February 24, 2016

Control Linux Boxes With Synergy

Let’s face it, there are instances where jumping from PC to PC is a bit of a downer – even when it’s something awesome like a Linux PC. Sure, it may not be difficult to walk across the room, but often times it’s disrupts ones workflow.

To counter this unneeded jumping around the room like a frog, I initially thought that remote desktop solutions would be the answer. As it turns out, this wasn’t the case. Using typical remote desktop software to access a computer in the same room is nothing short of overkill.

This brought me to a program called Synergy. Now some might refer you to a hardware KVM switch instead, but I’d would opt for Synergy myself. It’s cross platform, and once you set it up, you’ll never use anything else. (Read the rest)

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