Remoting into Desktop Using PinePhone?
#1
Hello,

I am extremely interested in getting a PinePhone. I have this wild dream to use my PinePhone with external peripherals to remote into a desktop PC so I can use all of my juicy desktop applications on the go! One PinePhone to rule them all. Genius, right? I am imagining something like Teamviewer with the lowest latency possible.


DWService:

The best solution that I have in mind is DWService for PinePhone. How well does this work? Has anyone ever tried it or know where I could find a review?

[/url]

Apache Guacamole:


Similar to DWService, [url= https://guacamole.apache.org/]Apache Guacamole
seems promising since the client uses a web browser.


Parsec:

I am a curious new member in the Linux community, and I need a lesson on ARM distros. Can software intended for Raspbian run on PinePhone?

Hear me out... My thought process here is this: if Rasbian is an ARM port of Debian, and PinePhone is an ARM platform, then the software has a chance of working, right?

I am wondering if the remote control software Parsec will run on a Debian-based OS on PinePhone. Parsec officially supports the RaspberryPi and has a ".deb" file available for download. The setup guide for installing Parsec on the RaspberryPi is available here.



If anyone already knows of a working solution, I'm all ears!


Thank you for your time. Smile
#2
(05-16-2020, 03:54 AM)SwankyBarbecue4 Wrote: ...
I am wondering if the remote control software Parsec will run on a Debian-based OS on PinePhone. Parsec officially supports the RaspberryPi and has a ".deb" file available for download. The setup guide for installing Parsec on the RaspberryPi is available here.
...
If debian has all the dependencies it could actually work. Try downloading and installing it with "dpkg -i name_of_deb_file".
I have seen there is a package "parsec47" on debian unstable. Not sure if it is what you are looking for.

Alternatively you could always run a VNC server on your desktop machine and install a VNC client on your phone (you would need something like dyndns and port forwarding though).
#3
(05-16-2020, 10:40 AM)devrtz Wrote:
(05-16-2020, 03:54 AM)SwankyBarbecue4 Wrote: ...
I am wondering if the remote control software Parsec will run on a Debian-based OS on PinePhone. Parsec officially supports the RaspberryPi and has a ".deb" file available for download. The setup guide for installing Parsec on the RaspberryPi is available here.
...
If debian has all the dependencies it could actually work. Try downloading and installing it with "dpkg -i name_of_deb_file".
I have seen there is a package "parsec47" on debian unstable. Not sure if it is what you are looking for.

Alternatively you could always run a VNC server on your desktop machine and install a VNC client on your phone (you would need something like dyndns and port forwarding though).

Thanks for replying.

After more thought, I am looking for a solution on Ubuntu Touch.

The VNC server is a great idea, but I couldn't port forward on my University's network. Are there any ways I could reliably get around this?

What about the web based applications, DWService (has a download for PinePhone) and Apache Guacamole, that I listed above? Could those work?


Thanks.


Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Axolotl on PinePhone / Mobian arno_nuehm 116 33,189 09-17-2021, 02:36 AM
Last Post: arno_nuehm
  Anyone tried Signal Desktop ragreenburg 10 667 09-14-2021, 10:36 AM
Last Post: ragreenburg
  Synchronizing: How do you sync / synchronize Calendar and Contacts with your desktop? Anna 13 2,554 09-02-2021, 11:12 PM
Last Post: Anna
  request desktop site from Firefox-esr? nelstomlinson 2 252 08-16-2021, 07:23 AM
Last Post: nelstomlinson
  Pure Maps GPS on Pinephone Mobian godzillest 3 595 08-03-2021, 03:07 AM
Last Post: mouffa
  Axolotl on Pinephone CarmeloLabadie 1 362 07-26-2021, 12:56 AM
Last Post: kqlnut
  Armbian on the PinePhone Meow 0 285 07-21-2021, 10:42 PM
Last Post: Meow
  Best/easiest way to install minimal Debian on PinePhone? mcgee 6 786 07-18-2021, 09:35 AM
Last Post: swiley
  Pinephone in Canada using Shaw mobile provider RRman 0 329 06-19-2021, 06:35 PM
Last Post: RRman
  Reboot Modem on Pinephone in Mobian eggmatters 5 1,663 06-17-2021, 02:08 PM
Last Post: eggmatters

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)