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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Laptop unresponsive when resuming from suspend

I run Ubuntu on a Toshiba Satellite NB10t-A (with touchscreen) with Xmonad as the window manager. It is set up to suspend to ram when closing the laptop lid. Mostly everything is as should be when ...
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Fan not spinning after suspend in new kernels (Asus X453M)

More often than not, when my laptop is resumed after being suspended, the fan will no longer spin, resulting in overheating when a heavy process is running. This happens on Ubuntu 14.04 with 3.13.0 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes when I reopen my laptop

I am dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 and Widows 7 on a Dell Latitude E6420. If I close the lid and reopen immediately I can move the mouse but nothing else: no keyboard function and I can't select ...
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Suspend Ubuntu with unified remote

I downloaded the unified remote app for Android, which has the ability to control your computer from your phone after setting up a server on the computer. I am running Ubuntu 15.04. Most things are ...
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Keyboard and mouse unresponsive after suspend Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia

I have problem after wake up from Suspend, most of the times neither the mouse(track pad not external) and keyboard are not responding, no Ctrl+Alt+F1 no nothing, only the power button works. I have ...
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How can I force sudo to always ask for a password after waking from suspend?

Say I execute a command with sudo, then if I use sudo within the next 15/5 minutes (not sure how long it remembers me for) it won't prompt me for a password. It will only prompt me again if I haven't ...
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WiFi inconsistently not working after unsuspend

Occasionally after I suspend and unsuspend my laptop, WiFi (and rarely networking as a whole) stops working completely; Enable Networking and Enable WiFi are still ticked in the indicator applet, but ...
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Suspend doesn't work after Ubuntu 15.10 update

I have an HP Spectre x360 laptop, and I dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows 10 Pro. I've resorted to downgrading to Ubuntu 15.04 because the suspend feature critical for well...any laptop simply doesn't work ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad 11e uses power while hibernated and wakes when on open lid

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad 11e, running Ubuntu 14.04 with XFCE desktop. When I hibernate the system an image is written to disk, and when the system is restarted it resumes from this image. Everything ...
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How do I fully configure Cinnamon?

I've installed Cinnamon over LXDE in Ubuntu 15.10, and I removed everything LXDE-related. When the computer wakes from sleep (i.e, when I close and reopen the lid), I enter my password (into a ...
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Alarm Clock for ubuntu? [duplicate]

How can i use my laptop when is in susped mode or shut down as a alarm clock?. I installed alarm clock applet but it doesnt work when it is in sleep mode.
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Need help on setting up Wake On Lan

i am using an Ubuntu 14.04.3 and try to set up Wake On Lan. I already did the following: Enabled WOL for the particular network interface in the UEFI. Used ethtool to properly set wol. I did it via ...
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15.04: No shutdown when hibernate - immediately restart

With the file /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/10-vendor.d/com.ubuntu.desktop.pkla (see How to enable hibernation in 15.04?) on my system hibernate works, but the system does not shut down and comes up ...
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i8kutils i8kmon uses wrong thresholds after resuming from suspend

Laptop is Dell Inspiron 15 3521. No dedicated GPU, right fan only. I have it set to only turn on the fan at 70 C, but when I close my laptop and open it again, it starts turning on the fan at some ...
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Ubuntu failing to fall asleep (tpm error)

I'm having a problem with my laptop not suspending randomly (seems to be about 50% of the time). Once it starts having this issue, the only fix is to reboot fully. This happens when I both close the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit crashes on resuming from suspend

I have a Lenovo z40-70 laptop with a geforce 820M card. When it resumes from suspend a black screen is shown. When I try Ctrl+Alt+F1 then it opens the text mode, then I try Ctrl+Alt+F7 and it ...
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How can I disable suspend during download, but the screen will still shut down?

I'm on Ubuntu Gnome 15.10. I am regularly downloading large files (~800 MB), but I have a very slow Internet connection. It usually take a relatively long time to download it. Since I am not ...
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HD doens't turn on again after suspending

After Ubuntu suspend and I press a key or move the mousepad, the HD doenst not wake up. So I believe because que HD led doesn't blink, but the screen is on, mouse pointer is moving. How can I track ...
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WiFi not working after suspend (14.04)

My WiFi did not turn on after suspending. So I followed the steps found here Wireless networking not working after resume in Ubuntu 14.04 to fix it. Now it does turn on, but only every other time. Any ...
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MacBook Pro 15" won't wake up after suspending or closing the lid in Ubuntu 15.10

Whenever I close the lid of my Macbook Pro 15" (2015 model) or suspend it, my screen becomes black but all my keys stay lit up. I then cannot wake up the laptop or get to the login screen. The only ...
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How to make a computer running on runlevel 3 ask for password when waking up from suspend in X?

I have recently set runlevel 3 as a kernel parameter instead of runlevel 5, though this has caused a little bit of a problem... Because when I execute startx and then once the GUI has loaded, if I ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 doesn't suspend

I'm having an issue with Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 (also had the same issue with 15.04 before making a clean install of 15.10). When closing the laptop lid, the computer shuts down instead of suspending. ...
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Suspend results in power off

Ubuntu 15.10 (tried other versions as well using both installed and live CDs) on an Acer Aspire E5-574 . When you try to suspend the computer using either the power button, fn-f4 or pm-suspend the ...
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Ubuntu screen does not start

I am working with 2 machines. I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 in Machine1. I access the Machine1 by SSH from Machine2. So Machine1 remains in idle mode. So after some timeout the Machine1 shows login ...
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Ubuntu not starting after suspend

I have an HP-compaq-15s-103tx laptop with duel booted Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Windows 8.1 in UEFI Mode. Every time when I try to Start my laptop after doing 'suspend', It does not boot at all. i.e, ...
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restart urfkill after resume from suspend

How can I restart a the process urfkill (which consume 100% of CPU), each time the system resume from suspend. I've applied solution provided here After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04 urfkilld use 100% ...
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Packages of graphic card driver for GeForce GTX 960M by Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 duel boot on an Dell Inspiron 7559 laptop with Windows 10. My graphic card is NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960M 4GB GDDR5 I installed NVIDIA video card driver following this question. ...
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Lubuntu MacBook no screen backlight after resume/wake

I'm running Lubuntu 15.10 on a MacBook Intel Core2Duo. After suspending/hibernating and then resuming/waking the screen's backlight does not come on. With a bright enough light, one can see what the ...
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right mouse button not responding after turning back from suspension on ubuntu 15.10

I upgraded my laptop (hp 8540P) from 15.04 to 15.10. I noticed that the right mouse button not responding after turning back from suspension. I suspect NVIDA display driver, but i am not sure. Here is ...
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Asus zenbook UX303UB does not resume from suspend (ubuntu 14.04) when charging

I've just purchased Asus Zenbook UX303UB which came with Windows10. I replaced the original system with Ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS and now I have one issue - the laptop does not resume from suspend when I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes, shut down, suspend, restart doesn´t work (ACER Aspire E-15 Start)

I am using ubuntu 15.10 and I am unable to shut down, restart, suspend, although logging off/on works. I have tried to update the grub with this command: sudo grub-update then my ubuntu system can't ...
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Ubuntu server on laptop stops responding when I close lid

I have been trying for a couple of hours to get an ubuntu server to not freeze when I close the lid. When I close the laptop the server freezes and I can't restore it, I have to press the power button ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't suspend properly and doesn't start

When I suspend it, display goes off but the fans in the case are still working and the case lights don't blink slowly(like they normally do when the pc suspends), in short it didn't fully suspend ...
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PC won't come back when lid is closed and monitor attached

I am using Xubuntu and regulary lock my screen at work. It is attached to a external monitor (primary display) and the lid is closed. After locking it only comes back when I open the lid and press ...
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Suspend is working only once

On my Acer es1-111 is suspend working only once, then it does not switch to suspend mode any more. I ran suspend from terminal using command: sudo pm-suspend First suspend ok, after second I ...
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Wireless off after suspending

From time to time, when I resume from suspend my computer, the networking won't work (happens on my laptop too, both running 14.04). The wireless icon located in the corner looks like networking ...
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Disabling specific functions for F Keys

I have searched for an answer but I have only found related help, but it doesn't really work for my situation. I have an off-brand laptop (Neo-PC), but the keyboard is very generic. I have the ...
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How does Caffeine work?

Caffeine should prevent Ubuntu from falling into hibernation or suspend mode. It's not working for me so far, maybe I do some mistake: I have opened Caffeine Indicator, activated it (cup has rising ...
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Mute the system when suspending in 14.04

I am wondering if there is a way to mute the system as it goes to suspend in ubuntu 14.04. I tried to add the following script called "90mute" to "/usr/lib/pm-utils/sleep.d" (granting it +x rights) ...
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Low CPU frequency

I'm having the following problem with Kubuntu 15.10. Sometimes when I put my laptop(Dell e6420) to sleep and later wake it up, I see that CPU is running at really low frequency (~600Mhz) This is ...
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Ubuntu 15.10, if I suspend from toolbar it's ok, if I close laptop lid when I resume it keeps logging me out

So as the title states: Ubuntu 15.10, if I suspend from toolbar it's ok, if I close laptop lid when I resume it keeps logging me out / going to lock screen after 10-20 seconds. I have a razer ...
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Lid Closed Suspend Ignore issue - 14.04.3

I have tried many various methods to get it where the computer ignores the lid closing. Essentially, I don't want it to sleep. At all. Here's what I've tried: Changing the power settings. Power ...
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How to upgrade the nouveau driver in 14.04 LTS?

The nouveau driver in my LTS works great (I don't miss the NVidia driver), but there's one little nitpick that doesn't work very well: suspend. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. So I would ...
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Keyboard/Mouse unresponsive after waking from suspend. Followed by full system crash after restarting. Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently built my first computer and am dual booting ubuntu 14.04 and windows 10 (each on their own ssd). The hardware specs are linked below. ...
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Ubuntu with Kodi — how do I suspend based on audio output?

Ok, I am running Ubuntu 15.04 with Kodi 15.2 as an HTPC. I have always had problems with suspend and hibernate due to the fact that it appears that the two systems' power management cause some ...
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Need to suspend twice under 15.10

Since upgrading to 15.10, I am having suspend issue on my Thinkpad X1 Carbon (1st gen) which has been running five or six Ubuntu releases fine so far. Upon lid close, no successful suspend happens ...
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sedutil suspend

I'm using sedutil and LinuxPBA for full disk encryption on my Samsung Evo 850 SSD. Everything works fine, except that I am unable to suspend while encryption is "enabled" since the disk loses power ...
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Lock screen with gnome-screensaver-command as root (from /etc/pm/sleep.d script)

My system (Ubuntu 15.10) has a bug: I have enabled "Require my password when waking from suspend" on the "Brightness & Lock" settings panel, but it does NOT ask for my password, which is ...
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Grub2 not updating

I have an Nvida Quadro FX2700M and I was trying to fix suspend so I switched to the proprietary driver. I then followed the steps Here and now when I try updating Grub2, I get the error: ...
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installed 14.04 LTS ubuntu and now computer can not go into suspend.

installed 14.04 LTS ubuntu and now computer can not go into suspend. closing the lid also does not suspend. my computr has no disk drive, fyi. not skilled in linux but can enter terminal scripts if ...