Configuring Quick Synergy to start automatically

CJ Tres ctres at
Thu Dec 8 11:30:48 UTC 2011

On 12/07/2011 10:29 AM, Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
> On 12/07/2011 06:26 AM, CJ Tres wrote:
>> I've found an explanation of edits at
>> that need to be made to
>> scripts in the Default files in three directories, gdm/Init,
>> gdm/PostLogin - the third edit is supposed to be made in gdm/Sessions/
>> but my /gdm has no Sessions folder, only PostSession and PreSession. I'm
>> using Natty.
>> Would the edit then be made in the Deafult script of the PreSession
>> directory, or is there a Sessions dir that has maybe been moved
>> somewhere else?... or maybe Sessions now is named differently?
>> The instructions are not Ubuntu specific, only for Unix but it covers
>> xdm/kdm and gdm.
>> Also it is not clear when the guide was written so I've no idea what
>> might be different in Ubuntu today.
>> Any help?
> I've never bothered with QuickSynergy, just Synergy itself. On the host
> machine, I created ~/.synergy.conf, and added /usr/bin/synergys into
> Startup Applications.
> For the clients, I just add /usr/bin/synergyc host's-hostname to it's
> Startup Applications.

I have very little experience in this area so I'm unsure about one thing.
Does simply putting sybergyc and synergys into each machine's Startup 
Apps allow the client to connect so another mouse/keyboard isn't necessary?

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