ibook sleep question

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by brsboarder, Mar 2, 2004.

  1. brsboarder macrumors 6502a

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    #1
    Whenever i close my ibook, it goes to sleep, i was wondering if there was a way to prevent this, so say, im running an app, it doesnt pause, or i wanna play music w/ the cover closed, or i wanna stay online but wanna close the lid, thanks, is there a way?
     
  2. RBMaraman macrumors 65816

    RBMaraman

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    Jul 25, 2002
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    Prospect, KY
    #2
    I know that you have to have an external monitor connected. I think you may have to have an external keyboard connected as well.
     
  3. janey macrumors 603

    janey

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    sunny los angeles
    #3
    http://www.rutemoeller.com/mp/ibook/ibook_e.html

    caveat: your iBook can overheat and be damaged if you run it in clamshell mode. Also, if you need to send it to Apple for repairs at any time, dont forget to zap the pram (command option p r) so they wont know the hack was applied. (about whether or not this is a warranty voiding hack, its a gray area. better not to leave any proof)
     

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