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Can I run a webserver on an android device?

You can make a Web server on your router providing that you rewrite its firmware with a free DD-WRT, Tomato, etc. You can also run a on a raspberry pi, given that you can run a Web server on any ...
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HTTP servers with scripting support on Android

I'm looking to host simple web apps on my smartphone in a group (like a LAN party, just not as hardcore). Because of both lack of portability and lack of specific programming skills, I can't just ...
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Record video and send it to server

I want to record a video, and stream it directly to the server while recording (i.e. the video should be saved on the server, not necessarily locally on the Android device). How can this be ...
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Accessing a web server running in Android emulator from my local machine

I'm trying to access a web server running on the Android emulator from my machine. I know the reverse i.e., how to access the server running on my local machine from the Android emulator (using ...
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Can't access tethered server from Android browser. (Time out or “URL blocked”)

Synopsis: Trying to access local web development server connected by WiFi to Android tether. Everything seems to be connected and operating correctly, but phone's web browser times out when accessing ...
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Accessing Port 8888 in Android Web Browser

I'm developing a mobile site which runs on port 8888. I want to see how it looks on my Android phone. How can I use my phone's web browser to view pages on port 8888?
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Do any SVN servers exist for Android?

Just upgraded to a new phone. So, I have my old one with a cracked screen lying around. Is there any way to run an SVN server on it for a few projects I am working on with a friend? Its low power and ...
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Tablet Genesis 7240 + Android + Bit Web Server dont work

We bought GENESIS 7240 tablets, with Android 4.0.3, and installed Bit Web Server -- but it is not working. It works fine on my Galaxy Note -- but we need it to work on the GENESIS tablet, to use with ...
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Turn a Android Phone with broken screen into dedicated Web server

I have a Nexus 4 with a broken LCD/Digitizer, I have no control via touch at all. The other parts of the phone are functional. Now, what I want to do and hope is possible is to clear the phone and ...
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Using an Android device as a web server [closed]

How do I use my Android device as a web server by with an IP address and port? Just like a Wifi file transfer app in the Play Store?
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Success in sharing internet connection with desktop PC. How to access web server on port 80?

I have a situation at home, the room where I have my desktop PC, router, printer, etc is being remodeled so I moved my PC to another room. Now the PC is far away from the router but it will be only ...
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Android webserver via usb not wifi

I was wondering is there a way to run an android websever via usb? I can find lots of wifi version of this but I would like to use this locally only while the pc is connected to the wifi and have it ...
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Why Can I Not Access My Devices Localhost Over Data?

While experimenting with the Bit Web Server app I have noticed that when I attempt to access my device's localhost, the connection seems to be sent somewhere else. Using the localhost button in the ...
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Passing a JSON object from Android Studio to a Java service running on Apache Tomcat localhost [closed]

I'm working on a Login Authentication Service, and I'm at the point where my Android application accepts the username and password from the user and converts it into a JSON object, ready to be passed ...
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Why won't my phone connect to a LAN server?

When at home my phone works fine connecting to LAN servers (e.g. a LAN apache webserver running from Debian on my laptop), however when on unencrypted networks it cannot connect. I can access the ...
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UPNP over the internet?

I have a home media server running minidlna daemon, and I can stream media to my android phone when I am connected to the home LAN, but I can't seem to be able to do it over the internet. I'm using ...
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SSH Key generation

How do I generate a pair of SSH keys to be able to use in several apps (Juice SSH, Turbo, etc) to access my remote host? I've tried generating them with Connectbot, JuiceSSH and on a Linux machine, ...
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How use call a local server by name rather than IP?

I've started MAMP on my computer and I'd like to make a GET call from Android app. I'd like to access the computer by it's name(e.g. computer.local:8888) rather than the computer's ip. On the ...
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Nexus 7 and Bit Web Server last update problem

I was using Bit Web Server for a while but the last update just made the lighttpd as the php servers failing to start with the following messages: Lighttpd Server not running. Error running ...
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Will it work if I set up a http/ssh/ftp server on my android phone using the cellular mobile network?

I can set up a ssh server on my android phone, by running SSH Server by Ice Code App on my Android 4.4.2 phone over my home WiFi network. So my laptop can access the my phone via ssh in the same WiFi ...
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How to host Wordpress site on Android device

I am trying to host a Wordpress site on my old Android phone, but so far I have been unsuccessfull... I tried with KSWEB and Ulti Server, extracted the Wordpress.zip in the sdcard, and when I try to ...
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Accessing web server application from server itself?

I have downloaded a web server program, and when launched it gives an IP address to access it through port 8080. However, nothing happens, so I can draw the conclusion at these possible problems: ...
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Use android device to host a website

I have an Xperia Mini which I want to make a web server, to host a website on it so me and other people can visit the website (it won't be something like 1000 visitors per minute). So, if this is ...
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Unified TV (APP) - Setup for Game Consoles

Unified TV says you can use it "for your TV, set-top box, game console, and more." Unlike the Unified Remote [Paid Version] which is a remote for the computer, Unified TV works with TV's, set-tops ...
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How to redirect external link to a file (.doc) to my own internal file? [duplicate]

I need to make the browser direct to an arbitrary file e.g. instead of connecting to johnnycash.com/lyrics.doc it would go to file:///sdcard/lyrics.doc/ So I've read that I need to create a local ...
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Communicating offline between different android devices

I have multiple android devices that need to operate in areas with limited network connectivity. At the same there, I need the data capture on one of them to be immediately available on another device ...
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Use mobile internet alongside Bluetooth PAN

I've made a website on a raspberry pi that I need accessible from a couple of meters away. At first I set up a Wi-Fi hotspot on the pi, but the problem was that I could not in any way get android to ...
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What options are there for permanently connecting a rooted Android Phone to a NAS?

I keep all my documents, pics, music, etc. on a home NAS so I can access the data from around my home. For work I mostly use DropBox. But as my free 50GB are going to expire soon, I need to find ...
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I can't connect to server via PAW server app? Why not?

I have installed PAW server, and it says to open the provided IP address in a web browser and port number to configure the server (from device itself). I try it, and the page loads for a minute or so ...
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I can't connect to a device that is connected with GPRS

My android 2.3 phone is connecting to the internet using the GPRS network and I get a new IP everytime I reconnect. So now I try to connect to my phone which is connected to the internet - the ...
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Does a DNS server exists for android?

Is there a DNS server (named, bind) I could use to solve my problem ? Should I use other solution ? I do not need all bunch of bind features, just setting A records and an easy mean to ...
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Basic Server for android

I want to set up a server on android. Anyone know how to do that? I do not have root. I do know about I-jetty. So any other ideas. Preferably where I learn how to make a server program. I can program ...
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Not able to access localhost:8080

I have installed a web server application on android to turn my device into a web server so that I can practice php and sql on the go.The app I have installed is Bit Web Server which has a rating of ...