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Synergy, Ubuntu MATE, Raspberry Pi 3… and a Windows workstation

March 22, 2017 |  by  |  Computer Stuff, Doku    , , ,

Synergy is available from https://symless.com/synergy.

My Raspberry is running Ubuntu MATE but this should work with Raspbian too. It is working on Kubuntu 16.10.

Sources:

  • https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=165146&p=1065116
  • https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/synergy#Clients_configuration
  • https://neverendingsecurity.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/how-to-configure-synergy-on-linux/
  • https://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Synergy/
  • https://ubuntu-mate.community/t/auto-login-to-the-desktop/60

Install newest version of Synergy client on Raspberry Pi 3

Install the necessary tools, get the source code, build, deploy and configure the Synergy client

Create a script to start Synergy client

Create the necessary Synergy client config file for encryption

Configure lightdm for auto login

To configure lightdm to auto login,  add the directive autologin-user, specifying a user name, to /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/60-lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf.

 


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