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Is there (preferably open source) solution to emulate keyboard and mouse using web page - preferably working on the smartphone. The main goal is not to have to install anything on smartphone.

I would imagine it would work as follows:

  • server - installed on the pi - webserver translating data send from client to mouse movement and keyboard inputs on the pi,
  • client - any smartphone using web browser, connected to said server - I would image part of the page would emulate touchpad and other part would be on screen keyboard.

I did some quite extensive search but could not find anything like that.

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How about simple keyboard? (project page on Github)

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Your webpage could submit either single characters, or complete text lines (e.g. SSH commands) to the webserver, and the webserver would then run them via shell_exec or similar, or feed individual characters to a pipe created with proc_open.

Make sure this webpage is not accessible to everyone without authentication, unless you want your Pi to become part of a botnet in the next couple of days.

There's also a request to provide Android support for barrier, which would do exactly what you describe, but AFAIK it's not ready yet.

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