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Keep your OS from sleeping (supports Windows and macOS)

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Simple Python module to prevent your computer from going to sleep. Supports Windows and macOS at the moment; Linux support is coming soon (hopefully).


The module provides a context manager named prevent_sleep(). The computer will not go to sleep while the execution is in this context:

from adrenaline import prevent_sleep

with prevent_sleep():
    # do something important here

Optionally, you can also prevent the screen from turning off:

with prevent_sleep(display=True):
    # do something important here

Command line interface

You can also use this module from the command line as follows:

$ python -m adrenaline

The command line interface will prevent sleep mode as long as it is running.


Thanks to Michael Lynn for figuring out how to do this on macOS.

Thanks to Niko Pasanen for the Windows version.

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