44.1 Synergy - A Software KM
Synergy (http://synergy2.sourceforge.net/) is a software KM package which lets you use a single keyboard and mouse for multiple computers each with their own video display. This may be a useful alternative to hardware KVM!
To use synergy, install the package:
wajig install synergy
Next, create a config file
section: screens computer1: computer2: end section: links computer1: right = computer2 computer2: left = computer1 end section: aliases computer1: computer1.hostname.com computer2: computer2.hostname.com end
Then, start the server on the computer with the keyboard and mouse you want to use:
And lastly, we start the client(s):
synergyc -f --no-camp server-hostname
Move the cursor to the right of computer1 and it should pop up on computer2! The clipboard is even shared across the computers.
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