Sunday, July 4, 2010

Ubuntu: Tracking your stolen linux laptop or desktop

Prey is simple and easy opensource application for tracking stolen linux laptop or desktop.

Now download the prey application and install it.

Then go to Applications->system tools->prey configurator

Getting api key and device key register in

Now open and login.

If your laptop is stolen, press the green colour and give details of your laptop.

Then press update button. If the stolen laptop connected to the internet, the details of the laptop is coming through email.

Now click the link the detailed report here

Here the remote ip address is shown and photo of the operator thro' webcam.