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  / /___  ___________  /  |/  /__  / __ \____ 
 / __/ / / / ___/ __ \/ /|_/ / _ \/ / / / __ \
/ /_/ /_/ / /  / / / / /  / /  __/ /_/ / / / /
\__/\__,_/_/  /_/ /_/_/  /_/\___/\____/_/ /_/ 

What is turnMeOn?

turnMeOn is a wake on LAN/wake on WAN packet generator and sender.

What is wake on LAN? What is a magic packet?

For a detailed explanation of everything concerning the wake on LAN thing or what is the magic packet read:

Installing

Linux

Only building from source is supported, but don’t despair, it’s really easy. See Build Instructions below.

Windows

The advice is to download the auto-extracting setup See Download below. If you feel adventurous and want to build it on Windows read the Build Instructions section.

Download

Briefly:

Screenshots

turnMeOn on Linux
turnMeOn on Linux

turnMeOn on Linux, when the host field is wrong:
turnMeOn on Linux showing an error

turnMeOn on Windows:
turnMeOn on Windows

Usage

The interface is self explaining, just fill in the fields and press the “Send Magic Packets” button.

If you’re in the same network of the machine you have to turn on fill in the FQDN field with a local ip or leave it blank.

Build Instructions

Linux

Requirements:

  1. A recent Qt version (tested with 4.7.0 but should work with any 4.x). Be sure to have the developer packages installed and that qmake is available.
  2. (optional) If you want to rebuild the MAC address database sed and sqlite3 must be present. A valid database is already equipped with the source code.
  3. (optional) If you want to build the developer documentation you must have doxygen

Instructions:

  1. Download and uncompress the sources.

  2. Uncomment the right lines in turnMeOn.pro choosing if you want to build the documentation or rebuild the database. Run the following commands in order:

     qmake  
     make  
  3. Now the executable is ready. Now if you want to install it type

     su  
     make install  

    Or if you are in a ubuntu-based distro

     sudo make install  

Windows

Requirements:

1. The Qt SDK available at http://qt.nokia.com 2. The NSIS installer available at http://nsis.sourceforge.net

Instructions:

1. Download and uncompress the sources. 2. Open the Qt-Console provided by the Qt SDK 3. Change to the program source directory 4. Type

    qmake  
    mingw32-make  
    mingw32-make install  

5. Launch the setup you can find in build\installer\turnMeOn_setup.exe

Contacts

If you want to contact me, drop me an email: david-costa@users.sourceforge.net