Looking for a rather interesting program

John Vender jvender at ihug.com.au
Wed Mar 26 14:26:57 PST 2003

On Wednesday, March 26, 2003, at 11:33 PM, Dragoncrest wrote:

> 	Friend of mine has a rather interesting setup on his machine that 
> I would like to have on mine.  Apparently what it is, he has a program 
> that allows the mouse and keyboard to automatically switch between two 
> computers.  So as soon as the mouse moves off the screen on one, it 
> jumps on the screen on another one.  The computer who has the mouse on 
> its screen gets access to the keyboard.  This program is supposedly 
> able to control up to 4 machines via a network using one mouse and one 
> keyboard and even possibly one monitor for all four of them with an 
> optional setting.  There's supposed to be programs that allow you to do 
> this (both for linux/bsd and for windows should you happen to have a 
> windows box in that mix) and I'd love to set those up on my machine, 
> but I don't know what they would be and my friend is gone to another 
> country for several months so I can't ask him.  :(  Anybody know what 
> this setup is?  I know it's not VNC.  That much is obvious.  It has 
> something to do with the desktops in xwindows...I think.  Not totally 
> sure though.  Any info is more than welcome.  Thanks.

X2VNC maybe?


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