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My synergy isn't working on linux


LinuxDude

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Hi, I just bought synergy for my 2 fedora desktops. I keep getting this error. Everytime, I try to connect. Little heads up, I am running 2 dell optiplex 755s with 4gb of ram and dual cores. The servers a 64bit and the clients a 32bit system. I am hoping this get resolved. It's driving me crazy! >:(

[2017-07-06T00:42:35] INFO: OpenSSL 1.0.1e-fips 11 Feb 2013
[2017-07-06T00:42:36] WARNING: failed to connect to server: Connection refused
[2017-07-06T00:42:37] NOTE: connecting to '192.168.1.166': 192.168.1.166:24800
[2017-07-06T00:42:37] INFO: OpenSSL 1.0.1e-fips 11 Feb 2013
[2017-07-06T00:42:38] INFO: stopping synergy desktop process
[2017-07-06T00:42:38] INFO: process exited normally

 

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Paul Suarez

Please provide more details about your machines (OS, 32/64 bit, Synergy version installed, connected to the network via Ethernet or Wi-Fi, specify which one is the server). Also, post a screenshot of both machine's Synergy interface and the Server Configuration interface on your server machine.

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Alright the server machine and client are both ethernet. The clients 32bit and servers 64bit. Both are optiplex 755 sf. Here's the pics you asked for also sorry for taking. A long time to reply, I was really busy working out and handling a bit of business. 

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ChocChipSec

You still haven't answered the questions about:
Operating system (and version)
Synergy version.

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Sorry for the late reply. I was working and had no computer with me. My versions 1.8.8-stable-25a8cb2

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Alright it didn't work. I actionally had to install fedora 26 x64 to get that installed. Getting this error now. ¬¬


[2017-07-14T23:40:50] NOTE: accepted client connection
[2017-07-14T23:40:50] NOTE: disconnecting client "torrent-downloader"
[2017-07-14T23:40:50] WARNING: unrecognised client name "torrent-downloader", check server config
[2017-07-14T23:40:50] NOTE: client "torrent-downloader" has disconnected
[2017-07-14T23:40:51] NOTE: accepted client connection
[2017-07-14T23:40:51] NOTE: disconnecting client "torrent-downloader"
[2017-07-14T23:40:51] NOTE: client "torrent-downloader" has disconnected
[2017-07-14T23:40:51] WARNING: unrecognised client name "torrent-downloader", check server config
[2017-07-14T23:40:51] INFO: stopping synergy desktop process
[2017-07-14T23:40:51] ERROR: process exited with error code: 9

 

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Paul Suarez
On 7/15/2017 at 3:42 PM, LinuxDude said:

WARNING: unrecognised client name

This error relates to either a typo on the added screen name on your server's configuration interface or not adding a screen for the client machine at all.

Please refer to Getting started with Synergy knowledge base article for steps on how to do an initial configuration.

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Alright I got it up and running. The only issue, I am having with it is. I can't switch screens. I even setup hotkeys for it. I keep getting this error.

 WARNING: can't leave screen

 

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Paul Suarez

When you say you can't switch screen @LinuxDude, do you mean you can't do it by moving your cursor to the direction where you have your other machine is set up to? Also, please post a screenshot of the Server Configuration interface on your server machine.

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