RaspController
Linux Format|October 2020
RaspController
Les Pounder needs an easy way to see what all of his Raspberry Pis are up to, but he’s too lazy to move from the sofa…
Les Pounder

Remote control of a Raspberry Pi is typically handled via SSH or VNC. But RaspController, a free app created by Ettore Gallina and available from the Google Play Store, aims to solve all of our remote connection problems at once and does it in a friendly and clear manner. This may not be the first app to tackle this challenge but we think that this may be the one that will rise to the top.

Installation of RaspController is a breeze; we tested it on our Android 10 smartphone and an older Android tablet. Initial setup which requires SSH access to the remote Pi is simple. SSH connections can be secured using passwords or RSA keys, a nice touch for seamless connections. You can connect and control multiple Raspberry Pis from one app using their hostname/IP address, and can name each Pi to quickly identify them.

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October 2020