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I use a program called "NoSleep". It allows me to do exactly that - helps me download updates, for example, while I go home from work. You can get it from here: http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/37991/nosleep


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That's actually a feature, albeit a very poorly documented one. The Apple Wireless Keyboard refuses attempts to be overtaken by a different host without a deliberate disconnect, physical access by the user, a very long timeout or a manual reset. Your keyboard model is that of "October 2009", the manual can be found here: ...


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There is a command line program called caffeinate that will prevent the machine from sleeping, that is a free alternative to the available applications in the store. You can run it without any options and it will stay awake for as long as caffeinate is running, or you can specify a -t (timeout in seconds) that it will hold the machine awake for. There are ...


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blued listall This Terminal command will tell you all currently 'known' devices. You're going to have to figure out (by reading between the lines) which one is which (assuming you've named your trackpads something "nice", like "home" or "work", etc.) I did this, and got: 2016-05-03 20:14:58.392 blued[3852:507] hostControllerOnline - Number of Paired ...


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AFIK, there is no built in command line utility to manage individual Bluetooth connections. In fact, the man page man blued(OS X Bluetooth daemon) specifically states: The Bluetooth daemon handles SDP transactions, link key management, and incoming connection acceptance. It cannot be used directly by the user. (Emphasis mine) So, it seems that ...


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Try long-press on the bluetooth button on the flip 3. That should make it discoverable in the bluetooth preferences in the mac.



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