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Sleep (and Lock) Your Screen

When you are walking away from your computer, it's fairly common practice to start your screen saver and lock your screen. But did you know that there is a built-in keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X to sleep the screen?

Press Control-Shift-Eject and your monitor sleeps without engaging the screen saver.

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Fred Berg writes:

Parts of "The Internet Companion" by Tracey LaQuey and Jeanne C. Ryer, which was reviewed in TidBITS-164, are available via anonymous FTP from <> in the directory: </OBS/The.Internet.Companion./>.

Barry Shein adds:

Further chapters will be released in the future. See the README and COPYRIGHT files in that directory for more details. Direct comments and questions about the book to:

This pioneering effort is a step in bringing together the online electronic and print media, enabling authors to explore new avenues of publishing their works. Comments and inquiries are welcome via email to <>.

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