tea`lwren

Ubuntu / Linux Installation

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Instructions say:

Linux: Run the downloaded package to open the package manager, then click the Install button.

However, the downloaded package is a tar.gz, you can't run it - what am I really supposed to do with it? The INSTALL is a text file with some links in it.

 

 

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You need to download the right package for your distro. The source isn't gonna do you much good unless you know what to do with it.

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You can click on other operating System and you should see a page where you can download it for all other OS/platform. That is where you can download a .deb file.

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I have downloaded the correct file for Ubuntu [synergy-v1.8.8-stable-25a8cb2-Linux-x86_64.deb] but when i run it with the software installer it brings to a page that looks right and it has an install button but I click it and nothing happens....

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Update rebooted x3 and it worked! Well in installed now it see the server (WIn 10) but I get this error:

2017-07-10T22:21:01] ERROR: server refused client with name "john-i5U"

 

I the server side it says unrecognised client same host name... so it looks like my server is saying no but how do i tell it to accept the client host name.

 

BTW: It just loops and loops

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OK so I got it to work by adding the host name to the server config guess thats normal configuration ...

So I'm good now I'm using it to type this reply :)

Love this software!!! next time I will RTFM....

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