App for locating a stolen laptop

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App for locating a stolen laptop

Postby mike1 » 2012-02-23 06:26

Hi,

Is there a debian app which shows the location of a stolen laptop when it's connected to the net?.

TIA.
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Re: App for locating a stolen laptop

Postby stevepusser » 2012-02-23 06:50

http://preyproject.com/

It's in Debian (possibly upstream only), but you can download the latest version from their website and install it manually.
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Re: App for locating a stolen laptop

Postby mike1 » 2012-02-23 07:02

Thanks.

Will this run as a service, without requiring a login into a user account? (something like the system cron).
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Re: App for locating a stolen laptop

Postby stevepusser » 2012-02-23 17:03

Hmm, I think so, and there's some more info here: http://www.tested.com/news/how-to-prote ... eves/1816/
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Re: App for locating a stolen laptop

Postby mike1 » 2012-02-24 00:31

Thanks.
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