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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Thinkpad T61 won't wake from sleep / suspend 13.04

My laptop is a Lenovo Thinkpad T61 with intel graphics card running 13.04. I'm pretty sure that when my battery gets too low, the laptop suspends itself, but when i plug it back in, it won't come on. ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Suspend not working [closed]

My sony vaio VPCEH27FD (E series) will not sleep after I close the lid, it stays on i can hear the fan and hard drive on, when i wake it up sometimes it wont respond and I have to force power off. ...
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How to turn off beep on suspend in xubuntu

When I close the lid or type pm-suspend, I get a beep from my Thinkpad X220 running Xubuntu. How do I remove that beep? It is louder if the volume is louder, so it's from the regular speakers (also, ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 not rebooting after hard shutdown. Cannot access BIOS

Ubuntu 12.10 not rebooting after hard shutdown. After I suspended my laptop, I tried to wake it up but it did not, when I pressed any of its keys. So I did a forced shutdown. Now I am not able to ...
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Turning off battery management on desktop

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Optiplex GX280 desktop computer. When I hook up my bluetooth mouse and keyboard it seems to recognize their batteries as the actual battery of the computer. As if ...
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Sleep button no longer works

I need the sleep button on my keyboard (aptly labelled Zzz) to put the laptop to sleep, but pressing it no longer does anything. I'm pretty sure it used to work. Output from xev: FocusIn event, ...
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Brightness doesn't work after sleep with Ubuntu 13.04

I have a problem with my Toshiba Satellite R850. The brightness-adjustment via the Function-Keys and the system settings works properly, but not after putting the Laptop on Sleep-Mode. The answer ...
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Suspend resume Macbook pro

I'd like to start with sincere congratulations to the Ubuntu team : got a macbook pro 6,2, and I confirm everything - including smooth install with rEfind- working very well on this machine. Keep on ...
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how to resume download in wget which is integrated with firefox via flashgot

I use wget as a downloader. It is an excellent, outstanding application. I integrated it with Firefox using Flashgot. How can I resume a download which was stopped by a CTRL+C key press or a shutdown ...
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Strange messages when suspending/hibernating

While suspending or hibernating, a terminal is shown. Normally it's blank, but lately it's been showing messages like these: [ 429.276100] i2400m_usb 2-1.5:1.0: device reset on resume: ...
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Is the lock screen secure enough to prevent “Mallory” from accessing the encrypted drive?

I use truecrypt to encrypt one of my drives and I would want to leave the computer running processes that use information of that drive while I'm not home, I've tried suspending it but everything ...
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suspend/resume failure

I have been getting this occasionally since I started using Ubuntu. Does anyone know a fix?
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machine when to sleep while updating, process seems stuck

I let software updater do its thing earlier this morning, and the machine suspended after the ordinary 20 minutes. After having resumed, it's stuck on "preconfiguring packages," and the relevant ...
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How to programatically temporarily prevent standby mode while particular (cron) script is running?

I have a script launched by a cron from an Kubuntu 12.04.01 LTS laptop to NAS. The script simply contains an rsync command backing up the laptop. The problem is that if the system goes into standby ...
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Keyboard starts skipping characters after wake from suspension/sleep, restart required.

After my computer wakes from sleep the keyboard is starting to skip characters unless i type very very slow. The only solution i have found is to restart the computer. Being linux i guess there most ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS crash when starting a guest on VMware 9.0.2

Just recently moved to Ubuntu from MS platforms. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and using VMware 9.0.2 for various purposes. A few days ago, my VMware workstation started to crash my system every time I ...
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How to automatically connect to Home wireless network after waking from a suspension?

So after some research, I've found that it's supposed to disconnect from wifi when it's suspended, however what I can't seem to figure out, is why my laptop is automatically connecting to some other ...
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Black screen after suspend - Toshiba NB515-SP020LL, GMA3600 graphics, Ubuntu 12.04

Hi I'm trying to troubleshoot this and am following these instructions to help me out. I'm getting a black screen after suspend and am using a Toshiba NB515-SP020LL with a GMA3600 graphics card. It ...
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after disabling dpms, how to keep dpms disabled after resume from suspend?

Ubuntu 12.10 quantal: On login, I run "xset -dpms s 0 0 s off". This works great until I suspend and resume. For some reason, dpms is re-enabled after resume. Is there an easy way to completely ...
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Blank Screen from Resume - Can still Login

This may be a bug - I am testing Ubuntu 13.04 64bit. I have a HP Envy Extreme XT 13.3 When I suspend and resume, I have a blank screen. However I can still enter my password and then wait a few ...
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Why can't I resume my Compaq 615 machine?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Compaq 615 machine about a week ago. I have a problem with suspend/sleep function. The device suspends and it can be waken up with no problem only in case where i ...
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Suspend problem associated with ethernet on ubuntu 12.10

I have an Asus Vivobook s200 with Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on it. I have the following problem. After booting the laptop the ethernet works and if i click suspend it works normally. Then when I wake the ...
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Ubuntu suspended - external harddrive no longer powers?

I recently got a new laptop and I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. I went to transfer files over from my old laptop using my external hard drive and closed the lid when I went away, forgetting I ...
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Problem booting Ubuntu 12.04 after hibernate/suspend [closed]

Linux 3.2.0-38-generic #61-Ubuntu SMP Tue Feb 19 12:18:21 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS Release: 12.04 ...
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How can I prevent my laptop auto suspend (due to critically low battery) from looping? [closed]

I have an Acer Aspire 5750G on Ubuntu 12.04LTS and I've got a problem: Battery critically low > suspend > wake up instantly (I don't touch ANYTHING) > suspend > wake up.... power outage > dead. I've ...
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Is the pm-suspend command equivalent to the GUI suspend option?

I noticed the pm-suspend command and was wondering whether this is the same as selecting the sleep option on the main menu. If not, how does it differ?
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Can't Resume after Suspend

Cant Log in after suspend After i click suspend my PC goes to sleep mode and everything is fine. But when i click the power button i get a black screen with all kinds of awful colored lines all over ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 not suspending

i'm having a problem with my Asus s400 with ubuntu 12.10 installed. It's set to suspend when closing the lid, but it doesn't. It doesn't suspend from the menu either, it blinks and the screen comes ...
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Will it cause problem if I never shutdown my PC and use `suspend` instead of it?

This has been always a question for me, is it good or bad to leave PC suspended for a long time (a week for example)? Is it good or bad to never shut down PC and instead of it use suspend? Will there ...
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Ubuntu suspend works only once through lid close

My system is ASUS N56VJ. The suspend feature works the first time if I sudpend by closing the lid/or specifically selecting to suspend form the settings menu(top right gear button).Lateron it just ...
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Why doesn't suspend work when ThinkPad T500 laptop lid is closed when it is working from the command line or from clicking on the GUI?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 on my ThinkPad T500 with an extra monitor. $ uname -a Linux emre-laptop 3.5.0-25-generic #38-Ubuntu SMP Mon Feb 18 23:28:26 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux The ...
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Blank screen after resume from suspend

I have a new Lenovo z475 that I loaded Ubuntu 12.10 amd64+mac version onto. Everything works well except when I open the lid of my laptop after having closed it. It seems to freeze. I can't ping it or ...
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Xubuntu: No password request after suspension

If I suspend my Xubuntu 12.10, and then take my computer off the suspension, it doesn't request any password. I have tried adding the gnome-screensaver on autostart settings, which I read somewhere ...
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Wifi stays on during sleep (suspend)

My wifi LED indicator stays on when I suspend Ubuntu. I don't know if the wifi card stays on itself but I know that I can barely get 2 to 3 hours of sleep time when the wifi is on! But when it is off ...
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Lock Terminal and Suspend from Terminal

I am trying to lock and suspend from the terminal. I tried: pmi action suspend | at now + 1 min And then typed exit But both that and vlock kill the running command. Is there a way to lock the ...
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Mouse movement wakes computer from suspend how to disable this?

It's really annoying as I have to unplug the mouse after a suspend to ensure that an occasional bump doesn't wake up the system. I haven't found anything in system settings which could disable this ...
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How to tell if laptop was woken by rtc?

Say I set my laptop to wake every morning with rtcwake (e.g. echo $(date +%s 'tomorrow 08:00') > /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm in a cron job or in /etc/pm/sleep.d/99-set-alarm.sh). Now, I'd like ...
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How to run a script when suspending/resuming? - Sony VAIO Ubuntu 12.04

Question: How to assign a script to run when selecting the suspend option on the power menu? Context: I have a Sony VAIO laptop with an AMD Radeon graphics card. I would like to be able to ...
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No display on resume from suspend

My netbook display stays black after resume from suspend about 70% of the time. The only remedy is to either close the lid and open again (to sleep the system) and see if that brought the display ...
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Ubuntu suspends when the lid is closed after pressing shutdown

I am running 12.10. Usually when I am in a hurry I press the shutdown button on the bar and close the lid of my laptop just after that. Often, I observe that instead of shutting down, the system ...
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PC freezes after long period of inactivity (~> 30 min) [duplicate]

My Ubuntu system is configured to turn off the screen and lock itself after 10 minutes of inactivity. (System settings ---> Brightness and screen lock). If I leave the PC for about 10 mins or 15 mins, ...
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Suspend problems - Chromebook running 12.04.1 LTS

I've been running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS for a few days now on my Acer C7 Chromebook - and in general it's running great. However, I've noticed that when I try to suspend one of various things can ...
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How to make Guest save theme changes on log-out/shut-down/restart?

Ubuntu 12.04 At the moment I'm trying to recover my password on my only account, (but it auto-logs in) so I use the Guest when the computer logs-out/sleeps on my administrator account. So I change ...
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How to pause an application when minimizing a window?

I'm following an Excel video-course on my PC, so I need to have both excel and the video-course program opened in two different windows to switch from one to another. I was wondering if there is a way ...
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12.10 Won't Suspend Automatically

My computer is a 64 bit desktop running 12.10. Since upgrading it will not suspend. In my power settings I have it set for suspend after five minutes.
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Run startup applications after suspend

Is there a way to load the startup applications upon return from suspend. My problem is that I have the line xset m 200 1 in my start-up applications, but it won't load after suspend. It loads fine ...
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How do I wake from sleep using a bluetooth Keyboard

I have a Mac book pro, and a Henge dock. The dock is nothing more then a holder that allows you to easily plug in a few devices so you can "dock" your MBP. I also have a Apple wireless keyboard. The ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 HP DV7 Suspend Works, Resume Doesn't

So my issue is that the suspension works, but once I resume, it will just stay in a black screen. Closing and opening the lid does nothing. I tried all sorts of things already with no luck. Can anyone ...
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How to wake-up / suspend (or switch-off) Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop system automatically at a particular time of the day? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Scheduling StartUp and ShutDown Currently, I keep my Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop system continuously running as I have to download some data at a particular time which ...
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How to keep WiFi on during “Suspend”?

When searching, I saw a load of questions about WiFi not turning back on properly after coming out of suspend; WiFi is turned off when going into suspend. However, I have some background tasks I need ...