[FSO/SHR/debian] SMS location app

Angus Ainslie angus.ainslie at gmail.com
Thu Dec 25 06:33:13 CET 2008

I've started an app to help find lost or borrowed Freerunners. It
watches for specially formatted SMSs and when it sees the right one it
SMSs back its location.

Put [1] in /usr/bin/
Put [2] int /etc/init.d/

chmod +x /etc/init.d/sms-sentry.sh
ln -s /etc/init.d/sms-sentry /etc/rc5.d/S99sms-sentry

Now whenever you text "sentry:location" to your Freerunner it will
return its lat and lan ( and altitude if available ). It may take
minutes for the return SMS if the GPS is not active when the incoming
SMS arrives.

[1] http://handheldshell.com/sms-sentry
[2] http://handheldshell.com/sms-sentry.sh

Angus Ainslie

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