Free Synergy Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Synergy for Linux if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Linux alternative is Small Barrier iconBarrier, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Synergy and three of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Synergy are Small x2vnc (win2vnc) iconx2vnc (win2vnc) (Free, Open Source) and Small across iconacross (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Nov 3, 2020

    • Cross-platform software for sharing a single mouse and keyboard between multiple computers at a workstation. View 12 alternatives to Barrier
      Almost everyone thinks Barrier is a great alternative to Synergy.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • FreeBSD
      • OpenBSD
      Barrier vs Synergy
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      Quick and easy setup, cross platform, minimal reading required to use.
      Top positive comment  over 1 year ago

      idlesHand The key draw of Synergy was the true multi-platform approach ie BSD Linux mac and win are supported, which only this one can boast of. Being a fork of synergy itself a fork of cosmicSynergy this is no suprise but this team DO have binaries/installers ready to download though it is not updated often.
      Top positive comment  almost 3 years ago

      open source, actively updated
      Positive comment 3 months ago

      amenthes It's a fork of the original version and is maintained.
      Positive comment 6 months ago

      It just works, can be set up very fast and works perfectly
      Positive comment 9 months ago

      Is free and open source, works perfectly between my Linux machine and Windows laptop, other than entering an IP and dragging a monitor icon, practically no setup was needed
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

      Sleek, fast, secure and open. No magic behind the scenes and it Just Works™. Can't recommend this enough!
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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    • This program will let you use two screens on two different computers as if they were connected to the same computer. View 9 alternatives to x2vnc (win2vnc)


      The project is no longer developed but the program is still downloadable and working

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      x2vnc (win2vnc) vs Synergy
      pros, cons and recent comments
      While the description is a little vague, they seem to imply that your keyboard/mouse input is sent to another PC when you move your mouse into a tiny window on either PC.
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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