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Is there a keystroke that can lock the Mac OS X screensaver?

or using some complicated steps? maybe just 1 keystroke?

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marked as duplicate by akira, BinaryMisfit Nov 6 '10 at 7:36

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If you open up Keychain Access from your Applications/Utilities folder, in preferences you can enable "Show Status in Menu Bar" to add a menu bar item to lock your screen quite easily.

Also I fond out that you can press Ctrl+Shift+⏏ (eject) to put the screen to sleep (and locked)

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