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[Discuss] share keyboard/video/mouse with 2 desktops

On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 10:04 AM, John Malloy <jomalloy at> wrote:
> What is the easiest way to share keyboard/video/mouse with 2 desktops
> (Linux & Windows)?
> Has anyone used this synergy-project:

Never used.   If all you want to do is share IO hardware, why not just
get a KVM switch?   Cheapest units are <$25 and
I would have fewer concerns about software compatibility.   Oh, from
what I can tell Syngergy doesn't actually share display hardware; it
only shares keyboard/mouse (as well as providing file transfer, cut &
paste support, etc.).    It's an interesting idea (and probably a lot
easier to do then including video), but it doesn't seem to met your

Bill Bogstad

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