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Control your computer with your Bluetooth Phone

What is anyRemote?

anyRemote logo The overall goal of this project is to provide remote control service on Linux through Bluetooth, InfraRed, Wi-Fi or just TCP/IP connection.

anyRemote supports wide range of modern cell phones like Nokia, SonyEricsson, Motorola and others.

It was developed as thin communication layer between Bluetooth (or IR, Wi-Fi) capabled phone and Linux, and in principle could be configured to manage almost any software.

anyRemote is console application, but in addition there are GUI front ends for Gnome and KDE.

[DOWNLOAD ANYREMOTE] (anyRemote application)

[DOWNLOAD GANYREMOTE] (GUI frontend)

[DOWNLOAD JAVA CLIENT FOR PHONE]

The configuration files can be found in /usr/share/anyremote/cfg-data. Now you may be able to control applications like Totem/MPlayer/XMMS/Impress/Evince etc. with your phone running the Java client.

NOTE: A bluetooth USB dongle should be attached to the computer to use anyRemote.

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