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Ubuntu going to standby instead of sleeping

My P650se is going to standby instead of suspend to ram. It turns the fans off but still uses power and heats. How can I change this? It does not happen on windows.
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A standby timer app for Ubuntu?

Is there an app, either as standalone GUI or tray indicator applet, to set a countdown timer after which the system is automatically turned into standby?
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Notebook wakes up from Standby

I have an Acer Aspire V5 Notebook with Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a SSD an Windows 8.1 on a HDD. I experience that my Notebook wakes up from standby randomly after a certain time (can be a few ...
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How do I close Chrome when entering standby or hibernate?

If I leave Chrome open, it keeps me logged into my sites even during standby, so the only defence I have is my Linux password. I would like to have Chrome shut down on standby or hibernate, and then ...
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Unable to resume from stand-by

I usually let my machine suspend to ram after time X. That used to work very well but within the last few days, I have had problems multiple times to wake my machine up and get it back into working ...
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trying to StandBy drive at startup

I have 3 drives in my laptop, one of which is a mechanical hard drive for mass storage. I want to set this drive to standby because I want to preserve energy and keep my laptop silent at startup. ...
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Blinking moon of death since SSD upgrade on standby [closed]

I own a Lenovo SL510 (4G RAM) and I just upgraded it with a Samsung 840 Evo 120G. Previously I was using Ubuntu. Later on I switched to Linux Mint Nadia. At the very beginning (Ubuntu 10.10 I guess) ...
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Standby sometimes needs hard reset on Ubuntu 14.04

After setting up a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo W540 I sometimes experience standby problems. About 50% of the time standby works fine. I close the lid or click standby on the menu and it goes to ...
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How to remove “Standby Inactivity Message” ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

how to remove the popup message from standby inactivity? Because this message is more than annoying, it is still there when I wakes. Using ubuntu 13.10 (upgrade from 13.04) with Unity TRANSLATION ...
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What are the differences between sleep, standby, suspend and hibernate in Ubuntu?

I'm really confused about these keywords used in Ubuntu. I've a little knowledge about suspend and hibernate in Ubuntu and how does it work. But I've no idea about what are the differences between ...
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Standby does nearly save no power on desktop PC

About 16 weeks ago, I switched over from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 13.04, because I could work more efficiently with it. But I kept Windows 7 in a dualboot. I noticed the following: when Windows 7 ran ...
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Fix shutdown on HP 530 (kernel 3.9.2 / ubuntu 13.04)

I needed to upgrade to kernel 3.9.3 to get Ubuntu fully working on my HP 530; Black screen after update to 13.04 (HP 530) - Solution available However, the laptop doesn't shutdown anymore or hangs ...
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closing laptop lid does not shut all applications down

Well i was just thinking of having an app or a feature which enables you to play music even the laptop lid is shut close. what i want is that the screen should be locked ie no one should be able to do ...
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VDR service blocks standby

I have a problem with 12.04. The standby function works only when I stop the vdr service with sudo service vdr stop. Is there a possibility to solve the problem?
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Getting the external hard-drive faster into standby

Currently, my external hard-drive is going into standby after 15 minutes of inactivity. How can I reduce this period to e.g. 5 minutes? Using Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit with Gnome Shell. Thanks in advance! ...
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Hard-drive fails to boot if suspend was activated prior to restarting. Booting a live USB/CD fixes the issue (temporarily)

I am running 12.04 64-bit and am dual booting with Win7, for full disclosure, although I suspect that has nothing to do with my problem. The boot-loader(GRUB) fails to load often and I will be ...
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How to change harddrive spindown time? [duplicate]

if I run my notebook on battery mode, ubuntu spindown my hardrive every few seconds. How can I fix that? I have tried it with sudo hdparm -S 127 /dev/sda* but I am not able to disable the spindown ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Suspend not working FIX [closed]

04 LTS users! If any of you are experiencing the same trouble as I did with the suspend more where the screen stays black after you turn your laptop back on please refer to my fix the last comment ...