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wake up iMac

Message #1 - Posted 2008/05/08 - salgud

Does anyone know of a way to program an iMac to come out of hibernation at a certain time each day? Like a digital thermostat, programmable for M-F and S-S?
Thanks!

Message #2 - Posted 2008/05/08 - Jolly Roger

Previously, salgud wrote:

Does anyone know of a way to program an iMac to come out of hibernation at a certain time each day? Like a digital thermostat, programmable for M-F and S-S?

You can set up a startup or wake event for certain days of the week in System Preferences > Energy Saver > Schedule.

If you need more control, or want to configure multiple events, you can do so with the 'pmset' command-line tool. For details about this tool, issue the 'man pmset' command in a terminal window. You can read some details about the command here as well:

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040120215017652>

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040501162832325>

<http://tinyurl.com/6hs966>

Please send all responses to the relevant news group. E-mail sent to this address may be devoured by my very hungry SPAM filter. I do not read posts from Google Groups. Use a real news reader if you want me to see your posts.

JR

Message #3 - Posted 2008/05/09 - salgud

On Thu, 08 May 2008 15:33:44 -0500, Jolly Roger wrote:

Previously, salgud wrote:

Does anyone know of a way to program an iMac to come out of hibernation at a certain time each day? Like a digital thermostat, programmable for M-F and S-S?

You can set up a startup or wake event for certain days of the week in System Preferences > Energy Saver > Schedule.

If you need more control, or want to configure multiple events, you can do so with the 'pmset' command-line tool. For details about this tool, issue the 'man pmset' command in a terminal window. You can read some details about the command here as well:

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040120215017652>

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040501162832325>

<http://tinyurl.com/6hs966>

Thanks. Will have to give that a try when I get my iMac.

Message #4 - Posted 2008/05/15 - salgud

On Fri, 9 May 2008 07:37:56 -0600, salgud wrote:

On Thu, 08 May 2008 15:33:44 -0500, Jolly Roger wrote:

Previously, salgud wrote:

Does anyone know of a way to program an iMac to come out of hibernation at a certain time each day? Like a digital thermostat, programmable for M-F and S-S?

You can set up a startup or wake event for certain days of the week in System Preferences > Energy Saver > Schedule.

If you need more control, or want to configure multiple events, you can do so with the 'pmset' command-line tool. For details about this tool, issue the 'man pmset' command in a terminal window. You can read some details about the command here as well:

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040120215017652>

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040501162832325>

<http://tinyurl.com/6hs966>

Thanks. Will have to give that a try when I get my iMac.

I just discovered something in my wanderings as I prepare for my new iMac. I can set the time for it to wake up using the display settings. I don't have to resort to programming, at least not for what I want. Thanks again for the help. Just thought others looking for this ought to know there's an easier way.

Message #5 - Posted 2008/05/15 - Mike Rosenberg

salgud wrote:

On Fri, 9 May 2008 07:37:56 -0600, salgud wrote:

On Thu, 08 May 2008 15:33:44 -0500, Jolly Roger wrote:

You can set up a startup or wake event for certain days of the week in System Preferences > Energy Saver > Schedule.

If you need more control, or want to configure multiple events, you can do so with the 'pmset' command-line tool. For details about this tool, issue the 'man pmset' command in a terminal window. You can read some details about the command here as well:

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040120215017652>

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040501162832325>

<http://tinyurl.com/6hs966>

Thanks. Will have to give that a try when I get my iMac.

I just discovered something in my wanderings as I prepare for my new iMac. I can set the time for it to wake up using the display settings. I don't have to resort to programming, at least not for what I want.

It's in the Energy Saver settings, not displays, and JR told you that six days ago.

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Message #6 - Posted 2008/05/15 - salgud

On Thu, 15 May 2008 16:28:34 -0400, Mike Rosenberg wrote:

salgud wrote:

On Fri, 9 May 2008 07:37:56 -0600, salgud wrote:

On Thu, 08 May 2008 15:33:44 -0500, Jolly Roger wrote:

You can set up a startup or wake event for certain days of the week in System Preferences > Energy Saver > Schedule.

If you need more control, or want to configure multiple events, you can do so with the 'pmset' command-line tool. For details about this tool, issue the 'man pmset' command in a terminal window. You can read some details about the command here as well:

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040120215017652>

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040501162832325>

<http://tinyurl.com/6hs966>

Thanks. Will have to give that a try when I get my iMac.

I just discovered something in my wanderings as I prepare for my new iMac. I can set the time for it to wake up using the display settings. I don't have to resort to programming, at least not for what I want.

It's in the Energy Saver settings, not displays, and JR told you that six days ago.

Thanks for clearing that up, Mike. My memory is as imperfect as my dictionary! :)

Message #7 - Posted 2008/05/15 - Mike Rosenberg

salgud wrote:

On Thu, 15 May 2008 16:28:34 -0400, Mike Rosenberg wrote:

salgud wrote:

On Fri, 9 May 2008 07:37:56 -0600, salgud wrote:

On Thu, 08 May 2008 15:33:44 -0500, Jolly Roger wrote:

You can set up a startup or wake event for certain days of the week in System Preferences > Energy Saver > Schedule.

If you need more control, or want to configure multiple events, you can do so with the 'pmset' command-line tool. For details about this tool, issue the 'man pmset' command in a terminal window. You can read some details about the command here as well:

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040120215017652>

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040501162832325>

<http://tinyurl.com/6hs966>

Thanks. Will have to give that a try when I get my iMac.

I just discovered something in my wanderings as I prepare for my new iMac. I can set the time for it to wake up using the display settings. I don't have to resort to programming, at least not for what I want.

It's in the Energy Saver settings, not displays, and JR told you that six days ago.

Thanks for clearing that up, Mike. My memory is as imperfect as my dictionary! :)

Um, I came up with that information simply by reading _your_ post, which cited JR's post in its entirety.

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Message #8 - Posted 2008/05/15 - Jolly Roger

Previously, salgud wrote:

On Fri, 9 May 2008 07:37:56 -0600, salgud wrote:

On Thu, 08 May 2008 15:33:44 -0500, Jolly Roger wrote:

Previously, salgud wrote:

Does anyone know of a way to program an iMac to come out of hibernation at a certain time each day? Like a digital thermostat, programmable for M-F and S-S?

You can set up a startup or wake event for certain days of the week in System Preferences > Energy Saver > Schedule.

If you need more control, or want to configure multiple events, you can do so with the 'pmset' command-line tool. For details about this tool, issue the 'man pmset' command in a terminal window. You can read some details about the command here as well:

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040120215017652>

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040501162832325>

<http://tinyurl.com/6hs966>

Thanks. Will have to give that a try when I get my iMac.

I just discovered something in my wanderings as I prepare for my new iMac. I can set the time for it to wake up using the display settings. I don't have to resort to programming, at least not for what I want. Thanks again for the help. Just thought others looking for this ought to know there's an easier way.

Did you not read this statement?:

You can set up a startup or wake event for certain days of the week in System Preferences > Energy Saver > Schedule.

Please send all responses to the relevant news group. E-mail sent to this address may be devoured by my very hungry SPAM filter. I do not read posts from Google Groups. Use a real news reader if you want me to see your posts.

JR

Message #9 - Posted 2008/05/19 - salgud

On Thu, 15 May 2008 18:23:49 -0500, Jolly Roger wrote:

Previously, salgud wrote:

On Fri, 9 May 2008 07:37:56 -0600, salgud wrote:

On Thu, 08 May 2008 15:33:44 -0500, Jolly Roger wrote:

Previously, salgud wrote:

Does anyone know of a way to program an iMac to come out of hibernation at a certain time each day? Like a digital thermostat, programmable for M-F and S-S?

You can set up a startup or wake event for certain days of the week in System Preferences > Energy Saver > Schedule.

If you need more control, or want to configure multiple events, you can do so with the 'pmset' command-line tool. For details about this tool, issue the 'man pmset' command in a terminal window. You can read some details about the command here as well:

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040120215017652>

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040501162832325>

<http://tinyurl.com/6hs966>

Thanks. Will have to give that a try when I get my iMac.

I just discovered something in my wanderings as I prepare for my new iMac. I can set the time for it to wake up using the display settings. I don't have to resort to programming, at least not for what I want. Thanks again for the help. Just thought others looking for this ought to know there's an easier way.

Did you not read this statement?:

You can set up a startup or wake event for certain days of the week in System Preferences > Energy Saver > Schedule.

Like I said above, yes, I read it. Then I forgot it. I do that sometimes. Then I ran across the same thing somewhere else.

Message #10 - Posted 2008/05/19 - salgud

On Thu, 15 May 2008 17:28:17 -0400, Mike Rosenberg wrote:

salgud wrote:

On Thu, 15 May 2008 16:28:34 -0400, Mike Rosenberg wrote:

salgud wrote:

On Fri, 9 May 2008 07:37:56 -0600, salgud wrote:

On Thu, 08 May 2008 15:33:44 -0500, Jolly Roger wrote:

You can set up a startup or wake event for certain days of the week in System Preferences > Energy Saver > Schedule.

If you need more control, or want to configure multiple events, you can do so with the 'pmset' command-line tool. For details about this tool, issue the 'man pmset' command in a terminal window. You can read some details about the command here as well:

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040120215017652>

<http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040501162832325>

<http://tinyurl.com/6hs966>

Thanks. Will have to give that a try when I get my iMac.

I just discovered something in my wanderings as I prepare for my new iMac. I can set the time for it to wake up using the display settings. I don't have to resort to programming, at least not for what I want.

It's in the Energy Saver settings, not displays, and JR told you that six days ago.

Thanks for clearing that up, Mike. My memory is as imperfect as my dictionary! :)

Um, I came up with that information simply by reading _your_ post, which cited JR's post in its entirety.

Well Mike, I'm glad I made your day! :)

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