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BootBoi

Turn on/off your remote machine without leaving your couch!
Ever wanted to turn on your remote machine (laptop, Raspberry, NAS), but didn't want to leave the couch? Well I for sure
understand this problem to the heart. But fear no more, as BootBoi is here to save you from the gruesome task of standing up
and pushing a button.

BootBoi features remote power on / power off / reboot for as many remote machines as you can imagine with the
combined power of SSH and Wake On Lan.

Preparing your Remote Machine
* Before you can use BootBoi with your remote machines, you have to prepare them for **remote** rebooting and powering them on/off.

Power On
* To power a remote device on, BootBoi uses Wake On Lan.
* This needs to be enabled in the BIOS of the machine you want to power on, read more here.

Power Off / Reboot
* BootBoi uses SSH to execute whoami, poweroff and reboot on the remote machine.
* So make sure that
* Those binaries are available and in $PATH
* The SSH user has sudo access to whoami, poweroff and reboot
* Either by allowing the user sudo access only to those binaries via the sudoers file (recommended)
* E.g. `echo "my_ssh_user ALL=(ALL) /sbin/reboot,/sbin/poweroff,/usr/bin/whoami" >> /etc/local/sudoers`
* Or by using root as SSH user in BootBoi

Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

Download F-Droid
  • Version 1.1 (11) suggested Added on 2021-07-10

    This version requires Android 7.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 29 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log