is there a diff way to log out of OSX quickly?

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  1. jackjohnson

    jackjohnson simple as something nobody knows OT Supporter

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    when I "log out" it shuts all the programs down, I just want everything to keep running, even itunes, and have the password screen up. I used to do it in xp all the time....
     
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    sleep...?
     
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    omgwtfbbqryan OT Supporter

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    switch user
     
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    jackjohnson simple as something nobody knows OT Supporter

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    hmm login window seems to work. not that quick though. guess my g4 is starting to show its age
     
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    password protect when screen saver activates, then set a hot corner to activate the screensaver ftw
     
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    :werd: i use shift + top right
     
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    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    thats what I do.
     
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    jackjohnson simple as something nobody knows OT Supporter

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    good idea
     
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    works well unless there are two user account on the system and they both have admin rights to the computer. Say person 'a' locks the computer out with the screen saver trick. Person 'b' comes along, moves the mouse and OS X asks for your username and password. User 'b' types in their credentials and OS X lets you right into the account of person 'a'.
     
  10. jackjohnson

    jackjohnson simple as something nobody knows OT Supporter

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    its cool im the only account/user, its just my annoying brothers who come running in when im away from the comp for .5 sec's and start fucking with shit
     
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    ah, then you'll be alright :bigthumb:
     
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    moses OMGWTFBBQ

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    passwd screen saver ftw
     
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