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 do I make the Suspend Option Appear in 14.04 with Cinnamon 2.2

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 with Cinnamon 2 to Ubuntu 14.04 with Cinnamon 2.2 I no longer have the option to Suspend from the shutdown menu. Closing the lid will not suspend the system ...
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High CPU usage after startup - low after suspending [on hold]

I'm using a Compaq nc6320 with an Intel Core 2 CPU T5600 processor and an SSD. I used to have windows xp and ubuntu 12.04 (dual boot) on it and 12.05 worked just fine. It was quite fast on start up ...
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Why does my laptop grayscreen after I reopen it?

I'm using an Intel Macbook on Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel version 3.11.0-26-generic The problem I've been having is that, when I close the laptop lid and reopen it the machine does not resume ...
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Reload keyboard shortcuts

Each time I suspend and then resume on my Acer C720, Unity loses my custom keyboard shortcuts. I'm talking about these: I use them because that's where the associated keys on a Chromebook are. Is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - no internet after wakeup, wifi/lan connected, but reaching only local network

I have a strange problem on Toshiba Satellite NB and Ubuntu 12.04 on it. This system is working flawlessly a couple of months now already, but since last week I am getting a strange problem. I put ...
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Corrupted Windows 8 Virtual Machine Start Screen

I'm running GeForce GT 330M/PCIe/SSE2 with proprietary driver (nvidia_331_updates). Everything works normally with no issues until I suspend my Ubuntu 14.04 host. If I suspend from the drop-down menu ...
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VLC player automatically closed on suspend - Ubuntu 14.04

When my system is suspended, ubuntu 14.04 automatically closes all the open VLC players. I recently migrated to 14.04 from 12.04, and I was not facing this problem with 12.04. I normally have one or ...
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Screen is black after closing the lid, reboot does NOT work, completly unresponsive, HELP

computer: samsung N150, OS: Lubuntu 14.04, dual boot with windows 7 I am a non-experienced user. I got a black screen after closing the lid, and restarting the computer from the on/off button does NOT ...
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rtcwake cron does not work

I intend to put my computer to sleep every night and make it wake up again next morning. I found that rtcwake would serve my purpose. However putting it in the crontab does nothing. Following is my ...
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Cannot access Disk settings for external USB drive and drive does not sleep

I have a Seagate Plus 4 TB external USB 3.0 hard drive and am running stock Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. The OS is running on my internal hard drive. External is for backups. I always had my drive set to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Suspend only locks screen? [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 recently but i am having this problem! when i try to suspend my laptop it only locks screen and that's it, it doesnt goto suspend mode.i have searched and searched for ...
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Macbook Air 2013 won't wake after opening lid 14.04

I've got a 13" mid-2013 MacBook Air, and I'm dual booting OSx and Xubuntu. Everything seems to be working relatively well except waking the laptop by opening the lid. The screen lights up to the login ...
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How to disable Suspend and Hibernate functions? [duplicate]

I don't use neither suspend nor hibernate PC function at all. I do only shutdown and reboot. However it comes into my way sometimes, i.e. when I accidentally click on "Suspend" instead of "Shutdown" ...
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Black screen on resume after suspend, pm_test is fine

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo IdeaPad S205. When I resume from suspend-to-RAM, fan goes on but screen stays off. The computer does not respond to anything except a hard shutdown (press and hold ...
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Left Mouse sometimes stops working after Sleep

I have a laptop (HP EliteBook) with the latest Ubuntu (14.04 Desktop 64 bit) installed. When I close the lid it goes into sleep mode. When I wake it up again, the left mouse button regularily stops ...
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Wifi Disabled After suspend Samsung Np355v5c-so5in

When laptop goes to sleep or suspend itself after leaving it the moment i get into login screen and log in it dosent show wifi. It has empty wifi symbol and if i click on that symbol it has enable ...
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NOUVEAU on 2013 15" macbook 14.04 crashes on resume

I have a 2013 Macbook Pro 15" (Macbook 11,3). My laptop works perfectly fine except awaking from suspend. I can see the screen, the keyboard does not work after waking up and my laptop (at least my ...
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Determine time and length of last suspend

I would like to know time and length of last system suspend. Is it possible? EDIT dmesg | grep -A10 suspend [27075.428135] PM: suspend of devices complete after 998.769 msecs [27075.432139] PM: late ...
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Mouse and keyboard not working when i resume after suspend ubuntu 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell inspiron 5537 by USB. Everything worked fine, but after i resume my computer from suspend my touch-pad and my keyboard are not responding. So, i tried to reinstall ...
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sh: echo: I/O error on pm-suspend Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Fujitsu Lifebook U772 after a long hiatus with Opensuse and after the install, it appears that pm-suspend works out of the box. A few days of setting up later, ...
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Stop computer from sleeping

Okay, so I'm new to trying out Linux. I want to get more comfortable with it but when basic things like stopping the computer from falling asleep on me become impossible to fix from a "I can't find ...
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Sleep mode not working on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

My Asus doesn't go to sleep mode if I ask it to on Ubuntu 14.04. Sometimes it works after some updates, then it stops working after another update... This is the message I get on a black screen for 3 ...
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Power Button shutdown permission override

I realise there are several questions about Power Button options, but this is a little different. On my system, shared with my family, I have disabled shutdown from the device menu, users may only ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Suspend Resuming Issue

I've had a problem with the "Suspend" feature on Ubuntu, and generally when you get a problem you look online for a fix, which I have done and I haven't found a fix, all I have found is other people ...
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Blinking moon of death since SSD upgrade on standby

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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When I push the sleep button on my keyboard, it prompts for a password

How can I disable the password when I push the sleep button? I just want it to sleep.
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Computer won't suspend : ACPI set timing mode failed

Some time ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 so I am kinda new to using Linux in general. After the install I started facing an extremely annoying error. Every time I try to suspend/hibernate my laptop I ...
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Why the suspend is not even close to consuming 0 power? [closed]

Out of curiosity, I've measured power consumption of my computer on various states/loads. And guess what, suspend is not that energy saving as you may guess! It's far from claimed 0 or nearly 0 power ...
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Ubuntu External HDD Login error

I have Ubuntu installed on my external hard drive. It runs pretty decently until I leave it for a minute. Once it comes out of suspension, it asks for my password. After entering my password, the ...
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Dell Latitude e6400 on Ubuntu 14.04 not working after resume from suspend

Can someone help me as I'm facing with the following issue: after resume my Dell Latitude E6400 from suspend mode it is not working and get a message like my wifi connection is offline and the system ...
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Suspend state in ubuntu 14.04

Setting in my computer is such that the system suspends when I close the lid.When I open the lid later on, the system boots up as though it was starting for the first time,and it was previously shut ...
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Multi screen inactivity suspend

I am new at this so please bear with me, My question is: I have two screens on my pc one 22" monitor and one 26" HDTV now the monitor is connected via a VGA port and the TV via a HDMI port both of ...
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Suspend fails to go to sleep

I have an Asus Zenbook Prime model ux-32A with kubuntu 14.04 and the suspend command does not actually suspends. when hit (either stop button or pm-suspend command) nothing happens. Below is the ...
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Why does Suspend/Resume fail to render desktop upon signing in 14.04?

My machine is a Dell Latitude E6510 with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. Whenever I Suspend, either by clicking the suspend button from the system menu or by closing the laptop, and then resume, the log-in ...
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Screen freezes after suspension with wierd screen.

Whenever I suspend my computer using either the desktop GUI or the sudo pm-suspend command it suspends fine, but when I wake the computer from the suspension, it freezes to a weird screen, I have ...
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Suspend from the command line and show Unity's lock screen in 14.04?

How can I suspend my computer from the command line and, once it wakes up, display Unity's lock screen? I want to replicate exactly what happens when I click on the system cog icon at the top right of ...
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Thinkpad does not wake from sleep - 14.04

On a freshly installed and updated Ubuntu 14.04 my ThinkPad E540 suspends successfully, but won't wake back up - a full reboot is necessary. Moreover, during the suspended state the fan is constantly ...
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Turn off/sleep after script completion

I have a little script. It's ripped out of a Youtube tutorial, untested, ugly, and not very good. It's not done and not intended for public use. Here it is: #!/bin/bash sudo apt-get -y install git ...
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Laptop can't reconnect to new wifi hub after suspend

I have a Dell Inspiron 5520 laptop with an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 card, running Ubuntu 14.04. The wifi worked flawlessly with my old Virgin Media Superhub, but after being "upgraded" to a ...
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Suspend-resume doesn't work on ASRock CoreHT with ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I have tried a lot of things I've found on the internet, but I am not able to get suspend and resume working. However hibernate works fine. Maybe anyone here can help me. I used to ran Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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Wifi completely disabled on boot-up

My wifi is apparently hard-locked on boot-up/login according to rfkill. However when i suspend the laptop and then resume it the wifi is up and running and automatically connects. However, the light ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wakes up spontanously from suspend [duplicate]

Seems others have had this problem too....have tried unplugging the USB thumb drive, no help. Computer re-awakens spontaneously after suspend. edited June 28, 2014: Turns out removing the USB thumb ...
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my wlan card is not working propperly after suspending my laptop

I have an old laptop. I installed Lubuntu on it, and everything was working propperly, until I desided to test suspending the laptop. The Machine suspends and wakes propperly, but since I woke it the ...
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Login screen getting hanged after it wake up from Suspend, unable to enter password

Also the background of login screen (after suspend wake-up) is different from screen I get after Restart/Shutdown. Every I need to restart the system after suspend. Please help me to solve this. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after lid open

I have dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Win7. When I bought my laptop (HP ProBook 4540s) it had SUSE Linux 11 installed, but I replaced that with Windows. Everything works fine on Win, but I fell in love ...
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Mouse primary button inverted after resume

Being left-handed I normally switch left and right button: so my "primary button" is "right". After resume from screen lock the buttons are switched to the default configuration where "left" is the ...
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Mouse cursor slow after wake in 14.04

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04, and I have encountered a small problem. Whenever I wake the system up from suspend, the cursor starts moving very slowly and choppily. Any thoughts? Edit: I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can not recover from lock screen or suspend but goes to black screen

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on HP Z400 w/s. After a lock display or suspend, the screen goes black, pressing any key doesn't display any box to enter my password to unlock screen or do a normal shutdown. ...
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mouse buttons don't work after suspend

I an using Ubuntu 14.04 The mouse is a Microsoft wireless mobile mouse When the computer resumes after suspend the cursor moves correctly but the mouse buttons don't work. A power reset is required. ...
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can't suspend to RAM any more after upgrade to 14.04

I upgraded to 14.04 and now my laptop can't "sleep" anymore i.e. suspend to RAM doesn't work. How can I figure out what's wrong and fix this? edit 1 My hardware is a ASUS Zenbook UX32A edit 2 ...