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anyremote - control PC with Bluetooth/Wi-Fi cell phone


anyremote [-f file] [-s peer[,peer ...]] [-log] [-a]

[-fe port] [-u username] [-name SDP service name] [-password]

anyremote -h|-v


anyRemote is remote control software for applications using Bluetooth or WiFi.

It supports wide range of modern cell phones like Nokia, HTC, SonyEricsson, Motorola and

anyRemote was developed as thin "communication" layer between device with Bluetooth or
WiFi support (which can be cell phone or tablet computer) and Linux PC.

In theory anyRemote could be configured to manage almost any kind of software.

anyRemote is console application, but in addition there are GUI frontends for Gnome and


print short help and exit

print version number and exit

-f /path/to/configuration/file
By default anyremote will try to find and use $HOME/.anyremote.cfg, then ./.anyremote.cfg.
It is possible to specify configuration file directly with -f option.

-s peer[,peer ...]
where peer can be one of:

bluetooth:_channel_ (Server mode - bluetooth connection)

tcp:_port_ (Server mode - TCP/IP connection)

web:_port_ (Server mode - Web interface)

cmxml:_port_ (Server mode - XML services interface)

local:/dev/ircommX (Server mode - IR connection)

rfcomm:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:CC (AT mode - bluetooth connection,

where XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX is bluetooth device address and

CC is channel number - integer from 1 to 32)

/dev/ttyACM# (AT mode - cable connection)

/dev/ircomm# (AT mode - IR connection)

ilirc:_AF_LOCAL socket file_ (use with inputlircd)


avahi - register SDP service using Avahi

Default peer value is bluetooth:19,tcp:5197,web:5080

It is possible to specify several peers for Server mode configuration files only.

It is possible to specify only single peer of web: or cmxml: type.

print verbose logging information to $HOME/.anyRemote/anyremote.log

reconnect automatically in case of connection failure, used only in AT mode

-fe _port_
Work as backend for GUI frontend. Use specified port to connect to frontend.

-name SDP_service_name
if bluetooth or TCP/IP connection is used, allows one to specify SDP service name.

Default value for SDP service name is "anyRemote"

If this option is specified, then anyRemote will ask the client for the password.

Password phrase should be stored in $HOME/.anyRemote/password file in a plain text.

-u|--user _username_
if started from root, allows one to set effective user ID to specified user


Mikhail Fedotov [email protected]


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