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ShareMouse Alternatives for Linux

ShareMouse is not available for Linux but there are a few alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Barrier, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to ShareMouse and three of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to ShareMouse are Synergy and across.

ShareMouse alternatives are mainly Mouse Sharing Utilities but may also be Keyboard Sharing Utilities or Remote Desktop Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ShareMouse.
This page was last updated Dec 3, 2021
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  1. Barrier is a cross-platform software utility for sharing your mouse and keyboard between multiple computers on your desk. It was forked from Synergy version 1.9's codebase.

    Barrier vs ShareMouse opinions
    Most users think Barrier is a great alternative to ShareMouse.

    So much simpler, easier to use, and waaay better response time. Log lag at all!

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    cross platform (mac-windows-linux), clipboard share, easy config and free!

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  2. 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 vs ShareMouse opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Synergy is still a legitimate alternative to ShareMouse, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    No file transfer, only basic clipboard sharing (no text formatting, no bitmaps), no profiles, no easy display configuration, no screensaver sync, no lock sync, no pre-login support.

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  3. across

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    1. Bluetooth Keyboard/Mouse Emulator: across makes a Bluetooth equipped PC or Mac work as a standard Bluetooth keyboard/mouse combo.
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