Sunday, February 14, 2010

Build Synergy in a new ubuntu system

Had to jump through quite a few hoops to get synergy to compile on a fresh ubuntu 9.10 box, including gcc-cpp and libxtst stuff. The most annoying error message is the 'You must have the XTest library to build synergy' one, it just won't go away after I got all the xtest, libxtst, libxest, libxcb-xtest crap installed.

Well, here is all it takes: (copied from synergy-plus)

By the time I figured this out, I already moved on to synergy-plus, which is much easier.

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