Or you could borrow a phone abit like mine (XDA pro mini s), install an ssh
client, and away you go.
Also there was an article in 2600 about controlling a unix machine from your
cell phone. I will ahve a look and see if I can find the code, but
basically, using your phone you send an email to an email address, and on
the server have a cron job set up to fetch the mail from that account, every
10 mins or so, and have a script which "heads" your mailbox, looks for the
line containing "subject", and then executes the word next to it. Using only
a mobile you can tell your system to do stuff.
Its a pretty insecure hack, but could get you out of a bind.
On 8/2/07, Liam O'Hagan <liam at liamohagan.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 05:17:00PM +0100, Frank Peelo wrote:
>> > If I go on holiday (to a campsite near the sea in, say, Wexford or
> > Waterford) and want to do something with my home pc (Mandriva 2007.0),
> > would I be right in thinking that my chance of finding an internet cafe
> > that would let me use ssh is essentially zero?
>> Depends. If you're prepared to go into Wexford town there are a few places
> with Internet.
> Also, there is a new WISP down that direction (can't remember the name
> right now) so your
> chances are getting better.
>>> > Also, if I use ssh or telnet (windows has telnet, but I don't think it
> > has ssh),
>> Download putty to connect to an ssh server from Windows.
>>> is it possible to start a program or script running, and leave
> > it running when I exit? I tried it from here, log in as sshuser, change
> > to another user, start a script with &, type exit and I get a message
> > There are stopped jobs.
> > Is it possible to exit and leave the jobs unstopped?
>>> Yes. Start "screen" when you log into your home pc and run your job from
> within screen.
> You can detach from screen and leave processes running.
> You can then re-attach later and pick up where you left off.
> Liam O'Hagan
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