barrier

Open-source KVM software (by debauchee)

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better barrier alternative or higher similarity.

Posts

Posts where barrier has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-02-24.
  • I know this sounds like magic, which obviously isn't real, but let me introduce Barrier - a way to share your mouse over different OS and monitors for free.
    reddit.com/r/pop_os | 2021-02-27
  • [Double BSPWM] Symbiosis of machines
    reddit.com/r/unixporn | 2021-02-26
    Should take a look at Barrier. It's a fork of Synergy and 100% free. Works great for me.
  • Lock my mouse into VM
    reddit.com/r/qemu_kvm | 2021-02-24
    If I want one k/m to work with both VMs, I've used barrier software -- and it works, plus I believe there are ways to lock/unlock the cursor onto a screen -- but i usually just use separate k/m so i don't have to worry about that.
  • Easy setup on a Ryzen 5900x | RTX 3080 | RX 570 config!
    reddit.com/r/VFIO | 2021-02-24
    One of my USB controllers is all by itself in an IOMMU group so I passed that through to pass my keyboard, mouse, and bluetooth. The setup with the scripts in that guide pass things back after the VM is shutdown. I use barrier so that I can share my kb & mouse with my Linux host while they are passed through to Windows (run server on Windows & Client on Linux): https://github.com/debauchee/barrier
  • Is it possible to have one monitor/mouse/keyboard SIMULTANEOUSLY connected to two computers??
    Other people are suggested a hardware switch or Synergy, but there is a free and open sourced (FOSS) version of Synergy that is much better IMO. It’s called Barrier and it is available for the low price of free.
    There is also barrier which is a fork of synergy, Link: https://github.com/debauchee/barrier
  • Daily Simple Questions Thread Feb 20 2021
  • Keyboard and mouse combo (preferably wireless) that can switch seamlessly between mac and windows?
    reddit.com/r/buildapc | 2021-02-19
  • I need help to setup remote access on Ubuntu
    reddit.com/r/Ubuntu | 2021-02-18
    For mouse and keyboard you could use Synergy (https://symless.com/synergy ) or barrier (https://github.com/debauchee/barrier ).
  • news.ycombinator.com | 2021-02-13
    Went down this road a year or 2 ago. My pc is always on so I use Barrier with my PC as the host and laptop as the client. https://github.com/debauchee/barrier it works really well
  • Made VESA Speaker Mounts
    reddit.com/r/DIY | 2021-02-13
  • i3wm spread over two PCs
    reddit.com/r/i3wm | 2021-02-12
    Try using [Barrier](https://github.com/debauchee/barrier) it lets you configure a hotkey that switches you to another screen.
  • If you‘r responsible for Intune or Apple MDM, and in Home Office since March 2020 during the pandemic...
    reddit.com/r/homelab | 2021-02-12
    I use barrier with my VFIO setup, works pretty nice once you get used to the mouse abruptly launching to a different host whenever UAC prompts come up.
  • Anyone aware of a way to share peripherals between 3 Hosts/Laptops?
    reddit.com/r/homelab | 2021-02-11
    Just jumping into say: use Barrier over Synergy. I know OP already mentioned they can't install software, but for other users looking at software KVMs Barrier is the way to go.
  • Using my old laptop as a remote station
    You could use Barrier to use them both at the same time with a single keyboard and mouse. https://github.com/debauchee/barrier

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debauchee/barrier is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.