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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does bigger SWAP partition area helps faster “Suspend \ hibernate ”?

When I suspend my computer it stores everything on RAM on hard-disk and reloads it back to RAM when I start my computer again does this data gets stored in SWAP area ? will having a 1 GB swap ...
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How to set bluetooth to remain disabled after suspend? [closed]

Bluetooth is enabled by default, and I don't want that since I rarely use it and it consumes battery. I know you can enter rfkill block bluetooth in /etc/rc.local, which works upon reboot. But ...
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Keyboard doesn't work properly after waking up from suspend [closed]

I have ubuntu installed on my laptop and I use it with a keyboard and mouse usb. It all works fine, until it wakes up from suspend. Then the keyboard sometimes doesn't send the key I press. I have to ...
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Dell Dimension 3000 goes into sleep and won't wake up

I installed ubuntu 11.10 on my old desktop Dell Dimension 3000. The installation went well except that I noticed that it installed the OS on the 1T external USB disk. The problem I am seeing is that ...
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Not able to switch users while resuming from suspend on a Dell Inspiron X8300

I am on DELL Inspiron X8300 Desktop with ATI Radeon 5450 grahics card running Ubuntu 11.10, 64-bit. I am having a problem when switching users while resuming from suspend. When clicked on "Switch ...
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Is it safe to sleep computer while updating software?

Update is taking a long time but I need to close the lid of my laptop and go (I'm not upgrading version, just a regular update). Is this safe?
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Disable suspend when pressing fn+F4

I have a System 76 laptop with Oneiric. I just tried to turn the volume down using fn+F5 but I accidentally pressed fn+F4 and suspended the system instead. Is there a way to disable that so I won't ...
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What is this window overlay?

After waking up from suspend, I see these half-transparent window handles, but I don't know how to activate it. Sometimes I can deactivate it by tapping the touchpad. What is the function of this? ...
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$TERM set to “dumb” causes problems with suspend

I've just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10. So far I love it, everything seems just so much snappier. Now I just have one minor issue. When I try to suspend my laptop, it doesn't work - instead it fades ...
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How to change keyboard sleep button to hibernate?

I have a keyboard with a "sleep" button that does indeed make my computer go to sleep. The problem is that Ubuntu can't really handle sleep on my computer, causing it go into a non-responsive mode, ...
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How to get suspend when idle if no user logged in (lightdm)

I can't figure out how to get Ubuntu 11.10 to suspend when idle from a lightdm login screen. I've found methods to do this from gdm, but even those reference configuration files that aren't present in ...
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Ubuntu Suspend won't wake by mouse [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and realized that suspend would not wake by either keyboard or mouse. After following instructions from here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1642817 The system ...
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Failing to resume from suspend

I can't resume from suspend and I have an idea that Zram or prefetch cause this. I have a blinking cursor when trying to resume. I'd like to try turning zram off, but I was unlucky to find the command ...
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How can I hibernate/suspend from the command line and do so at a specific time

I managed to find out how to suspend/hibernate the system from the command line by reading How can I suspend/hibernate from command line?. However, I would like to know how to use the command line to ...
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Command to see if a script was initiated

When waking up from sleep my laptop immediately connects to the wlan after I run the command iwlist eth1 scanning in the terminal. I tried to add the command to ...
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Can't suspend or hibernate with an Nvidia Ti 4200 card

Have tried to use previous solutions to hibernate or suspend but system will not boot with modified xorg.conf. Using Oneric with NVIDIA ti4200 graphics card and NVIDIA drivers.
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black screen after waking up from suspend

running 11.10 and on wake up after being suspended (for a long time or 2 seconds, doesn't matter) I am presented with a black screen that just has a purple bar (about the size of the top menu bar). As ...
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Keyboard Issues After Resuming From Sleep on a Dell Vostro 13

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 x64. It's running on my Dell Vostro V13. Everything works great until I shut the lid of my laptop (puts laptop into sleep). Once I come back and resume working in Ubuntu, ...
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Resume from suspend Stopped working after 10.04.3 [closed]

I have a Lenovo Ideapad S10-3 and I began with Ubuntu 11.04.I have one problem. Once I suspended it, it either resumes straight away (rarely), took up to 3 minutes to resume, or never resumed, and I'd ...
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Trouble with Plymouth and Suspend/Hibernate on a Dell Optiplex GX520

There are two symptoms apparently related to an ACPI issue on my computer, as none of these problems happen if I boot with ACPI=OFF (except then the system cannot shut itself off or, in the case of ...
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How do I set the computer to suspend when battery is critically low?

I accidentally clicked on the option "When power is critically low" under System Settings>Power. The original entry was blank, but the only two options after I clicked were Hibernate and Shutdown. I ...
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after suspend-resume, dmesg printk times look as if suspend happened exactly before resume?!

Please help me understand this quirk: sudo pm-suspend, wait 5 minutes, wake up the machine, dmesg: ... [ 817.724316] PM: Entering mem sleep ... [ 820.380646] ACPI: Waking up from system sleep ...
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Suspend when critically low power 11.10

Is there a way to suspend when Ubuntu is at critically low power. The only option in Ubuntu 11.10 power setting is to shutdown or hibernate. I run my battery all the way down till it suspends then i ...
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Black screen after resume (ATI radeon 6320)

I buy acer aspire 4250 yesterday. It has ATI Radeon 6320 graphics card. I installed latest graphics driver from ati site. Graphics and other facilities are just working nice. Problem is it does not ...
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how to speed up the reconnection of WLAN after sleep

I am using an HP netbook with a Broadcom wl-card. I use the STA driver. After waking up from sleep it takes normally 30 seconds to be reconnected to my WLAN. Using the command sudo iwlist scanning ...
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GNOME Shell consumes 100% CPU [closed]

I am running GNOME shell 3.2 on Ubuntu 11.10. After resuming from suspend, gnome shell process always consumes 100% cpu. Is there any solution for this?
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How to recover from GNOME 3.2 freeze?

I have Ubuntu 11.10 installed and am using GNOME 3.2. I am left with no other option than to restart gdm or to reboot the system, when GNOME freezes. GNOME freezes at times when resuming from suspend ...
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Unable to Resume after Screen has Locked

I am not able to resume a session after the screen has been locked for a long time. This is not a new problem. Similar questions have been posted in the past, two of which are listed below. Black ...
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Power Managements/Settings Problem with Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I have Acer 722 netbook with C-60 APU 1GHz and AMD 6290 graphics. I upgraded my 11.04 to 11.10 and there are less functions in power managements, I have no control when my machine sleeps, hibernate, ...
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System hangs after second time suspending [closed]

I installed a new system when oneiric was released I am also using gnome classic and have the following layout: /dev/sda3 on / type btrfs (rw,noatime,relatime,subvol=@) /dev/sda3 on /home type btrfs ...
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How do I inhibit suspend from the command line?

Is there a way to inhibit suspend/hibernate from the command line. I want to ssh into my home computer and not have it suspend while I'm working on it.
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How do I stop my fans from going crazy after resuming after suspending?

I'm kinda new to ubuntu, and I have an HP Envy 14-2020nr. The computer has hybrid graphics, and since Ubuntu doesn't yet handle them very well I've been using vga_switcheroo to disable the discrete ...
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After I put my computer on sleep, when I turn it back on, my screen freeze like this. Why? [closed]

I use ubuntu 11.10. My display freeze when I put my computer on sleep. So on wake-up, I'm forced to restart it. I tried with 2 differents screen and same result. Why? PS: I would upload a ...
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Dell Studio 1558 doesn't suspend when logged out [closed]

On a fresh install of Oneiric (KDE, 64 bit) can't get the laptop to suspend on lid closing when logged out of the KDE. From within KDE, suspend-resume works as expected. Tested both 32 and 64 bit ...
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Why does my laptop restart instead of waking up after resuming from suspend?

My laptop is a Vaio VPCF11M1E, running Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit. After being suspended, I press the power button to wake it up, but it restarts the machine and I lose all my work. I do not have the same ...
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How do I prevent MSI U100 Netbook from Freezing Upon Resume from Suspend? [closed]

Fresh install of Oneiric on U100. Previously had Mint 9 on it, which slept and resumed properly. Under 11.10 suspend leads to very unpredictable results. Sometimes I can type my password and get back ...
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Gnome 3 Shell suspend has me locked out of my computer

From Ubuntu 11.10, I installed Gnome 3 Shell on my desktop computer. I studied it for a while, and then looked for the button to close the shell, but found only a suspend button. I clicked it and it ...
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Toshiba Satellite E105 does not suspend when the lid is closed

Just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10. Power management worked fine in natty, now on lid close it just blanks screen but does not put the computer to sleep. Interestingly, sometimes even does not blank ...
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How can I prevent the screen from being locked after resuming from suspend

After upgrading to ubuntu 11.10 my screen locks after resuming from suspend. Unticking autolock in gconfig doesnt work anymore. Any ideas?
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Dell Inspiron N5010 doesn't resume from suspend [closed]

I have freshly installed Ubuntu 11.10. When I suspend my system, (a Dell Inspiron N5010) and try to start it again, it just shows a lit up black screen. Please somebody help because as it is there ...
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Wireless doesn't connect after suspend on an Asus K52F

I'm on an ASUS K52F running Ubuntu 11.10 with the AR9285 wireless card. Wifi works acceptably before suspending, after it doesn't show any networks. the only solution I've found is a full reboot.
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Sony Vaio FW350 reboots instead of waking up after sleep/suspend

After I suspend and try to wake up my laptop it just automatically reboots every time. I had this problem in 11.04, but it happened occasionaly. Now I'm with 11.10 and it occurs every time. It is a ...
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How to disable password on Hibernate/Suspend?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 and on suspend/hibernate I am asked for password. I couldn't find apps > gnome-power-manager > lock in gconf-editor. What's the solution for this?
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11.04 -> 11.10 update problems (Power, Display, Resolution)

I have serious issues with Ubuntu (64 bit) after upgrading system from 11.04 to 11.10. My hardware: Asus G53SW (i7-2630QM, 8GB RAM, GF GTX460M) Power (UPower) - when I change behaviour of lid ...
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My computer will no longer suspend or shut off when I close the lid [closed]

This is somewhat annoying. I have an old laptop and the screen on it is shot, so now I have an old monitor hooked up and it works fine. Before the upgrade I had it set so that when i closed the lid on ...
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Starting Opera after suspend leads to a failure message [closed]

When starting Opera after resuming from suspend I get the following message: When restarting the computer I can start Opera without any problem. Any ideas how to solve the issue?
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Prevent temporally suspend/hibernate from script?

Is there any way to prevent temporally suspend/hibernate from a script? I want the screen to enter in powersave mode when appropriate, but the computer doesn't stop. Caffeine doesn't allow this: it ...
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How do I stop my netbook from sleeping when I pull the power? [closed]

When I'm using my computer and unplug it, I would rather not have it go into sleep mode which it currently does. How do I fix that? A concrete example of this is the last time where I was actively ...
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Where do I set use_time_for_policy?

Where do i find the "use_time_for_policy" fix in ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot? This post fixed it before. Laptop immediately suspends when going onto battery power I installed dconf-tools ...
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Wireless drops out on wake

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on a laptop, and quite often (but not always), if I open the lid to wake the computer from Suspend, the wireless connection finds nothing. I've tried using ifup and ifdown, ...