powerwake - remotely wake a napping system

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename powerwake_2.21-0ubuntu1_all.deb
Package name powerwake
Package version 2.21
Package release 0ubuntu1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category universe/admin
Homepage http://launchpad.net/powernap
License -
Maintainer Andres Rodriguez <andreserl@ubuntu.com>
Download size 7.75 KB
Installed size 74.00 KB
PowerWake is a generic mechanism for remotely waking systems.  It is
intended to support wake-on-lan, ipmi, and other remote waking mechanisms.
Currently, wake-on-lan is the only supported mechanism.  It also includes
some handy caching of MAC addresses, such that systems can be awakened by
hostname or ip address, in addition to MAC address.


Package Version Architecture Repository
powerwake_2.21-0ubuntu1_all.deb 2.21 all Ubuntu Universe
powerwake - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
python:any -


Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package powerwake_2.21-0ubuntu1_all.deb
Source Package powernap

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install powerwake deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install powerwake




2015-04-01 - Didier Roche <didrocks@ubuntu.com>
powernap (2.21-0ubuntu1) vivid; urgency=medium
* debian/powernap.override:
- only set the override as "manual" to really disable powernap under
* debian/powernap.postinst:
- more elegant way to only strip the "manual" part (and removing the
override if empty)
2015-01-16 - Dustin Kirkland <kirkland@ubuntu.com>
powernap (2.20-0ubuntu1) vivid; urgency=medium
* Rebuild for Ubuntu release
2015-01-16 - Dustin Kirkland <kirkland@ubuntu.com>
powernap (2.19-0ubuntu1) vivid; urgency=low
[ Didier Roche ]
* Add systemd support. Keep the previously enabled status.
* Ship an override file instead of /etc/default/powernap to disable
by default the service under upstart and don't rely on the default
START state in conffile. Handle the transition to keep the same state
under systemd.
* Remove now uneeded /etc/default/powernap
* Factorize some prestart code in new /usr/share/powernap/powernap-ethtool
[ Benjamin Kerensa ]
* Fix Typo in Package Description
2014-02-23 - Matthias Klose <doko@ubuntu.com>
powernap (2.18-0ubuntu2) trusty; urgency=medium
* Rebuild to drop files installed into /usr/share/pyshared.
2012-12-19 - Andres Rodriguez <andreserl@ubuntu.com>
powernap (2.18-0ubuntu1) raring; urgency=low
[ Frank Steinberg ]
* LoadMonitor: handle float values correctly (LP: #1070696)
* TCPMonitor: handle IPv6 connections correctly (LP: #1070695)
[ Andres Rodriguez ]
* debian/powernap.default: Add so that powernap does not start by default.
2011-12-01 - Andres Rodriguez <andreserl@ubuntu.com>
powernap (2.17-0ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low
[ Bryce Harrington ]
* actions/{service,kernel_module}: Add scripts to handle services and
kernel modules on powersave mode.
[ Andres Rodriguez ]
* Re-organize source to differ between pm-utils actions and powernap
- debian/powernap-common.install: Update.
- powernap.spec: Update.
* Disable SERVICES and KERN_MODULES on PowerSave mode (LP: #887684):
- powernap/powernap.py: Load from config.
- debian/powernap-common.install: Install new scripts.
- Add take powersave action and its recover equivalent.
* actions/pm/01cpu_online: Disable by default.
2011-11-29 - Andres Rodriguez <andreserl@ubuntu.com>
powernap (2.16-0ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low
[ Andres Rodriguez ]
* debian/control: Move python-scapy Depends to Suggests.
* Do not use awk to parse output. (LP: #879591)
- bin/powerwake
- powerwake/powerwake.py
[ Eric Sandeen ]
* powernap.spec: cleaned up a bit for better building/installation on RH
[ Remi Druilhe ]
* Dynamically reload configuration file (LP: #887680)
2011-09-09 - Andres Rodriguez <andreserl@ubuntu.com>
powernap (2.15-0ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low
* actions/eth_speed: Disable by default to not experience connectivity
loss on certain network configs. (LP: #730210)
2011-08-22 - Dustin Kirkland <kirkland@ubuntu.com>
powernap (2.14-0ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low
* bin/powerwake:
- fix the powerake mac caching methodology, which was somewhat broken

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