Android :: How Does Connectbot Work / What Do You Use It ForApr 15, 2010
How does it work and what do you use it for? Don't know much about servers but never hurts to learn. I know I will probably end up loving the idea.
How does it work and what do you use it for? Don't know much about servers but never hurts to learn. I know I will probably end up loving the idea.
Okay, folks...my GPS is pooched. I found the thread about resetting it...but I need my MSL....and i have *NO* clue what to do with connectbot. All the instructions just say "Use it to get your MSL"....*NOT* a lot of help, there.......
Where am i supposed to connect-to...and what do I do *after* that?
I assume I need to use the ##4772579#, since I can't type any text into the phone dialer...I get the MSL prompt from there....but I obviously can't get any further.
First, I'm new to Java and Android Development so I hope you're patient with me :)
My aim in my first app is to establish an ssh-connection to my linux machine running openssh and sending commands to it on the one hand and receiving stdout on the other hand.
Since there is an app for doing all the ssh that absolutely benefit to my needs, (connectbot) I thought it would be the best not reinventing the wheel and using connectbot for sending commands.
As I read there is a general mechanism in android to do so called intents. And I found that connectbot seems to offer such intents, but I don't feel able to use them at the moment and I'm not quite sure if it it works that way in general:
As I said I'm new to Java and android and only did a few hello world examples using these great xtensivearts video tutorials:
So its a bit hard for me to get started the right way. What do I want to do exactly?
Simply onpressbutton in my app -> sending a certain command in the background to the ssh-connected machine via connectbot or anything that can provide that.
In further development I would like to get data from the ssh-connected machine (stdout would be enough due to I could handle the output server-sided)
All this has to take place in the activity of my app. Even username and password should be configured via the settings of my app.
It simply should use the basic features of ssh via connectbot.
I would be really happy if you could help me getting started right with this issue. I know it sounds a bit hard for the first app but I really need ssh in my app cause it would greatly facilitate the server sided development.
Just recently got my HTC Magic, i love it, such a cracking OS & Phone combination, lot of my fellow colleagues wish they had not followed the crowd having seen my handset
Right back on topic, i was at the pub with a group of work mates, and we got onto SSH for the Magic (as you do) so i installed ConnectBot.
Great first impressions, easily managed to connect to a box (although it does seam to time out for password entry rather fast?) I could gain access and holding the track ball for Cntrl is a nice option. Which actually makes it useable as i have to use screens all the time in SSH.
My problem is the keyboard, the App looks like it was designed for the G1, after i had done a few commands i minimized the keyboard so i could see more, but then could not get it back.
Is there a way to bring up the software keyboard, while in ConnectBot?
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