Questions tagged [wakeonlan]

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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An `ethtool` and `wakeonlan` all-in-one package?

I've just setup my old laptop to wake up / power on / resume from suspend controlled by my primary laptop. In the process I had to install two different packages: sudo apt install ethtool sudo apt ...
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pm-suspend closes ssh but cpu is still running

I have an supermicro X10DRL and Ubuntu 18.04 machine. When running pm-suspend in crontab or ssh, ssh is closed, but cpu is still running(fan also running as normal temperature). Then it could be waken ...
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Trouble with wakeonlan with Ubuntu 20.04

I've followed the instructions on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WakeOnLan but i'm having difficulty getting it working. My BIOS is enabled for wake on lan and i've been able to do it using windows ...
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Issues with Wake on LAN using Ubuntu 18.04

I have two machines, both running Ubuntu 18.04. My objective to to have WOL working on both machines. On one machine (PC1) I have WOL working perfectly, however I cannot get WOL working on the other ...
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WOL ethtool systemd service not starting

I want to enable WOL, I have it enabled in BIOS and understand I need to configure a systemd service to re-enable the setting on boot. interface is enp3s0 (yes I checked), and script has 775 ...
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Use ethernet for wake on lan and use wifi after turned on?

I would like to turn on my computer using wake-on-lan using the wired ethernet port. Once the computer is turned on, I would like it to only use the configured wifi connection. Is this possible, and ...
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Error on Multiboot (Windows 10 + Lubuntu 19): “Failed to boot both default and fallback entries”

I made multiboot Lubuntu 19.10 and Windows 10 setup recently (it was Windows-only before). Then I made Windows the default OS (using Grub Customizer in Lubuntu). Now when I use the power button to ...
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Wake on LAN the Raspberry Pi 4B [closed]

I ask here although there is a good thread because I don't want a facebooq or googre account. I'd like to understand how I could wake a Pi after shutdown/halt/power-off. Querying the embedded ...
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Ubuntu starting on 0% battery every time

I had shut down my system with 100% battery, when I switched it on, it was on 0% battery. I have Ubuntu 19.04. This issue was also on Ubuntu 18. I found that it was due to Wake-On-LAN. I disabled it ...
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Intel NUC NUC5i3RYH WOL problems

An Intel NUC NUC5i3RYH runs Ubuntu Server 18.04.3; it won't reliably wake-on-lan. About every 3rd or 4th resume from sleep, Ubuntu fails to re-establish the network. Here are entries from journalctl ...
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How can I use Wake-On-Lan on a server in a home network from anywhere on the Internet?

I have a PC running Ubuntu Server 18.04.3 LTS and a laptop running Ubuntu Desktop 18.04.3 LTS. Both are correctly configured to allow the client (laptop) to connect to the server (PC) via SSH on LAN/...
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Ubuntu 18.04 restarting by itself after shutdown

I know there are already plenty questions here related to this one, but I can't find an answer which solves my problem. I've installed a fresh Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell Optiplex 9020 SFF. And now I'm ...
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Powernap fails to start

I want to shut down or suspend my little home server after a while and wake it when a magic packet comes so I've installed powernap to suspend my server. But when trying to start powernap service with ...
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crontab execute a command after boot

I'm trying to set up the wake on lan on my pc but every time I boot it the wol support (sudo ethtool -s enp2s0 wol g) just resets, I've tried to run a command in crontab (@reboot ethtool -s enp2s0 wol ...
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Wake on LAN stopped working 19.04

Wake-on-LAN was working in 19.04 just fine, then I left my computer on full time for a few weeks, now WOL no longer works to wake up my desktop from suspend mode. The sudo ethtool enp2s0 |grep Wake ...
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Suspend mode - power light not blinking/flashing any more - Ubuntu 19.04

Up until a few weeks ago, when I entered Suspend mode (pressing power button, selecting it from the power button dropdown or automatic suspension), the power button on my tower would do a slow blink (...
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Wake on WLAN (WoWLAN) only works from freeze

I set up Wake on WLAN for my PCIe wireless card with the command sudo iw phy0 wowlan enable magic-packet disconnect. This also runs on every boot. Confirming that it is indeed enabled with sudo iw ...
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wakeonlan and/or etherwake WITHOUT sudo?

I'm trying to use wakeonlan to send a magic packet. However, It only works if I use sudo: sudo wakeonlan xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx When I don't use sudo the output says the magic packet has sent, but the ...
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Wake on LAN (WOL) on Mac Pro 3,1 WITHOUT MacOS

I've been re-purposing my Mac Pro 3,1 (2008) to be a server using docker and Ubuntu Server 18.04.2. I'm trying to get wake on lan to work, as this is a really power-hungry machine and I would rather ...
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Wake on LAN working in Windows, but not in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have a 16.04 server running and have set up Wake On Lan through {ethtool - s <NIC> wol g} and {auto <NIC> iface <NIC> inet dhcp up ethtool -s <NIC> wol g} in /etc/...
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possible put Ubuntu 18.04 Server to sleep with rtcwake and wake it up with Wake on Lan

I recently got a HP Z420 with 8 cores and 32 GB memory, and set it up as a Ubuntu 18.04 server. Since it consumes a lot of power, I now use rtcwake to put it to sleep at 11 PM each night. Since I ...
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Dry run for analyzing wake-on-lan problems

Note I had wake-on-lan working on an older kernel but after an upgrade, it now fails to wake up the machine. I read in a forum to open a terminal and enter journalctl -f on the machine to wake up and ...
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Wake on Lan Dual boot Windows 10 + ubuntu 18.04

Unfortunately I can not get wake on lan working with ubuntu 18.04 and windows 10. If I shutdown from ubuntu wol works perfectly. However, if I shutdown in Windows wake on lan does not work. I have ...
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Selecting os after wake on lan using sub-os

Recently I had an idea: what if I install a mini os that grub starts by default, that listen for a packet sent by my phone and then it modify the grub configuration files changing the default os to ...
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Wake On Lan on dual boot machine (Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10)

I have one SSD with separate partitions for Ubuntu and Windows. After turning the machine on, I can select which OS to boot. After 10 seconds of doing nothing, Ubuntu loads. I want to be able to wake ...
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How to keep Wake On WirelessLan enabled after shutdown / reboot

My Latitude E7240 running Ubuntu 18.10 has Wireless Wake On Lan capability and the option is enabled in the BIOS. While the Wake On Lan is working like a charm with ethtool, the Wireless variant ...
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18.04 LTS upgrade has stopped WOL (wake-on-LAN) [duplicate]

I have upgraded to 18.04 LTS 64-bit from 16.04 this week, prompted by the software updater. Under 16.04 wol worked without problems. Not now, searching for solutions I have installed ethtool and can ...
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wake on lan not working if i turn of with ubuntu

I'm dual-booting ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10. If I turn off my computer with Windows, I can turn it back on using wol. However, if I turn it off using Ubuntu the computer won't turn back on if I use ...
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Wake-on-LAN quit working with latest kernel (Bionic)

WOL was working great on Bionic until yesterday's kernel update. How to diagnose/recover it? Edit: if set to boot from 4.15.0-23 kernel it works. If set to boot from 4.15.0-24 it does not. Edit2: ...
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Wake On Lan not working on HPZ600

I tried to make a WOL working on a HP Z600 workstation where Xubuntu 16.04 is installed. WOL is enabled in the BIOS and ethool shows it as enabled : $ sudo ethtool enp1s0 | grep Wake Supports ...
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Recommended WOL-Compatible LAN Card/Chipset? [closed]

So I have a built-in LAN Card with a Realtek 8111 Chipset. As some of you may know, this is a major pain to get WOL working on. I have had no luck trying everything under the sun to try to get it to ...
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Wake windows pc from Ubuntu server 16.04.3 LTS not working using wakeonlan utility

I have a strage issue with wakeonlan ubuntu utility. When I shutdown windows station and immediately try to wake it up using wakeonlan from ubuntu, it works, but after a while, issuing the same ...
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Wake-on-Wireless-LAN on Ubuntu - what sleep states will it work from and how to configure it?

I have a Intel AMT featuring mobo and a vPro capable Intel mPCIe wifi card (Centrino Adv-N 6235), and I'm trying to configure my system (running Ubuntu 14.04) to wake via WLAN. Using iw to enable ...
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reboot after shutdown Ubuntu 16.04

After shutdown the system restarts in 5 seconds I tried a lot solutions for this problem: - Wake on LAN - it is down now Settings for enp5s0: Supported ports: [ TP MII ] Supported link modes: ...
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It keeps suspending just after waking up when lid is closed

I have set my laptop having Ubuntu 16.04 to suspend when lid is closed. This is the behaviour I need. In addition to that, I've also enabled wake-on-lan on the laptop, as I need to remotely access it ...
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How to enable WOL on Ubuntu 16.10?

I've set up the BIOS on my MSI z170 motherboard with EUP2013 disabled Resume from PCIE But I still can't make the WOL in my Ubuntu 16.10 work. When I use ethtool to check my NIC, I got the following ...
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Why does 'sudo pm-suspend' enable me to shut down this computer and let it wake on lan?

Asus motherboard ASUS H97M-PLUS BIOS power off issue - Ubuntu MATE 16.04 I want to wake this computer using wake-on-lan. I set the BIOS to the following: Advanced --> APM --> Power On By PCIE --> ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & 16.04 Wake on lan doesn't work while 12.04 works

I had 12.04. Recently I upgraded it to 14.04. Before upgrade I made a full hdd copy to very same hdd model(both bought at the same time). In 12.04 wake on lan works if I do sudo pm-hibernate or if I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 wont shutdown

Recently built a new machine, Did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 (64Bit) - The pc will not turn off, I've issued the sudo shutdown -h now command and it keeps powering down and rebooting, I've tried ...
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Asking remotely a computer to wake another via WOL [closed]

I understand Wake-on-LAN cannot work if you're trying to wake a computer from outside the network, however, on a very far observatory, there's this server running on Ubuntu 10.10 shutting off ...
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How do I enable Wake on LAN with Ubuntu?

I have already enabled everything in BIOS, so the problem, I believe, is with Ubuntu. I tried using the steps here but I had the following problems: There was no tlp file in /etc/default/, however ...
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How can I enable wol on Ubuntu server 16.04?

I have followed instructions from Ubuntu wiki (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WakeOnLan) with no result. Worth to note that my NIC is enp0s7 and not eth0, so I replaced eth0 with enp0s7. At sudo ...
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How to enable Wake On Lan (WOL) in Ubuntu 16.04

How to enable Wake On Lan (WOL) in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?
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Stable Wake-On-LAN PCI-e card for Ubuntu?

I would like to be able to wake up my PC computer over internet. I am trying to find some stable Wake-On-LAN card for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a sufficient TP-link router TL-WR1043ND 2nd version ...
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Wake-on-LAN broken on 64 bit, works on 32 bit

How can I get WOL to work on 64 bit Ubuntu? It's a wierd situation. The hardware is a heavily modified ASUS G75VW 3D. Windows and 32 bit Ubuntu work fine for Wake on LAN. The motherboard has a minor ...
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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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Enabling NIC under Ubuntu 15.04 on Dell Optiplex 9020

I have a brand-new Dell Optiplex 9020 with an i7-4790 and 32 GB RAM. The motherboard has an Intel Q87 chipset and an Intel I217-LM Gigabit Ethernet chip. The Ethernet works fine under Windows 7. It ...
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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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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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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 ...