Configuring Quick Synergy to start automatically

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at
Tue Dec 13 16:31:30 UTC 2011

On 12/13/2011 07:24 AM, CJ Tres wrote:
> On 12/08/2011 08:49 AM, Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
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>> They way I've done it, the control doesn't start until I've logged in to
>> each machine; so a keyboard is needed for that. Not really an issue for
>> me I have the space to keep the K/M around for each box.
>> On the Ubuntu host, I don't want it running at system boot; just once I
>> login.
>> For the Mac, I haven't gotten around to finding where to put the
>> command, so it's not active at the login screen... yet.
>> For the Ubuntu client, I haven't bothered to make it start at system
>> boot, since it's a laptop right here. But I am curious, so if you find
>> something, let us know & I'll test.
>> For WinXP & the GUI client, it can easily be set to start & work for
>> login; but it doesn't seem to work for Windows 7 until I log in.
>> Probably something to do with UAC.
> I've dropped Quicksynergy for the server and one client - the Win XP
> laptop still uses it and don't use a Mac but putting the program into
> startup apps works fine with the config file in /etc rather than my home
> dir - which seems to have been causing the problem. Once the server is
> running both clients start and connect w/o the need for an extra keyboard.

	So you got a Ubuntu client to connect before the login screen? Or do 
you just have that machine set to auto-login?

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