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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Mint 17.3 Hibernate does absolutely nothing. Suspend works

My goal is to get my laptop to hibernate once I close the lid. I have it set to act accordingly but it still only suspends it when I close the lid. When I input sudo pm-hibernate into the terminal, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS failures waking up from suspend

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop computer several weeks ago. Using it everyday for those several weeks the suspend function worked fine until a few days ago when it would ...
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notify-send not showing popup message

I have a script which executes on certain conditions, whenever I manually execute the script, the popup appears, however if i try to aumotate the script(i.e. run the script right after system is ...
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Mint + Kernel 4.5.4: laptop loses suspend state when unplugged [on hold]

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 on a newish Asus laptop with Mate desktop. To get the Nvidia graphics and Elan touchpad both to work, I installed the 4.5.4 Linux kernel. I've pretty much got everything ...
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start script after resume as logged in user (not root)

I'm running owncloud client in Ubuntu and after a suspend/resume there's a bug in owncloud which makes it not be able to connect to the server. I wrote a little script which should restart owncloud, ...
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How to backup the full system at runtime once a day

I would like to backup my 'server' running Ubuntu 14.04 every day at around 04:00. It needs to suspend after the backup has completed (I've got my script for this, but the software needs to have a ...
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Script not running on resume/wakeup in Ubuntu

I have a script named 999_thaw_flash.sh in my /etc/pm/sleep.d The script follows like this :- export DISPLAY=:0 #!/bin/bash case "{$1}" in resume|thaw) lynx --dump link1 >> file1 lynx ...
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How can I force my computer to sleep?

On another forum, I looked up a way to warn me when my computer would go to sleep. Unfortunately, instead of a warning, my computer doesn't sleep at all. The main problem is, I don't remember the code ...
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Laptop doesn't wake from sleep Ubuntu 16.04

I have this problem , my laptop doesn't wake up from sleep . Usually Ubuntu was handling this very well but I did a clean install of 16.04 today(I had windows 10 on it before) and I am stuck with this ...
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Restart when waking from suspend

I've got a dual-boot on my asus n750jv with win 10 and xubuntu 16.04. When I suspend from either os the laptop goes to sleep, a led is blinking, but when I wake the computer up, it restarts and the ...
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Computer doesn't wake up from suspend AFTER installing bcmwl

I've recently updated from 14.04 to 16.04. I've got a Dell e7450, with a broadcom BCM4352 (pcid: 14e4:43b1) chip, and like always, there are problems communicating with this chip. On 14.04 what I did ...
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How to resume download rather than restarting in uTorrent Server 3.3 in ubuntu 14.04 lts?

My issue is that after I shut down my uTorrent Server 3.3 and restart the torrent I was downloading shows 'error' in the status rather than 'checking' and if I right click and click 'start' the ...
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Get Windows Back After Waking Up On 16.04 LTS

On my dual-monitor setup some windows get offscreen after the sleep (suspend) mode. I have to manually ALT-Space to move them back. How can this be accomplished automatically after the sleep?
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On 16.04 I lose the ability to write to or shutdown hard drive after un-suspending

This is happening on a flashed Toshiba Chromebook 2 (2015). If I leave my computer suspended long enough I lose the ability to write to my drive (can not create new documents, run scripts, open ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS black screen after suspension on Dell Inspiron 15

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my new laptop from Dell with both an integrated graphics card Intel HD graphics 520 and a dedicated graphics card AMD radeon r5 m335. In my system ...
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Why does `reboot` and `poweroff` work without super user privileges in Ubuntu 16.04?

There already are a lot of questions about why shutdown and reboot require root privileges. There are many good answers available too. Why do we need to be root in terminal for shutdown and restart? ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Black Screen when waking from suspend

My computer displays a black screen on waking from suspend/hibernate. This problem was present on 14.04, but was solved when I changed to a proprietary driver (NVIDIA). I recently wiped my Ubuntu ...
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Numlock & Capslock lights wrong after Lubuntu wake-up

If I suspend my Lubuntu with either or both the numlock and capslock lights on then later wake it I find both lights off on my keyboard (Micro$oft 600). Both numlock and capslock remain in the same ...
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Sleep Timer to Suspend in Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

is there a way (best would be with GUI) to suspend my Computer after xx minutes? I am using Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS and tried everything, including Power management. Thanks, philipp
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Lenovo Y50-70 - Black laptop do not wake up after suspend.

Once I suspend my laptop, do not goes back to work. The computer still freeze when I tray to go back from a suspension and is not possible put it in low power consumption mode, because still working ...
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I still use version 15.10 — why are many things breaking (mysteriously)? [on hold]

Every day, some thing that always worked fine suddenly breaks for no apparent reason. I use the Ubuntu distribution of FireFox (currently 46.0). Yesterday, after updating my extensions and rebooting ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + unplug VGA => sleep

I just installed Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 on a little notebook (acer aspire). I will use it as a little linux server. As my screen is dead, I needed to plug an external display with VGA. Everything works ...
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Is there a USB wifi adapter that reliably works with Ubuntu? Including suspend/resume

TL;DR Is there a usb wifi dongle for ubuntu that works reliably, including suspend/resume support? I've used Ubuntu since around version 12. There wireless support has always been funky but I could ...
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Authenticate to suspend?

Fresh install of LUbuntu 16.04 on a Compaq CQ58 (El cheapo AMD C60 laptop from Wal*Mart, bought on Black Friday 2012.) I walk away from it and it's supposed to suspend. I come back to an ...
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After suspend mode, Wi-Fi won't reconnect to open network, but works fine on secure network. Any suggestions?

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on a 2007 MacBook. Wi-Fi works perfectly at home on my passworded Wi-Fi network, including after I suspend. But at a coffee shop which has two open Wi-Fi networks, the Wi-Fi won't ...
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wifi after suspend behaves weirdly

Just asking out of curiosity: when I suspend my ubuntu and resume it after some time, immediately after resuming wifi is in working state. But after a while it is disabled again(network manager is ...
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Laptop won't suspend on 16.04 (Kernel 4.4.8)

So I had Kubuntu 16.04 which had been upgraded from 15.10. Always worked fine and slept when I closed the lid. I installed Ubuntu (switched from Kubuntu) (clean install, formatted root partition) ...
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Restrict waking up from suspend to specific buttons only

I have an Acer Aspire notebook with 16.04 installed on it. Currently when I suspend, it wakes up on basically everything, including: opening the lid pressing the Power button pressing any keyboard ...
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No sound after suspend on Ubuntu 16.04

After recently upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 from 16.03 (and fixing most of the problems caused by that) I still have one persistent problem that won't go away. After a "suspend" of the system the HDMI ...
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HP Probook 450 G3 doesn't work suspending when lid was closed on ubuntu 16.04

Have a small problem - my laptop cannot suspended when lid was closed. It's doesn't work only on ubuntu 16.04, on previous versions all works good. The power settings configured correctly (set sleep ...
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Suspend does not work on Dell T20 with 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Dell T20. However I cannot get suspend to work properly (really saving energy). I know the hardware can suspend as another Dell running Windows does suspend properly. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes when suspeding

I have a Lenovo z40-70 Laptop with a Geforce 820M. Whenever my Ubuntu suspends it freezes. It only shows a black screen and doesn't respond to any command. I had the same issue when I was using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 sporadically won't Resume after Suspending on Dell XPS 9550

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 10 on a new Dell XPS 15 9550. I have no prior experience managing a Linux machine, so I'm at a bit of a loss troubleshooting this issue. The ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Intel NUC — Bricked Repeatedly

I have an intel NUC 5i7RYH, my BIOS is RYBDWi35.86A.0355.2016.0224.1501. That system ran flawlessly under 15.10. I recently upgraded to 16.04 LTS on April 23rd. The unit was bricked the next ...
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Suspend virtual machines on shutdown (Ubuntu 16.04)

I would like to save the state of the kvm vms when the host is shutting down. I think i found a way to do that, but at the moment it does not work correctly. In /etc/default/libvirt-guests i set ...
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Suspend broken on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Dell XPS 9350

Since I upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Dell XPS 9350, suspend is broken. When closing my lid the laptop will suspend, but resuming fails and it reboots. I tried pm-suspend and ...
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Cannot login after suspend with multiple monitors

Since I attached an external monitor to my laptop I'm no longer able to login when resuming from suspend. LightDM appears on both screens and shows my name in the login box, but the password field is ...
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In Ubuntu 16.04, which ACPI Global State does Suspend result in?

I have read the post on "What is suspend". However, I would like to know exactly which ACPI Global State does pressing the Suspend button lead to. Can someone explain this? Specifically, how do I ...
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More Hibernation Font Blues

Dell Latitude E7450 "Ultrabook" with 14.04 pre-installed. I installed Compiz and Metacity Flashbacks as well as Windowmaker (my actual desired environment) but in each case when I hibernate the ...
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Running xfce4-power-manager as daemon with ubuntu 14.04 and awesome

I'm running default ubuntu 14.04 in combination with awesome WM 3.5.9. To enable proper suspend when I close my laptop lid I enable xfce4 after login through the following awesome command which makes ...
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The screen stays off and the laptop is unresponsive after waking from sleep

I installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS a week after official release using the mini ISO, then ubuntu-desktop without recommended packages. Since then, just installing packages on a need to basis. After trying ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS freeze after suspend

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. However, whenever the system suspends or goes to screen saver, it freezes. I don't know if it's related to the ATI graphic card Radeon R7 250 and I have three ...
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My ubuntu 16.04 is restarted when waked from suspend mode

I was reinstalling Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 after formatting my computer. A dual- boot. In Ubuntu 16.04 , when I try to resume from suspend mode, it reboots. I suffer from symptoms such as Windows ...
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Thinkpad T410S Suspend Problem

I recently bought an old Thinkpad T410S and everything was fine until recently occured a problem with suspend. When I press Fn+F4 (suspend button), laptop turns off screen, but do not suspend and ...
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Ubuntu giving a blank screen after restore from suspend after a RAM upgrade on 16.04

I've increased the swap partition to be about 2x the new amount of RAM after the upgrade to resolve the issue, but that doesn't seem to have fixed it. The computer could previously suspend and ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not waking up after suspend on HP Elitebook 8440 (and spamming kern.log)

This computer was perfectly happy with Linux Mint 16 for a long time. I just upgraded it to Ubuntu 16.04, and am having 3 problems. Any suggestions for any of them would be appreciated. It does ...
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16.04 Will not Resume after Suspend

I'm running 16.04 LTS on Samsung 700Z Chronos i7-2675QM. It will not resume after being suspended. Closing the lid, selecting suspend or after time-out will all make the computer suspended. After ...
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Laptop sometimes not locked on resume from sleep (lid action)

Despite repeated searches I can't find anyone else reporting similar issues to me. My issue is that when I sleep my computer by closing the lid, sometimes when I open it again the screen is not ...
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HP 625 AMD Turion heat, suspend, fan speed

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 (64 bit) on an HP 625 laptop (AMD Turion P540 processor, 4 GB RAM). Everything works smoothly besides the fact that I think that the system mismanages fan speeds and as a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 restarts on suspending

Installed 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo G50-40.Laptop tools didn't work;rather, it messed up booting.All the answers to similar questions asked previously have not worked. On pressing suspend/closing laptop ...