[FSO/SHR/debian] SMS location app

Pander pander at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Dec 25 11:42:06 CET 2008

Nice! And another tool which can be used in

Angus Ainslie wrote:
> 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
> reboot
> 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

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