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The screen locks as soon as I close the lid of my laptop in Ubuntu 14.04

Whenever i close the lid, there it is the computer is locked. And I don't find any option in the power manager provided by Ubuntu to turn that feature off. Is there a tweak available? there might be ...
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Instead of booting up, Ubuntu shutdown if It was scheduled to shutdown while the lid is closed

I sometimes use wget or any other tool to download big files or a number of big files with take time. So I run the following commands sudo su wget http://bigfile ; wget http://bigfile ; wget ...
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Boot fails w/ Nvidia graphics card, onboard graphics lid closure required (Alienware)

I have a Alienware 14 and when I boot Ubuntu with the Nvidia Graphics it does not load. And when I boot ubuntu from the Native Graphic Card, the screen dims and I have to close the lid of my Laptop, ...
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Laptop does not suspend when lid is closed

I'm a new Ubuntu 13.10 user. Closing the lid of my laptop does not result in the computer entering suspend mode, meaning each time I close my lid without manually suspending the computer the battery ...
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Lid switch on notebook stopped working after update. How can I fix it?

I encounter a problem with Ubuntu 13.04(Gnome3), which I cannot fix myself. I hope someone can help. The lid switch of the notebook Lenovo Thinkpad X230i had worked just fine: closing the lid lead to ...
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How to prevent ubuntu 12.04 from suspending when lid is closed at the login screen?

When logged in, I was able to go into the settings and change "When the lid is closed" to "Do nothing", and it works accordingly. I want to be able to SSH into the laptop without first logging in at ...
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Is there a way (hack) to enable Screen Lock but NOT to Lock on lid close?

Here's exactly what I wanted to do: Turn ON Lock (Settings > Brightness and Lock), set the time to wait (Lock screen after:), BUT NOT to lock the screen (e.g. no Password prompt) if I'd only close ...
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Asus 1201N won't suspend on lid close

I am trying to migrate from my faithful but battered MSI Wind to an Asus eeePC 1201N. In general the experience is quite positive but I am facing one irritating issue : it won't suspend when I close ...
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How do I prevent my laptop to suspend while shutting down? [closed]

Whenever I shut down my laptop down, and quick closing the lid right after hitting "Shut down", Ubuntu registered the lid closing and arranged for suspend (standby)! The next time opening the lid, ...
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MSI-6837D laptop goes to hibernation when the lid is closed

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 in my MSI-6837D laptop, when I close the lid my system goes to suspension/hibernation and I cannot bring it back. I just want it to do nothing if I close the lid. I think ...
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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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Blank, black screen after opening closed lid.

My laptop always freezes and only the cursor can move, with a blank (dark, black) screen when I opened my closed lid. Here are my computer's specs : I am using nVIDIA GeForce 310M as my graphics ...
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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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Cinnamon: Can't restore after suspend (lid was closed)

I change my settings to "When lid closed -> nothing", but when lid closed, it go to suspend and i can't restore it, when press any button. Effect after pressed is not restore, but reloading or ...
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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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How to suspend my laptop when I close the lid?

Since I installed 11.10 the system does not suspend when I close the lid. In Power Management, the values for both battery and plug are set to suspend. When I just click on suspend, it works fine.
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“Do nothing” when closing laptop lid doesn't work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I tell Ubuntu to do nothing when I close my laptop lid? I have an Asus U36SD laptop running Ubuntu 11.04. My HP 22" LCD is plugged in to the HDMI output via a ...
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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 ...
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External monitors don't go into standby if laptop lid is closed

I use a docking station with 2 external monitors and keep my laptop lid closed when docked. In Gnome's power settings, I have set "Do nothing" when laptop lid is closed and this works fine (after ...
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How to close lid without triggering standby one time only

Related: How can I tell Ubuntu to do nothing when I close my laptop lid? I have my laptop set to activate standby when I close the lid. I want to keep this as the default for both battery and AC ...
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System doesn't respect 'when laptop lid is closed' setting [closed]

Using Ubuntu 10.10 on a HP Compaq 8710p laptop. No matter what option I pick in the power manager, when I close my laptop lid the screen turns off. I'd like the laptop to suspend instead. Suspend, ...
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How to stop acpid restarting /etc/acpi/lid.sh restart unnecessarily?

On my Acer Aspire One netbook, I have noticed that acpid starts /etc/acpi/lid.sh multiple times a minute. This script should only be started when the lid is closed or opened. How can I stop theses ...