Configuring Quick Synergy to start automatically

CJ Tres ctres at
Wed Dec 14 08:43:06 UTC 2011

On 12/13/2011 10:31 AM, Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
> On 12/13/2011 07:24 AM, CJ Tres wrote:
>> On 12/08/2011 08:49 AM, Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
>> ~*~*~*~*~*~*~snip *~*~*~*~*~*~*~
>>> 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?
Yes it logs me in automatically.

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