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

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Can a USB-C to Triple DP converter carry keyboard/mouse input/output data? [closed]

Context: I have a PC and a MacBook Pro (M1) that share three monitors between them, but with the number of cables surrounding my desk, it's messy. Thinking of getting a triple-monitor, dual PC KVN ...
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KVM Switch-Multiple Monitors-Rotating Displays

I saw a similar post/question on this topic, but it was over ten years' old so I'm asking to see if modern tech may have caught up. I've been researching KVM's, but I cannot quite find what I'm ...
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MacOS Ventura on KVM/OpenCore - unable to set 1920x1080 resolution

https://github.com/kholia/OSX-KVM Correct resolution (1920x1080) has been set in OpenCore config.plist. It actually works - OpenCore starts with 1920x1080 resolution. However, MacOS itself boots with ...
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Convenient multitasking with two computers and an ultra-wide, PbP monitor

I have a Linux PC (personal) and a Chromebook (for work) and I want to use a single set of mouse and keyboard to control both and 2) be able to fast-switch between them. Picture-by-Picture (PbP) in a ...
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How to make KVM guest to boot correct root partition?

have been having trouble booting the proper root partition. After creating a guest with virt-install root partition sits inside Extended, thus I decided I will create a new primary and copy root ...
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KVM switch/docking hub not detecting second Monitor or Mac

Appreciate the help in advance... I am trying to set up a workstation (for the first time) on my own that myself and my fiance will be able to use between my PC desktop, PC laptop, and his macbook ...
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USB KVM corrupting page files?

I have three computers hooked up to a 4-way USB KVM switch - two Windows laptops and a Mac tower. One of the laptops has periodically experienced a bluescreen with a FAULTY_HARDWARE_CORRUPTED_PAGE ...
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How to prevent Mouse Without Borders security key expiration?

Mouse Without Borders (a.k.a., "MWB") v2.2.1.0327 is an indispensable free virtual KVM released by the Microsoft Garage which I've used for years on different versions of Windows, but as of ...
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Do all USB 3.0 switches support connection of a large number of daisychained devices?

I need to connect about 10 different experimental devices (lasers, cameras, motorized stages etc.) to two PCs, such that you can choose to control the whole setup from either one of those PCs. My ...
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kvm instance network sometimes fail when use bridge, how to fix this?

my host and guests OS all are ubuntu server 22.04. bridge created by host use below netplan config, host and guest can reach each other. but when I use kubeadm init to init a k8s cluster, http request ...
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Best solution for dual monitor using chrome book and desktop computer

I'm looking for the best solution for a home working setup that comprises of a desktop computer and a Chromebook. I would like to share dual monitors and a single keyboard and mouse between the 2 ...
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Wireless peripherals through KVM don't work correctly

I bought the UGREEN usb 2.0 switch selector to switch my peripherals between my work laptop and my personal desktop pc. It works great with my wired keyboard, but my wireless mouse and wireless ...
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Upgrade OS version in multiple KVM guests

I have Debian 10 base VM - Debian10Base.qcow2. From here i create several VMs with command qemu-img create -b Debian10Base.qcow2 -f qcow2 Debian10-guest-1.qcow2 qemu-img create -b Debian10Base.qcow2 -...
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Keyboard with 2 plugs not working properly in a laptop via a USB KVM switch

I have a set-up like this where a keyboard and mouse are connected into a USB (KVM) switch, which then connects to both PC and laptop (via one cable) and I frequently flick between the two. It all ...
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Hooking up kb+mouse via aorus gigabyte fv43u to PC and laptop

I have bought aorus gigabyte fv43u monitor that features a kvm switch. It has 2 usb 3 type A downstream ports and 1 usb 3 type B upstream port. I have a stationary PC and laptop that I would like to ...
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No Signal from DisplayPort through switch out of USB-C

I have the following equipment: Acer Predator Z35P (the monitor has a DisplayPort. I don't know why it's not listed as such on their official website) Dell XPS 15 9520 with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX ...
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Locking down a bluetooth Dongle

I have two desktop computers connected via a KVM switch. one is seriously locked down with USB locks to prevent unauthorized devices from attaching. The KVM switch has two USB ports for a keyboard and ...
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Virtual storage not recognized

Don't have a lot of QEMU/KVM/Virt manager experience, trying virtualization & pass through. Unfortunately the VM isn't recognizing the image file properly (doesn't see a disk). It can see the ...
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Why are HDMI switches much slower than VGA switches?

I used to have a cheap VGA based switch. After pressing the button, it would take 1-2 seconds for the display to switch. Later, I decided to use the more modern and more advanced HDMI standard. My ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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