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A remote controlling program which also brings your phone's functionality to your desktop, including launching it's applications.

It uses a screencasting method, just sending video. It's low quality; just use Samsung DeX.

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xpra is similar to rdesktop, except it lets you run single application windows instead of a whole desktop environment. It also lets you "detach" from the session, so the applications you run will stay running on the Raspberry Pi when you turn off your other computer.

This would be idea, but I cannot get this working properly. At some point I had the Raspbian repository xpra working, but now I can't even get that version to exist. It says it installs, but it doesn't exist on the Raspberry Pi or my desktop.


  • 2017-11-23 perhaps - (version not recorded)

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SSH being enabled is also known as having "shell access" enabled. It's generally considered a risk for various reasons, most notably because runaway processes can be an issue.

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A remote desktop thing.

I didn't really take notes on rdesktop itself, though I had significant exposure through some of my projects with it. See /tag/rdesktop. Apparently I didn't note an rdesktop version.