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Apple Keyboard Key Combinations for Sleep Logout Restart Shutdown Control Option Command

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20091020tu-apple-keyboardSummary. The Apple Operating System provides quick keyboard combination for putting the computer to sleep, logout, and shutdown. They are:

  • Logout: Shift+Command+Q
  • Shutdown: Control+Option+Command+Eject
  • Sleep: Option+Command+Eject
  • Restart, Sleep, Shutdown Dialog Box: Control+Eject

The Apple website offers a complete list to Apple Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts.

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