New answers tagged sleep-wake
You can no longer just tap the Power Button on a Mac to put it to Sleep. On any Mac running Mavericks or newer the Power Button should function as follows: Power Button: 1~2 second hold = Sleep 3~5 second hold = Options Dialog 8~12 second hold = Force Shut Down Alternatively, if you have a keyboard hooked into the Mac you should be able to hit: Control+...
If you set your screen saver to require a password when exiting and then set one of the screen corners to turn the screen saver on, there you go instant turn my screen saver on gesture. Unfortunately MacOS does not have a universal keystroke to lock the computer like Windows does.
No this isn't possible. Nonetheless, this would be a great general security improvment for MacOS X. For example since I type it pretty regularly but in a safe context, I would like to have an independant password to unlock my screensaver. I suggest you to make your question a good proposal of security improvment on the Apple feedback web server, section ...
After working on this issue, seems like the sensor for the monitor causes the system to behave this way, I disconnected the monitor sensor, i'm guessing it's a temperature sensor., and it seems to be working fine.
Generally speaking, the MacBook Air has a MagSafe DC In board that also has an audio connector. It's very conceivable that there is a broken connection on this board that "fixes" itself when you put pressure on the headphone jack. Technically you could fix this, but it's probably simpler to just change this board out. If you provide me with your ...
Under Device Backups, in iTunes 12.4.1 Preferences, there is a checkbox "Prevent iPods,iPhone & iPads from syncing automatically". That should help.
You are probably best served by this app here: https://github.com/duanefields/VirtualKVM Download here: https://github.com/duanefields/VirtualKVM/releases Basically "Automatically toggles Bluetooth and Target Display Mode when you connect a Macbook to your iMac via Thunderbolt."
Disable "itunes agent" at login items
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'...
I effectively solved the issue by uninstalling the extension D (disconnect.me) Check if you have it installed and disable it. Go back to the activity monitor and double check if "preventing sleeping" is still set to YES if so: I suspect you could try disabling other extensions with similar results.
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