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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RubyMine popups and window events die after successful system resume [closed]

After I resume from sleep, RubyMine must be restarted in order to be functional. Things like opening files, search dialog, panes, etc are all non-responsive. This may be related to java not rubymine, ...
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System Freeze upon wake-up [closed]

I am on Natty 11.04. I have been noticing that upon wake-up from a long inactivity, the screen is not responding to any keystrokes. The mouse is moving though. This is happening when I am on AC ...
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Ubuntu gives black/no graphics after waking up from sleep

First,though this is a duplicate question,but i am asking because the other posts didnt help me,and my case is a little different i guess. This problem is not recent but since 4-5 ubuntu releases... ...
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Is there a way to make suspend by closing the lid ALWAYS possible on a Samsung NC10?

recently I installed Natty on a Samsung NC10 netbook. Most of the time, suspend by closing the lid works. But sometimes it just stays in its current state. Going to suspend by accessing the menu seems ...
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App to restart after suspend|hibernate - defined in Upstart?

I want an app to re-start (XBMC, but I failed with Firefox and Krusader doing this, too), after the PC wakes from suspend or hibernate. I want to write a script, which runs at the same conditions, and ...
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How to I get suspend/hibernate working with my proprietary NVIDIA driver?

I'm using a Sony Vaio Z. (VPCZ122GX to be precise) I have to use a modded kernel to boot and then reboot into the new kernel in order to get accelerated graphics. This is due to the nature of the ...
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Can I map some key combination to the suspend function (it should also work for waking up the machine from the suspended state)?

I'm using an external keyboard for my laptop. The keyboard (USB) does not have a suspend button. This means that I have to keep opening my laptop's lid (I don't want to do that very often as I'm also ...
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Lenovo S10-3 freezes when resuming from sleep [closed]

I have been browsing forums all day but can't find a solution to this irritating bug. When I put my computer to sleep, everything seems to work fine (leds flash, etc). When I try to resume though, ...
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My SSH tunnels get interrupted because the host machine falls asleep. Bug or Feature?

My gnome-power preference is set to automatically sleep after 30 minutes of inactivity. Apparently it thinks that a ssh connection is not a valid reason to keep it alive. Is this a feature or a bug? I ...
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Resume from Suspend fails on Samsung X360 laptop

I just upgraded to Natty and after the upgrade on the laptop suspend is no longer working as before. Before 11.04 I closed the lid, the laptop powered down. When I opened the lid and pressed the ...
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Nvidia graphics problem with suspend and resume, system hangs

Am on 11.04. When I close my laptop lid (NVIDIA graphics - HP Pavilion) it goes onto sleep mode. But when I reopen it, instead of resuming onto the password prompt, it shows me a screen of random ...
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Mouse and keyboard stop working after suspend or screensaver lock [closed]

If I leave the computer and let it run into screensaver and lock the screen, the mouse left click won't go back to work. If I suspend the computer, the keyboard won't get back to work. It started ...
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Sleep won't work and the touch/clickpad is a mess on a HP Envy 15

I attempted to sleep the computer and it doesn't even turn off the screen, it just blank and the fans continue running loudly. The only way to get it back on is to hold down the power button until it ...
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Reading logs after I've had to hard reboot

I have a VGA to S-Video converter which I use to watch movies on the TV from my laptop, but after I've plugged it the laptop starts freezing whenever I try to suspend it or hibernate it. Can I read ...
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Keyboard not working after suspend to ram (sleep)

On a Sony Vaio VGN CS21S the keyboard doesn´t work after suspend to ram. Suspend to disk (hibernate) works though. Running a fresh install of Natty with Unity.
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Trigger Screensaver/Off monitor

IS it possible to somehow trigger screensaver or make the monitor sleep/off? I want to disable screensaver/monitor sleep as it gets annoying at times, however I still want a way to save power via such ...
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Why are Ksoftirqd -processes pushing my CPU-LOAD to 100%?

When I suspend or hibernate my laptop, the Ksoftirqd/0 or Ksoftirqd/1 process runs on 100% continuously. I have to reboot or shutdown my laptop then. This happens in Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10, 11.04 and ...
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How can I improve resume performance? [closed]

I have an Eee PC 1005HG running Natty with Unity 2D. The drive is an Intel X-25V and i've shovelled everything I can into RAM (eg: /tmp). Resume performance still seems pretty sluggish. Home is ...
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Why does my computer startup again when suspended?

the whole point of suspending a computer is to make it cool off and be quiet. But my computer starts up just as it get's quiet, it's really annoying! My computer is a Asus 1201n and I'm running 10.04 ...
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Suspending Ubuntu using terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I suspend/hibernate from command line? How can I suspend Ubuntu using the terminal? Can I schedule it to "wake up"? Another thing that I wanted to know is ...
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How do I suspend over ssh?

I guess this question is pretty much the same as How to configure dbus to allow ssh-user to suspend server?; except I wanted to formulate it better. Assume I have an Ubuntu server running nonstop, ...
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No wireless after resuming from suspend?

When I resume my computer from suspend it doesn't want to connect to any wireless connection. It looks like it is connecting, but after a while it asks me to retype a password for wireless connection. ...
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The computer does not wake up from sleep after a RAM upgrade

I have been using this build (and sleeping it) for months without a problem. Yesterday I upped the RAM from the pre-installed 4gb across 2 sticks to 8gb across 2 sticks.... Machine boots fine and is ...
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Is there an Inhibit Sleep indicator for Unity?

In the classic Gnome shell, you could add an Inhibit applet to prevent the computer going to sleep. This doesn't work with Unity. Is there an alternative and just easy way to prevent the computer ...
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Low-battery-power action without gnome-power-manager

I'm running the openbox WM and would like to avoid loading the gnome stack. One of the lingering issues I have to resolve is avoiding abrupt system crashes due to depleted battery power. Is there a ...
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Unable to suspend with FGLRX enabled

I am unable to suspend in a fully updated (as of yesterday, 29 March 2011) Ubuntu 10.10 installation (kernel 2.6.35-28). Following is a list of some of my hardware: Motherboard: Gigabyte ...
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WiFi stops working after waking from suspend with a Broadcom 43225

wired connection works but I am forced to reboot if I want wifi to start working again. I have an acer one 721-3801 on 10.10. help? I have the broadcom 43225 driver if that helps... (I am very new ...
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Touchpad frozen after resume on a Gateway MX6650/MA2A

After the computer is resumed from sleep, the trackpad no longer works. I've tried different settings using the s2ram command, just to see if it would change anything. But that doesn't seem to be the ...
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WOL and Sleep Mode [closed]

I have a small ubuntu server set up as a media server and web server for my home network. The usage of the server however is less than 5% of the day, so I am trying to find a neat solution to wake ...
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What is suspend?

I saw the option Suspend in Ubuntu. What does it do? I tried this option, but my PC goes to low power mode and then, I can't bring it to a normal condition. So I had to power off my PC.
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Dell Inspiron 1120 Ubuntu Light -> Desktop and now I'm having problems with wifi and suspend

I got a Dell Inspiron 1120 which ships with Ubuntu Light, as well as Windows. My wife prefers Ubuntu, but obviously outside of web stuff, you can't do a lot with Light, so I went ahead and installed ...
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Strange Suspend/Resume Failure on HP G61

My HP G61 428CA has an unusual problem. Suspend/resume works fine as long as I don't suspend it for longer than 6 or 8 hours. If I do this, it won't wake up ... the keyboard lights flash reporting ...
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Laptop won't “hibernate” then “thaw”

Can anyone help me with a suspend-resume problem? I have two identical ThinkPad laptops (7764CTO). One works fine. The other will not "hibernate" (suspend-to-disk) and "thaw" (restart after ...
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Acer 1551 suspend/hibernate bug? [closed]

I put 64-bit Ubuntu 10.10 on my Acer 1551. It does not want to wake from suspend or hibernate. I have tried several different solutions to the apparent problem, but none have worked for me. Similar ...
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Suspending my laptop breaks ethernet over firewire, are there commands which can fix it? [closed]

As mentioned in this question I am using a firewire cable to provide a private network between my laptop and my desktop, because it makes using the screen sharing program synergy much nicer than using ...
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gnome-power-manager is necessary to spin down hard disks?

With modern hard disks is necessary to use gnome-power-manager to spin down the hard disks? Or are they prepared to sleep automatically after certain amount of inactivity time?
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Temporarily prevent hibernation

How can I temporarily prevent Ubuntu from hibernating? Is there a binary available that makes use of an API similar to the one preventing screen savers from activating for hibernation? I'm utilizing a ...
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Not able to suspend or hibernate

My Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop Lenovo T400 is not able to suspend or hibernate. Whenever I click Suspend or Hibernate, the moon LED on the bottom of the lid flashes a few seconds, the screen ...
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Suspend fails and I know the module causing it. What can I do?

My suspend did not correctly since I installed a USB 3 extension card in my PC. Instead of going to S3, the computer just woke up instantly. dmesg gave the hint "usb_dev_suspend+0x0/0x20 returns -2" ...
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I am getting a blank screen after opening the laptop lid (resume from standby)

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat. I am getting a blank screen after opening the lid of my IBM R51 ThinkPad, which forces me to restart the system. Suspend mode is not working in my laptop. ...
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How exactly does gnome manage laptop suspend events?

The reason I ask is that, while suspend under lid closure and fn-F4 work perfectly in the Ubuntu (gnome) desktop, I cannot get them to work when using a different window manager (fvwm) on my thinkpad ...
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Suspend fails (reboot on resume) and no hibernate option [closed]

Upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10 removed hibernate option for me and introduced the problem where by after entering standby (being indicated by blinking amber LED on my laptop) I cannot resume my session. ...
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What Activities Stop Computer from Sleeping

I generally set up power hungry servers with a fairly short timeout before they're supposed to suspend or hibernate, but they seem to occasionally go to sleep during file transfers, ssh sessions, etc. ...
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How do I stop the speaker from unmuting after wake-up? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Remix. Some seconds after wake-up, the speaker unmutes, even if it was muted before. I'd like to have it muted always after suspend. I created a rule in ...
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Disable locking the screen after resuming from suspend

One thing I like for MacBooks is that they are usable within a second after opening their lid when they were on stand by. Ubuntu always requires me to enter my password when I resume from suspend, ...
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How can I suspend using a keyboard shortcut, without administrator privileges?

How can I set up a keyboard shortcut that I can use instead of clicking this menu item? I have read about various terminal commands for suspending which I could easily assign to a keyboard ...
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Laptop suspend appears broken, what must I roll back?

Question: What package contains the subprogram responsible for the KMenu option "sleep"? Background: I've been running KUbuntu 10.04.1 and I am completely updated. Recently (within the past month), ...
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Laptop resumes from suspend while lid is closed [closed]

I have a Dell Studio 15 and I am running Ubuntu 10.10. When I close my lid or select the suspend option, the machine suspends as indicated by the slowly pulsing power indicator. I'll put the machine ...
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How do I troubleshoot my computer not suspending automatically? [closed]

I can use suspend without any problem if I do it manually. It resumes OK as well. However, for some reason it has stopped doing this automatically. Right now it is set to suspend after 30 minutes but ...
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Theme changes after resuming from suspend

I'm using a Dell Inspiron 1520 and Ubuntu 10.10. I've read a lot of questions about graphics problems after resuming from suspend, but most of them are much more serious than mine. I can boot, login ...