Synergy is an application that lets you control a number of computers with the one mouse and keyboard. You can mix windows, Linux and/or Apple computers. You can have more than two computers controlled simultaneously. I describe here only how to get a Linux and a windows computer running together.
Here's the Synergy User Guide.
I use Synergy to run only two computers side by side, one running openSUSE 12.3 and one running windows
I recently joined a Brisbane traders group, a charitable group called Traders for a Cause, who meet each month to discuss trading. The members have adopted AmiBroker so I bought a copy. It's a coders dream and I've totally switched from MetaStock to AmiBroker now. I found this successful implementation of Amibroker 5.6 in Ubuntu at WinHQ (Platinum results) and thought it would likely install in openSUSE too -- and it does!
I have the standard $199 version of AmiBroker and this article