[PLUG] Can I get these Linux capabilities on Android?

Mayuresh mayuresh at acm.org
Mon Oct 15 09:18:05 PDT 2012


On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 10:34:35AM +0530, Mandar Vaze / ????? ??? wrote:
> > My usage pattern is, if laptop is on, I'll prefer to do any work on the
> > mobile (administration, copying files to/from the device, playing
> > multimedia contents etc.)
> >
> 
> I too prefer this. But no ssh. You shoud look at AirDroid Android App.
> You "interface" to the mobile phone via browser. Android runs a webserver.
> So Wireless LAN is all you need.
> It is definitely useful for copying files to/from, multimedia, Check
> reply/SMS etc. from your laptop.

I think that way you are restricted to do things within whatever
facilities the web server offers. You can't for example run your custom
scripts this way.

Hence I'd still prefer sshing to the device.

Mayuresh.



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