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Synergy server stops on linux after some time

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This only happens on a linux server. After some time (probably an hour) synergy stops working, it was very confusing but I was able to get some more information when running from the command line. It seems that synergy is trying to create a lot of temp files, here's the command line output

 

("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.wG7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.Kr7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.cA7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.iB7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.ix7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.OC7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.Ym7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.rI7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.Tt7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.Vm7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.js7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.Ou7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.dy7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.wL7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.MS7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.kn7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.XW7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.Mh7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.KW7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.KQ7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.LK7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.Wv7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.qP7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.YT7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.wT7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.zk7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.HE7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.mx7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.MZ7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.On7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.ZZ7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.Tm7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.tC7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
QProcessPrivate::createPipe: Cannot create pipe 0x169ba98: Too many open files
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.rz7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
QProcessPrivate::createPipe: Cannot create pipe 0x169ba90: Too many open files
("-f", "--no-tray", "--debug", "INFO", "--name", "linuxmint", "-c", "/tmp/qt_temp.rs7156", "--address", ":24800", "--serial-key", "******") 
QProcessPrivate::createPipe: Cannot create pipe 0x169ba08: Too many open files

 

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Here's the last few lines of the log, seems to be working and suddenly process exited

[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: registered event type motionOnPrimary as 14
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: registered event type motionOnSecondary as 15
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: registered event type wheel as 16
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: registered event type screensaverActivated as 17
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: registered event type screensaverDeactivated as 18
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: registered event type switchToScreen as 19
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: registered event type switchInDirection as 20
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: registered event type keyboardBroadcast as 21
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: registered event type lockCursorToScreen as 22
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: registered event type fakeInputBegin as 23
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: registered event type fakeInputEnd as 24
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: registered event type shapeChanged as 25
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: registered event type clipboardGrabbed as 26
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: registered event type clipboardChanged as 27
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: half-duplex caps-lock off
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: half-duplex num-lock off
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: half-duplex scroll-lock off
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: screen saver synchronization on
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: XTest is Xinerama unaware false
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] DEBUG1: XKB mapping
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] INFO: process exited normally
[2017-10-31T16:27:51] INFO: detected process not running, auto restarting
[2017-10-31T16:27:52] DEBUG: starting process
[2017-10-31T16:27:52] INFO: starting server
[2017-10-31T16:27:52] INFO: command: /usr/bin/synergys -f --no-tray --debug DEBUG1 --name linuxmint --log ~/log/synergy.log -c /tmp/qt_temp.On8917 --address :24800 --serial-key ****
[2017-10-31T16:27:52] INFO: config file: /tmp/qt_temp.dw8917
[2017-10-31T16:27:52] INFO: log level: DEBUG1
[2017-10-31T16:27:52] INFO: log file: ~/log/synergy.log

 

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here's the content of /tmp/qt_temp.dw8917

section: screens
        linuxmint:
                halfDuplexCapsLock = false
                halfDuplexNumLock = false
                halfDuplexScrollLock = false
                xtestIsXineramaUnaware = false
                switchCorners = none
                switchCornerSize = 0
        macbook:
                halfDuplexCapsLock = false
                halfDuplexNumLock = false
                halfDuplexScrollLock = false
                xtestIsXineramaUnaware = false
                switchCorners = none
                switchCornerSize = 0
end

section: aliases
end

section: links
        linuxmint:
                right = macbook
        macbook:
                left = linuxmint
end

section: options
        relativeMouseMoves = false
        screenSaverSync = true
        win32KeepForeground = false
        clipboardSharing = true
        switchCorners = none
        switchCornerSize = 0
        keystroke(Control+q) = switchToScreen(macbook)
end

 

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