Chapter 12. Remote control a Linux PC

RemoteDroid is an app that can act as a keyboard and mouse. A server needs to be run on the Linux PC and is available via This is a java archive that can be run directly and needs just a java setup and can be run directly as java -jar ./RemoteDroidServer.jar

Most desktop system as gnome have a Startup application setting where the command can be added so it starts automatically. Unfortunately on the desktops the RemoteDroid window pops up. To avoid that script can be started that calls first RemoteDroidServer and in the following example the home theater application freevo:

import subprocess
import time

Figure 12.1. RemoteDroid

Remote Droid

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