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wol: Send a Wake on LAN Magic Packet

The wol program sends a Wake on LAN magic packet to a specified computer. If the machine (and router in between) is configured correctly, the machine will start up!

Usage

The executable can be used as such:

$ wol mymachine.example.com 00:1a:92:59:97:2f

Installing wol

The current version of wol is 0.1.2 and is available on Hackage.

Using cabal-install, the package can be installed like so:

cabal update
cabal install wol

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