Powerbook lid sleeping

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Jan 18, 2005
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Ive been leaving my PB on overnight for a while now but I keep having to leave the lid opened, because as all powerbook oweners know closing the lid sends it to sleep.


so... is there anyway around this? a hack or an option hidden deep, so my screen need not gather dust and such?
 

Darwin

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Jun 2, 2003
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Just out of interest what is it that requires you to keep your PB on?

Or do you just prefer to keep it running?

There might be a hack for this but i'm not aware of it

Also if you have a newer PB they can run with their lids shut when your connected to an external monitor
 

redeye be

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Jan 27, 2005
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I checked the above link for the "sleepless" app (posting it did seem to work Ehlerz ;)).
Did a google and:
apparently pmset will do this for you (from the terminal)
http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040120215017652
Man pages show a lidwake argument, no lidsleep so i'm a bit confused. So use sleepless or dig into pmset.

edit:
pmset will not do it :eek:
insomnia will do the trick for you, from the terminal. Maybe Sleepless is the way to go when less confortable with the terminal. They're both free

Good luck
 

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