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 can the installation of KVM /virt-manager cause standby-resume failures?

Question: I installed KVM and virt-manager, because I wanted to try it as replacement for virtualbox. Now ever since I installed KVM/virt-manager, my laptop does not return from standby, it just ...
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Prevent resume from suspend on lid open for 13.10

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on an Asus n550jv. I want to disable resume-from-suspend when the laptop lid is opened. The traditional answers to this involve echo "LID" > /proc/acpi/wakeup, but there ...
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Suspend computer and turn screen off gradually

I am looking for a feature that I had before and I can't find no more. At first, my screen would turn off gradually after being inactive for whatever many minutes it was set to. This gradual ...
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Apparent DNS error when virtualized Ubuntu comes back from sleep

I am running ubuntu 13.10 in Virtualbox on a Windows 8 host. When my host machine sleeps and wakes, my tabs in guest Ubuntu no longer connect even after the main connection is restored. What makes ...
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Cannot get Asus laptop to correctly wake up from Suspend mode

I have Asus X53S laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. On my previous 12.04 installation, suspend was working. Now, after waking up from suspend mode, all I got, was a blank screen. What I've tried so far: ...
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delta 66 sound issue after suspend

recently found that when I go to the SUSPEND menu up the top right corner, the sound from my M AUDIO Delta 66 stops working. The levels can be seen functioning in the Envy24 control Utility panel. If ...
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Suspend takes very long time, wireless card unavailable in network manager on resume

When I put the laptop to sleep from ubuntu gui it takes a very long time, so there is something happening that's not logged. When the computer is resumed again, I've lost the wireless connection and ...
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xmonad with a 5 minute screensaver and 10 minute suspend on idle

I'd really like to have i3lock kick in after 5 minutes of user idle behaviour, going to suspend after 10 minutes. I thought the following (.xsession) would work, but the pm-suspend never kicks in: ...
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Cannot enter password in lock screen dialog after long suspend

I am currently using Ubuntu 13.10 and recently I've noticed that after my ASUS K56CB laptop goes into suspend mode, and is left like that for a long time (about an hour or more), the password input ...
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Error mounting SD card when returning from suspend

I have a 128 GB SD card that I use for permanent storage in my Lenovo Thinkpad X1. I've mounted it in /etc/fstab with this line: UUID=37733366-e936-41df-983a-f084352b3a5b /home/kristian/sd128gb ...
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How do I fix ugly boot screen when using Nvidia drivers Ubuntu 13.10

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 64bit. It was, by default, using the Nouveau display driver, however, this caused suspend to fail, but installing a proprietary driver resolved this issue but ...
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How to reload Nvidia driver, (Nvidia Optimus/multiscreen: How to restart optirun after hibernation/suspend)

I use the following scripts to initialize multiscreen setup: #!/bin/bash # Initializes Nvidia Optimus for multi-screen functionality. sudo modprobe bbswitch optirun true intel-virtual-output But ...
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Closing lid sometimes causes grub failure

I recently bought an HP envy 4 that came originally with windows 8. I uninstalled windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS instead. It all seemed to work fine, except that when I close the lid, it ...
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ubuntu 13.10 falls asleep a second time after I plug in charger and put in password

After ubuntu goes to sleep because of lack of battery, After ubuntu goes to sleep because of lack of battery, I plug in the charger and it powers on. I put in the password. It begins the process of ...
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Black Screen on Resume After Upgrade to 13.10 on Dell D620

Dell d620,Intel 945GM graphics, using b43 proprietary wlan driver, all else standard. After wake from suspend a black screen is displayed with a selection cursor (white arrow). 13.04 was working fine ...
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Black screen after screen off on 13.10

I swtiched "Turn screen off when inactive for" to 3 minutes and Lock screen after screen goes off to on. The problem is that after the screen is off, when I try to come back I can`t do anything, the ...
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System shutdown, instead suspend or hibernate

I have here an LG laptop S 460, Intel Core i5, with 4 gb memory. I can't get suspend/hibernate with KDE running on Ubuntu or Kubuntu suspend/hibernate don't work properly. With Mageia, everything ...
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USB Mouse Stops Working After Resume - Ubuntu 13. Macbook Pro 8,2

If the laptop boots up for the first time my Xenta wireless mouse works great. After sleep / resume, it will continue to work for maybe a few minutes before stopping completely. lsusb Bus 001 ...
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Suspend ubuntu with keyboard shortcuts [duplicate]

I there any keyboard shortcut of suspending the system like we have Alt+Cntl+L for locking.
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Turning off the ability to suspend on Ubuntu 13.10

When I suspend Ubuntu I can't get out of the suspend screen. Yes, I know there are ways to fix this but that would take forever to fix. Is there a way to disable the ability to suspend?
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Why do I have to detect displays for my 2nd display each time I resume from suspend?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Saucy HWE and Nvidia 331.20 with GeForce 310. I have two identical 1440x900 displays. Nearly each time I resume from suspend, I have to detect displays to get my 2nd ...
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how to resolve wifi disconnects and can't reconnect until disable and re-enable networking?

I don't know if this is something that already has a solution or not. I am running ubuntu 12.04 LTS and wireless driver rtl8187. My wireless connection drops after a while (like an hour or so) and ...
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Suspend not working correctly on MacBook Pro 5,5

I've tried some answers from other questions similar, but no success. I have a MacBook Pro 5,5 with Ubuntu 13.10 freshly installed from DVD. Almost everything works straight out of the box but one ...
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My laptop SUDDENLY doesn't turn off screen, when closing lid

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Vaio Pro 13 back in october, 2013. Ever since everything has worked flawlessly. Now yesterday when I closed the lid(as normal), I noticed that my screen and computer ...
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How can I prevent hibernating if CPU usage is above say 40%? (Plex, Couchpotato, Transmission)

I am using a netbook as Plex Media Server. I use wake on lan to start Ubuntu when I feel like watching a movie. Windows prevents my pc from going into hibernation when Plex is streaming a video to a ...
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How do I enable Instant On feature on my Asus f550c in Ubuntu 12.04?

My laptop is an Asus f550c. It has a feature called Instant On to recover the laptop from sleep mode in only 3 seconds, The laptop can be in sleep mode for up to 21 days. It appears that Asus doesn't ...
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Computer fails to wake up after hibernate

I recently fresh-installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Toshiba Satellite L455 after several unsuccessful attempts at upgrading from a previous version. After resolving several minor glitches I find myself ...
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Brightness stuck at full after suspend HP Pavilion G6 12.04

I have an ongoing problem with my linux install where brightness seems to get stuck at full after my laptop suspends. Before suspend, the hotkeys work fine. After suspend the hotkeys still bring up ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Standby after waking up from hibernate

My ubuntu 13.10 goes on standby when I waking up from hibernate. It shows my desktop (or whatever windows were open when it hibernated) when I turn it on, and then goes on standby, and then when I do ...
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Suspend on lid close, even with the option OFF

I've set up a friends laptop with Ubuntu 12.04LTS with the Cinnamon desktop, and I'm having a few issues with the power settings. As far as I can tell I've got every setting to "Do Nothing" when the ...
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Fan velocity at maximum

I have an HP 620 and I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi. The problem is that after a suspension the fan runs at maximum. How can I fix that problem?
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automount ntfs partition read-only if not cleanly unmounted

I have configured to automount my ntfs data partition on boot: # /media/Win8 was on /dev/sda5 during installation UUID=A47A42FF7A42CDAC /media/Win8 ntfs defaults,umask=007,gid=46 0 0 ...
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Desktop Flickering after Suspend or Sleep

I seem to be experiencing some issues around my desktop display when my monitor has gone to sleep or I've suspended my system. Not always the case, but trying to turn it back on by moving my mouse, ...
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How to disable Thermal Shutdown

It's not that I want to totally disable thermal protection, but instead of instantly turn-off the machine, how can I make my Ubuntu 12.04 sleep or hibernate instead. As a programmer my IDE and project ...
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how to disable monitor sleep/blanking? [duplicate]

Ubuntu server system (no X installed) that runs several networking daemons. It's been headless for years but I recently attached a monitor to it and installed some cli monitoring utilities (glances ...
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Put ubuntu PC to standby after X minutes

We've been using sleepd with ubuntu 12.04 to put public desktops to suspend after 5-10 minutes of inactivity. We are planning to deploy 13.10 (later move to 14.04), and have found out that sleepd ...
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Xorg uses 100% cpu usage after resuming from sleep

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop that I purchased this December. Core i5, 4 cores, and 8 GB of RAM. I recently started having problems (within the last week or so) with a couple of processes using ...
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Unable to use GUI interface to Shut Down, Suspend, Restart in my Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 (32-bit) on my pc. I have never used Ubuntu before. It's great so far, but I am facing a bug. The Shutdown, restart, and suspend buttons do not seem to work. If I click ...
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Wired connection doesn't work on startup, it works on suspend with suspend_modules however

I installed Ubuntu and realised the only Internet connection that was working was the WiFi one, but I need to have a wired one working where I live (which is in University halls) because we're not ...
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Suspend / hibernate have not worked on Acer Aspire One D257 with 10.04 since kernel 2.6.32-48

All kernels newer than 2.6.32-48 cause a hang when trying to resume from a suspend or hibernate on my netbook. EDIT: just discovered support ended ... if anyone knows a minor adjustment to make, ...
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After pm-suspend /WOL the (usb) file system is read only

Ubuntu Server 12.04 for low-power home server (NAS mainly). System boots from USB pen-drive (to keep all IDE/SATA ports available for RAID, etc.). System will suspend when idle for time. pm-suspend ...
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My Laptop Won't Stay Asleep!

I'm using 12.04.3 on a Toshiba satellite c55d-a and it has 4 GB RAM and a 500 GB hard disk. It seems like it wants to go to sleep when you click suspend but it has a habit of waking up after 10 secs ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Samsung HD204UI Spin-Up-Time Fail after Suspend

Samsung's HD204UI 2 Tbyte EcoDrives are known for their slow Spin-Up-Time, so I didn't really wonder about a recent SMART failure, after suspend, in the Spin-Up-Time category. Now there is a ...
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Suspend or turn screen off when logged out - Ubuntu 13.10

When I am logged in to my Ubuntu 13.10 desktop, the Power settings and Brightness & Lock settings are applied properly. When I log out, my monitors stay on and the computer never suspends. I ...
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Module acpi not found

My OS is 12.04, I'm not able to suspend and wake up my PC at given time, or better if I run sudo rtcwake -m mem -s 120 My PC enter suspend mode and the power-on light turns up after 2 minutes, but ...
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What's breaking suspend

I have problem with suspend, every morning around 7am my computer wakeup. I do not wish it to do it because it sometimes drains my battery if not in charger. How do I fix this? :) Ubuntu 13.10, AMD ...
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System not going to sleep (Ubuntu 13.10)

I have a Toshiba L505D laptop running Ubuntu 13.10. I like to watch Netflix (Pipelight) when I am going to sleep. I have noticed that my system is not fully "going to sleep" when I wake up. I have a ...
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Suspend test seems to have killed my Intel NUC [closed]

I was running the daily live Ubuntu 14.04-trusty-desktop-amd64 2014-01-24 on an Intel NUC D34010WYK. It has 16GB RAM and a Crucial 240GB SSD. Was working flawlessly, except for sound, so I started ...
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Closing Laptop Lid Causes Hibernation with Xmonad

I use Xmonad. When I close my laptop, the computer goes to sleep. I would like to stop this. I want the computer to continue operating normally when the lid closes. I use Ubuntu 13.10. Any advice? la ...
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Put monitor to sleep when locked?

Whenever Ubuntu 13.10 locks: Instead of making the monitor go black and the power button (on the monitor) turn orange like Windows did. It loses connection to the computer and shows me the Dell ...