SSH from Windows PC into PinePhone?
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I saw that my top thread in the Pine64 forum was about «Bluetooth low energy & ANT+ sports sensors Pinephone distro?»:

https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=10172

It had 28,700 views, but I suppose 28,700 viewers where disappointed, since altough I am highly interested in this topic, i did not get it to work since several years.

The Rasperri ANT+ which reads out sensor data from a Rasperri PI with ANT+ stick was developed on June 19, 2014 by Johannes Bader, a former PhD student from ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. It seems that a PhD in computer science is requred to read out sensor data from a Garmin watch in real-time.

Is also a PhD in computer science required to connect from a Windows PC to a PinePhone?

We made another trial following the instruction of wibble. We use PostmarketOS posh.

sudo apk add wayvnc

wayvnc -r 0.0.0.0 to listen on all the phone s IP adresses

On Tiger VNC viewer on the Windows PC, whe entered in the VNC server field of VNC viewer:

192.168.1.103:5900

where 192.168.1.103 is the ip adress of the phone and 5900 is the port wibble suggested

Whe get a Tiger VNC error message:

connection to 192.168.1.103:5900 failed.

Unable to connect socket. A connection trial failed, since the partner did not react, time out, the connection was faulty or the host did not react (10060).
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We had an error message with TigerVNC. It was a  Connection refused/timed out error and is already known:

https://wiki.postmarketos.org/wiki/VNC#Troubleshooting

we had to enter:

apk add postmarketos-config-nftables-vncserver

service nftables restart

Then, it was possible to connect with  TigerVNC on a Windows PC to a Pinephone. What we can say after a first test:

- The Pinephone screen is mirrored fine

- The Windows mouse always worked fine, and showed up on the HDMI screen and on the Pinephone

- The Windows keyboard sometimes worked, sometimes did not work

- A test with the Gnome editor worked fine to write some text

with LibreOffice:

- Sometimes it was possible to drop down the menus with the PC mouse, sometimes not

- Sometimes the PC keyboard worked, sometimes not

- The PinePhone keyboard sometimes worked with LibreOffice, sometimes not

- When we installed LibreOffice on the PinePhone, it was possible to connect a Cap Clip Bluetooth mouse, write a file, drop down the menu and save the file.

- When connected to a Windows PC, whe had to restart the phone several times, sometimes, the menu worked, sometimes the keyboard worked.

- To save a file via keyboard and mouse on the HDMI monitor worked, but it was tricky.
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