Synergy Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Synergy for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. 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 Synergy and three of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Synergy are x2vnc (win2vnc) (Free, Open Source) and across (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

    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.
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      Barrier vs Synergy opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Barrier is a great alternative to Synergy.
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      Quick and easy setup, cross platform, minimal reading required to use.
      Top positive comment  almost 2 years ago

      amenthes It's a fork of the original version and is maintained.
      Top positive comment  9 months ago

      open source, actively updated
      Positive comment 6 months ago

      It just works, can be set up very fast and works perfectly
      Positive comment 12 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 over 1 year ago

      Works flawlessly, little setup required.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    2. This program will let you use two screens on two different computers as if they were connected to the same computer.


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

      x2vnc (win2vnc) vs Synergy opinions
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      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 over 5 years ago


    3. 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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