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KDE Connect - integration with android via WiFi

KDE Connect is an application that provides seamless integration with a android smartphone.

With KDE Connect you can receive notifications from your phone directly on a Linux Mint desktop, or Vice versa, use your Android device as a remote control for your Linux Mint desktop.

The desktop shows the incoming SMS, displays notifications about calls and alerts about the missed calls, you receive access to the files on the phone provides the means to control the playback of music from your phone, displays information about the phone's battery, synchronize the clipboard.

Note. To use KDE Connect, version of your Android smartphone must be at least 2.3.

Installation latest version into Linux Mint 18:

First, install KDE Connect on your Android phone via the Google Play store.
Then on your computer open a terminal and run the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:varlesh-l/indicator-kdeconnect
sudo apt update
sudo apt install indicator-kdeconnect

After installation, launch KDE Connect from the application menu of your system.
You should also activate the KDE Connect app on your phone.
KDE Connect will automatically detect your phone when they are in the same network.

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Mikel
Mikel 18 February 2017 16:35
Followed the fisrt 2 steps succesfully but on the 3rd. it said that packet indicator-kdeconnect couldn't be found
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