[clug] Desktop commandline & remote embedded device

Hal Ashburner hal at ashburner.info
Sat Nov 15 02:59:07 MST 2014

Hey Bryan,
You know how to do this. You've done it before. Just do it again.
Connect nautilus to your phone over ssh. This mounts your phone's
filesystem locally.

At the prompt type "mount"
to see all the mounted filesystems and pick the one that looks most
like the phone. cd to it, go nuts.

On 15 November 2014 18:27, Bryan Kilgallin <bryan at netspeed.com.au> wrote:
> My Openmoko phone has restricted busybox Linux software. Whereas my desktop
> PC has a much larger suite of commandline programs.
> I wanted to use the Desktop PC's commandline programs to interrogate the
> phone. But I didn't know how to tell the former to look at the latter, which
> ws connected via SSH.
> Specifically I tried using lscpu. The error message told me that it was
> looking for /proc/cpuinfo. So I used the phone to vi that file.
> The commandline connection method is as follows.
> ssh root at
> How can I instruct my PC's commandline programs (lscpu in the above example)
> to query the phone instead of the PC?
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