Friday, December 13, 2013

Synergy Mouse/Keyboard Sharing Application

Synergy - Mouse Keyboard sharing over Network (TCP)

  • Its an amazing application, the best example of client - server architecture, makes your life easy by sharing single keyboard & mouse with multiple systems.
  • If you are running your server over a unix machine you can install it from repository
  • installation:
    • sudo yum install synergy OR
    • sudo apt-get install synergy
  • Simple Configuration - Provide host information of your left & right machine as below

section: screens

section: links        
                right = OtherComputerHostname
                left  = MyServerHostName

  • Running it behind default firewall of UNIX - iptables
  • Here is the command to allow clients connecting server
  • iptables -I INPUT 2 -p tcp --dport 24800 -j ACCEPT
  • Adding aboe entry in permanent configuration fiile
  • Add following line to your iptables configuration file, default: /etc/sysconfig/iptables
    • -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 24800 -j ACCEPT

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