Home Remote Control

Home Remote Control


Windows/OSX/Ubuntu/Mint/Gentoo/Whatever/Linux Remote Control

--- Simple Remote Control for Linux/Windows/Mac ---

1. Download the server app, unzip and execute the "RemoteControlServer.jar".
http://schubert-simon.de/remotecontrolserver/RemoteControlServer.zip

2. Open Android app, go to -> "new device" -> "Simple Linux/Windows/Mac" -> "scan" and scan the QR code from the server on your computer.

Features
- full keyboard
- mouse/touchpad
- open apps like XBMC, VLC, Firefox, Google Chrome...

Commands: restart, reboot, lock screen, start/stop wifi, start/stop bluetooth

--- SSH Remote Control for Linux only ---

1. Install SSH Server if you havn't installed it already.
sudo apt-get install openssh-server

2. Open Android app, go to -> "new device" -> "Advanced Linux" and type in the needed information.

3. For mouse and keyboard control you need to install xdotool.
sudo apt-get install xdotool
Features
- full keyboard
- mouse/touchpad
- list files on filesystem
- rename, delete and upload files on your filesystem
- add custom shortcuts
- add shortcut groups
- choose between different themes
- Wake on Lan widget
- export/import device
- scan network for devices

Functions
- control media player play/stop/prev/next
- control audio volume
- take screenshot of screen or webcam and send it to your mobile device
- shutdown
- restart
- lock/unlock screen
- send keyboard input

--- Wake On Lan ---

1. sudo apt-get install ethtool
2. sudo ethtool -s eth0 wol g
3. insert the following two lines into the autostart script(/etc/rc.local)
sleep 5
ethtool -s eth0 wol g
4. open /etc/init.d/halt and set NETDOWN=no
5. check and activate Wake On Lan and/or Wake on PCI(E) your mainboard bios

Private key login
Step 1
> ssh-keygen -t rsa
To ensure safety enter a passphrase.

Step 2
Then, paste the content of the public key ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub into the ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file on the remote host.
> cat id_rsa.pub >> .ssh/authorized_keys

Step 3
Copy the private key ~/.ssh/id_rsa to your Android phone and load the file from the 'Add Device' screen.

Download PDF for more help: https://www.dropbox.com/s/vf1hfietniyuxee/UbuntuRemoteControl-Help.pdf

Thanks to subtlepatterns.com for the background patterns. http://www.visualpharm.com

Recent changes:
- custom commands for "Simple Remote Control"
- general bug fixes
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About Home Remote Control
Windows/OSX/Ubuntu/Mint/Gentoo/Whatever/Linux Remote Control

--- Simple Remote Control for Linux/Windows/Mac ---

1. Download the server app, unzip and execute the "RemoteControlServer.jar".
http://schubert-simon.de/remotecontrolserver/RemoteControlServer.zip

2. Open Android app, go to -> "new device" -> "Simple Linux/Windows/Mac" -> "scan" and scan the QR code from the server on your computer.

Features
- full keyboard
- mouse/touchpad
- open apps like XBMC, VLC, Firefox, Google Chrome...

Commands: restart, reboot, lock screen, start/stop wifi, start/stop bluetooth

--- SSH Remote Control for Linux only ---

1. Install SSH Server if you havn't installed it already.
sudo apt-get install openssh-server

2. Open Android app, go to -> "new device" -> "Advanced Linux" and type in the needed information.

3. For mouse and keyboard control you need to install xdotool.
sudo apt-get install xdotool
Features
- full keyboard
- mouse/touchpad
- list files on filesystem
- rename, delete and upload files on your filesystem
- add custom shortcuts
- add shortcut groups
- choose between different themes
- Wake on Lan widget
- export/import device
- scan network for devices

Functions
- control media player play/stop/prev/next
- control audio volume
- take screenshot of screen or webcam and send it to your mobile device
- shutdown
- restart
- lock/unlock screen
- send keyboard input

--- Wake On Lan ---

1. sudo apt-get install ethtool
2. sudo ethtool -s eth0 wol g
3. insert the following two lines into the autostart script(/etc/rc.local)
sleep 5
ethtool -s eth0 wol g
4. open /etc/init.d/halt and set NETDOWN=no
5. check and activate Wake On Lan and/or Wake on PCI(E) your mainboard bios

Private key login
Step 1
> ssh-keygen -t rsa
To ensure safety enter a passphrase.

Step 2
Then, paste the content of the public key ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub into the ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file on the remote host.
> cat id_rsa.pub >> .ssh/authorized_keys

Step 3
Copy the private key ~/.ssh/id_rsa to your Android phone and load the file from the 'Add Device' screen.

Download PDF for more help: https://www.dropbox.com/s/vf1hfietniyuxee/UbuntuRemoteControl-Help.pdf

Thanks to subtlepatterns.com for the background patterns. http://www.visualpharm.com

Recent changes:
- custom commands for "Simple Remote Control"
- general bug fixes

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A Google User
Monday 10:20 AM
Good
A Google User
Monday 3:16 AM
Exactly what I was looking for It works great!
A Google User
Aug 13, 2014
Google Good
A Google User
Aug 11, 2014
Pretty Good The UI is quite basic which I like and it's pretty easy to set up. Works well. Would like portrait keyboard not just landscape.
A Google User
Aug 11, 2014
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