sending mouse events to another Xorg server

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Fri May 5 03:39:59 UTC 2017

On Wed, May 03, 2017 at 07:23:38AM +0200, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> I'm thinking in a X11-client running on the 2nd laptop
> having a small grey window only (or even a tiny picture from
> the TV's picture, but grey would be enough) and when the mouse
> of the Xorg server enters this grey area, all mouse movements
> and button clicks are populated to the Xorg and the 1st laptop
> as the would have been done on its physical touchpad, something
> like the xev(1) client, which protocols the mouse actions, in
> the case of xev(1), to stdout.
> Is there any way to do so?

look at synergy or x2x


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