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  1. Shawn Hall

    Shawn Hall

    Synergy User


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  2. RJS

    RJS

    Synergy User


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  3. pgagne

    pgagne

    Synergy User


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  4. John S

    John S

    Synergy User


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  1. 2 points
    I think the "failed to create quartz event tap" is linked to privacy permissioning issues. I had this (both machines running Mac OSX Mojave) and fixed by going to System Preferences -> Security & Privacy -> Privacy and unchecking and then rechecking the box allowing Synergy to control the computer. The second I did that the connection worked and Synergy is now ticking along nicely. Good luck!
  2. 1 point
    I wanted to throw this out there to see if anyone else has seen this. Synergy said that it's a known issue, but there is no ETA. I lose mouse click ability on a remote system when I have launched or joined a Zoom meeting. Mouse scrolling works just fine. The only way I can get the mouse click functionality back is either quit/leave the meeting or restart the Synergy service. This behavior existed with 2.0.5 and still with 2.0.7. Thanks!
  3. 1 point
    Hi, Can you please clarify which OS's you have?
  4. 1 point
    Startup logs here: https://synergy-logs.symless.com/b16e2f1d8a683940cf2a167e3037461d/logs/9687-2018-07-18T09-12-33.log This has been reported in the Synergy 1 forum as well. MacOS version 10.14 Beta (18A336e) Important lines in log file: [ Core ] [2018-07-18T09:12:21] DEBUG: waiting for event loop [ Core ] [2018-07-18T09:12:21] ERROR: failed to create quartz event tap [ Service ] [2018-07-18T09:12:23] debug: core process exited: exit code=0 expected=false error=Undefined error: 0 [ Service ] [2018-07-18T09:12:23] error: can't wait() on core process: waitpid(2) failed: No child processes [ Service ] [2018-07-18T09:12:23] debug: core process I/O cancelled unexpectedly
  5. 1 point
    You know, I was just going to post a new issue as it seemed that with TLS on, that my Mac had experienced a lot of new latency and jitter after updating to Mojave 10.14.1 ... but your solution makes Synergy run like butter, so no matter. Apple must have tweaked the power management stuff a bit more in the latest release. (Writing these details here for future seekers) Followup thought: I changed my -i interval to 1s instead of .1 to reduce the overhead. Seems to work every bit as good. Another thought: This would be trivial to include as an option in Synergy, would it not? I'm thinking like a checkbox that reads "Continually poll the server (reduces mouse latency as a result of certain power-saving features)". Since the client knows the IP/Hostname of the host, just throw a packet at the host every N ms.
  6. 1 point
    I have a main workstation with dual 24" 1920x1200 monitors @ 94ppi. I also have a laptop with a 15" UHD screen @ 293ppi. Put simply when I move my mouse pointer from my left 1920 monitor to the smaller 4k monitor there is a massive alteration in the perceived mouse sensitivity. Despite the fact it may well be moving at the same rate across the pixels, the smaller monitor has the same number of horizontal pixels as the two larger ones combined. I have my mouse sensitivity set just the way I like it on my main PC, and equally have my trackpad set up the way I like it on my laptop. It would be great if there were a setting within Synergy to compensate for this going both ways, as I frequently will just reach for whichever device comes most naturally.
  7. 1 point
    I find that when my mouse is plugged into computer A the pointer speed is slower than usual on screen B. But when plugged into screen B the mouse is super fast on screen A. I'd be great if you could look at the user settings to make a more consistent feel, or include an option for manual calibration. Love the product and I can't wait for the new features. Al
  8. 1 point
    You can do this with Synergy by editing the synergy.sgc file on the server. It's a simple text file with configuration options for stuff like this. The configuration docs are here and you're looking specifically for the example under Links with ranges. This is actually almost exactly what you're after. Play with it.
  9. 1 point
    I've been using Synergy for 16 or 17 years. I've donated twice, I've bought both Symless versions and I absolutely could not function without it. I've used many iterations and many alternatives. Hands down, nothing beats Synergy. Sure, v2 has problems, but that's common in software development and they didn't just tell us to live with it, they pulled it and are fixing it, taking our feedback and making it work the way *we* want it to. Imagine if MS had done the same thing with ME, Vista or Win8. The price of a Pro license today is about the same as the price of either a mouse or keyboard and it gives you access to as many computers as you need. I currently have as many as 18 devices that I control via Synergy from one server, and it is truly a seamless experience. I miss the mobile integration that a previous (insecure) iteration had, but I wouldn't trade Synergy for anything.
  10. 1 point
    Sure, it's possible. It's actually easier than you might think. On the gaming PC change the monitor order to [2|1] instead of [1|2] and everything should fall into place.
  11. 1 point
    I enjoy the product and appreciate your transparency in your latest blogpost.
  12. 1 point
    I could not agree more with @Kiliman . I just want to say thank you very much Nick and the team for the support and endurance to keep moving forward with this wonderful product. Cheers,
  13. 1 point
    I think the big misconception is that Open Source means Free, as in Free Beer, where the true meaning is Free as in Freedom. Developers that take an existing open source tool and add value to it should have the "freedom" to charge for that added value. There's nothing preventing others from taking the original open source tool and use it. As somebody mentioned above, look at RedHat. They added value to the original Linux distribution and has now been bought by IBM for $34 billion! Do you think Linus is complaining about that? I appreciate what Nick has done with Synergy and that is why I support him with both a v1 and v2 license. I've read numerous discussions about how cloud providers are making money off of open source tools and now some of these are changing their licenses to prevent companies from making money off them. Doesn't sound like freedom to me. There's nothing preventing you from taking all these tools and setting up your own infrastructure in a data center. These cloud providers add value by streamlining configuration, providing support, improving integration, etc. Everything in life is about tradeoffs. I'd much rather pay somebody to deal with the hassles, especially if it's not my core competency and doesn't improve my business. Anyway, rant over.
  14. 1 point
    This is just to give a personal perspective. Yes, Syngery does cost something. But, for the price of less than two lunches, I could buy a license which in principle allows perpetual use. Meanwhile, my monthly 1€ donations to e.g. libreoffice during two years (I bought Synergy two years ago) add up to a higher amount than what I paid for Synergy. So, it has been a very worthy investment and I wouldn't complain.
  15. 1 point
    I personally have used Synergy for a good portion of it's life. I used it for free for the longest time... SO MANY YEARS, I remember when I would update using your nightly repository even after you went commercial and when I saw Linus spouting about Symless and Synergy and giving a code for 1 and 2, I knew... I had used the program for so long on so many of my own important projects and for the ease of my own personal gain that you guys deserved the money. I'd use some powerful quote about how fueling the economy and business's are extremely important but I don't know of any. But what I will say is "Money makes the world go 'round!" & hopefully the fuel we give Symless allows them to support this beautiful and extremely important application for a long, long time. P.S. Don't threaten peoples lives over a piece of software... lol!
  16. 1 point
    I have no problem with paying for good innovative software particularly when it helps me doing my job. I don't mind that free versions are available that do a similar thing - I like Synergy. Is anyone questioning Red Hat over why they charge when Linux is open source?
  17. 1 point
    Interesting blog entry, but it doesn't really address what I think is the core question here. Which is the core tension in open source world. I love open source, and I even try to contributre back and help move it forward, but I'm much more an IT guy than a programmer. Which is why I've bought a synergy license, since it helps me in my job so much. But since it was based on open source, people don't like to see the code go closed source or be forced to pay for something that is open source. One option would be for someone to just fork the code and take it in a new direction. Which is hard since you have three major platforms to work on to get a product working. Sharing linux screens isn't hard with VNC, x2go, etc. It might not be as pretty or simple, but it does work. Or even just plain SSH, the SysAdmin's friend. :-) I love synergy for it's ability to let me keep one keyboard mouse and manage my main linux desktop and then my need-for-some-tools windows box. Makes life simpler and easier. I really enjoy it. And the price you charged wasn't *quite* too exhorbitant to make it worthwhile. Just look at the MobaXterm people for a price that's just too high for my budget. In any case, I don't think you really addressed in your blog, with some detailed examples of the complexities of the code base, why you really needed to push to a purchase vs donate model. It's a balancing act, and one that I'm not sure I could pull off. And if you put the price too high, esp after the Synergy 2 failure, it will just annoy people even more. Do you have a breakdown of how people are using the software? Is it Windows -> Mac -> Linux for the Server and Windows -> Linux -> Mac for the client side of things? I'm sure that Windows makes like really painful. See my open ticket on the ~2 second delay when moving the mouse onto a Windows client desktop. In any case, thanks for all your work on this, I personally do apprecaite it, even if I have rambled a bit on this friday afternoon. Cheers, John
  18. 1 point
    I handle this by using a wireless keyboard and mouse and just moving the receiver over temporarily. Your other choice is keeping a small keyboard and mouse plugged into the PC all the time.
  19. 1 point
    Would you consider changing the naming or version or whatever of the package you distribute on your website, so it doesn't conflict with the one published in the fedora repos. Perhaps something like symless-synergy-*.rpm. I have had many issues with the packaged version overwriting the one on your website, For example: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1614674 I don't have much faith that this will get addressed on the Fedora side though. This would help a lot those of us who prefer to download the package from the site.
  20. 1 point
    @Jason D killing the synergy-config process, then starting up Synergy again sometimes works. Sometimes Shift+F5 (not Ctrl) works. It's random. Definitely annoying.
  21. 1 point
    I got it to work by just manually deleting the entry from "Apps that can control your computer", starting it up and letting it add the permission again, check the box, and start the app. Started working thankfully.
  22. 1 point
    Just got this working on my end. It looks like the key is removing Synergy from "Security & Privacy > Privacy > Accessibility" before reinstalling.
  23. 1 point
    Had the exact same issue. Sam54123 and Johnmc's suggestion worked. Here are a few images to walk you through that process should you encounter the same problem:
  24. 1 point
    So i recently got synergy pro and have yet to be able to use it. I downloaded it on my windows 10 desktop (my server) and it went smoothly and is running just fine. However when I go to download it on my windows 10 Laptop, whenever i try to start it gives me an error message saying the hostname is empty, however there is no where for me to enter a host name. I tried just entering my IP address after unchecking auto config, still cant connect, I then uninstalled and reinstalled the program about 5 times to no avail. Any ideas?
  25. 1 point
    Why on earth would you be entitled to a refund *and* a free upgrade to a new version?
  26. 1 point
    I've just knew about this software and I'm amazed with its features. I've started from the 2.0 and I'm missing an interface for changing settings. One of the problemns I'm having is the difference of resolutions on my both devices. The host is 720p and the client is 2160p which makes the pointer speed too low in the client. Is it possible to adjust this in this version of the software? Any plans for the future? I would also like to lock the mouse in a specific screen instead of using them side by side, but also don't see an option like this anywhere. The size of the main window of the software is too small in a 4K resolution making me get closer to the monitor to read what it's written (as seen in the attatched image) Congrats for your work.