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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When Installing nvidia drivers it doesnt resuming suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I installed recommended Nvidia drivers from "Additional Drivers." Now when I try to resume from suspend the monitor doesn't show anything and I have to restart my computer. ...
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USB Mouse sleeping after 5 seconds when on battery [duplicate]

My usb mouse sleeps after 5 seconds of inactivity when running on battery power. It wakes uo again when i press any button on the mouse. This is really annoying. I have made lsusb, and I noticed my ...
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How to make the clock sync automatically after suspension of a Virtual Machine

I run Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit as a guest OS on a VMWare Player machine over Windows 7. I have the clock displayed in the panel and the location set to my time zone. Occasionally, I close VMWare Player ...
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Where is the gnome-power-manager binary in 12.04?

Using a tiling window manager, I called gnome-power-manager in earlier Ubuntu versions to get the battery tray icon. In 12.04, the gnome-power-manager package is still there, but the binary is gone. ...
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How to prevent radiotray from playing (from buffer) on lock screen after resuming

When I resume my laptop and had radiotray turned on it starts playing again (from buffer) while I'm on the lock screen. This gets really annoying when I'm somewhere it should be quiet (library, train ...
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Ctrl-Z equivalent for GUI Programs?

I often have to run the update manager on a slow connection, and while reading my emails, I meanwhile would like to surf for 2 minutes in the web, then have the full bandwidth again for the update ...
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How to suspend from command line such that screen is locked?

I'm using Xubuntu 12.04. In the Power Manager, I have checked Extended -> Lock screen when going for suspend/hibernate. If I choose to suspend from the main menu / Panel 1, the screen is locked. ...
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12.04 rebooting after suspend to disk

I've got a problem with suspend to disk in ubuntu 12.04 (it worked perfectly in 11.10). I've installed the pm-utils package, but whenever I issue: sudo pm-hibernate it appears the screen that ...
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STANDBY/SUSPEND TO RAM does not work - ASUS EeePC wakes up immediately

I'm using 12.04 on a ASUS 1201 EeePC. Hibernation works well after re-enabling (thanks for that post!), but the SUSPEND mode does not persist. After switching the Netbook off it is awaking immediately ...
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Fans don't wake up after suspend

the title says almost everything. If i suspend my ubuntu 12.04 on a compaq 615 laptop, on wake up everthing works perfectly apart from the fact that the fans don't wake up, cpu heats and upon ...
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Suspend killed my laptop (can't resume, can't reboot, no BIOS screen)

I just got a Toshiba Satellite C675D-S7109 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) on it. I installed all the updates as well but didn't install the fglrx drivers. Seemed like it was working fine. I ...
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Display remains in sleep/suspend mode but machine is not in sleep mode

First, this is not a Laptop, but a desktop machine. I am running Precise Pangolin. I often notice that, when I am away from my computer for a while (usually at least 15 minutes or so) and come back, ...
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Allow “root” program to run without privileges

I've changed my ctrl-alt-l shortcut so instead of just locking the screen, the system goes into suspend. (for reference, the command is gksudo pm-suspend-hybrid) as you can see, the program needs to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Wake issue from suspend. Acer Aspire One 722 [closed]

Same issue as on Ubuntu 11.11 the Aspire 722 won't wake from suspension. This time the fixes for 11.11 are not applicable, Jupiter 0.1.2 isn't helping. I have tried both the Opensource drivers and ...
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Wifi slows Ubuntu to a halt after waking from sleep

The computer is a MSI Wind U100+ Netbook with Ralink RT2700E. There was a similar issue I was able to correct in 10.04 by adding some blacklist drivers in /etc/modprob.d but the issue then only meant ...
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How can I restart unity after I resume from suspend?

This may sound like a stupid idea but I like to have a transparent top-panel which can be configured in Compiz Config Settings Manager, but when I resume from a suspend it's no longer transparent and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Suspend not working FIX [closed]

04 LTS users! If any of you are experiencing the same trouble as I did with the suspend more where the screen stays black after you turn your laptop back on please refer to my fix the last comment ...
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Suspend, ubuntu 12.04 Sony Vaio VGN-NW120J

I've install 12.04 on my Vaio as a second OS. I created 2 new partitions for swap and /. When the lid is closed, system fails in suspend mode. The indicator blinks like it does in Windows (by ...
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Samsung NP305U1A laptop won't resume from suspension

I just bought a Samsung NP305U1A laptop and installed Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS on it. Whenever I suspend the computer and try to wake it back up, the monitor only shows a black screen and the only ...
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Keyboard light hotkey (Fn + F3 and F4) rarely work on an Asus G60J

Im using Ubuntu 12.04, and my laptop is an Asus G60J. Specifications: Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Intel i7 720qm Nvidia gtx 260m 4gb RAM The laptop always start with the keyboard backlit On. The hotkeys ...
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CPU working hard while sleeping after upgrading to 12.04

I just upgraded to 12.04. I noticed a new weird behavior that did not happen on 11.10. When I lock the screen, or when it sleeps automatically after the computer is idle, the CPU fan starts working ...
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What options exists to sleep the display?

I want to sleep my display - just the display, not the computer. I've been looking in Compiz for an option like "hot corner to sleep display" - something that I've setup in OSX 10.7. How can I ...
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MSI Wind U100 locks up after suspend while on battery

My netbook locks up after suspending while using the battery. It happened in the former version of Ubuntu and it is happening in Ubuntu 12.04. It is most discouraging to have to reboot. Anyway I found ...
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I cannot use hibernate/sleep in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to enable hibernation in 12.04? I have 3.9 gb of RAM,261 gb of HDD, and 3.9 gb of swap (Toshiba laptop). The problem is that I cannot Hibernate OR Sleep the laptop ...
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Re: Cannot suspend or hibernate Asus desktop ubuntu 12.04

I upgraded to ubuntu 12.04 last week and although pleased with the release I'm disappointed that the suspend and hibernate features are not working. I've got an ASUS desktop with a AMD Athlon(tm) 64 ...
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usb ports unavailable after suspend

My problem is that after installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, suspend did not work. Through this training, i solved the suspend problem. But after resume from suspend my USB ports become unavailable. ...
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What is the most “Ubuntu” way of preventing certain users from shutting down, suspending etc?

On a traditional Unix system, non-root users cannot do this. What is it that gives users this ability in modern desktop environments and how would I go about disabling this on a per-user or per-group ...
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Compiz makes CPU run at 100% when in suspend mode in 12.04

Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. And I found that when I left my laptop suspend mode, the Compiz hold CPU at 100% all the time until the laptop woke up. Can anyone tell me what is ...
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Is wake up from standby possible via script or schedule? [duplicate]

Is it possible to cause Ubuntu to resume from standby or sleep mode to run a scheduled task like at job/crontab? (hibernation seems to be ruled out in another question) Can a script be written that: ...
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Logging in after sleep shows desktop prior to authentication screen

On my laptop, if I close the lid (and perhaps at other times when I'm inactive or set the laptop to sleep manually), upon opening the lid, it'll display whatever was on the screen prior to sleeping, ...
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Resume from suspend with MCE remote doesn't work after Mythbuntu upgrade [duplicate]

I upgraded mythbuntu 11.10 to mythbuntu 12.04. I had a working MCE usb remote suspend/wakeup thing going for me. After the upgrade wake on usb does not work. The light on the usb ir-receiver does not ...
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No suspend on lid closing on a Samsung Series 5 14" NP530U4BI

Ok, i realize I am not the only one, but I will try to provide all info possible to make it exemplary as possible and narrow down the error sources. I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 and the ...
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Entire system freezing after pressing “Suspend” [closed]

So I just installed Ubuntu, and I love it. I don't think it's going to replace Windows 7 for me, and it has a few problems that I'm probably going to end up fixing when I figure out how to use WINE, ...
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How do I get suspend working on a Sony Vaio P?

Suspend has always been a problem in the Sony Vaio P (with the famous gma500 graphics chip). In Oneiric, coming back from suspend meant a black screen. This could be fixed by following the advice in ...
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Screen stays black after Waking Up from Suspend [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on HP DM4 Beats Edition and the suspend and wake up were working perfectly, but after an update I can't see 'Caps Lock' light, Wireless light etc, the fan is running but the ...
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laptop screen goes blank after waking from sleep

I have been facing this issue from the last week after some update. Whenever my laptop wakes up from suspend state it just shows me a blank screen. Regardless of whatever I do(move my mouse, press ...
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Can't suspend on Acer Aspire One 722 using proprietary AMD drivers

I have an Acer Aspire One 722 netbook with a C60 CPU and a ATI Radeon™ HD 6250 GPU. I am trying to decrease the power usage and have tried Jupiter and Powertop, but the lowest power usage has been by ...
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Doesn't suspend when closing lid on a Dell Inspiron N5110

This is what advanced settings tell me: Shell > Laptop lid close action on battery > Suspend Shell > Laptop lid close action when on AC > Suspend The screen is on when I open the lid after closing ...
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Display stays black after wakeup from suspend [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 on a 305u1a Samsung netbook with Radeon HD 6320 graphics. After suspend, my display stays black. The fans are starting and the harddrive-indication-light is working as well, so ...
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What is the user-level command to suspend

(This was previously asked, but the solution no longer works under 11.10.) In Ubuntu 11.10 any user can suspend the machine from the power menu in the top right of the screen without needing root ...
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How to inhibit only auto suspend when running certain apps? [closed]

I find this weird in Linux: With auto-suspend enabled, the unattended computer goes to sleep even though a music player (or any other process) is running. This is annoying when I want to leave ...
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Unable to wake display with remote

I'm running an HTPC (xbmc) without a keyboard/mouse attached, running oneiric. After some indeterminate amount of time, sometime between 1 and 12 hours, the display goes to sleep. The computer ...
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Power saving script in Ubuntu

Their should be script which invoke when laptop runs in battery power. It change the cpu-frequency, usb_suspense etc. Which script is done this job in Ubuntu? I need to change power saving strategy. ...
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Why does a Stopped VLC inhibit Suspend?

When VLC is running, it prevents the computer from suspending. I want it to allow suspend IF VLC is stopped (the media finished playing). How can this be done?
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Nautilus pops up after suspend

Every time I wake up my netbook with Ubuntu 11.10 after suspend, nautilus pops up to show me the contents of the SD card that is always plugged in just like I've just put it in. I set it to "do ...
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How do you hibernate/suspend Ubuntu like Windows or both at the same time?

I'm using an ASUS laptop with Windows 7, and I just installed Ubuntu alongside Windows yesterday, using the no-risk option. I noticed, though, that I can't hibernate Ubuntu the way I did with Windows ...
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How do I make sound automatically mute after returning from hibernation or suspend?

I want to make my speakers and headphone jack automatically mute when I return from hibernation/suspend, or maybe mute right before I hibernate/suspend. Now I could write a script to do that, but I ...
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Ubuntu - Black Screen After Suspend [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I used Ubuntu with no problems and I upgraded to 11.10 and everything was fine. But when I did my ...
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Suspend and wake PC at certain time

I want my PC to sleep at 04:58 and wake at 05:15, every day. How do I do that?
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Suspend hangs on 11.10 - need help debugging

I have an ASUS X53SD laptop I just bought. I deal with a lot of linux development, so I prefer to have Ubuntu running as my primary OS. I have a fresh install of 64bit 11.10 with just "bumblebee" and ...