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Using a slug as a client to wake other computer on the LAN.

 # ipkg list | grep -i wake
 perl-wakeonlan - 0.41-1 - A Perl script that sends 'magic packets' to wake-on-LAN enabled ethernet adapters and motherboards, in order to switch on remot
 wakelan - 1.1-2 - send the magic wakeup package over the LAN

or a Python script http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python/Recipe/358449

There are PHP script as well. Feel free to add link here.

If you want to get fancy, once you get the command line script working, you can install a small web server, invoke the script from a CGI script. You can even add security, then forward port so you can invoke it from the internet. See http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/Optware/Haserl for example.

There might also be PHP version of wake-on-lan script available.

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