Synergy: Controlling Many Computer just by One Mouse and Keyboard

Sometimes, some people have more than one computer to work or other needs. You’d probably one of them? In the office, SOT also has two computer… One computer is used for testing and reviewing software, and the other one is used to working. Although their place are side by side, but it would take time to move from one chair to other chair just to control each computer. To make easier controlling both computer, SOT finally uses Synergy!

Synergy is an open source software which is able (very able) to make you easier in controlling some computer. Even if those computers have different operating system, it’s no problem for Synergy.

Synergy: Controlling Many Computer just by One Mouse and Keyboard

After you installed and set Synergy in each computer, you can start controlling those computers from one computer only. You just have to move your mouse passing your monitor limit and mouse will directly move to other computer. Then you can directly control the computer.

Synergy: Controlling Many Computer just by One Mouse and Keyboard

Synergy is available for various operating system such as Windows, Mac OS X, Ubuntu/Debian, also Fedora/Red Hat. You can download Synergy for free here:

http://synergy-foss.org/download/

By Synergy you don’t have to buy KVM switch to manage some computers. However, managing synergy can’t be said easy. SOT will give setting tutorial in the next SOT article.

PSsstt… Not only many computer can be controlled from one place, your social network account can also be controlled from one place by using HootSuite. It’s exciting..!


Travis Brice is a computer technician and also father of two cute children. After 6 years of hard work at telecommunication company, he decides to quit his job and build his own business. Now he also writes for Spyontech on his spare time. He loves to write about operating system, especially Microsoft Windows.

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