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How can I get my XP/UBUNTU 12.04 dual boot to shut down or suspend/ wake up properly?

Freshly installed onto a IBM Thinkcentre:(though there has been an update) restarts on shut down and wakes up from suspend with a brief whoosh of the fan and a blank screen. Things got a bit mixed up ...
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System shutdown, instead suspend or hibernate

I have here an LG laptop S 460, Intel Core i5, with 4 gb memory. I can't get suspend/hibernate with KDE running on Ubuntu or Kubuntu suspend/hibernate don't work properly. With Mageia, everything ...
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Unable to use GUI interface to Shut Down, Suspend, Restart in my Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 (32-bit) on my pc. I have never used Ubuntu before. It's great so far, but I am facing a bug. The Shutdown, restart, and suspend buttons do not seem to work. If I click ...
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1answer
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What log files should be examined to troubleshoot shutdown issues in relation to USB devices?

I am currently having the following issue: Close lid of laptop - laptop suspends Open lid of laptop - laptop resumes Select Shutdown from menu - computer reboots Suspend computer from menu - ...
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1answer
94 views

Ubuntu won't suspend, shutdown, etc

I've read everything I can find and can't seem to fix this. I removed novatel_3g_suspend for etc/pm/sleep.d (this fixed it initially but only once and issue persisted afterwards), removed toshset, and ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 sleep on android mini pc

A question i wanted to ask was how do i get the sleep modes and shutdown modes working on the android mini pc? i know its possible to boot but shutting down safely seems to be more complicated than i ...
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1answer
110 views

No sound after suspending Ubuntu 13.04

This problem is already known but the given solution didn't work for me. When I suspend Ubuntu, in resume I don't have sound. The solution that work for is to force shut down (by pressing the power on ...
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Ever continuing wireless problems 13.10

With each Ubuntu upgrade I seem to get new problems with my wireless connection on my HP 6930p laptop. Some distributions ago, every time the charger is unplugged, the connection is lost then it ...
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13.10 suspend no longer asks for login

After waking up computer from being suspended it no longer asks me to login to my account I do not have automatic login enabled by the way. I normally use a custom keyboard shortcut (listed below); ...
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236 views

Laptop won't shutdown, reboot or suspend

After a short stint with VMWare Player, Virtualbox and Winconn*, I'm now apparently stuck with a broken Ubuntu installation. Even after uninstalling VMware Player and Winconn (I won't uninstall ...
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166 views

Shut down Netbook by closing lid in ubuntu 13.10

My wife has an Acer Aspire One (with the SSD Card and an SD expansion card). It has never been able to hibernate or suspend, always creating errors and occasionally trashing the data on the SD card, ...
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153 views

Advanced power settings, - shutdown after being in suspend mode

Ubuntu keeps completely draining my battery when it is in suspend mode and the lid is closed, I suspect this may be a problem, as it has happened (occasionally) on two of my laptops both running ...
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Howto start scripts before/after: Startup / Reboot / Suspend / Hibernate / Powerup / etc

This is what i have so far, but for some reason it doesnt work: cd ~ cd /etc/pm/sleep.d/ sudo touch 99myStartup.sh sudo nano 99myStartup.sh chmod +x 99myStartup.sh #!/bin/bash #!/bin/sh echo ...
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1answer
438 views

Timed Shutdown - shutdown after 30 minutes [duplicate]

I am running Xubuntu 13.04, I got in the habbit of closing my Acer Netbook and forgetting about it for a week+. I open it up to find it has still been running. How do I set it to shutdown after 15 ...
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1answer
175 views

System will not power down on shutdown

I'm having problems with shutdown on my Dell Inspiron 14z-5423. When I shut down, I hear the hard disk stop but the machine does not actually power down. Interestingly, when I do a restart, the ...
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111 views

x220 shutdown turns into reboot

So first off, I did try this, and many more: Lenovo X220 reboots instead of shutting down powertop->Tunables->Runtime PM for PCI*" entries are all marked as "Bad" cat ...
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13.04: Shutdown/suspend works in live-USB, not in installed system

My brother, a Windows Vista user, agreed to have his computer improved by installing the latest ubuntu to it. However, I keep having a weird problem with the Raring Ringtail installation on his Acer ...
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switch off/suspend time log

How do I find out when my computer went to sleep the last time? Like I woke up now and don't remember when the party finished and music stopped playing yesterday. Is there a log file for that? Issuing ...
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Does it make sense to install preload on a notebook?

What I understand from preload is that it predicts what programs a user will run frequently, and so it caches those programs in RAM. But if my notebook hibernates, or goes into suspend, or if I ...
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1answer
169 views

Ubuntu 12.10 not rebooting after hard shutdown. Cannot access BIOS

Ubuntu 12.10 not rebooting after hard shutdown. After I suspended my laptop, I tried to wake it up but it did not, when I pressed any of its keys. So I did a forced shutdown. Now I am not able to ...
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477 views

Ubuntu suspends when the lid is closed after pressing shutdown

I am running 12.10. Usually when I am in a hurry I press the shutdown button on the bar and close the lid of my laptop just after that. Often, I observe that instead of shutting down, the system ...
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2answers
364 views

What happens when suspended?

I have a laptop - Lenovo T60. When I close the lid, I see that the machine goes into suspended mode. The moment I open the lid, the laptop is instantly a live. My concern - Does going into suspended ...
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What is the command for sleep/hibernate? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I suspend/hibernate from command line? I have an Acre Aspire One and this netbook does not have a sleep function on the key board and with the removal of the ...
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3answers
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I can't get suspend, hibernate and shutdown to work in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently built a computer with these specs: Asus Motherboard, Intel i3 3.3 GHz dual processor, 8 GB of RAM. I installed 12.04 on a brand new hard drive. I partitioned the hard drive between root, ...
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565 views

Shutdown button not working [closed]

I have 12.04 installed on my laptop. It was working perfectly until yesterday. Since then, no matter whether I choose restart shutdown or suspend option from GUI, my computer suspends. Please give ...
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1answer
808 views

What is the most “Ubuntu” way of preventing certain users from shutting down, suspending etc?

On a traditional Unix system, non-root users cannot do this. What is it that gives users this ability in modern desktop environments and how would I go about disabling this on a per-user or per-group ...
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665 views

equivalent of command line 'shutdown -h +60' but for suspend to RAM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I hibernate/suspend from the command line and do so at a specific time and a relative time? what is the equivalent of a command line like 'shutdown -h +60' but ...
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1answer
279 views

How can I change the shutdown launcher to suspend instead?

The shutdown option from the gnome-menu or a starter in the panel, that shows the active shutdown-options like Shutdown, Restart, Suspend, ..., has a default timer to shutdown after 60 seconds if no ...