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The best idea is to pay for (or set up) server side junk mail filtering. That allows all the clients to only spend time downloading non-junk. Have a look at Mail Route (10 percent off link from the podcast where I heard about it sponsoring most recently) - http://mailroute.net/thetalkshow.html You probably will spend more on the service than the cost to ...


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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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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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If you run following command in the Terminal app it will show you what keep it from sleeping. pmset -g assertions Then based on the result you can take a action. Here is a example: pid 251(coreaudiod): [0x0000000100000d01] 00:17:27 NoIdleSleepAssertion named: "com.apple.audio.'AppleHDAEngineOutput:1B,0,1,1:0'.noidlesleep" pid 251(coreaudiod): ...


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You can find these options in System Preferences > Energy Saver. Drag the "Computer Sleep:" slider to the left. Note that for newer Apple portables, Yosemite combines the sleep and display sleep option: http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/2013-mba-no-computer-sleep-setting-wtf-heres-why.1598329/


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Yes with time you can do like Ender says, or simply do it directly by clicking on the Apple on the top-left corner and click Suspend Activity (Go in sleeping mode)


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This seems not to be possible. I solved the situation now with the help of my dell external displyay. The USB-Hub there can be configured to shut down as soon as the display ist switched off. So the second display and the active speakers are connected to the power plug that can be switched off/on by USB power. This will allow with the klick of one button to ...



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