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X2X: An alternative to synergy

posted on 2015-10-20 23:22:45

When for whatever reason synergy quits working, try x2x:

apt-get install x2x -y

(On the machine where you want to direct your keyboard/mouse output to.)

ssh -XC <user>@<host> x2x -west -to :0.0

If -X (for X forwarding) is not working, enable it via X11Forwarding yes in your /etc/ssh/sshd_config.

All cardinal directions are fine, this is enough to use it. For everything else refer to the manpage. There may be minor glitches, i.e. when having monitors with different resolutions, but this is not a problem usually.

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