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[[Note: if you see a spinning "Beachball" it may be that your photo library is quite large so the processor may need time to display everything. You may find that placing photos you wish to display in a folder stored outside of iPhoto or the Photos app will improve performance.]] Assuming you have photos in a folder or imported into the Photos app, this ...


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here is a solution, with mouse movements (not keyboard shortcuts). FOR THE FIRST PART Go to user & groups Enable fast switching. Whenever you need to activate the login screen click login screen on top right. It will need the login password to open again. (If you still need to define keyboard shortcut, please look this link, though I didn't ...


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There are a number of posts (here and here) on superuser.sx. To lock the screen (actually invoking the "Login Window…" action from the User menu, and a direct analog to the Win+L shortcut in Windows): /System/Library/CoreServices/Menu\ Extras/User.menu/Contents/Resources/CGSession -suspend To sleep the display (I use this all the time as part of my last ...


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Screensavers were developed do deal with issues that affected CRT displays. As nobody makes them anymore, and LCD displays don't have the same issues, we no longer need screensavers. A screensaver running on a flat screen monitor just looks pretty - there is no difference to the operation. Open System Preferences. Go to Desktop -> Screen Saver and set the ...


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To change your Screen Saver go to  > System Preferences... > Desktop & Screen Saver... From there you can set the screen saver settings. I suspect from your question (although it is not clear) that you have the Word of the Day screen saver selected. You can check it's settings or change the screen saver all together.


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On a rather obscure comment thread, someone explained where you might find the word list that Apple uses to power the screensaver. It is at /System/Library/Graphics/Quartz\ Composer\ Plug-Ins/WOTD.plugin/Contents/Resources/NOAD_wotd_list.txt. The file looks like this: m_en_us1282510 quinsy m_en_us1273791 orbicular m_en_us1220945 alimony m_en_us1250517 ...



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