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Apple provides a solution for this, actually. These are the instructions, assuming you are using a Wired USB keyboard and mouse: Make sure your Mac notebook is plugged in to an outlet using the AC power adapter. Connect a USB keyboard and mouse to your Mac. With your Mac turned on and the display open, connect the Mac to the appropriate port on the ...
The main thing you need is a connected and currently working external keyboard and mouse. Then closing the lid does the right thing, though you might have to move your mouse to get it out of sleep if your OS version is prior to 10.7.
System Monitor for Growl for Windows includes ping monitoring, http monitoring and server (port) monitoring. Notifications can be delivered as tooltips, message boxes or via Growl for Windows (optional but recommended). The trick was to stop searching for ping utilities (which mostly returned CLI and monitoring tools) and instead search for notification ...
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