Wake On LAN (WOL) is a facility for powering on a computer by sending a specially-crafted packet to one of its network cards.

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Wake-on-lan successful if shut down by Windows 7, not Ubuntu 14.04

I have a computer with dual OS Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7. I can wake my computer up using WOL if I shut it down using Windows 7, so I am quite sure there is no hardware support issue. I have also ...
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How do I fix Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to work properly with UEFI BIOS Power Management (PME)?

Good morning. I have an ASUS motherboard: F2A55-M v1.02 and it is running the most recent BIOS from the manufacturer: 6603. I use the computer as a media server and want to be able to remotely wake ...
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Wake-On-LAN for ASROCK H81M-ITX

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.1 on an ASROCK H81M-ITX motherboard. I'm pretty sure I have the BIOS configured correctly for wake-on-lan. I read this forum post about what you need to do from the ubuntu ...
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Qualcomm E2200 Killer no Wake-On-LAN ( WOL )

My motherboard has Qualcomm E2200 Network card on-board. It works well and is tested to support Wakeup-on-LAN in Windows 8.1. However, in Ubuntu, Ethernet works but WOL does not. ethtool reports: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't shut down, reboots instead

I've researched on this topic and did all of the recommendations such as editing kernel options acpi=off, acpi=noirq, acpi=force, then sudo update-grub. i also edit the bios to disable wake on lan ...
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Wake-On-LAN (WOL) not working if hibernating for a longer time

I am using pm-hibernate to set my 12.04 server to power saving mode. If it is woken up using Wake-On-LAN after a short time (e.g. 10 minutes), everything works OK. But if I try to WOL the server ...
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How to wake my PC with any packet, not just a magic packet?

Currently, I can wake my PC by sending a magic packet from another device on the LAN. However, the PC will not power on when I send the packet from outside the network (WAN), even though I have my ...
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Wake on LAN cause computer wake up immediately after shutting down

I've installed Ubuntu on my Dell PC, and i want to use Wake on LAN. But here i encounter a weird problem. The computer will wake up immediately after shutting down. Here is what i've done: The ...
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MAAS Network question - Node cannot ping to outside world (ip shows up correctly)

Hello AskUbuntu community, For the past few days, I finally jumped on the MAAS train but encountered a few problems with network configurations. I do apologize if I have missed some fundamental ...
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Bash script works from command line, but not if started by upstart

I have a script that listens on port 12 and invokes xbmc when receiving a wol packet. It works perfectly fine when I launch the script directly from the command line, but nothing happens when I let ...
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Wake on Lan doesn't work on Asrock Q1900DC-itx

I have an Asrock Q1900DC-itx and the WOL doesn't work. When I run ethtool I get this output: Supports Wake-on: pumbg Which should mean that the WOL is activated and working. I activated it in ...
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How to keep the ethernet card up when shuting down Ubuntu?

I'm trying to get Wake On Lan working on my old machine, all is configured but when I shutdown my PC, I can't keep the ethernet card awake. It's not a problem with the bios. It's not a network ...
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Spy wake up on lan packages

I have a windows computer which trunes on by magic I had long time no clue why this happens until I found the command powercfg -lastwake which told me that my NIC woke up the computer. The wired part ...
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Zero network traffic and no wake on LAN with Qualcomm Atheros QCA8171 Gigabit Ethernet

Up until recently, I was using Ubuntu 12.04. My Qualcomm Atheros QCA8171 Gigabit Ethernet network card seemed to be working fine: network traffic and wake on LAN both worked. I just installed Ubuntu ...
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Wake On Lan not working

I have been trying to get Wake On Lan to work on my Ubuntu server (14.04.1 LTS), which I have configured as a home NAS box. I have followed several tutorials to try to get this working, but for some ...
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Node in MAAS not waking up on LAN

I am trying to add nodes in MAAS cluster. I setup MAAS Server in VM using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I completed the post-install tasks like installing MAAS, configure network, DHCP-DNS, creating logins, ...
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Wake on LAN with MAAS stuck in commissioning (does not turn on the machine)

I have a MAAS cluster controller with two NIC (eth0 - 193.51.236.0/24 - connected to public network and p1p1 - 192.168.0.0/24 - used for private MAAS nodes). I use 5 physical machines HP compaq 6000 ...
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Prevent network card disabled on suspend

Since upgrading to 14.04 I can no longer wake on lan my laptop. This is because the network card seems to be disabled when I suspend ubuntu. Is there anyway I can prevent this from happening?
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Prevent wifi from disabling at suspend?

I have setup my ubuntu laptop as my XBMC centre, however I am wanting to store it under the TV to keep it tidy, this in turn will make it a faf to get to the laptops power button. I have already ...
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Teamviewer WakeOnLAN tty

I have an old ThinkPad in the kitchen - let's call it "Kitchen" - with Ubuntu 12.04 and Teamviewer latest version installed. Teamviewer 9 latest version allows WakeOnLAN and I can "wake" Kitchen from ...
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How can I Wake-on-LAN mulitple (WoL) clients at once?

I have been searching for a way to Wake-on-LAN (WoL) multiple clients in a computer lab or for the purpose of disk imaging. I am using Lubuntu 12.04 as the server. What is the simplest and/or best ...
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How to enable PCI bridge for WOL?

In order to make sure that the PCI bridge is ready for WOL, I tried placing echo enabled /sys/class/pci_bus/0000:00/device/0000:00:1c.0/power/wakeup in /etc/rc.local Appearantly, these ...
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can't get out of suspend with WOL - RTL8111E

I can't get my desktop out of suspend through WOL. Running Ubuntu 13.10, installed the RTL8168 driver from the Realtek site (was provided by Realtek site for onboard RTL8111E on mobo Asrock ...
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Wake-on-lan power on the system but doesnt start Ubuntu?

I have followed these instructions everything worked pretty fine but I have got this problem when I run the wakeonlan mac-adress-of-the-machine it turns the system on but doesnt start the Ubuntu ...
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WOL doesn't wake PC (keyboard does). How to fix?

I manage to get my PC to hibernate through pm-hibernate --quirk-s3-bios. Suspend strangely enough doesn't work (PC reboots immediately to a new state and Ubuntu starts a disk check, but that's only as ...
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Wake on Lan on Ubuntu?

There is a computer in lab I need to turn it on wakeonlan, I followed these instructions. I used gWakeOnLan tool to wake up the system. The default UDP port number is 9 and i checked from the website ...
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Wake On Lan (WOL) for Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E

I'm unsuccessfully trying to get Wake on Lan to work with my local server (IP Address : 192.168.0.2, distro Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS) which has a Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E ethernet card. The computer ...
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Wake-On-LAN 13.04 problems

I've been trying to get WOL to work for weeks on my Ubuntu server 13.04 install but it just doesn't seem to work. I notice when I suspend the server with "sudo pm-suspend" or via the desktop gui, ...
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Why WOL don't boot my system anymore?

a few days ago I managed wakeonlan to work on my pc, I was able to turn it on via lan successfully. I installed ethtool, run ethtool -s eth0 wol g, checked that Wake-on: g was displayed with ethtool ...
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Wake-on-LAN works with Windows 8 but not with Ubuntu

I have a PC that has a Windows 8 partition and an Ubuntu 13.04 partition. I am trying to get wake-on-lan to work. Everything works fine on the Windows 8 partition: I can wake-on-lan from both the ...
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Wake on demand (WOD, WOL)

I like to have my homeserver (running Ubuntu) automatically powered on when I am connecting via SSH from the internet. I successfully configured the server to listen for Wake On LAN (WOL) magic ...
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Debug WOL failing to configure on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have a PC running Ubuntu Server 12.04. I'm having trouble getting this to wake on LAN (WoL). I'm now pretty certain I've narrowed this down to an issue with Ubuntu or the way it's configured. ...
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Computer refuses to shutdown once after using WOL

I just got Wake on Lan working but I have a problem: If I wake on lan and try to shutdown or suspend it just starts up again. This only happens once after using WOL and then it successfully shuts down ...
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Wake on Lan configure port

I was just wondering if there was a way to change the port that WakeOnLan is configured on (default port 9)? I'm using 64bit Ubuntu 13.04. I figured worst case I can route it using iptables from a ...
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On shutdown, computer reboots when started via wake on lan

Here's the situation: I start my main computer from another pc via wake on lan "wakeonlan ". All works fine. When I'm done doing what I did, I run "sudo shutdown -h now" (in the ssh terminal in ...
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How to configure Ubuntu to accept magick packets?

How to configure a machine with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to accept magick packets? I've already set at the setup the option to accept the boot from the network. I tried to install ethtool too, but I could't ...
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Why are Ethtool WOL settings reset on startup?

I installed ethtool and ran ethtool -s eth1 wol g to allow my server (ubuntu 12.04) to wake up on LAN (WOL). This setting is for some reason reset every startup, so I added the above command to ...
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WoL missing in BIOS, will it work?

From help.ubuntu.com/community/WakeOnLan In order to use WoL it must be supported and enabled as necessary in the BIOS, NIC and other network hardware (routers, switches etc). You may also need to ...
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How do I get WakeOnLAN working when my network controller uses the sky2 module?

I have an Aopen i945GMM-HL motherboard. It still works fine, and the BIOS is set to allow WakeOnLAN to power up the machine but since a recent OS update those magic packets just don't work anymore. ...
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How to send magic package to windows xp

Hi Is there a program which can send magic package to wake on lan Windows XP computer ? Or can it be done thru command line.
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Wake-on-lan under Ubuntu 12.04

I would like to setup the wake-on-lan, the two PCs are connected through a switch. Here is the configuration of the eth0, in the BIOS I couldn't find any information regarding the wake-on-lan. ...
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Which LAN card / module combinations proven to work with Wake on LAN

I've got a 12.04 headless server that I've been trying to get to work with wake-on-lan. The card is Marvel 88E8053 using the sky2 module. Although WOL is enabled in BIOS and ethtool shows the card as ...
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WakeOnLan not working on Asus M4A79XTD EVO with Kubuntu 12.04 64bit

I have been trying to setup wakeonlan on my desktop which uses an Asus M3N72-D and is running Kubuntu 12.04 64bit. I believe I have setup the bios correctly. I have enabled PME. I didn't find any ...
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How could I shutdown a remote host, in my network thru ssh, with a local host?

The question is simple. What would be the script I would have to use to shut down a computer in my network thru ssh. Normaly i would go to command line and: ssh desktop delik@desktop's password: ...
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WOL stops working after booting Ubuntu

After preparing my P5K Motherboard to recieve WOL Magic Packets, following this tutorial, I shutdown and booted several times to Windows. The problem happens when I shutdown from Ubuntu. It simply ...
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Wake-on-LAN worked 3 times then no more

Update: My main theories for now are (see below for details): Ubuntu system shuts down NIC power in standby mode? Realtek RTL8111 driver for 64-bit machines does not work? Can anyone confirm or ...
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Replace Realtek r8168 network card to enable wake-on-lan?

I've been struggling with wake-on-lan (WoL) capability of my onboard Realtek RTL8111/8168B ethernet controller (MB: Gigabyte Z68AP-D3) for almost a week now. The main issue seems to be that network ...
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Wake on Lan doesn't work after a long sleep [closed]

HP p6235fr under Ubuntu 11.10: NIC on motherbard. After one night in suspend mode, WOL doesn't wake up my PC. After a few hours, it is OK. Here is the result of lspci for the NIC : 02:00.0 Ethernet ...
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Powernap and Wake On LAN [closed]

I installed powernap on my headless Ubuntu 11.04 server and according to webmin the number of running tasks reduced from 105 to 89. The problem is that the server no longer wakes up from LAN (WOL) ...
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How can I enable wake-on-lan permanently?

I want to enable wake-on-lan for my network cards, for always. The community guide recommends adding the relevant command to /etc/network/interfaces. In past experiences editing Ubuntu conf files, ...