I have managed to move forward a bit with the synergy package. I installed it on my N810, including its dependecies on libxinerama1 and libxinerama-dev, enable the cursor, and shared the keyboard and mouse between my N810 and OS X. Here is a short video demonstration;
I am going to upload these packages to Extras-Devel and try and make some documentation so that this is easy to install. Thanks again qwerty for the script that enables the cursor on the N810, I have hacked on it a little.