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YaAqoB

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Hi all.

I'm wondering if there is a program for linux that will allow me to either disconnect the dial up modem or shut the PC down at a given time. Ie at 6am just before we wake up so the phone line is free.

Or just before the wife gets home from work. I used to use getright with Windows and it did a great job at this.

I'd prefer to have it disconnect and shut down.

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if u r using mdk and KDE, u ca try kde base application called KTIMER, u can issue a command with a time delay, its already in the package of mdk 10.1

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While I have not used it, I understand that Kget works quite well for this also.

I would think that bittorent would be quite workable as well....

 

Capn

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d4x...on it's own doesn't shutdown the pc....does it?

 

this has been asked b4, somewhere on the board...I believe a script with wget was the final answer, but I don't really remember.

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yeah....when finished

that does no good if you want a specific time as stated by YaAqoB

I'm wondering if there is a program for linux that will allow me to either disconnect the dial up modem or shut the PC down at a given time. Ie at 6am just before we wake up so the phone line is free.

Or just before the wife gets home from work.

Edited by bvc

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ah...cool...thx for the screenie!

I don't use it. I used to years ago and it didn't this cool stuff. I installed it last night to look but I guess a lack of actually using it for the task limited my understanding. Sorry! :woops:

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Sweet I've got D4x Installed. What command would I type in to shut the pc down at what ever time I wish? I have tried the terminal command but it didn't work.

Do I have to use special commands?

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The top Add button on the scheduler is to add downloads. Lower left, you'll be able to pick Run Command or whatever else. The command should be:

 

shutdown -r now

or

halt

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