DroidMote Server on Chrome OS

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DroidMote Server on Chrome OS

Postby zulu99 » Sat Jul 28, 2018 5:59 pm



Last day i found FydeOS https://fydeos.com/

FydeOS is a portable Chrome OS derivation that can run also Android apps and that you can install on many PC with an Intel GPU.
Playning with this strange beast, i decided to adapted some DroidMote functionalities to Chrome OS.

Android in jail in a container is not something that i like too much, because despite can seems a cool thing, Android containerized, lose many functionalities compared to the native OS.

However, after having struggled with the many restrictions created by Google for Chrome OS, I created a script that allows you to use uinput in the container and that exposes the ports of DroidMote Server on the local network + logically, a specific DroidMote version for Chrome OS devices that was updated inside the app.


As always you need ROOT in Android to run DroidMote Server and to have ROOT you can follow this guide:
https://nolirium.blogspot.com/2016/12/a ... shell.html

When you have root in Android and you can mount Chrome OS partitions read and write, you can execute the follow script to add uinput and to expose DroidMote Server on local LAN: ( in the video from 00.08 to 00.26 seconds )

In Chrome OS shell, with root permissions and rootfs writable type:

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curl -Ls http://www.videomap.it/script/droidmote-port-forward.sh | sudo sh


If you run the script for the first time, you must reboot to apply changes.
After the first time, the script will open the DroidMote ports on LAN automatically at startup.

I suggest to try FydeOS on your PC and if you need help, let me know here.
Developer of DroidMote Server and DroidMote Client. Read the Quick Start Guides and then I'll be happy to help. Donate to Me

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Re: DroidMote Server on Chrome OS

Postby Mogster » Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:22 pm

Interesting. I hadn't heard of FydeOS before. I wonder how it compares to CloudReady. Have you tried that one?

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Re: DroidMote Server on Chrome OS

Postby zulu99 » Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:50 pm

Mogster wrote:Interesting. I hadn't heard of FydeOS before. I wonder how it compares to CloudReady. Have you tried that one?


FydeOS is the only one that support Android apps. Apart official Chrome OS devices.

Chrome OS without Android apps or Linux apps is just a browser. So, at least for me, Cloudready without Android apps can't compete with FydeOS.
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