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MacBook Pro - How can I keep downloads going 24/7


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I have made the changes in power saver to keep the computer from sleeping so fast. How can I keep from disconnecting from the internet?
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It'll drop the connection when it sleeps. If you want downloads going 24/7 you might need to disable sleep mode, but let the display sleep normally.
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If you're talking about torrents then try Transmission. It has a setting in it's preferences to stop the mac sleeping while downloads are active.

That way you don't have to mess with your global power settings
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Another thing to try is InsomniaX. Its great as all it does is put the screen to sleep when the lid is closed, not the speakers or wireless.
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If you're talking about torrents then try Transmission. It has a setting in it's preferences to stop the mac sleeping while downloads are active.

That way you don't have to mess with your global power settings
I am using transmission so I'll have to look for that. Thanks
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