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Faster way than ping for checking if computer online?

I'm writing a wake on lan script for a set of our lab computers. We have sqlite db with a list of the computer hostnames, IPs, and MACs and currently I ping each of them with '-c1' so it doesn't run ...
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Find out if computer started via Wake-on-LAN or power button?

Is there any (reliable) way to find out if the PC booted because of a Wake-on-LAN Packet instead of pressing the power button? I want automatically check if WOL is correctly configured. I know about ...
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Battery drains while powered off after upgrade to kernel 4.13

After upgrading to kernel 4.13, the battery of my laptop started to drain while powered off (about 30% in one day). This didn't happen if I booted the laptop from kernel 4.12 or Windows 8.1, so the ...
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How to disable Wake on Lan

Windows also has Wake on Lan that allows a computer to be woken up from sleep; additionally, this can be disabled by a user on said computer. I know that WoL exists on Linux, but how does one ...
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jessie: wake-on-lan -> ok; stretch: wake-on-lan -> broken

I upgraded a headless machine (with openmediavault) from jessie to stretch and after that wake-on-lan stopped working. I ran down the following checks: >ethtool eth0 ------------------- Supports ...