Choose synergy-1.4.16-r1969-Linux-x86_64.deb and not the 1.4.17 or an 1.3.* version otherwise dependencies, shift and CTRL keys will drive you crazy ... get it from http://fossfiles.com/synergy/
The synergy client
$ cat /etc/issue /etc/debian_version Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS \n \l squeeze/sid $ sudo -s # wget http://fossfiles.com/synergy/synergy-1.4.16-r1969-Linux-x86_64.deb # dpkg -i synergy-1.4.16-r1969-Linux-x86_64.deb # synergyc -f 192.0.2.12
Whups, I forgot a short description ...
synergy is pieces of software that let you share a keyboard and a mouse among computers in your LAN. It is like a KVM on steroids and I have been using it on and off for many years ... and I would recommend it to everyone ... more about it at synergy-foss.org
Synergy ubuntu and windows