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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How to enable hibernate on Sony Vaio Pro Haswell

Hibernate refused to work with 13.10 on my Sony Vaio pro. Here's how I got it to work: First I followed the directions here to enable hibernation: How to enable hibernation? Then create the ...
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MacbookPro Freezes after waking from suspend 14.04 [on hold]

I have installed Trusty Tahr hoping that I wouldn't bump into the suspend issue. I had 12.04 installed before but there was no problem with suspend behaviour. then upgraded to 13.10 which was the ...
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Network connection error after suspend Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 and a DSL connection for internet. However, whenever I suspend and resume my session, I'm no longer able to connect to the internet. Could someone help me fix this?
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop not getting shutdown

My Computer : Intel i5-4440 Quad Core on Intel Motherboard DB85FL (built-in graphics). I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10 through 'Software Updater'. The process was fully automatic and ...
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Screen switches off after waking up from suspend

I guess, there are plenty of duplicates of this question, but I didn't find any to be helpful in my particular problem. My story is as follows: I was running Xubuntu 12.04 on a Thinkpad X40 which has ...
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Laptop running 14.04 LTS with Lock screen issue [on hold]

I've been trying out Ubuntu over the last month or so(have used other distro's in the past but took a long hiatus), last night after installing 14.04 LTS I've run into a bug where if my laptop goes ...
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laptop fails to suspend or hibernate (wakes up after 2-5 seconds without user interaction)

This all started happening after upgrading to 13.10. When I close the lid or I do sudo pm-suspend the laptop goes into suspend for 2-5 seconds and awakes by itself. Same happens if I try to do ...
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Suspend not working due to backlight issue

I am using the Radeon HD 6320 video card with the radeon xorg driver. I have tried using the flgrx dirver but it isn't as snappy as the xorg and also has brightness issues. The xorg driver has ...
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How can I suspend the way that ubuntu does?

I would like a command I could map to a button or execute within my network. So far I know the command sudo pm-suspend but I could not make pmi action suspend work on either 12.04 nor 14.04 : Error ...
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Suspend to RAM not working

It used to be working in Xubuntu 13.04, now I'm using Ubuntu studio 13.10 and it doesn't switch off the fans. If I resume (press any keys, also Wake up Key) it goes back normally, but If I manually ...
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Stop Ubuntu 12 suspending while uploading

I have enabled suspend on my system. It's a Mac pro running Ubuntu 12.04. The problem I'm getting is it is suspending when its uploading files and also I believe when it's compiling software. Is ...
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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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Ubuntu broken pipe on suspend [closed]

On my Ubuntu computer, I am trying to suspend. But, when I suspend, the screen goes black for a second and then flashes a "could not writes: Broken Pipe" error message. Restart and Shutdown are still ...
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fglrx: suspend on lid_closed does not work

I'm on a Samsung 535U3C with lubuntu 13.10. Since powermanagement did not work at all (neither hibernate nor suspend: hibernate brought to a complete reboot, suspend was unable to awake the screen) in ...
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Dock (Docky) disappears when I put my computer to sleep

My dock disappears when I put the computer to sleep. It's there when I go to sleep, but gone when I wake it up. I can easily start the dock again by using unity search and searching for "docky" and ...
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Determine which device resumed PC from suspend

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 as a HTPC and have configuring the PC to resume from suspend in order to record scheduled live TV programs. This part works fine. What I want to do now is determine what ...
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HP Pavilion dv7 - Ubuntu 13.10 - wil not wake on lan

I am using my old dv7 as a HTPC running XBMC. it will wake on IR, but not by WOL. It also wakes if I open the lid. I am using the NVidia drivers, even finally got HDMI audio out working after alot ...
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How to use UPSTART feature of ubuntu to restart the python script but not as root?

I am running my Python script using upstart feature of Ubuntu so that if for whatever reason my Python script dies or gets killed, it can be restarted automatically and everything is working fine - ...
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Customise Suspend operation or create custom power option?

So basically I am using Ubuntu saucy salamander and I would like to be able to wake it from suspend over wireless. I can already do it when it has a wired connection but this doesnt really fit my ...
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Wifi does not work after system sleep

I recently had to reinstall 12.04 onto my desktop system, due to stability issues. Everything has been okay so far except for wifi which doesn't come back up after a system sleep. Rebooting the system ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not working after suspend

when trying to run my Laptop after suspend . I have a black screen and nothing work. keyboard,mouse,touch bad . My PC : Laptop Dell Inspiron 15 R Ram :4 GB graphic Card :Advanced Micro Devices, ...
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XBMC and Power Saving

I have set up my XBMC system on my ASUS X401A laptop. I am now getting towards the stage where most of my film collection is on an external hard drive and as such I will be putting it closed on a ...
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How to disable the sleep button (Fn + F4)?

System76 Gazelle notebook; Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS For some reason they've put the Sleep button between the Mute and Volume Down buttons, which makes it much too easy to accidentally put the computer to ...
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Prevent wifi from disabling at suspend?

I have setup my ubuntu laptop as my XBMC centre, however I am wanting to store it under the TV to keep it tidy, this in turn will make it a faf to get to the laptops power button. I have already ...
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Laptop resume with external display: all windows are displaced to other workspaces, why?

I am not sure if this is the default behavior and if someone else noticed it. Suppose I have 4 workspaces with an external display plugged in so my workspace setup looks like this: [W1a W1b] [W2a ...
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Laptop does not stay suspended/hibernated

I have a Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5307. The computer came with Windows 8 and all the power functions seem to work fine with Windows. Whenever I install Ubuntu 13.10 (or any equivalent ie. Linux Mint, ...
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13.10 black screen after wake from suspend

I am running 13.10, when I try to wake my computer from suspend the screen doesn't seem to activate. Any pointers as to where I am going wrong? I just have to manually reboot the computer for it to ...
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Up arrow unresponsive in XUbuntu 12.04 after resuming from suspend

In XUbuntu 12.04 I'm facing an issue where (occasionally) the keyboard lay-out is changed after resuming from suspend to RAM. As this only happens sporadically, I haven't figured out what causes it ...
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Keep keyboard from waking laptop?

I have an Ideapad Y400 running Ubuntu 13.10. I have been having a problem where, while I am carrying the laptop, the screen will push one of the keys and wake the laptop up. Is there any way to: ...
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Intel NUC wake from suspend with black screen

I am trying to get my intel nuc running a celeron processor with 13.10 to wake from suspend. When I press the power button I can hear the computer come to life but nothing activates on my screen?
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Ubuntu One stuck after suspend

I recently bought 20GB of Ubuntu One storage and have a problem that makes using U1 a really annoying experience. I found some posts about this or a similar problem before, but nothing recent relating ...
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Why can't my computer recover from suspend

I've had my computer set to black screen on lid close for half of my linux career. In some distro's it's worked and in others it hasn't. In the latest release series of linux mint and ubuntu it's been ...
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How to avoid Sleep mode in ubuntu server 32x

http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/25133/ubuntu-server-continuously-goes-to-sleep/25151#25151 I try the upper solution to avoid my Ubuntu server (32x) to sleep, but now i just can't enter it, ...
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Anacron and suspend

Does an cron task, that is run with anacron run even when my system is suspended? I know that anacron will run a job regardless of whether my system is on or off, but I thought that the jobs get ...
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Poor battery life: cron jobs running even in suspend

I was trying to figure out why my battery was dying out really fast even when in suspend mode. I noticed that my cron jobs run even when my laptop is suspended. I do not want this behavior. Cron ...
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Ubuntu not suspending properly

I have an x86 desktop running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I did some things (do not remember) to the brightness and lock system settings and then put them back to the default. Now when I try to suspend the ...
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Glitches after closing/opening laptop lid. T410p, NVIDIA

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo T440p. I have an integrated Intel GPU, which works fine (until now), and another gpu (NVIDIA GeForce 730M) which I wanted to use instead. I installed the ...
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Computer reboots instead of shutdown, only after suspend

I have posted seen this on the Ubuntu forums (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2175057), but its not drawing a solution there so I am posting here. Problem is when I shutdown my computer it ...
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How can I prevent anything from happening when I shut the lid of my laptop?

I have a laptop running 12.04 Server Edition, and I'd like to be able to shut the lid without anything happening. I need it to remain pingable and sshable and continue to run all of its daemons and ...
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Make a disk sleep permanently

On my computer I have 3 hard disks with 3 different OSes, but one of those disks it's a little bit old and I want to make it sleep always, because it consumes power and makes noise, but I'm not even ...
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slow machine when waking from suspend

I am using xfce4-power-manager to take care of screen locking and suspend when I close the lid of my laptop. It's a great little utility! However, when the machine wakes from suspend (which is to ...
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put gpu to d3cold

I want to buy a new silent htpc system and wonder whether it is possible to completely power off an ordinary discrete gpu, e.g. a Geforce GTX 750 (this GPU draws its power solely from pci, maybe that ...
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Keyboard and trackpad do not work on wake

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my ASUS 1225b. After having some problems with UEFI got it working mostly good. Only problem is 1 out of 2 times I wake it (from suspend?) the keyboard and track pad ...
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Does a BitTorrent transmission continue when a laptop suspends?

In Windows, while I lock the screen, the download files, still downloads in µTorrent. But, if I close the lid (probably it'll get suspended), will the download complete?
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Problem with disk unmounting on sleep and mounting on wake

I use a HTPC with XBMC on Lubuntu 13.10 (32 bits) to watch My DVDrips from an external USB HHD, the problem comes when I put the computer to sleep from between XBMC and then I wake up the system then ...
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Whenever i suspend when i resume my screen is just black

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Sony Vaio machine. System has ran Ubuntu for over 18months and never has this happened before. COnstantly keep update with all updates, however the last half dozen times ...
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Disable Touchpad on ARM Samsung Series 3 Chromebook Chrubuntu 12.04

Is there a way to disable the trackpad of an ARM device when it suspends? My current problem is that when my Samsung Series 3 is suspended, the trackpad is super sensitive and will wake the device ...
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Screen frozen when ubuntu restore from Suspend in laptop [duplicate]

i'm new to Ubuntu, and my problem is that whenever i close the lid of my laptop and open it again, the login screen doesn't appear. Instead i'm stuck at a black screen with a frozen mouse cursor (both ...
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Unable to resume after suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 & everything about it is great except that it just won't resume after suspend. I've tried the suggestions listed in this thread Entire system freezing after pressing ...
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Keyboard doesn't work after waking Ubuntu from suspend, wakes automatically after opening lid

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on Toshiba P55-A5200. The keyboard doesn't work after waking it up from suspend, so I have to restart it. Also, whenever I open the lid it wakes up without me pressing ...