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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Lenovo Ideapad s10-3 doesn't resume from suspend

I have recently installed Natty on my Lenovo Ideapad s10-3 netbook. I have a problem: while I'm able to put my computer to suspension, it just won't wake up when I open the lid or press a key (any ...
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Unable to suspend - power manager vanished

Recently, after a few upgrades, I find that the power-management applet indicator has vanished, and the option of Suspend has suddenly changed to Power-off. I can still suspend through sudo ...
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How can I fix/troubleshoot suspend not working with a Macbook Pro and 11.10 [closed]

I'm using a macbook pro and I recently upgraded to the 11.10 beta. Suspend no longer works. When I close the laptop lid, I can tell the screen turns off momentarily, but then comes back on. When I ...
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How can I change the shutdown launcher to suspend instead?

The shutdown option from the gnome-menu or a starter in the panel, that shows the active shutdown-options like Shutdown, Restart, Suspend, ..., has a default timer to shutdown after 60 seconds if no ...
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Maximal power-saving on a laptop when sleep/hibernate is not possible? [duplicate]

I use a very portable laptop with Ubuntu running. On that laptop, neither sleep nor hibernate works reliably (it works sometimes and it doesn't the other times). I'm not asking how one can get them ...
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“A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding” everytime I wake up my laptop

Whenever I wake up my laptop after a few hours or more have past, the laptop takes a minute or more to wake up, making a lot of noise calculating something, and when finally it starts becoming somehow ...
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How do I stop wireless from reactivating after waking from suspend?

In Ubuntu (Gnome) I right click on the network manager icon and untick "Enable Wireless" because I'm using Ethernet for now. Then I suspend my Ubuntu computer. When I wake my Ubuntu computer it ...
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How can I keep Ubuntu from dropping my network connection when it goes to sleep/hibernate mode?

I have my computer running a Minecraft server as well as sshd (so I can sign in and check on things), but if I leave my computer on for about a day it goes into sleep then eventually hibernation mode ...
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Resume from suspend occasionally causes a restart

Occasionally my pc wont resume from suspend (to ram) properly. Instead of the expected "resume" the pc just does a normal boot. My biggest problem is that I have no clue where to look for that ...
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Freezes when lid is closed on a Dell E6500 [closed]

Installed 11.04 x64 on my Dell E6500 some time ago and it freezes sometimes when I close my laptop. After some search I did following actions: disabled Sync to VBlank in Compiz settings switched off ...
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Slow video after sleep on an Lenovo Edge 13

I have Ubuntu 11.04 on my Lenovo Edge 13 with i3-380UM processor (with integrated graphics). After sleep/hibenate video is really choppy. After reboot all playack is fine. Any ideas? Thank in advance. ...
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Prevent suspend if logged in via ssh to another machine

Previously I have found that Ubuntu would not suspend if an SSH session was open, but on a new laptop install of Ubuntu 11.04 I find that the laptop will go into suspend according to it's normal ...
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Why does Ubuntu crash when I suspend or close my lid?

Whenever I close my lid, or manually suspend, Ubuntu won't go back to normal and the caps lock key randomly blinks. How can I fix this? I really want to be able to close my lid without leaving my ...
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Noise after resuming computer from suspend

I hear noise in my speakers and headphones after waking up my PC. To fix this, I have to reload ALSA. Is there a way to fix, or at least to reload ALSA automatic after suspend ? Oh I forgot, I'm ...
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Totem (movie player) quits on suspend

When I have a active window of movie player and suspend, then movie player quits. Here is the setup: the window is seen on my screen. it doesn't matter if the video is or isn't playing. it's not a ...
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Dual boot and sleep/hibernate issues?

I set up a dual boot before, but I've never thought about how or if putting a laptop to sleep or hibernate will affect grub or the OSes. For example, if I dual boot windows 7 and ubuntu, then use ...
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Error during device I/O when using USB scanner

I have a Canon LIDE 100 scanner that doesn't properly initialize on first scan attempt. When I trigger a scan, it seems to start (you hear the scanner beginning to engage), but then my scanning ...
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Suspending Ubuntu Session when Laptop lid is Closed…

I'm using a Toshiba satellite L305 running Ubuntu. One issue, the laptop usually suspends itself when the lid closed, however Ubuntu only does this half of the time, the other half it keeps the system ...
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Screen Sleeps During Video Playback [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop the screensaver from turning on when I watching online videos? On Ubuntu Natty, My screen goes to sleep during video playback, I tried googling for a ...
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use s2ram when closing lid with kde

When I ask kde to suspend to ram on my laptop, it does not resume properly. However, I installed uswsusp and sudo s2ram -f -a 3 works. Is there a way to tell kde that it is supposed to run this ...
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Suspend and hibernate don't work on a hp pavilion dv6

I just installed kubuntu 11.04 on my laptop which a hp pavilion dv6, and suspend/hibernate don't seem to work. More specifically, when I try to get out of sleep/hibernation mode, the computer does ...
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USB hard drive sleeps even when in use

I have very small ARM computer with Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) running as a backup and media server for my house. I have attached a new "WD My Passport" 750GB USB drive to it. The drive is recognized and ...
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Why does waking up from suspend take a long time?

Sometimes when I suspend my laptop it wakes up instantly, but other times it takes around 5 minutes to wake up - in any case way longer than a cold boot. While the laptop is waking up I can hear the ...
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Suspend/hibernate doesn't work on an Asus laptop

I'm having issues suspending Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) on my new Asus U30SD-XA1 laptop. It's a new laptop on the market. Is this a known issue and is there a fix for it? Basically, whenever I ...
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Is there a way to set laptop to hibernate after being suspended for a while? (like Windows can)

With Windows 7, my laptop was set to go to sleep after X minutes on battery, then hibernate after sleeping for X minutes. I can't seem to find a way to do that with Ubuntu Natty so I always end up ...
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Restrict Lubuntu to suspend

Please help. If you know the solution for ubuntu, I'll try it. I have Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3 (intel-atom netbook). After installing lubuntu 11.04 I realized that the system doesn't recover after ...
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How to disable cd drive check after resuming from suspend?

After resuming from suspend, my laptop performs a check on the CD drive. I currently do not use it that much, so I am wondering if there is a way I can disable the said check after my laptop resumes ...
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Failing at Resuming after Suspension (but not after Hibernation) [closed]

dell xps1330, nvidia gpu. before 11.04 installation, suspension and hibernation worked fine (since the 8.10 era...). For the 11.04 release, I decided for a full installation instead of the release ...
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Waking From Sleep

Often it happens that I cannot wake my computer from sleep, it just does not react and I must force restart. In power management is set to put display to sleep after 15 minutes and computer never. ...
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Black Screen after Resume from Sleep (Kubuntu) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Black screen after wakeup I know there is a lot of other posts like this, but I have been looking for hours and I still haven't found any solution. I have recently ...
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Unable to resume if suspended for more than 20 minutes on a Dell Inspiron N5010

I am using 11.04 64bit on Dell Inspiron N5010. I have this strange problem, if I leave my laptop suspended for more than 20 minutes(approx.) then it does not resume. It works fine if I resume within ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad R500 having problems resuming [closed]

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 11.04 from scratch on my Thinkpad R500, leaving the default power management settings. Yesterday I closed the lid, and this morning when I opened it the laptop resumed ...
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Don't lock the computer when I press sleep

I have an automatic login and no screensaver password. I would easily have no password at all, but I am keeping it for the things that require root in hope of using alternative methods to get my ...
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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 ...