a CentOS 7 (KDE) VM on a Centos 7 KVM server without X or GUI, and there's only one guest on this server. I see two cursors in the virt-manager VM console: the host cursor and the guest ...
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Share monitors/keyboard/mouse between laptop and desktop

I have a work laptop (with WiFi) and a home desktop PC (with LAN + WiFi) - both Windows 10. I would like to share my desktop monitors/keyboard/mouse with the laptop, preferably being able to switch ...
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Wired KVM from Linux machine

I want to control another computer over a wired connection, but I cannot install anything on the other computer. I would prefer to not buy a KVM switch if possible due to the price. Is there a way to ...
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how set auto login when startup in macOS11(virtual machine or docker container)

Had set Automatic login, Prevent sleeping automatically, turned off FileVault, and uncheck Disable automatic login in the docker image or virtual machine, but it can't auto login while I start the ...
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Wireless keyboard/mouse slow detection on Late 2012 iMac when connected through USB 3.0 Switcher

I have a multi-machine setup where one wireless Logitech keyboard & mouse (MK345/MK275) is connected to three computers through a KCEVE/AIMOS USB 3.0 switcher (4 inputs/4 outputs). https://www....
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Restore Window Positions after Resolution Change

I was looking at the topic: "Save window locations of applications" I tried TAN Window Manager, tried WindowManager and they do not work. WindowLayoutSnapshot is great except it has no ...
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KVM switch with 2x USB C inputs and dual 4K monitor support [closed]

I've been looking for a KVM switch for a while that would support connecting two MacBooks (via a single USB-C input from each) to two 4K monitors. The idea is to be able to switch between the two ...
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How to use one of my main PC monitors as remote monitor for my laptop -- KVM-like?

I have a desktop PC with 3 monitors and a laptop, which however doesn't really fit on my desktop, besides having a small screen and a fiddly keyboard. Both run Windows 10 Professional. Is there a way ...
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subnetting qemu virtual machine

I state that I am a beginner. I have a machine at a datacenter with one public IP assigned and Ubuntu 18.04. I installed kvm-qemu to have a VM with windows. How can I do to have on this VM an address ...
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Why might my KVM not work with my USB bluetooth dongle?

I have a KVM switch with two USB-A ports on it for a mouse and keyboard. The switch works just fine with anything that has a USB cable as well as my wireless HP SK-2060 keyboard's supplied dongle. But ...
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Is it possible to use a usb hub with a kvm switch?

My preferred keyboard and mouse need 2 usb ports each (thanks, razer). This has put me in a bind because I need to kvm for work purposes and none seem to be setup for kb/m that need 2 usb ports each. ...
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External display routed through KVM and dock - screen offset, but fixed by reinserting cable

I have a fairly complicated setup (in terms of cable connections) that worked for me for a very long time, but only recently started behaving strangely. I have display (Dell U2415) routed via HDMI (...
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What is the best way to constantly switch between Mac and PC?

I have a need to be using my iMac but also a PC during separate times of the day. This switch needs to happen every day, for the next year. I currently have a 5k iMac. I use windows by using bootcamp ...
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How to make VM routable from home network

I have 3 guest OS on KVM/QEMU, all of them can connect to each other as well as the host. But my phone (home network) cannot access it. How do i make it routable from home network? Details -> Home ...
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Why do both of my laptop fans run at high speed in sleep mode, but only when connected to a KVM switch? Firmware on both laptops is up to date

I have two Lenovo laptops connected to one HDMI monitor through a KVM switch. One laptop is a Lenovo X1 Carbon running Debian Linux and the other is a Lenovo Thinkpad T580 running Windows 10. Both ...
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144hz from DisplayPort through USB Type B

So I'm thinking of purchasing below KVM-switch/docking station to be able to switch between my gaming PC and work laptop: https://www.startech.com/en-us/cards-adapters/usb3ddockft I have a FHD monitor ...
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KVM Switch for desktop (hdmi+usb connection) + laptop (usb-c connection)

I would like to set up my home workstation (desktop tower, 1 monitor, mouse, keyboard) so that a KVM switch can be used so that a laptop can easily use the monitor, mouse and keyboard. It appears the ...
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Displayport KVM switch not passing signal if Adaptive HDMI to Displayport Cable/Adapter and Displayport to DVI cable used

I bought a Displayport KVM switch to switch between two PCs using the same two monitors and I cannot get one of the monitors to work if I use an Adaptive HDMI to Displayport Cable/Adapter and ...
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What is the hotkey combo for the Action Star Linxcel US-146A KVM Switch

This is a (very) old 4 port USB/VGA KVM switch that I do not have the manual for. I was able to use search engines to look up some details about it. A picture can be seen on this page or here in ...
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How to share/switch several devices between two PCs when KVM switches have limited ports?

I have a personal gaming desktop and work laptop that need to share all of the following devices and be switchable by a KVM (or at least a single cable swap): 2K monitor USB Keyboard USB Mouse (...
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Group VM by tag in virt-manager on Ubuntu

virt-manager question KVM on Ubuntu 20.04/libvirt/qemu How i can group vm in virt-manager interface? In virtualbox or hyper-v/vmware this is very simple. Googling doesnt gave the result.
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the windows memory allocation can not change automatically in virtual env

The vm will allocate all memory in compute node when I boot a 2C16G40G windows vm, and I have already enable balloon in vm and set memory allocation manually. In contrast, The memory of Linux vm can ...
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KVM including network?

I have a situation where there are two computers and only one display, keyboard and mouse to control them. The obvious solution would be to use a KVM to switch between PC one and two to control them. ...
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USB devices are intermittently disconnecting when connected through a KVM switch

The problem: I have a keyboard and mouse hooked up to my Dell U3419W monitor, which has a built-in KVM switch and is connected to both my desktop and my laptop. Both the desktop and laptop are Windows ...
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