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How to remotely install Synergy on a Raspberry Pi?
If you don’t have a keyboard and mouse but only a screen, you might need to install Synergy remotely on a Raspberry Pi via SSH.
These are the steps to follow to install Synergy remotely on a Raspberry Pi:
- Download Synergy and rename the installer file to synergy.deb
> rename download to synergy.deb
- Transfer the file to your Pi (example: 192.168.1.15):
> pscp synergy.deb [email protected]
- Once the file has been transferred to your Pi, do this:
> sudo apt install ./synergy.deb
> sudo mkdir -p ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE
> sudo touch ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE/autostart
> sudo nano ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE/autostart:
sudo nano ~/.startsynergy.sh:
synergyc --name pi 192.168.1.15
sudo chmod 777 ~/.startsynergy.sh
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