The wol package

[ Tags: bsd3, library, network, program ] [ Propose Tags ]

A program and library to a send WoL Magic Packet, to remotely start a computer.

This program is useful if you have a computer that you keep at a friend's house because he has a fast internet connection. But he keeps turning the machine off, saying that it warms up his room and your not using it anyway. But now you need a way to turn the machine back on...


$ wol hostname macaddress [portnumber]


Versions 0.1.0, 0.1.2, 0.2
Dependencies base (>=3 && <5), network (>=2.2.1 && <2.3), split (>=0.1.1 && <0.2) [details]
License BSD3
Author Tom Lokhorst
Maintainer Tom Lokhorst <>
Category Network
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Uploaded Tue Jul 21 21:48:00 UTC 2009 by TomLokhorst
Distributions NixOS:0.2
Executables wol
Downloads 940 total (213 in the last 30 days)
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