[kde-linux] One keyboard, multiple Linux/Windows machines.

James Loughner jwrl at suddenlink.net
Mon Sep 1 18:44:43 UTC 2008

I use a KVM switch. It allows switching the keyboard video and mouse
between multiple machines. No overhead at all on the machines. It is a
hardware device.


Óscar Fuentes wrote:
> Hello.
> I have several machines on my table: Win2K, WinXP and Linux/KDE. It
> would be great if it were possible to control them all with a single
> keyboard/mice (or at least with a single keyboard). Each machine has its
> own monitor.
> For controlling the WinXP machine from the Win2K one I'm using a
> modified UltraVNC setup with the display handling disabled, so there is
> zero performance overhead. It works very well.
> I wonder if there exists something similar for Linux/KDE, so I can type
> on all machines with a single keyboard. `synergy' (
> http://synergy2.sourceforge.net/ ) would be perfect, but it is very
> buggy.
> Recommendations appreciated.

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