NetHunter KeX Manager

Table of Contents
  • Content:
  • Start the KeX Manager
  • Set-up KeX
  • Start KeX
  • Launch the KeX Client
  • Use KeX controls
  • Advanced KeX Settings
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    Content:

    Start the KeX Manager

    Set-up KeX

    Start & Stop KeX

    Launch the KeX Client

    Use KeX controls

    Advanced KeX Settings

    Start the KeX Manager

    Click on the hamburger menu item and select “KeX Manager” to open the KeX menu. Here you can start & stop the service, open the KeX client and configure advanced settings. KeX can be started by executing the following steps:

    • Only once: Set a KeX password before first use
    • Start the KeX Server
    • Open the KeX Client
    • Only once: Enter the KeX password (it gets stored securely in the connection profile)
    • Click “Connect” in the KeX client to connect to the KeX server
    • Connect HDMI monitor and bluetooth keyboard and mouse (optional, device can be used as touchpad)

    Optional:

    • Open “ADVANCED SETTINGS” and set a custom resolution to fit the connected monitor

    Set-up KeX

    Before starting the KeX server for the first time, click on “SETUP LOCAL SERVER” and configure a session password and a read only password.

    Start KeX

    To start KeX, click on “START SERVER”. To stop KeX, click on “STOP SERVER”. To display whether the server is running or not, click the refresh button.

    Launch the KeX Client

    To launch the KeX client, click “OPEN KEX CLIENT”

    Before connecting for the first time, enter the password (the one you have configured when setting up the server) in the password field

    Press “Connect”

    Use KeX controls

    Touching the screen displays the on-screen-display for 2 seconds, which allows you to open the on-screen keyboard or the context menu to configure or disconnect the KeX session.

    You can disconnect and re-connect to your session any time.

    Advanced KeX Settings

    Open the “ADVANCED SETTINGS” menu to tweak the display resolution settings.


    Updated on: 2022-Jul-26
    Author: re4son