Configuring Quick Synergy to start automatically
On 12/07/2011 06:26 AM, CJ Tres wrote:
I've found an explanation of edits at
http://synergy2.sourceforge.net/autostart.html that need to be made to
scripts in the Default files in three directories, gdm/Init,
gdm/PostLogin - the third edit is supposed to be made in gdm/Sessions/
but my /gdm has no Sessions folder, only PostSession and PreSession. I'm
Would the edit then be made in the Deafult script of the PreSession
directory, or is there a Sessions dir that has maybe been moved
somewhere else?... or maybe Sessions now is named differently?
The instructions are not Ubuntu specific, only for Unix but it covers
xdm/kdm and gdm.
Also it is not clear when the guide was written so I've no idea what
might be different in Ubuntu today.
I've never bothered with QuickSynergy, just Synergy itself. On the host
machine, I created ~/.synergy.conf, and added /usr/bin/synergys into
For the clients, I just add /usr/bin/synergyc host's-hostname to it's
Nothing fancy. Here's en edited version of my .synergy.conf file: (I
used the FQDN for each machine in my real file)
left = Ubuntu111064bit
right = Win7
left = macOSX105
right = Ubuntu111064bit
left = Win7
right = macOSX105
Ubuntu is the host, and the Win 7 & Mac OSX 10.5 machines are the
clients. I've had a WinXP machine & and iPhone in the mix as well before.
The Win 7 (which is joined to an AD Domain) laptop dual boots to Ubuntu
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