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Shutdown Timer Apple Script January 4, 2009

Posted by Steven in In-Media.
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Again some software does not shut down Mac OS X properly. Fortunately there is a built in systematic that facilitates the shutdown properly:

  • Open “Script Editor”
  • Paste the script Source Code
  • Save as format: “Application Bundle”

tell application "Finder"
delay 120
shut down
end tell

The units are in seconds. Here are some examples:

30 minutes: 1800
60 minutes: 3600
90 minutes: 5400

There is also a terminal command that will execute the same functionality:
sudo shutdown -h +60
or
osascript -e 'tell application "System Events" to shut down'
This will shutdown the system.
Further information can be found here: Apfeltalk.

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