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Status Future consideration
Workspace Rational Other
Categories Synergy
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 13, 2019

support Synergy under Oracle Linux

Hello IBM / HCL,
could you please support Synergy also under Oracle Linux?
Kind regards,
Gundolf Schellhase

Use Case
run Synergy (server & client) under Oracle Linux
RFE ID 138111
RFE Product Rational Synergy
Idea Priority Medium
  • Guest
    May 22, 2020

    RFE was incorrectly marked 'Delivered", currently in product review

  • Guest
    Apr 17, 2020

    This feature was delivered in version 7.2.2