barrier

tags:

  • workflow
  • dev
  • kvm

Barrier

My desk setup includes two stationary monitors and a MacBook Pro. The monitors are connected to my desktop pc running Windows. In order to use the MacBook’s keyboard and mouse/trackpad on my pc, I have set up Barrier as my kvm solution.

Config

  • Swap Super and Ctrl keys in mac server to use command key for copy-pasting etc…

Alternatives

Synergy

  • paid, with essentially the same features

ShareMouse

  • sharing works in both directions at the same time
  • free version only works with one monitor per device