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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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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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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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 can I hibernate/suspend from the command line and do so at a specific time and a relative time?

Ok,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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Toshiba Satellite U400 does not resume from suspend

I have upgraded from ubuntu 10.4 to 10.10 and the issue seems to be that when I close my lid I have set the computer to suspend. When I open my lid I get a black screen with the login but keyboard is ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.04 wake up hibernate suspend black display on Nokia Booklet 3G

Lubuntu 13.04 runs amazing on the Nokia Booklet 3G with a SSD, the only issue I got is the wake up/suspend/hibernate not working properly i.e. the display stays blank or black. Any idea how to fix it? ...
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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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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. ...
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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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Hibernate dialog apears but doesn't hibernate?

Followed this Question and now whenever I press the button hibernate it just take me to the login screen. For critical battery I wanted it to hibernate on specific battery % and for that I followed ...
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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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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 to enable hibernate on Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

Something I usually do after installing Ubuntu is reactivate the hibernation function. I find it quite useful to function for the more energy concious. Typically, I'd complete the instructions in ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: how to enable hibernate?

Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit 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 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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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 ...
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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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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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Hibernating my Ubuntu 10.10 takes a bit too long

It takes about 5 minutes most of the time to hibernate my Ubuntu 10.10. This is unacceptable! Is there a work-around I could use to improve the situation? Thank you.
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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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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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What is GRUB (2)'s role in the suspend/hibernate process?

I have, like many, problems with suspending/hibernating in Ubuntu. When I resume from suspend the fans start, the HDD led glows steadily, but the screen is off. The only thing I do is hard reboot. No ...
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Hibernation causes crashing on an Acer Aspire [closed]

Hibernation worked perfectly fine in 11.04. Ever since I upgraded to 11.10, my laptop (Acer Aspire) keeps crashing when it's hibernating. I have no clue why. Any ideas? At first it seemed to only ...
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Does hibernate work with an encrypted home dir in maverick?

My machine no longer resumes properly after hibernation. However, it used to until recently. When trying to figure this out, I've seen lots of people say that hibernate doesn't work with encrypted ...
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Can't hibernate on lid close 13.10 [duplicate]

I've recently upgraded to 13.10 and I can't find the option to hibernate. My computer doesn't play ball when I suspend it (screen doesn't reactivate upon lifting the lid) so in 13.04 I always used ...
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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 can I make my PC hibernate when idle?

My Ubuntu 11.10 desktop has an option to suspend when inactive (under System Settings > Power) but no option to hibernate. How can I hibernate it after a period of inactivity?
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How do I create a swap partition for hibernation?

While installing Ubuntu 11.10 a months ago I had not allotted any swap space, I now came to know that there would be no Hibernate option without Swap space. Is it possible to do it Now?, What if the ...
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No resume after Hibernate or Standby [closed]

When i try to reactivate my notebook after it went to standby or suspend mode the screen stays black. The only solution i have is to reboot the notebook by pressing the shutdown button. Anyone has any ...
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Laptop locks screen instead of hibernates

I am having hard time trying to hibernate kubuntu 12.04 It doesn't hibernate. instead it goes to the lock screen only. I checked the swap and it's 10G and active. I tried to hibernate using the ...
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Cannot resume from hibernate (s2disk)

I seem to be able to hibernate OK using s2disk, but when I switch the laptop back on, it seems to hang half-way through the "resuming" menu. The splash screen looks healthy, it seems to be trying to ...
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Hibernate on power button - login screen

Every once in a while my SO-User (significant other user) leaves the computer but doesn't hibernate it. I want to push the power button to save some energy, but as I'm not in her session, the computer ...
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Failing to recover from hibernate [closed]

Im having a problem with ubuntu, its not recovering from hibernate. The system will actually hibernate correctly (ive installed uspwsusp so i can see whats happening), but when i restart my laptop, ...
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Unable to resume from hibernation on boot- restarts instead of resuming

After fiddling around a lot with Rhythmbox and Banshee one day, I had to xkill them and logout a few times, and I think I remember seeing some error message asking for the keyring. I entered my ...