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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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hibernate-disk command is failing to hibernate without producing any errors or helpful debug output

The behaviour I see after running sudo hibernate-disk -v4 is a bunch of output, followed by a switch to console, which prints a few lines, ending with "Preallocating image memory..." and then a switch ...
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turn off screen only labtop is on battery power

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 I would like that the screen does not turn off on inactivity when my labtop is plugged in, but it should turn off on inactivity when my laptop is on battery power. I can make ...
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Applications unresponsive after suspend wake

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Asus laptop (X750J). The system works fine, except that whenever it goes to sleep and then I come back to it a few hours later or the next morning, all applications ...
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Freezing, Errors and Display Manager PRoblems

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 I think thats the version, I recently had problems with what I'm thinking is the display managers. first my laptop(with ubuntu on it) was having problems with freezing, it ...
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Hibernate on Ubuntu 14.04 not working

Im running a dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. Im trying to get my computer to hibernate or suspend but cant get either. I have a swap that is slightly larger than my RAM. When running sudo ...
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Suspend causes Reboot

My computer would suspend fine when 12.02 was installed and quit at first update. Never worked again until 14.04 was installed. Then first update it quit again. Computer suspends OK but upon wakeup it ...
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Hibernate not available [duplicate]

I found the following tip to save battery-life of my laptop while (not) using Ubuntu: "Use Hibernate rather than suspend power features" System -> Preferences -> Power Management -> On Battery Power ...
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Ubuntu Server sleep + wake at certain times, run program on wake?

I'm using a laptop running Ubuntu Server to run a Feed-the-beast server. I have all the files on the computer, and I can manually start and stop the FTB process through SSH. However, the server is ...
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After Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade, two different lock screens

I've done a lot of searching around for a solution but only found results that were only similar to my problem and not quite exactly the same. My problem is that ever since I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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GParted Unknown Partition [duplicate]

I recently opened up GParted to partition some space and I noticed an unknown partition being listen. I don't know whether this is why my computer has booting/waking from suspend really slowly but if ...
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Kubuntu freezes after login

In Kubuntu 14.04 I have installed the Recommended NVIDIA drivers with the driver manager and now the computer freezes a moment after login, if I access the terminal it doesn't freeze. The graphic card ...
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Nvidia drivers macbook pro retina (10,1) 14.04

So, I'm currently dual-booting 14.04 and OSX on my macbook pro retina (10,1). I am currently using the nouveau drivers and have had no luck what-so-ever getting the nvidia drivers to work. What ...
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How to suspend from the command line in gnome 3.14 [duplicate]

I'm aware of this post: How can I suspend/hibernate from command line? however, the recommended method using dbus doesn't work with Gnome Shell 3.14.0. What is the now recommended approach for ...
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Slow boot/resume from suspend

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside my Windows 8.1 on my laptop and have been enjoying it a lot. I realized some day that I wanted to give more space for my root and home partitions (they ...
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14.04 will not resume after a suspend

Resume failure after suspend. As it resumes, it flashes at a low interval from complete black to black with _ at the top left of the screen. I have the following configurations, let me know if you ...
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Can't reconnect to wired internet after waking laptop up from sleep, without restarting

When I wake my computer up from sleep, it just sits there, attempting unsuccessfully to reconnect to my wired internet. (It has no such problem with wireless internet.) The only solution I've found is ...
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Wireless won't connect after resume - adapter is not asleep

Running 14.04 on a Samsung N150. I am having the same problem as described in this post To reiterate, this is NOT the 'adapter sleeping' problem; it sees the network(s) and starts trying to connect ...
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Temporary freeze at login screen after suspend

I'm currently dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 8.1. On Ubuntu, when I wake up my system after a suspend, I'm taken to the login screen, as I'd expect. However, the system is consistently ...
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HP Pavilion G6 Won't Suspend with Ubuntu 14.04

My HP Pavilion g6-2268ca with Ubuntu 14.04 won't suspend. when the lid shuts the fan never cuts off. i've checked my settings under power management and everything looks good. when I manually click ...
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How to get xfce4-power-manager to work in Lubuntu 14.04?

I've had nothing but issues with it. On install, everything went fine, but I couldn't modify the lid action, and the suspending was very buggy - sometimes it worked, sometimes not. Then I found out ...
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Resume failure after suspend

I have a system comprised of the following: Gigabyte ep45-ud3p motherboard Nvidia GeForce 9400 GT video card Ubuntu 14.04 operating system (64 bit) I am using the following video driver: Nvidia ...
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Extend Bluetooth Mouse Sleep?

04 for quite some time now and i dont have any issues with my bluetooth mouse. I just find something very inconvenient, and that would be: Bluetooth mouse sleeps and does not respond when not in use ...
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Laptop not working after suspend 14.04 lts

Whenever I put my laptop (HP Pavilion: g6-2051SD : amd a10 4600, 6 gb dd3 ram) in suspend state and try running it again, after a while nothing happens. The fan does start blowing but the screen stays ...
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High fan speed after suspend

It seems this is a common problem, but I still cannot find a good solution. After a cold boot, my laptop runs perfectly, but after resuming from suspend, the fan kicks in to 100% and blows out cold ...
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How can I have tcpdump write to a memory buffer rather than file?

This script I wrote to suspend my media server when not in use. I know there are probably more efficient ways to write this, but I am a beginner. This is really my first script I've ever written. I ...
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Suspend wake problem trusty

Running: Dual boot Win7 and Ubuntu 14.04 on an Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz × 8, GeForce GTX 580M/PCIe/SSE2. Driver is nvidia 331.38 tested proprietary. Upon wake from suspend I'm getting ...
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Ubuntu Suspend issue with Self Encrypted Disk

I have a computer with a self Encrypted Drive (a hard drive with an AES encryption chip that requires login at boot to decypher the disk, that way it is hardware encrypted which "in theory" means zero ...
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Fingerprint GUI breaks lock screen after suspend

ASUS M50Vc with AuthenTec AES1600 fingerprint reader, Ubuntu 14.04. Everything works normally EXCEPT when I need to unlock the screen after suspend. There is no prompt to swipe the finger, swiping ...
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WiFi not working after suspend. Have tried fix

Every time after my laptop is suspended (either from closing the lid or manually suspending), WiFi is disabled and clicking on the network indicator says that networking is disabled. The only way to ...
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Screen goes blank after less than a minute of locking

I am using Ubuntu 14.0.4 LTS Desktop. I pressed CTRL+ALT+L to lock my screen. The screen did lock. After several 10 seconds, the screen goes blank. I checked on my brightness&lock settings, it ...
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How to fix Error: Ubuntu can't recover from suspension

I have a problem with my computer: Ubuntu can't recover from suspension I have performed some operations indicated in posts on the internet that fix the problem for a while but it arises again ...
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Computer not suspending when inactive in the main log-in prompt

My computer is set to automatically dim the screen and lock after 10 minutes, and suspend after an hour of inactivity. That works fine - but only once I've logged in. If I switch the computer on and ...
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My computer cannot awake properly from sleep

Every time I get my computer awake again it shows me some artistic random pixelated stuff. I have to shut it down and restart. Why is it happening and can I change it?
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade won't suspend

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, since then my computer won't suspend. When I click suspend from the menu it just goes to a locked screen. It is using up my battery. I have to totally close down ...
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Disable keyboard input wake up

I want to disable making my laptop wakes up from suspend on keyboard input. I searched a lot and I disabled all devices in /proc/acpi/wakeup but it still wakes up when clicking any button. I checked ...
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Why is Kubuntu Restarting?

I'm a new user to Kubuntu: I usually use Window 7 or MacOS. My question: when I close the lid on my laptop it should go to sleep or hibernate, and when I open it it should wake up and start where it ...
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Wireless networking continuously in “connecting” state after Suspend

Ubuntu 14.04 I've searched extensively for a similar issue, the closest I can find is where the output for nmcli nm returns "sleep" for the "state" key. However, my output (when the problem starts) ...
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Slow after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I recently upgraded my computer to 14.04, but now many of the programs are running slow, and it seems to have some problems running several programs at once. Chrome turns slow if I try to use spotify ...
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Is it possible to suspend applications?

The main idea is to add a "suspend" button to the title(behind the "quit" cross button) of the application window that will copy the memory taken by application to swap/local storage with pid ...
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Ubuntu 14 no way to install Nvidia drivers or get suspend working

I'm trying to get an "old" Acer Aspire 5720 operative with Ubuntu 14.04 but the proprietary drivers nor suspend work properly. My hardware configuration: Intel Core Duo T5250 @ 1,5Ghz 4GB DDR2 RAM ...
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Suspend causes login screen corruption or system freeze

At work, I often set my computer to "Suspend" rather than turning it off at the end of the day. Often when I turn it back on in the morning, I find my login screen to look like this: Note that, ...
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Resuming from suspend temporatily 'fixes' sound on 14.04, how can I mimic the resume?

Sound stops working frequently on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. I have tried the myriad fixes to no avail. However, I noticed that when I close my laptop, let it suspend and open it up again the sound ...
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After sleep, only one person can log on

In Ubuntu 13, I could hit the sleep button and when I turned on the computer I could select any user to log into. with Ubuntu 14, Only the person that performed the sleep can log back in. All other ...
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Wake-on-lan from suspend

I am trying to wake up my laptop from suspend using WOL but it didn't work at all. I found this old post for the same problem but I don't see how I can do this for Xubuntu 14.04 that I am using. I ...
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GPIO toggle for 5 seconds while booting kernel

I want to toggle a gpio for 5s for enabling a modem while booting itself Currently i use a script echo 10 > /sys/class/gpio/export echo "out" > /sys/class/gpio/gpio10/direction echo 0 > ...
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14.04 :: Troubles after waking from suspend

I am having issues with suspending my Acer Aspire 5739G running Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried suspending using different methods - pm-suspend, from GUI, from Keyboard shortcut - but my system still ...
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Brightness is reset to maximum after waking up from suspend or lock screen

This question is somewhat related to this question: Brightness is reset to Maximum on every Restart Basically, I modified /etc/rc.local to set the brightness, as detailed in this answer, so on ...
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Go to sleep based on screen activity

So, the behavior I want is: 1. Screen goes blank when inactive for [specified time]. 2. Computer suspends when screen is inactive for [specified time 2]. With the default setup, these two can be ...
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14.04 Nvidia Drivers

I have suffered the Nvidia drivers conflicts with suspend/resume in the past, and again with 14.04, both ubuntu and kubuntu. The latest update of 14.04 now causes the PC to reboot upon resume from ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Cannot Suspend or Hibernate

My Lenovo-T430 laptop cannot suspend or hibernate anymore. Instead, it just locks my account. My computer will not stop running. I think the problem was that I uninstalled pm-utils. I reinstalled it, ...