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Remote PC Power Control Thwarts Button Pushers

Pervasive connectivity is a mixed blessing at best, especially when it creates the expectation that we’ll always have access to everything we need. When what you need is on your work or home PC, there are plenty of options for remotely accessing files using your phone. 180 more words

Computer Hacks

FreeNAS 9.3 Wake On LAN and Mac OS X

Although WOL has been an issue in the past on FreeNAS, on FreeNAS 9.3 it is supported out of the box. To save a little power I wrote a small script to shut down my FreeNAS and wake it up again remotely. 271 more words


Wake On LAN

If you have one computer at a location on a network and you want to turn it on remotely i.e. without physically present at that location, then there is something called Wake On LAN (WOL). 238 more words


Computer inexplicably turning on - Intel to blame

If you’re finding that your computer turns on of its own volition sometimes and you can’t work out why, I may have found your solution. If your bought or built a computer, laptop, ultrabook or possibly even tablet in the last 4 years, then the cause may be Intel Smart Connect Technology. 844 more words


Power on your PC remotely

Ever wondered how to boot up your PC remotely ? Well, as it turns out it isn’t rocket science. I’ve been using my desktop for quite sometime now without a monitor and accessing it remotely. 325 more words


Unlock on LAN Apartment Security

Here’s a cool little variation of that handy little function called Wake on LAN — found himself locked out of his apartment one too many times, so he decided to add his own fail safe backup in order to… 189 more words

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Enabling Wake on LAN in OpenWRT

When I switched from DD-WRT to OpenWrt on my TL-WR1043ND router, I couldn’t find a WOL page in the UI. Here is how to enable it: 393 more words