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How to automatically lock screen on closing the lid and keep programs running (not sleep) on HP Laptop

I wanted to keep my apps running but get the screen secured when I close the lid. I did not want to get into sleep mode as this blocked my downloads and my running music. Also, I was lazy enough that ...
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i3lock instead of gnome-screensaver

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and i3wm. I run gnome-settings-daemon and the power settings works well (when on ac closing the lid does nothing and on battery it suspends) but would want to use i3lock instead ...
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Crashplan service prevents suspend

After a long trial/error process, I finally identified crashplan service as the reason for my laptop not suspending after lid is closed. I have two different Ubuntu laptops, both are suffering from ...
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Suspend failed once and forever?

I incidentally closed the lid and the system went to suspend (ubuntu 14.04) but seemed lasted forever. So I forced quit the suspend. After I restarted ubuntu and let it suspend, it failed to do so ...
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How to prevent an unintended resume from suspend (Lenovo x240)?

Updated 2015-04-19, 15:56 - I am using a Lenovo x240 notebook and the problem is valid for Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 at least. General description of the problem If I close the notebook's lid the ...
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Can I add un-suspend when lid is open

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 dual-boot. And in both the systems, I have "Suspend when lid is closed" configured. And I was wondering if I could get "Un-suspend when lid is open" in my computer. ...
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Like Mac. Close Tap (lid) and active hybrid-suspend 14.04

I would like to configure my OS, to Close the lid of the laptop, block the access and later of 10 or 20 minute active hybrid-suspend. someone can help?.. I know to close the lid and active the ...
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how to control what opening the laptops lid does

my laptop's lid is a little broken and when i put it in it's bag it'll be open while i'm handling it and then it get's out of the suspend mode, how can i change what opening the lid does, i only found ...
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Lid closing behavior Ubuntu XFCE

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.12. With this configuration, I cannot get the lock screen when the lid is closed. Ideas?
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How to permit laptop resume with lid closed

I have a Lenovo T520 that suspends and resumes perfectly on lid open/close. But I would like to be able to have rtcwake wake up the laptop during the night to perform a backup but the laptop goes back ...
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Lid Switch is not being Detected

I have a razer blade 2014, and am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am relatively new to Linux, but I managed to get everything working except for the lid detection, which is glitchy. After a reboot the ...
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How can I tell Ubuntu 14.10 to do nothing when I close my laptop lid?

The issue is solved temporary using the method in this forum, but only if I have fresh boot, if i suspend my laptop and wake it again, Ubuntu will ignore my rules, and suspend when i close the lid. ...
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Logind.conf HandleLidSwitchDocked

I've been trying to do a clamshell mode setup for my computer and I've seen many suggestions to use HandleLidSwitch=ignore. However this is not really what I want to do since I only want to keep the ...
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What's waking my laptop up?

Sometimes, but not always, my laptop running 14.04 wakes up a few seconds after I shut the lid. How do I diagnose what's going on here? I want it to be suspended when the lid closes and stay ...
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Display goes weird on raising lid after keeping it closed for some time

I've got Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio SVE15137. The issue is, when I shut the lid of the laptop (my settings let it stay running, it doesn't suspend or lock the screen), and raise the lid after,say, ...
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Notebook: Dual monitor went black after log in screen (both, HDMI and VGA), until I open up Laptop lid (which stays as wished black)

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10 (came from 12.10), the behaviour of my dual monitors (and compiz, but that is another issue) changed in the way, that after logging in, both are going black (off) and ...
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Problem getting my cpu to hibernate when I close the lid in Ubuntu 14.04

I did this already: To re-enable hibernate, run the commands below one by one to edit the config file: sudo -i cd /var/lib/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/ gedit ...
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Problem when I open the LID of my notebook

I've a Acer Aspire E1-410-2832 and I install today Ubuntu 14.10 (no dual boot, just Ubuntu) and everything works fine except when I close the LID, wait a while (to suspend it), and I open it Again: ...
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Strange behavior when closing lid Gateway NE56R

I have a Gateway NE56R laptop running the latest Kubuntu 14.10 x64 beta, although I had this same problem on Trusty. This problem may also affect some Acer Aspire laptops if that helps you fix my ...
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Catch lid close and open events

I tried to write a script like this suggestion: How do I configure the screen to lock when I close the lid? I created a directory and a new script file: mkdir /etc/acpi/local gksudo gedit ...
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Disable touchscreen on closing laptop lid

I configured my laptop so the display screen stays on and unlocked when I close the lid, because I want to do sleep and lock manually when I need it to. This works fine so far with only one drawback, ...
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Automatic Screenlock keeping screen on, ignoring timeout setting

I'm on a Macbook Air 4,1 running 14.04, with surprisingly minimal trouble so far. However there is an issue with the screen - when I set the 'Lock' on, in 'Brightness and Lock', when I close the lid, ...
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All network connections close when laptop lid is closed 14.04

First of all, I'm not the most proficient beaver when it comes to linux in general but I catch on very fast. I'm using the x86 version of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a Toshiba Satellite L40-14F laptop, ...
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ACER 5732Z Laptop [ubuntu 14.04 OS] does not suspend, when I close the lid

Can anyone help me? I use ACER 5732Z Laptop with ubuntu 14.04 OS, I would like enable suspend option when I close lid. I went to system setting>Power> and choose when the lid is closed suspend. But it ...
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14.04 - Laptop screen goes blank when lid shut

I'll be totally honest, I have googled this question...I have read responses...but I'm still pretty confused...anyway... So, anyway, I want to hook up my laptop with HDMI to my TV...that part works ...
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Disable laptop lid sleep

Xubuntu 14.04. I've already done the following: HandleLidSwitch=ignore LidSwitchIgnoreInhibited=no xset -dpms disabled xfce power manager in session and start up set power settings to do nothing ...
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Laptop doesn't hibernate when I close the lid in Ubuntu 14.04

Ok, I know there already are several questions related to this. I tried many solutions to no avail. I'm going to detail here what I did and how are my config files in the hope that a good soul will ...
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Lubuntu 14.04: how to avoid lock screen on closing laptop lid?

I upgraded my OS from Lubuntu 13.10 to Lubuntu 14.04 a few days ago, and now my screen locks when the lid is closed, while I want nothing to happen when lid is closed. I have already set the right ...
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Macbook Air 2013 won't wake after opening lid 14.04

I've got a 13" mid-2013 MacBook Air, and I'm dual booting OSx and Xubuntu. Everything seems to be working relatively well except waking the laptop by opening the lid. The screen lights up to the login ...
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Shut down by closing NoteBook [duplicate]

As a matter of fact Im quite new to Ubuntu and spent the last 2 hours finding a possibility/adjustment to "Shut Down" my Laptop when i close it ?? Maybe someone can help me with my little problem. ...
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Windows move to external monitor when re-opening lid

I'm using Cinnamon (on 12.10) on a laptop (Compaq 6710b business model) with an external monitor. Both screens run at 1680 x 1050, the external monitor is located on the right. During normal ...
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how to keep ubuntu on and unlocked while closing the laptop lid?

I want to close the laptop lid but not even lock the screen! I generally use TeamViewer from my phone and thus I need my Laptop to stay on all the time. Though a locked screen can be unlocked but i ...
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How do I turn off the monitor when I close the lid?

My problem is that when lid is closed, it just shows blank screen and not turning off the monitor, so my monitor is always on. But when I use Win 7 and I close the lid it turns off the monitor, so I ...
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Closing the lid doesn't suspend the laptop in Xubuntu but it does in Ubuntu 12.04

Hi I have a HP laptop dv6. When I use Ubuntu 12.04 and close the Lid, The laptop suspends. However That does not happen when I switch to Xubuntu 12.04 ? What should I do to solve this problem ? May be ...
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Samsung 305u notebook won't resume after suspension

I'm having trouble with my samsung 305u notebook suspending, both when inactive or when I close the lid. I read it is a video driver problem, so I uninstalled the proprietary driver from system ...
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HP 510 laptop doesn't suspend when I close the lid

I have an HP 510 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. I have all the correct settings for suspending when the lid is closed, as far as I can tell, so I think it's a problem with detecting the event. The way it ...
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No suspend on lid closing on a Samsung Series 5 14" NP530U4BI

Ok, i realize I am not the only one, but I will try to provide all info possible to make it exemplary as possible and narrow down the error sources. I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 and the ...
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When I close my Laptop lid my external monitor turns off

I saw this thread : Prevent external monitors from shutting off when laptop lid is closed? I entered this code (from that thread): gconftool-2 --type string --set ...
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Toshiba Satellite E105 does not suspend when the lid is closed

Just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10. Power management worked fine in natty, now on lid close it just blanks screen but does not put the computer to sleep. Interestingly, sometimes even does not blank ...
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Why does Ubuntu crash when I suspend or close my lid?

Whenever I close my lid, or manually suspend, Ubuntu won't go back to normal and the caps lock key randomly blinks. How can I fix this? I really want to be able to close my lid without leaving my ...