Ubuntu Remote Control

Ubuntu Remote Control

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Ubuntu/Mint/Gentoo/Whatever/Linux Remote Control

Only a standard SSH Server is needed:
sudo apt-get install openssh-server

Functions
- control media player play/stop/prev/next
- control audio volume
- take screenshot of screen and send it to phone
- take screenshot of webcam and send it to phone
- shutdown
- restart
- lock/unlock screen
- send keyboard input
- send custom shell command
- export/import device

For some commands you will need xdotool installed, you see on long press the shortcut and change the command if you need.

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
Generate your key with ssh-keygen on your Ubuntu SSH Server:
ssh-keygen -t rsa
Read the terminal output and notice the private key path(generaly :~/.ssh/id_rsa ). Now copy the file to your Android SD Card and choose it in Ubuntu Remote Control -> Settings -> load private key. And no more user password is needed.

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Recently changed in this version

- added wake on lane
- fixed dns credentials


Comments and ratings for Ubuntu Remote Control
  • (58 stars)

    by zMe ul on 01/04/2014

    and just like that wake on lan vanished ....

  • (58 stars)

    by Mark Baker on 01/04/2014

    Especially like the file browsing, connection organization, and shortcut display.

  • (58 stars)

    by Jan Arts on 01/04/2014

    I used this app mainly to wake up my server through the wake on lan option. This option has disappeared in this new update which means I have to look for another app which does the trick.

  • (58 stars)

    by Anh Ngọc on 22/02/2014

    It is working. But I don't sure about privacy :p

  • (58 stars)

    by Anh Ngọc on 22/02/2014

    It is working. But I don't sure about privacy :p

  • (58 stars)

    by Eduardo Berton on 08/02/2014

    Does the job

  • (58 stars)

    by Brian Chapman on 05/02/2014

    Crashes whenever I go to load the key. Star u89. Android 4.2.1.