I just tested this in my Macbook Air, you can use Shift-Control-Power to lock your screen and it kept the processes running.
If you want to enter lockscreen after this command, you have to setup this option:
and your Energy Saver Settings should look like this:
The Satechi Bluetooth Smart Pointer is actually a pretty good choice. I have a number of teachers at this school who use it for their classes all the time. It works a lot like the Apple Remote that has been (essentially) discontinued for Macs. It has some additional features, like a laser pointer. To make it work with Plex, you can just use it in ...
Here is what I would do (there may be more efficient ways to automate this, but this is a quick hack that should achieve what you need). I hope I've understood your question correctly.
To get a list of all the directories (and their subdirectories) within an existing directory:
Open Terminal, and navigate to the existing folder containing the structure you ...
VLC should do the trick. I confirmed I can access the drive inside my Time Capsule using VLC on my Apple TV.
I imagine it will also access the files on a USB-connected drive. Not tested the latter though.
Your Samsung TV may not be able to play the format of the video file you have. Your mac is then spinning around trying to transcode it into a different format before streaming that to your tv. A solution is to re-encode the videos before hand into a format your tv likes. You can do that with ffmpeg. source: https://duckduckgo.com/?q=transcode+videos+for+...
First, make sure you have the firewall turned off on the Mac.
Can your TV pick up anything else on the net?
Next, make sure that your router is broadcasting UDP packets. Some routers do not, they swallow UDP.
Now check that Plex Media Server is running right and listening for connections. At the command line:
sudo netstat | grep 'Plex'
That should give ...
You can use launchd, tmux and this script to launch rTorrent as a daemon.
This post describes how to install rTorrent and run it as a daemon using tmux.
First, install software:
$brew install rtorrent --with-xmlrpc-c
$brew install tmux
Parameter –with-xmlrpc-c is needed to use GUI clients with rTorrent.
rTorrent needs terminal to run. We provide virtual ...