Monday, March 25, 2013

Synergy Linux Setup

sudo aptitude install synergy

Given the following computers:
computerA  (Synergy server)
computerB  (Synergy client)

And given: 
computerA is the name returned by the 'hostname' command on the server; ip is
computerB is an alias (setup in synergy.conf) to

Edit /etc/synergy.conf on the Synergy Server
section: screens

# we might not want to go through the effort of setting up DNS for computerB, so we can alias here instead.
section: aliases

section: links
       right = computerB
       left = computerA

On the server, run the following: 
 synergys -f --config /etc/synergy.conf

On the client, run the following: 
synergyc -f

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