Home Remote Control

Home Remote Control

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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".

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

- full keyboard
- mouse/touchpad

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
- 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

- 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

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Recently changed in this version

- "Remote Control Server" for windows/linux/osx
- de/sp/en/us keyboard layouts
- mouse scroll
- navigation/numpad control

Comments and ratings for Home Remote Control
  • (59 stars)

    by Redfury on 13/07/2012

    Awsome application 10min setup, sftp access and WOL , thanks dude!

  • (59 stars)

    by Chuan Zhu on 02/06/2014

    wake on lan still not working...i bought this app on my phone, but can not activate it on the tablet

  • (59 stars)

    by Nitish Jadia on 29/05/2014

    Nice app. Will touchpad option work on desktops? To control mouse cursor?

  • (59 stars)

    by Paul Harmor on 26/05/2014

    Used to be a decent app, but now you're spending too much time on advertisement junk to pay attention to the app and whether it works or not, it seems...

  • (59 stars)

    by Kaiyin Zhong on 23/05/2014

    How can I add direction keys, like left and right?

  • (59 stars)

    by Greg Lenoble on 17/05/2014

    Cannot load ssh file: functionality is not working, real shame

  • (59 stars)

    by Adam Thornton on 12/05/2014

    I hope to give this app the 5 stars it used to deserve when it's earlier functionality is restored to the prettier version