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pyLauncher

Launch scripts on a server

Install the server (see the source code page) on a Raspberry PI (or other) then launch Python program files from the user interface on the Android. The results of the program are returned to the Android application, and displayed on the screen.

  • Connect any number of pyLauncher Android clients to the server on your local area network.
  • Select a Python.py file from the Android user interface, and have it run on the Raspberry Pi.
  • Results of each Python file run are broadcast to all connected Android clients

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.

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  • Version 1.1.1 (5) suggested Added on 2015-01-04

    This version requires Android 2.3.3 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.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.

    Download APK 2 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 1.0.8 (4) - Added on 2013-12-15

    This version requires Android 2.3.3 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.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

    Download APK 424 KiB PGP Signature | Build Log