Linux and Windows with one Keyboard and Mouse

If you’ve ever needed to control both a Linux and Windows with the same keyboard and mouse. We’ll show you how to get up and running in a few simple steps.


Here’s how you share a keyboard and mouse between a Linux and Windows computer…

  1. Connect both computers to the same network
  2. Get yourself a copy of Synergy
  3. Configure the desktop as server in Synergy
  4. Then set up the laptop in client mode
  5. Connect the client to the server

Done! You can now switch from server to development machine with the flick of a mouse.