How to create a .conf file

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Rolltide301, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. Rolltide301 macrumors newbie

    Aug 6, 2011
    I'm installing and setting up on my MBP. I need to set up a .conf file so I can use Synergy with my desktop running Ubuntu. How do you create a .conf file? Is it simply creating a text file using TextEdit or is there another program?

  2. miles01110 macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    Yep. Create a plaintext file and name it file.conf .
  3. Rolltide301 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 6, 2011
    Here is the guide I've been following I have done everything then to the point where it says

    Your server is ready to roll. Open up the shell in OS X and navigate to where your .conf file is stored; execute this command ./synergys -f –config mysynergy.conf

    and when I execute it it says there is no such file or directory.
  4. allup macrumors newbie

    Oct 27, 2011
    irst HTML wont write a new file or append a file that isn't set to
    public permissions.
    It is far easier to do what you want with a database under PHP
    and far more secure if SQL login method is used

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