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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16.04 (from 14.04) upgrade failure will not boot in recovery mode (at password prompt enters suspend)

Last night I was prompted to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 and selected OK. This morning, normal boot results in: Starting Show Plymouth Boot Screen Cannot enter terminal or get any other response, ...
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wifi doenst work after suspend r wifi driver((tl8723be)) in ubuntu 15.05 [on hold]

wifi doesnt work after suspend all i have to do is restart
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Ubuntu 16.04 Hard disk power off retracts on suspend

This did not use to happen in Ubuntu 14.04, but happens in 16.04. When I suspend the PC, the HDD in my PC retracts its head as if the power was suddenly cut off.. This happens with both WD Blue and ...
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Ubuntu16.04 wired connection not working after suspend

I have a dell vostro 14-5480 laptop installed Ubuntu 16.04. I recognize that after suspend, my wired connection does not work anymore. I tried restart network-manager service by sudo service network-...
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Laptop won't turn back on after closing lid

I've tried several versions of Ubuntu and can't get this working, whenever I close and open the laptop, it has a black screen and nothing will turn it back on (I have to reboot), oddly enough the ...
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nvidia graphic not working on ubuntu gnome 16.04.1

I'm using a lenovo z510, with two graphic cards, one is nvidia geforce 740m and the other one intel, so I installed ubuntu gnome 16.04.1 in lagacy mode(because in uefi mode I get an error when ...
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How to fix different RAM issue 16.04 LTS for sleep mode?

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS laptop i5 e205, default 2GB 1066Mhz RAM. Now Additional hardware added of 8GB 1600 Mhz. laptop working fine, Issue when laptop go in sleep mode and resume laptop again it crash. ...
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wifi disabled after suspend and ( when i just close my lappy when is working)

I recently bought a new HP pavilion 15 -AB220TX and installed (dual boot) a fresh version of ubuntu 14.04 (64bit). After installation, the built-in wifi wasn't working so i used a usb wifi stick to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04/GRUB: Cannot resume hiberanted Windows 10

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 on an ASUS noteboook. GRUB shows me the menus to boot Ubuntu 16.04, Windows 10 and Windows 10 Recovery. Booting Ubuntu and Window Recovery works, but when I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: Logout cause the PC to suspend/sleep

PC with two user accounts. Using 14.04 I could without problem start the second account while running in the first account. After install of 16.04 this was no longer possible. Worse, when I now logout ...
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Shutdown Button without questions?

Ubuntu 16.04. I dragged Shutdown Button to desktop. When I double click it, it gives 4 options, lock/suspend/hibernate/shutdown. The command in the properties is: gnome-session-quit --power-off . How ...
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Unable to fix the famous wifi issues after suspend due to gedit error

I'd like to apply the fix described here, but unfortunately I get this error in the terminal: (gedit:13552): Gtk-WARNING **: Calling Inhibit failed: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error....
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Very high fan speeds after system goes into suspend 14.04

When system begins sleep, there is a very high fan speed that can be heard throughout the room. I thought it was someone using a hairdryer at first. How do I resolve this, and if I can't resolve ...
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Headphones doesn't give sound when lid is closed and opened

My laptop stopped giving sound from headphones when lid is closed and opened. After running: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install pavucontrol linux-sound-base alsa-base ...
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I switched from unity to i3wm but after suspend I still have gnome-screensaver instead of i3lock

How do I configure Ubuntu 14.04 so that when I close the lid of my laptop (in a i3wm session) and open it again, the screen is locked via i3lock instead of gnome-screensaver? I spent the day ...
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Why does Toshiba C50-C stay hot while suspended

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit along side Windows 10 on a Toshiba C50-C. Intel I7 gen 6, 8GB RAM, Nvidia Geforce 930M, Intel Dual Band Wifi 3165 Everything works perfectly except Suspend. The ...
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Computer shuts down when I close the lid

I'm using a dell inspiron laptop with dual booted ubuntu and windows10. Ever since I dual booted ubuntu, every time I close my lid for more than a few hours, my laptop shuts down. The settings are set ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't suspend and shut down properly

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside with Windows 10 a month ago. All this time I've noticed that after some time working, when I close laptop's lid and after open it, Ubuntu won't run. And I hear that ...
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USB drive just keeps auto suspending/disconnecting, even after disabling it

So, situation description: USB 2.0 HDD Enclosure (MS-Tech LU379PS, idVendor=152d, idProduct=2336) with a WD Caviar Green 2TB inside. Connected to my small Home Server (ZOTAC ZBOXSD-ID12/ID13) via ...
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How to replace Suspend with Hibernate on a laptop with kubuntu16.04 [duplicate]

I dont have any option for hybernation. sudo pm-hibernate works so its a supported function. How to do it when my lid is closing instead of Suspending?
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Hibernation and suspending on the Cinnamon desktop

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Then I decided to install the desktop Cinnamon. But I noticed that it can't manage the Hibernation and the suspending of the session. It is not enable to hibernate the ...
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How can I only make a specific screen sleep?

I use my laptop with multiscreen: laptop screen on one side, my TV displaying my media center (Kodi) on the other side. Problem, when I use my media center to watch a movie, the laptop screen never ...
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Suspend / Resume Broken in 16.04 With Unencrypted Drive

Problem After clean installing ubuntu 16.04 and suspending successfully by either closing the laptop lid or pressing the suspend menu button, resume fails and causes the computer to reboot and ...
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[16.04]Laptop behaves awkwardly when I'm running ubuntu

This may seem strange. But last month I bought a new laptop from HP and I installed Ubuntu 16.04 along side windows 10. From a month now, I'm observing quite unnecessary things going on and a bit ...
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Is Ubuntu Studio Stable? Giving occassional issues like getting hung and more [duplicate]

Possible resemblance here Is Ubuntu 16.04 STABLE? But, people have closed this question stating the OS is stable. Still I am facing issues like getting hung in the middle of a video project, and ...
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Ubuntu wakes up immediately after suspend

I got problem, that my Ubuntu wakes up immediately after suspend, not everytime, but when I connect my USB 3.0 mouse. When I start Ubuntu, it doesnt detect my mouse, so I must plug/unplug it few ...
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ubuntu freezes after sleep on laptop V Nitro 17 791G

sometimes, after a sleep, my Ubuntu 16.04 freezes. It was the same thing when I used the 14.04 and 14.10 version. when I use the sleep button fn + f4 it takes a few second to flash the screen and to ...
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Wifi disconnects after laptop is suspended [duplicate]

I'm experiencing WiFi disconnects after suspending my laptop or closing the lid. I'm relatively new to Linux, so after I restarted my PC the problem was fixed again. However, it still says that I have ...
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Can't suspend to ram since linux 3.8 kernel - 16.04LTS

With ASRock N68C-S UCC motherboard, suspend always works until ubuntu 12.04 include. But not since 3.11 kernel (even with 12.04). Also, suspend don't work with 14.04 and 16.04. I would like to make it ...
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Killer 1535 Wireless Won't Resume From Suspend

So, I managed to get my Killer 1535 wifi working in Ubuntu 16.04. However, there seems to be a nagging problem that everytime I suspend my laptop, on wake-up the wifi adapter is not available. A full ...
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How to resume Ubuntu's last session after battery ends completely?

On my 14.04, I can only choose "Power off" at "When power is critically low" at Power tabe on System Settings. The option "Hibernate" is grayed. I would like to retrieve all programs at the point the ...
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Suspend problem on Ubuntu 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04. When I run the terminal command sudo pm-suspend my computer suspends, and pressing any key brings it out of suspend. But when I press the "Suspend" key on the keyboard or ...
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Ubuntu hibernate and suspend

Why hibernate doesn't work on my laptop but works correctly when I use windows? By typing sudo pm-hibernate system goes to hibernate but starts with error. My operating system is Ubuntu 16.04 RAM:6 ...
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Ubuntu MATE suspend during boot and shutdown

I recently installed Ubuntu MATE 16.04 onto an Acer Aspire One netbook. During the install, the netbook went into suspend every 30 seconds. Pressing the power button would wake the netbook up and the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 failing to suspend and opening applications by itself

I have a very strange problem. After installing stock Ubuntu 16.04, I noticed that whenever I close the lip on my laptop and come back a few hours later, every application (on the launcher) is running ...
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Mouse & Touchpad buttons change function after suspend/hibernate

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y560 Laptop running Ubuntu 16.04. On startup both the touchpad and a USB mouse work fine. After suspend, the mouse buttons work differently and erratically. This is true for ...
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Screen goes blank after suspending and never wakes up. Fix?

I have recently switched from Windows to Linux and have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed dual booted with Windows 10. Things were working fine until yesterday I found out if the computer is suspended (...
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Touchpad/trackpad not working after full battery drain while in suspend

Usually I have no problem getting the touchpad to work after a regular suspend. But this time I had left my Thinkpad E460 in suspend and it drained all the battery while in suspend. On powering on ...
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Ubuntu freezes when battery gets empty

I have observed this phenomenon several times with Ubuntu 2016.04 with Gnome: I forget to plug the power cord into the wall I launch gmusicbrowser and make it play music I put my laptop on the shelf ...
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Ubuntu only has wired internet connection after suspending

I've installed ubuntu on a computer with dualboot with windows 10. First, it doesn't have internet conection at all, i tried a few things and could not solve the problem. Then, i was going to turn ...
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How to fix missing characters from font after awakening from suspend?

I find that often after awakening from suspend on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 (I have only found this issue on the latest version, though I have not tried with GNOME 3.18 on 16.04) that I get ...
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Help for suspending session or hibernating

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I want to put the system in suspend or hibernate mode and I have activated hibernation. When I do sudo pm-suspend or sudo pm-hibernate, the system apparently obeys, but ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes on shutdown

I recently switched my OS to Ubuntu on my laptop and at first it worked fine, but a few days ago, it started freezing upon shutdown. I click the shut down button, it moves onto the purple screen with ...
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Keyboard and mouse unresponsive after laptop resumes from suspend

Suspend seems to cause my mouse and keyboard to stop working. When I resume my laptop from suspend/sleep the mouse and keyboard are un responsive. The mouse does not move and I cannot type my password ...
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no hdmi video after suspend on intel NUC6i7KYK

I have the latest Intel NUC, NUC6i7KYK (specs here), running close to stock Ubuntu 16.04. Its monitor is hooked up via HDMI. When it wakes up from suspend (S3), it never wakes up the display. The ...
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Mac Air won't resume from suspend when lid is closed for a long time! Ubuntu 16.04

I have tried using the recommended command: sudo gedit /etc/systemd/logind.conf to activate suspend mode by removing the comment sign from the relevant line in this file. However, it seems that ...
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ubuntu 15.10 suspend resume not working, HP15

MACHINE MODEL NO: HP15 006TX When I suspend my laptop by shutting down the lid and try to resume it again, it hangs on a black screen and I have to long press the power button to shut it down. Any ...
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How can I preserve the brightness settings of my laptop display on standby?

I use a Lenovo Thinkpad X230. Occasionally it occurs that the brightness is being reduced to a much lower value on resume from suspend. I would like to preserve the brightness setting as set by Fn + ...
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Switched to GNOME, no password prompt on wakeup

After months of using Ubuntu I decided to switch from Unity to GNOME. Everything is working fine except it seems like some settings haven't carried over. When I close my laptop and reopen it, it doesn'...
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Apply patch to Macbook Pro 11,4 to fix Power/Suspend

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my 15" Macbook Pro mid-2015. Currently, shutting down and suspending does not work, but I found this patch here that applies a patch to the kernel. I ...