Hibernating enables faster bootup times coupled with the power savings of a complete power-off. However, many computers do not support Linux hibernation and so it is not enabled by default in Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10.

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Unable to mount Windows (NTFS) filesystem due to hibernation

Whenever I boot Ubuntu, I get a message that it cannot mount my windows partition, and I can choose to either wait, skip or manually mount. When I try to enter my Windows partition through Nautilus I ...
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How to enable hibernation?

In Ubuntu 12.04 and newer, hibernation has been disabled by default in policykit. How can I enable this back?
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How can I suspend/hibernate from command line?

How can I suspend or hibernate my laptop using command line, without installing additional software?
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Hibernation is still missing from menu in 13.10 after enabling via polkit. How to enable?

I know that since 12.04, we need to add a policykit rule to enable hibernation (see question How to enable hibernation? and the Official Documentation). I can successfully bring my laptop into ...
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How to enable hibernation in 15.04?

I did a clean install of 15.04, tried to enable hibernation per instruction from http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/10/enable-hibernate-option-in-ubuntu-14-10-unity/ but it works only if I boot ...
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Automatically sleep and wake-up at specific times

How can I hibernate or sleep my Ubuntu 10.10 desktop and have it "wake up" the next day? I have seen software that can do this on windows, so it can't be hard on Ubuntu!
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laptop fails to suspend or hibernate (wakes up after 2-5 seconds without user interaction)

This all started happening after upgrading to 13.10, now I am running 14.04 and still have the same issue. When I close the lid or I do sudo pm-suspend the laptop goes into suspend for 2-5 seconds ...
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How can I hibernate/suspend from the command line and do so at a specific time

I managed to find out how to suspend/hibernate the system from the command line by reading How can I suspend/hibernate from command line?. However, I would like to know how to use the command line to ...
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Cannot remove hiberfile on ntfs partition

I've been looking at questions like Unable to mount Windows (NTFS) filesystem due to hibernation and How do I mount a hibernated NTFS partition? and they all say "Boot into windows" which I am unable ...
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How to make hibernate/sleep work on laptops where default setup isn't working?

I have an Asus r1f laptop. For some reason, hibernate/sleep isn't working properly at all. Are there any other packages I can use or tweaks I can implement to get this working? I've googled around ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: how to enable hibernate?

Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I know that question been asked a billion times, but all of them consist of editing /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/com.ubuntu.enable-hibernate.pkla That file does not ...
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Hibernate missing from power menu and when I press laptop power button

When I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 my Ubuntu power menu has lost the ability to hibernate. Is there a way to add that back in, or is this default for 12.04?
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How do I schedule waking up from hibernation?

Is it possible to wake up Ubuntu from hibernation at a predefined time? It should not be WOL, but rather Ubuntu waking itself up. For example, it should do what the app WakeupOnStandBy does on MS ...
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pm-hibernate freezes and/or fails to resume on Dell XPS 13, 14.04, 3.19 kernel [duplicate]

I'm running 14.04 on a new XPS 13. In order to support the newer hardware, I'm running a mainline 3.19 kernel. Hibernate resume has been iffy with the entire 3.19 kernel line, but recently (3.19.5) ...
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Whither hybrid suspend?

So what ever happened to hybrid suspend, where it would suspend to both RAM and disk? It was kind of hot a few years ago, but it seems it was dropped. Is there any way to set this up in recent Ubuntu ...
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Swap encryption and hibernating

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, with an encrypted home folder + swap partition. Before I had this encrypted setup, I used to have my hibernation enabled. I found this documentation on how to enable ...
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Hibernate to a swap file

I have configured a new Ubuntu 10.10 installation in a Notebook to use a swap file, instead of using a swap partition. For default is not possible to get Ubuntu to hibernate using a swap file, so i ...
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How do I fix hibernate?

Suspend and Hibernate was not working in my Ubuntu 11.04 and I followed these instructions to fix the issue by installing uswsusp. The commands s2ram and s2disk were working fine for me and hence I ...
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How do I enable hibernation on Wubi?

I installed Ubuntu on my Windows 7 Sager laptop using Wubi. Hibernate (i.e. suspend to disc) is not an option from the power icon, only suspend, shutdown, etc. Hibernate is also not an option from my ...
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Problem with Hibernation

I just upgraded my Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. I have problem with Hibernation in my new 12.04. I run the following command, sudo pm-hibernate but my system does not Hibernate, i.e. my system does not ...
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Why isn't Hibernate in Ubuntu 16.04 working and how to fix it?

I have Kubuntu 16.04 64-bit installed on my HP Pavilion 17-f000 Notebook. I've tried the steps from the ubuntu 16.04 wiki, but the sudo pm-hibernate terminal command did nothing and creating the /etc/...
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Windows have black borders after hibernation Unity

when my 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 machine "wakes up" after hibernation, windows look like this: The system is still usable, but it's really ugly and I believe that Linux is beautiful, not only because of ...
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How to temporarily disable sleep and hibernate from the command line

It seems like there are many ways in which a Ubuntu's settings can be permanently manipulated to sleep when desired as long as predetermined conditions are met. However, these are more permanent ...
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I have enabled hibernate but it isn't working. What can I do?

I enabled Hibernate in 12.04 following the procedure given in this question : How to enable hibernation in 12.04? But, Even after I enabled it, The hibernate isn't working. By not working, I mean the ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 suspends ~30 seconds after resume

I just upgraded yesterday to 15.04 from 14.10 using sudo do-release-upgrade -d. My computer suspends and resumes with no trouble, however every time I resume, after about 30 seconds the computer goes ...
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How to go automatically from Suspend into Hibernate?

Is it possible to make Ubuntu go into Hibernate state from Suspend, aka "Suspend Sedation"? For example, my laptop is set up to go into a Suspend once I close the lid. If then I don't use it for ...
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What is the difference between Hibernate and Suspend

Logout, Restart and Shutdown are all self explanatory to me. What are the differences between Suspend and Hibernate on the shutdown menu?
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How to prevent computer from automatically sleeping and/or hibernating?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, and my laptop* won't wake from sleep/suspend/hibernate. (Is sleep the same thing as suspend?) I'm not even sure which of these things it's doing. When I am done working for ...
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Blank screen after suspend/hibernate on 14.04

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. Everything works great except after hibernate/suspend I am getting a black screen. I can use Alt+Ctr+F1 then Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart and the screen comes back ...
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Modify actions when battery is critically low?

I am running Ubuntu (not Xubuntu) and am using Xfce4 on my laptop. When my laptop battery is critically low, Ubuntu/Xfce4 performs some action (perhaps hibernate?) which causes my laptop to shut down. ...
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Can a Windows 8 partition be mounted in Ubuntu if “fast startup”is switched on?

I'm aware that when a Windows session is hibernated, its disk partition cannot be mounted in Ubuntu. By default in Windows 8, a hybrid shutdown/hibernate feature is used (fast startup) which ...
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Hibernate not working 14.04

I searched everywhere and while there are guides none say what to do if a step wont work, so this isn't a duplicate as far as I know. If it is I'll take this down but PLEASE read the full question ...
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How do I add more swap easily so that I can hibernate my laptop?

I installed Natty on my laptop with default options. I guess it created a swap partition equal to the size of my RAM. Every time I try to hibernate I get the "not enough swap" message, which is ...
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Network devices unmanaged after resume from hibernation in Ubuntu Gnome 13.10

After confirmation that hibernation/resume worked well with sudo pm-hibernate, I enabled hibernatation on /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/com.ubuntu.enable-hibernate.pkla to get the option in ...
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Cannot shutdown my Sony Vaio

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 (dual boot with Windows 7) on my sony Vaio. After the fresh install everything was working fine. then I was informed that new driver were available for my ATI ...
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How to run a script after or before hibernate

I want to run a 4 commands before a hibernate and another 2 commands after update. Is it also possible to arrange the time/squence of each commands,if yes then could you explain how?
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When Shutting down or hibernating it just goes to the login screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can’t shut down nor reboot without console Title says all. When I choose shut down or hibernate if my computer has been on a while, it just goes to the log-in screen. If ...
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How to run a script after the system resumes from hibernate (suspent-to-disk)?

I have configured powernap to hibernate (i.e., suspend-to-disk) the machine if idle. In order to save additional power, I have configured my non-root, data disks to spin-down using the hdparm command. ...
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How to prevent automatic hibernation while watching videos?

I have my settings to hibernate after 20 minutes and after 5 minutes it kicks into hibernate even when I'm watching a movie. I'm a complete newbie with Linux. I have Ubuntu 14.04 and my computer is a ...
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Encrypted home partition + encrypted swap + working hibernate

I would like to set up disk encryption on Ubuntu 13.10 such that I have plain / encrypted /home partition encrypted swap partition working hibernation and resume As these requirements suggest, ...
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How to enable Hibernate in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to modify policykit to allow hibernation in upower? I just installed the new 12.04 beta on my Lenovo Ideapad U450. According to this thread Whither hybrid suspend? ...
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Intel Centrino iwlwifi driver problem: wifi disconnects after suspend/hibernate, persistent problem since 14.04

This is a real shame and true frustration, I've long been Ubuntu advocate but now after hours and hours of wrestling with this bug I'm about to go back to the windows realm (or maybe another linux ...
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How do I set up an mp3 alarm clock?

I want to switch from Windows XP to Ubuntu and there is one thing that I'm heavily using in XP—an MP3 alarm clock. In the evening I turn the PC to hibernated mode. In the morning it wakes up (...
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How do I lock the screen after resuming from hibernation?

I've been able to successfully hibernate and resume my Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop PC using procedure that I've documented in this answer. However, I now have a problem that whenever the PC resumes, it does ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't shut down after suspend or hibernate

Actually my question can appear identical to this one in this forum (and also this one elsewhere); indeed the question is the same, but I'm asking it anyway because I can give more informations and ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 is not providing working suspend or hibernate feature

I previously used 14.04 and i used to suspend when ever i am done and need to resume my task later . That shuts my machine down(except the LED indicator) which didn't consume power and no heating so i ...
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Hibernate and Suspend do not exist anymore, help

When I close the lid of my laptop and open it after some time I am greeted with a message "Failed to suspend". When I tried to manually suspend/hibernate, I saw these options are not available there ...
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How to disable hibernating?

Whereas many questions are geared towards implementing hibernation, mine is how to disable it. I've just encrypted my swap partition, and I such my system can still hibernate, but cannot resume ...
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Hibernate option doesn't appear in the shutdown menu(s) [closed]

In 13.04, I enabled hibernation by following these instructions: You can also enable the hibernate option in the menus. To do that, use your favorite text editor to create /etc/polkit-1/...
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Ubuntu not is hibernating when lid is closed

I use Ubuntu 12.04 in my laptop. I'm trying to configure to hibernate when lid is closed. However, not is working. I did the following steps to solve the problem: I enable in /etc/polkit-1/...