Configuring Quick Synergy to start automatically

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at
Wed Dec 14 16:17:33 UTC 2011

On 12/14/2011 03:43 AM, CJ Tres wrote:
> 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.
	Cool. If you have a minute, could you let me ( and others who will 
search for this) know exactly what you did? Thanks.

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