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Instant screensaver activation System
Most screensavers feature a "fade now" corner which will instantly activate the scrensaver module. The built-in OS X screensaver does not inclue this useful feature. There is, however, a pretty good shortcut way of accomplishing the same thing. Here's how to do it.

In the finder (not in a terminal session), navigate to:

/System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.framework/Versions/A/Resources/

In that directory, simply drag the ScreenSaverEngine.app to the dock. Now, when you want to activate the screen saver, just click on the icon in the dock!

This is especially useful if you've modified your screensaver to use your system password (either via the hack, or using Screen Locker). Now you can walk away and have an instantly protected system.

I'm not sure where I read about this, but I've been using it on my machine for quite a while and just hadn't posted it here yet. Very useful; kudos to whomever figured this one out!
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