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Wake On Demand in Snow Leopard

Putting your Mac to sleep saves power, but it also disrupts using your Mac as a file server, among other purposes. Wake on Demand in Snow Leopard works in conjunction with an Apple base station to continue announcing Bonjour services that the sleeping computer offers.

While the requirements for this feature are complex, eligible users can toggle this feature in the Energy Saver preference pane. It's labeled Wake on Network Access for computers that can be roused either via Wi-Fi or Ethernet; Wake on Ethernet Network Access or Wake on AirPort Network Access for wired- or wireless-only machines, respectively. Uncheck the box to disable this feature.

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TidBITS Again Available in Spanish

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TidBITS Again Available in Spanish -- We're extremely happy to report that you can once again read TidBITS in Spanish each week! Our thanks go out to Jose Felix Navarro and the group of dedicated Macintosh users in Seville, Spain, who have restarted the volunteer translation team. You can find translated issues on the Spanish TidBITS site below, and you can also receive issues in email. To subscribe to the Spanish TidBITS mailing list, send email to <tidbits-es-on@tidbits.com>. If you know anyone who would appreciate reading TidBITS in Spanish, help spread the word! [ACE]

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