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I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Macbook Pro 10.1 with Retina display using this tutorial. Then I upgraded to 13.10. Everything works great and I really enjoy Ubuntu except for one issue. Whenever I close the lid of my laptop, or manually enter suspend or hibernate my computer is unable to boot back up. Hibernate usually just boots to a black screen and Suspend sometimes lets me see the login screen but I can't click on anything or type. I always end up having to force shutdown my system and reboot.

I read about other people with a similar problem who usually fix it by installing proprietary graphics drivers but every time I try that it makes it so I can't boot up at all. It just boots to a completely dark screen and I have to restore my operating system.

This issue is important because I can't be constantly rebooting my machine every time I close it and if I set it to do nothing when I close the lid the battery dies very fast.

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Have you looked at /var/log/pm-*.log*? It's where suspend/resume information is logged. Also read chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/bugs.html and add descriptions of "manually enter suspend or hibernate", "boots to a completely dark screen and I have to restore my operating system". Details!! –  waltinator Jan 30 at 1:45
    
By manually enter suspend or hibernate I mean - When I select suspend from the shut down menu. I mean this as an alternative to just shutting the lid. By boots to a completely dark screen I mean - it boots up normally, I see the text on the screen that I normally do but instead of going to the login screen the screen just shuts off and I can't do anything but I can see that the keyboard back light is still on. I will check the log file in a few hours. –  qazmonk Jan 30 at 18:45
    
When I start suspend from the shutdown options menu and after I reboot once the screen doesn't turn on, the log file contains this @waltinator –  qazmonk Jan 30 at 22:11
    
What happens when you hint Enter on your dark screen? Ctrl-Alt-F1 ? –  waltinator Feb 1 at 3:17
    
@waltinator Nothing happens when I do either of those things. I tested waking up from hibernate and it opens up a login screen but I can't click on anything or type anything, Ctrl-Alt-F1 doesn't work either. Eventually the screen goes black. –  qazmonk Feb 2 at 20:33
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Upgrading to kernel 3.13.0-031300rc6-generic seems to have fixed the issue. It also installed the Intel® Ivybridge Mobile driver which may be related to the fix. There are a few minor graphics artifacts but other than that everything works fine.

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