Questions related to Suspend Mode, which is a special low-power mode often used on laptops that preserves the contents of RAM while using less power than normal. Questions related to suspending to disk should use the [hibernate] tag.

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Ubuntu Phone sleep command

I want to use a small script initiated by upstart to periodically synchronise calendar and contacts. The script works and it is started by upstart. Since it is in an endless loop until stopped I ...
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problem after dual booting macbook air

I installed ubuntu on macbook air using these instructions https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBookAir6-2/Trusty Now whenever I put my mac on sleep (closing the lid) while using os x, the screen ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 suspending long after lid is closed

My MacBook Air has Ubuntu 15.04 installed. Ubuntu 15.04 only suspends after about 10-30seconds after lid is closed. This worked totally fine in ububntu 14.04 and 14.10. I hav attached the code in: ...
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Command only has effect when ran from terminal.

I'm on Xubuntu 15.04. I'm trying to run command: xss-lock -- xscreensaver-command -lock & so that my screen will lock after being suspended in Xubuntu using xscreensaver. For some reason, without ...
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How to turn off blinking LED while suspend?

When Ubuntu is in suspend mode, power led is blinking. Is there a way to turn it off?
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Unable to shutdown,reboot,hibernate and suspend from desktop in ubuntu 14.04.2 server with lxde

no problem if I am using CLI on terminal to shutdown, hibernate and reboot. But the problem is when I try to perform shutdown from GUI it shows GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.AccessDenied: ...
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Kubuntu 14.10: Laptop only sleeps when closing lid every other time

I am running Kubuntu 14.10 on an older Toshiba Satellite laptop. I have configured it via System Settings to sleep when I close the laptop lid. This works but only every other time I close the ...
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Can't shut down, suspend, switch user, or log out without black screen

Okay... So when I try to shut down, suspend, switch user, or log out - all I get is my screen turned off. However, my computer is still on. I can tell because the light on the power button on my ...
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black screen and unable to resume after suspend ubuntu 14.04 on hp laptop

This is the first time I install Ubuntu OS on laptop. Installation was successful but I hit Suspend and the screen turns black, tried to resume but the screen is still black, no cursor or anything on ...
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Computer Will Only Suspend Once

So I kind of have a problem. On both Ubuntu 14.04 and another distro of Linux I used called DXStudio, I could only suspend my custom PC once, and after that it will act like it's going to sleep, but ...
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Trouble adapting sleep hook to systemd

for some reason my machine has problems with suspension, specifically, it resumes as soon as it suspends. After some research I was able to solve this problem on 14.04 by using the following loop, as ...
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Black screen after suspend

I have problem after suspending my laptop (my laptop is HP pavilion g series) I am using Ubuntu 14.04. When I press suspend, the screen goes black. Also, when I want to wake my laptop up, it does not ...
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Warning messages that flash quickly when locking screen. Where is the log?

Trying to diagnose a problem I'm having with lock screen/suspend dropping all open windows/programs in my session. I noticed that some warning messages flash up when I lock/suspend, but they go by too ...
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Ubuntu doesnt play any online video sites such as youtube, spotify

Whenever i click 'Suspend' and my laptop sleeps, upon reboot, all online streaming sites such as youtube, spotify, videos can load but will not play. What can be the issue? Pls suggest solutions. I ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 disconnects from virtual networks after wakeup

After upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04, I see the same behavior with VirtualBox and VMWare Workstation. After the system is waked up from suspend, there's neither vboxnet0 nor vmnet8 devices in the output of ...
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My screen goes black but not off, laptop still awake

I have found a bunch of different posts regarding this issue, but none solved my issue. It happens sometimes, often a little after resume from suspend. Like I said, the computer is still running ...
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Laptop fails to suspend or hibernate, wakeup detected in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome on my Thinkpad T410. To my surprise, it didn't have any option to suspend/hibernate the current session. So i installed pm-utils and also added extension which ...
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System goes to suspend mode on plugging out charging

I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Whenever i plug out my charger, i see Low battery notification (even when my laptop is fully charged) and then my system goes to suspend mode. Please let me know if this ...
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Suspend logging me out

I am having a problem recently that when I suspend my computer, upon waking it up after a while, it just logs me out and then prompts the main login screen. This closes all my running programs from ...
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Lenovo Z50-70 not resuming after hibernation

My lenovo z50-70 is not resuming after i put the laptop in hibernation mode. It gives a black screen on resume. I tried a solution - http://askubuntu.com/a/436389/411863 but it didn't work out. ...
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My lap restarts when i close the lid?

Hi I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 lts. I am new to this operating system. I have tried all the updates and upgrade. Now I got a serious problem. Whenever I shut down my lap and close the lid, it ...
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desktop graphics choppy after waking from sleep using nvidia driver

anyone know how to resolve this? when this happens, the desktop performance is noticeably slower and choppy, and sometimes in terminal i have to hit Ctrl+L to get the screen to update after typing ...
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Xubuntu automatic suspend doesn't work

When I set xubuntu on my Asus Eee PC 1015BX to suspend after 15 minutes of inactivity, after that time I get "Power Manager not authorized" notification and it doesn't suspend. I had the same problem ...
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My Laptop doesn't suspend at all in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

My laptop is Asus N56-jk, I'm an ubuntu 14.04 user, when I push the suspend button or close the lid, it just get locked or somethng like logging out, what should I do?
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Is it possible to turn off Thinkpad dead battery led indicator?

I have old Thinkpad T61 with ubuntu 14.04LTS. Battery is completely dead (orange light is blinking all the time). But I don't want to replace it. I would like to turn off that indicator? Can it be ...
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Ubuntu 14 LTS server going to sleep/shutdown

We recently transitioned from Ubuntu 12 to Ubuntu 14 server installations and started to notice that the servers are occasionally go to sleep after couple of hours to days intermittently. ...
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automatically unmount sshfs network drives before VPN disconnects on suspend

Reasonably new linux user here. For my work, I regularly mount two network drives via sshfs in Xubuntu 15.05. Now I've written a little bash script to mount/unmount both drives & create a symlink ...
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Ubuntu becomes quite laggy after wake up

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on my UX32A Zenbook Prime with Intel® Core™ i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz × 4 processor and Intel® Ivybridge Mobile Graphics. When I wake up my computer from sleep mode, I find it ...
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Changing the command executed using suspend/standby in 14.04 LTS

I had some problems with my Thinkpad X200T not suspending under 14.04 LTS, after trying different solutions, it seems the easiest fix is to just execute sudo pm-suspend How would I go about making ...
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Touchpad not working after suspend on Asus A450L

I recently change laptop to asus A450L and install latest ubuntu 15.04, there is one annoying bug, touchpad not working after suspend, and need to reboot to make it working again. Touchpad not ...
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Black screen on laptop lid open after update to 15.04

I suspend my laptop by closing the lid, but when I open it my screen stays black, when I should be prompted to enter my xscreensaver password. The screen is "on" because I can switch TTY using ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Audio switches to Headphones after suspend, but there is no sound through headphones or speakers

Ok, so I have been getting a strange issue since I updated to 15.04. After a reboot, audio works fine through the speakers, and I'm able to plug the headphones in and it switches to them and works ...
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Flgrx drivers not working after suspend

This is a weird issue I've been having for a while and it's driving me insane. I have a MSI 7770 1GB Graphics card, and Ubuntu 15.04. I'm using Flgrx updates which work fine until I wake the computer ...
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Prevent usb HDD Sleep mode?

I'm having a problem with my computer running Ubuntu server 12.04, I have an external USB HDD plugged in for samba file sharing but after a few hours not using samba the USB HDD goes to sleep. When I ...
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Suspend doesn't work (Ubuntu 14.04)

I'm new to Linux and to this forum, I recently purchased a DELL XPS-13 with Ubuntu 14.04. Until now suspending my computer, either by closing the lid or clicking "suspend" in the menu did suspend my ...
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How do you move from suspend to hibernate in 15.04

I am asking basically the same question as in How to go automatically from Suspend into Hibernate? I need to make the computer to go from suspend into hibernate after a certain amount of time. The ...
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What does “inactive” mean in “suspend when inactive for xxx mins”?

In system settings -> Power, what does "inactive" mean in "suspend when inactive for xxx mins"? If my laptop am running a hours long backup program while i am sleeping, is that considered ...
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Is it still recommended to use sleepd?

I want to suspend or hibernate 14.04 on T400, if batter is low. The system settings for power managenet only has option for shut down, and doesn't have option for suspend, and the option for ...
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Why is my system not waking up from suspend?

I freshly installed Ubuntu 15.04 sharing a preexisting home partition (Mint 17.1). However, in neither Mint or Ubuntu the computer is waking up from suspend mode. The status LED keeps blinking and the ...
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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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External monitor is disabled after resume (only on 15.04)

I recently installed ubuntu 15.04 and most things just work out of the box, awesome! But there is on annoying thing: I have an external screen connected to my machine (T450s, via docking station) and ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Suspend doesn't run `pm-suspend`

After upgrading to Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 (from 14.10), I noticed my pm-utils hooks in /etc/pm/sleep.d aren't running anymore on suspend/resume. I have a custom script which saves the brightness before ...
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After closing the lid, no screen display and computer hangs. Have to restart everytime.(14.10)

When I lock my laptop and close the lid, and again after sometime,when I open the lid, their is a blank screen with no display and even if I press any key(s), my system does not wake up.I have to ...
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how to run scheduled task ,after resume from sleep,only if computer was sleeping at the time of schedule

i have a cron backup job set up, but i would like it to run after resume from sleep, if my computer was asleep at the scheduled time. example: backup script runs every night at 2:00. often i put my ...
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Gnome 3.14.4 won't blank the screen / suspend the system due to inactivity

I installed gnome-shell and ubuntu-gnome-desktop on top of Ubuntu and now the automatic suspension doesn't seem to work (I've been using GNOME now for some time and I'm not 100% sure if it worked at ...
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Laptop does not wake up after suspend

This happens randomly. I have an Hp Pavilion 17: http://www8.hp.com/h20195/v2/GetDocument.aspx?docname=c04511132 When I suspend my laptop (whether by closing the lid or any other way) sometimes it ...
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Eeepc Ubuntu 14.04 Problems: Video, audio, screen flicking and suspend failure

I install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Eeepc 1101HA with processor Intel Atom CPUZ520 and I have some problems: Screen is flicking, shacking..... Video doesn-t work, is very slow and impossible to see ...
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How to fix 3 min. dalay and suspend problem after instaling ubuntu 15.04 on macbook pro 5.1?

I installed ubuntu 15.04 on my macbook 5.1 (late 2008) and on every reboot I have to wait about 3 minutes to get to the login screen. Also suspend doesn't work when I close lid. Does someone have a ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 jumps into standby after login

I upgraded my system from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04 flawlessly. But for some reason, it always jumps straight into standby (suspend) mode directly after login. I have to use the notebook's power ...
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Who restores the hibernation image on disk?

guys, I'm doing experiment on ubuntu 14.04.2, and try to figure out who is responsible for resuming the system from hibernation. In order to track it, I add some dump_stack in software_resume, which ...