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How to force release of a keyboard modifiers

Sometimes, when I use synergy between my machines when one is using full-screen VirtualBox guest I get stuck with some weird key modifiers turned on. If they exist on my keyboard (like Shift_L) I can ...
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How can I use Synergy when connected through different routers?

I use synergy to control my laptop from my desktop when I have my laptop docked at my workstation. Currently, I need to keep my laptop wired to the same router that my desktop is connected to in ...
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Unique synergy monitor setup

If anyone doesn't know about synergy, it's basically a KVM switch over the lan, but you don't have to switch anything. It allows you to move your mouse from one machine to the other like if you had ...
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Use a keyboard shortcut to switch between synergy-“ized” monitors/windows

Is it possible to map a command to my keyboard so that I can switch between my various windows? I checked on the synergy website but was not able to find very much about the subject. I'm trying to be ...
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Reading GPG passphrase from the physical keyboard in OpenBSD

I'm using Synergy to control an OpenBSD desktop from a Linux computer (think of it like a VNC client/server). That is to say what I type on the keyboard goes through a network connection before it ...
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Synergy: Connection failed to connect to server: incompatible client 1.3

I have installed synergy 1.5 on a RHEL6 server (panther) and Xubuntu 13.10 (wolf). My synergy.conf file is section: options screenSaverSync = true end section: screens panther: wolf: end ...
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Synergy isn't working anymore after lock screen (LightDM)

I'm trying to get Synergy, which is a keyboard and mouse sharing tool, to autostart on a second desktop. I'm using the distro BunsenLabs which is based on Debian Jessie on both desktops, and so I have ...
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How to install synergy on RHEL5?

I'm trying to build from source using CMake as recommended (http://synergy-foss.org/pm/projects/synergy/wiki/Compiling) [d3p299@we16410 synergy-1.3.7-Source]$ ./hm.py build Running setup... Error: ...
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Synergy One-to-Many Keymapping

Overview I'm trying to map both Ctrl and Alt on Ubuntu to Cmd on MacOS. Progress So far, I have only been able to map Ctrl or Alt, but not both. Attempted Strategies In my .synergy.conf on the ...
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Set mouse focus on current screen's active window

I was using Synergy from Symless. It shares the mouse and keyboard between computers. So it is similar to having secondary or third screen attached to your computer. The Scenario is: having a laptop ...
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Why is my Compose key not being passed to Synergy?

The key that I assign to the compose key (right Alt) is not passed to the remote computer by Synergy. I don't know if it's a problem with Synergy or with X, but my guess is that the compose key is '...
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Synergy and ElementaryOS

I am trying to install synergy from here. When I run it I get the error: system tray unavailable, quitting I am running Freya. Any help would be appreciated or the name of different software to ...
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Synergy Virtual Mouse Cursor

I am using Synergy version 1.4.6 (Debian - Client) and 1.4.5 (Windows - Host). Keyboard and mouse are attached to the host system. I want to use the client without any mouse or keyboard connected. ...
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Failed dependencies: libcurl.so.4(CURL_OPENSSL_3)(64bit)

I'm trying to install Synergy in my CentOS 6.5, here's what happens: # rpm -ivh ./synergy-1.4.16-r1969-Linux-x86_64.rpm error: Failed dependencies: libcurl.so.4(CURL_OPENSSL_3)(64bit) is needed by ...
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Wrong keyboard-layout using Synergy and i3

I have a setup where my keyboard-layout won't work in i3 using Synergy (Swedish). When I switch from i3 to Mate there's no problem with the keyboard (still using Synergy). Synergy server Windows 10 ...
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Mismatched APT Dependencies

I have Synergy installed on Ubuntu 18.04 (this is not the new version 2, fwiw). Apparently, it has a requirement of libcurl3. However, the machine also runs as a hypervisor and I need to use ...
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Make synergy work between qemu host and guest

I have a working configuration of a Gentoo as a host and a Windows 10 as a guest using QEMU/KVM with GPU passthrough. I also passthrough my keyboard and mouse, and have a secondary keyboard in a ...