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Member Since: Sep 10, 2008
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I have NEVER had a usb KVM switch that was worth the box it came in. That includes my personal cheapie models from a retail shop, and really expensive 12 and 24 port models at work. All are worthless.

I now only use the PS2 port switches and use a decent usb->ps2 adapter cable for which ever machines don't have ps2 ports. This scheme almost always works, whether Mac or Linux. On very rare occasions (maybe once a month), I will lose the keyboard after a switch, but plugging and unplugging the kbd alway gets it right back.

I had a techie in a fairly large computer store say about the same thing. As far as he was concerned, they would save money by not carrying usb KVMs, since almost all come right back.

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