Barrier Alternatives for Linux
Synergy combines your desktop devices together in to one cohesive experience. It's software for sharing your mouse and keyboard between multiple computers on your desk. It works on Windows, macOS and Linux.
- - Synergy is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to Barrier.
- - Synergy is the most popular Open Source & commercial alternative to Barrier.
Comments about Synergy as a Alternative to Barrier
As Barrier is forked from earlier versions of Synergy, there is naturally a lot of feature set overlap. Whereas Barrier is focused on simplicity and ease of use, Synergy includes more robust features, including advanced settings for network, hotkeys, layout, security and diagnostics.2
Input Leap is software that mimics the functionality of a KVM switch, which historically would allow you to use a single keyboard and mouse to control multiple computers by physically turning a dial on the box to switch the machine you're controlling at any given moment.
Input Leap Features
Comments about Input Leap as a Alternative to Barrier
Barrier is currently unmaintained and has been moved to the 'input-leap' repo3
This program will let you use two screens on two different computers as if they were connected to the same computer.Discontinued
The project is no longer developed but the program is still downloadable and working
- Bluetooth Keyboard/Mouse Emulator: across makes a Bluetooth equipped PC or Mac work as a standard Bluetooth keyboard/mouse combo. Thus, you can seamlessly/wirelessly control all your smart devices including computer, smartphone and tablet PC with the computer’s keyboard and...
- - across is the most popular Android alternative to Barrier.