Question

What is Caffeine and how do I use it?


Answer

Caffeine  is a handy tool that is available to you that prevents your computer from going to sleep. It is available on Self Service , but often comes installed on your Scotch laptop. A guide to using Self Service  can be found HERE.
 

To start Caffeine :

  1. Open the Caffeine  app. You will be presented with a settings window. Set the Duration for which you would like your computer to stay awake by using the drop down menu, then Click Close.

     
  2. To Enable Caffeine , Click on the Coffee Cup icon on the menu bar so that it shows a Full Cup of steaming coffee. Your computer will now no longer fall asleep for the duration you set in step 1.

     
  3. To Disable Caffeine , Click on the Coffee Cup icon on the menu bar so that it shows an Empty Cup. Your computer will now fall asleep as usual.

     

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