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Synergy Keyboard and Mouse Sharing

Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:00 am


Whilst looking for host access solutions (see separate post). I came across synergy which enables keyboard and mouse sharing fo WIndows, OS X, Linux etc. It appears to cost money but a little more research and it would appear that older binaries are open source.

Has anyone used this on a Laptop / Pi configuration and could they help me out? I have downloaded the

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Re: Synergy Keyboard and Mouse Sharing

Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:40 am

You don;t need to download it separately. apt-get install synergy will do it, then you need a config file. The server and the client need to be run on the computer with the mouse/KB attached and the machine you want to control respectively (synergys and synergyc are the commands).
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