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I have a Asus S56CA laptop. When I bought this laptop, it came prinestalled with Windows 8 wich I updated to 8.1. I soon decided that Windows wasn't right for me and decided to use my old Ubuntu 12.04 LTS disk to install Ubuntu and experienced no problems with this. I then updated this to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using sudo update-manager -d.

After this update I have had troubles waking up my laptop after closing the lid. I am either receiving a black, blank screen where all I can see is the mouse (The mouse can be moved) or the lock screen which I cannot interact with at all (Entering Password, moving mouse etc). I was wondering if anyone else has had this problem and how they got around it. If not, does anyone know a way to fix this and stop it from happening in the future.

Thanks all.

EDIT: sudo fdisk -l:

Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes    
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylinders, total 976773168 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes 
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 4096 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 4096 bytes / 4096 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00035215

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1   *        2048   968617983   484307968   83  Linux
/dev/sda2       968620030   976771071     4075521    5  Extended
Partition 2 does not start on physical sector boundary.
/dev/sda5       968620032   976771071     4075520   82  Linux swap / Solaris

df -h:

Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda1       455G   14G  418G   4% /
none            4.0K     0  4.0K   0% /sys/fs/cgroup
udev            2.0G  4.0K  2.0G   1% /dev
tmpfs           393M  1.2M  392M   1% /run
none            5.0M     0  5.0M   0% /run/lock
none            2.0G  580K  2.0G   1% /run/shm
none            100M   40K  100M   1% /run/user
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Welcome to askubuntu! Please help us help you by providing more information. I could be more helpful if I had the output of df -h and sudo fdisk -l for example. This appears to be a hibernation problem. Having the details of the disks in use and their mount locations will be helpful to us. –  Elder Geek Jun 12 at 16:33
    
Also I think you may have been intending on update-manager --dist-upgrade instead of update-manager -d –  Elder Geek Jun 12 at 16:36
    
Please edit and add the information to your question. There isn't enough room in the comments –  Elder Geek Jun 12 at 17:13
    
Have now added said info to question. –  user292947 Jun 12 at 17:17
    
I do not think that df or fdisk info is needed for this problem --- seems a clear problem of graphic drivers. Try to see if this answer askubuntu.com/a/436389/16395 helps you. –  Rmano Jun 12 at 17:32

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This can be a temp. fix by trying to avoid suspending. Do the following: Go to Dash then System Setting, power and the choose When lid is closed do nothing.

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Thanks. I have set this and it appears to working okay now. I looked at the error that is displayed and it mentioned something about Kernel oops. I don't know what this means but maybe this could help? –  user292947 Jun 12 at 16:35
    
More than likely. The exact error message is always helpful. –  Elder Geek Jun 12 at 18:26

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