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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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Need help with WOL and IPV6

it's been a whole day since i'm trying to configure WOL on my Ubuntu server machine and i'm still stuck on some points : Basically i would like to be able to wake it over the internet and my SFR box (...
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Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS - Wake on LAN not working - PC Powering on but not booting into OS

I have a raspberry pi that I'm using to power on my old HP PC (HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF) I have enabled Wake on LAN the ethernet interface of my PC by following instructions in https://linuxtut.com/en/...
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Wake On Lan UBUNTU 18.04 - DELL OptiPlex

How to enable Wake on Lan on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS? I tried what's in this question: How to enable Wake On Lan (WOL) in Ubuntu 16.04 But it did'nt work. Thanks in advance... Edit: Optiplex model is 5050
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How to automatically enable Wake-on-LAN for a network interface on Ubuntu 20.04?

Ubuntu's networking stack is constantly evolving and most previous information on enabling Wake-on-LAN for an interface is outdated (like the Ubuntu wiki). Now that Ubuntu uses Netplan instead of /etc/...
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MAC address mysteriously changed

I have a computer used for backups that does a wake-on-lan to run backups and then turns off. This morning something happened that caused the MAC address to change. While I know the MAC address can ...
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Is there a similar solution to get WOL to work on Ubuntu 20.04

I have an HP EliteBook and am trying to enable Wake-on-Lan but I was not able to get it to work. The BIOS doesn't have a WOL setting. I did some searching and found this link: https://support.hp.com/...
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Wake On LAN only works when shutting down as root

When running systemctl poweroff WOL does not work. Same for systemctl suspend, systemctl hibernate, etc. Running sudo systemctl poweroff etc. results in WOL working properly. Also after stopping the ...
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Wake On LAN works after Linux shutdown but not Windows

My PC has dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 10, installed on separate hard drive. Some background details: when the PC power on, it goes to the grub menu, and default on Ubuntu. Each time I want to use the ...
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Wake on lan on raspberry pi 4 with ubuntu server 20.04

I am making a media server on my raspberry pi 4 but I don't have any cooling case for it yet, so I decided to turn it on when I need it and off when I don't,in order to prevent overheating. But my ...
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Wake on Lan: Router Problem

I'm trying to get wake on lan to work. Everything is configured as needed and it works if I switch of my computer and wake it within a few minutes. As far as I understand the problem it is a router ...
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Schedule shutdown / startup every day Ubuntu 20.04

i search for a Solution for the Ubuntu 20.04. Server, how can i shutdown at 23:00 (11pm) and startup at 7:00 (7am) o'clock? WOL is aktive in the BIOS. ethtool is install. The eth is "enp5s0" ...
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Wake-on-lan through wifi

I activated the wake-on-lan functionality on my motherboard. When I have my two computers connected through lan (ethernet cable) I can wake up the computer just fine. However, when I am connected to ...
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WoL while laptop lid is closed

Hope you can help me with this problem. Namely, I have an old Asus laptop that I use as my home server. It's runnung Ubuntu Server LTS 20.04. I'm able to suspend it and wake it up by using $systemctl ...
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Wake On Lan not working in Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to set up wol on a laptop connected to a tp-link adapter by an ethernet cable. The PC that sends the magic packet is also connected to this adapter. I've already followed this to enable wol ...
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Xubuntu: WOL does not work when shutdown -h, but works when suspended or hibernated

I was trying to get to work Wake on lan on my computer thru ethernet. I got to the point where I have WOL enabled, netplan set so that ethtool <nic>/Wake-on is always set to g. In BIOS I have ...
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wakeonlan with Ubuntu 20.10 stopped working

I was using succesfully for weeks this wake on lan script https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-enable-wake-on-lan-in-ubuntu-server-18-04/ with Ubuntu 20.10. Since a couple of days, the WOL ...
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Wake on lan with suspend - Ubuntu server 20.04

I'm using an Ubuntu server 20.04 and I've set up the wake on lan. Everything is working fine when I shutdown the computer, I can wake it. But when I suspend it : impossible to wake it by the lan. Have ...
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WakeOn-LAN automated script

How would I go about having a desktop shortcut to run a script that sends a WakeOn-LAN packet with the same settings as this graphical online version? I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 https://www.depicus.com/...
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Wake from suspend on network activity - not WOL magic packet

Using Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS Can I suspend this machine based on no network activity for a period of time and then wake from suspend mode when network activity (ping?) is received? The hardware ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Wake on lan does not work on a bridged interface

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 Server. Using a basic DHCP setup, I was able to use WOL with no issues. I had to build a service to ensure ethtool -s enp1s0 g stuck after a reboot. WOL worked great. Now I ...
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How to make wake on lan work in Ubuntu 18.04 Kernel 5.4.0-58-generic? RTL8111/8168/8411 driver r8169

The Wake-on-LAN works in Windows 10 both after sleep mode and after shutting down but it does not work in Ubuntu 18.04 Kernel 5.4.0-58-generic RTL8111/8168/8411. My ethernet card is RTL8111/8168/8411 ...
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Wakeonlan only works 5 seconds after shutdown

Any help would be appreciated, I had WOL working on my previous sytem and really would like it to function again. I'm using Kubuntu 20.04 LTS. I viewed other threads with no solution applied to me ...
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Wake On Lan not working on AsRock motherboard

I'm trying to get Wake On Lan to work on my Ubuntu server (16.04.7 LTS). I have an AsRock G31M-GS I have set WoL on my BIOS I have enabled WoL (method g) on eth0 I have added a script so that eth0 ...
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Wake On Lan issues on Ubuntu 20.04 including some sort of shutdown crash after wake on lan

I just upgraded my NAS server from 18.04 to 20.04 (Clean install, wiped the old drive completely) and now I am having issues with Wake on Lan, and even rolling back to 18.04 won't fix the issue. My ...
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Can't get computer to Wake On LAN

I'm trying to setup my desktop (which is running 20.04) for WOL. I tried following this guide, this guide, a bunch of other help questions, and even the Arch wiki. Wake On LAN is definitely enabled in ...
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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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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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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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