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Hi Forum,

This is my first post here, so let's start by thanking you all for creating XBMC and the Android remote app. I did some digging on the "Power On" button in the app, and found that it sends a Wake-On-Lan (WOL) packet to the XBMC server. This is of little use to me, as I use that machine for a lot more than XBMC, so when XBMC is not running the machine is still awake.

I still wanted to be able to start XBMC from the "Power On" button, so I wrote a little Python script that does just that. It reacts to WOL packets and executes a command, so you can use it to trigger anything really. Check my blog post at http://stuvel.eu/blog/186/start-xbmc-from-remote for the source and explanation on how to use it.