A tool to unlock your macbook lock screen from the command line. This is mostly usefull when connecting remotely to a mac over vnc. Apple does not allow pasting a passport on the lock screen when using vnc. This tools will give you the possibility to fill in the password to this tool, and unlock your mac with it.


Using homebrew:

brew install mat1th/unlocker


This tool should be installed on the device you want to unlock.

Command Line

OVERVIEW: Controll locking and unlocking of your device with the command line.

USAGE: unlocker <subcommand>

  --version               Show the version.
  -h, --help              Show help information.

  unlock                  Unlock your machine (will ask for your password to unlock)
  lock                    Lock your machine

  See 'unlocker help <subcommand>' for detailed help.


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