New answers tagged

0

Problem 1) Use RealVNC client. In my experience, alt (Option) is in the Windows Key and Command is in the alt. Check out the documentation here https://www.realvnc.com/docs/mac-keyboard-mapping.html There is no fix for the alt (Option) key on TightVNC. I tried to use software on the Mac to remap / change the keys functionality such as Karabiner (previously ...


0

Disable file vault on your startup disk, move sensitive data to another volume, and encrypt it with FileVault or some other means. I think in that case MacOS does not require a password before the OS loads.


0

The solution to the problem ended up being three-fold. The mac has filevault turned on. 'sudo fdesetup authrestart' will work with a manual reboot. It will not work however with a forced system reboot or a power outage. .bash_profile a command alias to 'sudo fdesetup authrestart'. I used 'reboot'. Now from the terminal I can type 'reboot' to property ...


0

For this you need to use "Screen Sharing". Open "System Preferences" and select "Sharing". Now click the lock at bottom left to allow changes. You will be asked for your password. Now click on "Screen Sharing". On the right you can now click on "Computer Settings..." Select "VNC Viewers may control screen with password and enter a password in the box. ...


2

In order for a user on a remote computer to shut down another computer whether it's a Mac or a PC, they have to have access to it first. Whether you are using screen sharing or doing this via terminal, regardless of the computer's state (locked or unlocked), if the user has access and the requisite privilege , they can log in and initiate a shutdown. It'...


0

Try pressing Shift twice, the \ key then seems to work in RDP


0

In the Remote Desktop app, open the system list and highlight a remote machine that shows a status of "Locked Screen." Pull down the Interact menu and choose "Unlock Screen..." You'll immediately see the system's status change from "Locked Screen" to "Available." You can then initiate a new curtain mode connection.



Top 50 recent answers are included