Alternatives to Synergy for Linux with any license

  • Barrier

    Cross-platform software for sharing a single mouse and keyboard between multiple computers at a workstation.

    • 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 Guest • Apr 2020 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 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. idlesHandJun 2018 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Quick and easy setup, cross platform, minimal reading required to use. Guest • Sep 2019 • 13 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's a fork of the original version and is maintained. amenthesNov 2020 Disagree   Agree
    • It just works, can be set up very fast and works perfectly Guest • Aug 2020 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Sleek, fast, secure and open. No magic behind the scenes and it Just Works™. Can't recommend this enough! Guest • Apr 2020 Disagree   Agree
    • Works flawlessly, little setup required. Guest • Feb 2020 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • This is the only cross-platform solution I've found so far, and it's working a heck of a lot better than Synergy! Iaian7Mar 2019 • 7 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is a fork of the original synergy tool Guest • Aug 2019 • 4 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's open source and works flawlessly ! Guest • Sep 2019 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Cross platform, clipboard support, easy and functional Guest • Sep 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • Cross-platform, open source, and under (at least somewhat) active development. Barrier is what Synergy used to be, many moons ago. Guest • May 2019 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Still no Wayland support, but it works well otherwise. Guest • Aug 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • Its free, has SSL and do not come with bugs with some keys not behaving correctly. p3kjarosJan 2019 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux FreeBSD OpenBSD

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  • x2vnc (win2vnc)

    This program will let you use two screens on two different computers as if they were connected to the same computer. The program will open a small (one pixel wide)...

    • Discontinued
      The project is no longer developed but the program is still downloadable and working
    • 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. Guest • Mar 2016 • 0 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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