[shifter-users] [synergy-plus] Shifter + Synergy could be awesome

Nick Bolton nick.bolton.uk at gmail.com
Sun Jun 27 15:56:03 BST 2010

Might be interesting to see if we can easily "fuse" the applications
together, or maybe create a plugin. I believe we might need to use IPC
to communicate between the two. The functionality should certainly be

However, we're busy re-shuffling our project management, so we'd have
to leave this to someone else.


On 27 June 2010 13:57, Chris Wj <chris0wj at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all. This e-mail is being sent to 2 mailing lists, which could post a
> problem for reply-to-all; so choose the reply carefully. Nonetheless, I use
> both of these applications and I had the idea that together, they would be
> absolutely awesome. Check out the descriptions below...
> Shifter
> Window Shifter is a tool which allows you to move applications between
> networked computers, the windows appear where you need them, as they were.
> You no longer need to save and send documents to move them around, simply
> move the view of the application to the machine where you need it.
> http://shifter.devloop.org.uk/
> Synergy-Plus
> Synergy+ (synergy-plus) lets you easily share a single mouse and keyboard
> between multiple computers with different operating systems, without special
> hardware. All you need is a LAN connection. It's intended for users with
> multiple computers, where each system uses its own display. It's a little
> like having a 2nd or a 3rd desktop...
> http://code.google.com/p/synergy-plus/
> My idea is to be able to move the mouse between computers using Synergy
> while dragging windows governed by Shifter. Synergy finds out that the mouse
> control should switch to the other computer and Shifter 'teleports' the
> window/application under the mouse to the opposite computer.
> -Chris
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