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Prevent Mac to sleep when lid closed on Mojave [Resolved]

So I saw a lots of old discution on this topic, but I'm trying to find out an actual solution that still works on Mojave, without the use of external monitor/keyboard/mouse/with power adapter.

When looking up Amphetamine, they claimed that you can only do it when the 4 criterias are met, and cannot overridden it.


But on the other hands, Anti Sleep provide the feature in their pro version...

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So, wich one get the real deal ? Is Anti Sleep lying about it or Amphetamine (and all other caffeine app on the appStore) out of date ?

I also heard about InsomniaX and built-in caffeine but it's really not user friendly, and appear not to be supported anymore...

Question Credit: Edd Growl
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Asked July 9, 2019
Posted Under: Apple
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You can accomplish this in terminal. No additional software needed.

Display global power settings:
pmset -g

System-wide power settings:
Currently in use:
 lidwake              1
 autopoweroff         1
 standbydelayhigh     86400
 autopoweroffdelay    28800
 proximitywake        1
 standby              1
 standbydelaylow      10800
 ttyskeepawake        1
 hibernatemode        3
 powernap             1
 gpuswitch            2
 hibernatefile        /var/vm/sleepimage
 highstandbythreshold 50
 womp                 0
 displaysleep         10
 networkoversleep     0
 sleep                1 (sleep prevented by sharingd)
 tcpkeepalive         1
 halfdim              1
 acwake               0
 disksleep            10

To stop sleep entirely:
sudo pmset -a disablesleep 1

To revert, allowing sleep again:
sudo pmset -a disablesleep 0

credit: CJ Dana
Answered July 9, 2019
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