Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Is there a way to keep iMac awake but let display sleep? Programs like Caffeine and Jiggler will keep the screen on and this is what I'd like to avoid.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

Other than tuning down the brightness to 0, you mean?

share|improve this answer
i see! i guess that would work too if i can do it from a script... –  Vasily Belokurov Nov 25 '10 at 11:06
Looks like you can do it: google.com/search?q=brightness+applescript –  Lohoris Nov 25 '10 at 11:20

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.