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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How do I fix ugly boot screen when using Nvidia drivers Ubuntu 13.10

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 64bit. It was, by default, using the Nouveau display driver, however, this caused suspend to fail, but installing a proprietary driver resolved this issue but ...
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How to reload Nvidia driver, (Nvidia Optimus/multiscreen: How to restart optirun after hibernation/suspend)

I use the following scripts to initialize multiscreen setup: #!/bin/bash # Initializes Nvidia Optimus for multi-screen functionality. sudo modprobe bbswitch optirun true intel-virtual-output But ...
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Black screen after screen off on 13.10

I swtiched "Turn screen off when inactive for" to 3 minutes and Lock screen after screen goes off to on. The problem is that after the screen is off, when I try to come back I can`t do anything, the ...
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Suspend ubuntu with keyboard shortcuts [duplicate]

I there any keyboard shortcut of suspending the system like we have ALT+CTRL+L for locking.
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Turning off the ability to suspend on Ubuntu 13.10

When I suspend Ubuntu I can't get out of the suspend screen. Yes, I know there are ways to fix this but that would take forever to fix. Is there a way to disable the ability to suspend?
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Why do I have to detect displays for my 2nd display each time I resume from suspend?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Saucy HWE and Nvidia 331.20 with GeForce 310. I have two identical 1440x900 displays. Nearly each time I resume from suspend, I have to detect displays to get my 2nd ...
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how to resolve wifi disconnects and can't reconnect until disable and re-enable networking?

I don't know if this is something that already has a solution or not. I am running ubuntu 12.04 LTS and wireless driver rtl8187. My wireless connection drops after a while (like an hour or so) and ...
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Suspend not working correctly on MacBook Pro 5,5

I've tried some answers from other questions similar, but no success. I have a MacBook Pro 5,5 with Ubuntu 13.10 freshly installed from DVD. Almost everything works straight out of the box but one ...
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My laptop SUDDENLY doesn't turn off screen, when closing lid

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Vaio Pro 13 back in october, 2013. Ever since everything has worked flawlessly. Now yesterday when I closed the lid(as normal), I noticed that my screen and computer ...
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How can I prevent hibernating if CPU usage is above say 40%? (Plex, Couchpotato, Transmission)

I am using a netbook as Plex Media Server. I use wake on lan to start Ubuntu when I feel like watching a movie. Windows prevents my pc from going into hibernation when Plex is streaming a video to a ...
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Computer fails to wake up after hibernate

I recently fresh-installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Toshiba Satellite L455 after several unsuccessful attempts at upgrading from a previous version. After resolving several minor glitches I find myself ...
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Brightness stuck at full after suspend HP Pavilion G6 12.04

I have an ongoing problem with my linux install where brightness seems to get stuck at full after my laptop suspends. Before suspend, the hotkeys work fine. After suspend the hotkeys still bring up ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Standby after waking up from hibernate

My ubuntu 13.10 goes on standby when I waking up from hibernate. It shows my desktop (or whatever windows were open when it hibernated) when I turn it on, and then goes on standby, and then when I do ...
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Suspend on lid close, even with the option OFF

I've set up a friends laptop with Ubuntu 12.04LTS with the Cinnamon desktop, and I'm having a few issues with the power settings. As far as I can tell I've got every setting to "Do Nothing" when the ...
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Fan velocity at maximum

I have an HP 620 and I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi. The problem is that after a suspension the fan runs at maximum. How can I fix that problem?
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automount ntfs partition read-only if not cleanly unmounted

I have configured to automount my ntfs data partition on boot: # /media/Win8 was on /dev/sda5 during installation UUID=A47A42FF7A42CDAC /media/Win8 ntfs defaults,umask=007,gid=46 0 0 ...
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Wifi only works after turning the PC to standby (Ubuntu 12.04)

I have a PC on which I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 in dual-boot with Windows 8.1. My problem is when I start the PC on Ubuntu, wifi doesn't work, but if I put my computer in standby then I get it out ...
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Desktop Flickering after Suspend or Sleep

I seem to be experiencing some issues around my desktop display when my monitor has gone to sleep or I've suspended my system. Not always the case, but trying to turn it back on by moving my mouse, ...
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How to disable Thermal Shutdown

It's not that I want to totally disable thermal protection, but instead of instantly turn-off the machine, how can I make my Ubuntu 12.04 sleep or hibernate instead. As a programmer my IDE and project ...
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how to disable monitor sleep/blanking? [duplicate]

Ubuntu server system (no X installed) that runs several networking daemons. It's been headless for years but I recently attached a monitor to it and installed some cli monitoring utilities (glances ...
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Put ubuntu PC to standby after X minutes

We've been using sleepd with ubuntu 12.04 to put public desktops to suspend after 5-10 minutes of inactivity. We are planning to deploy 13.10 (later move to 14.04), and have found out that sleepd ...
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Unable to use GUI interface to Shut Down, Suspend, Restart in my Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 (32-bit) on my pc. I have never used Ubuntu before. It's great so far, but I am facing a bug. The Shutdown, restart, and suspend buttons do not seem to work. If I click ...
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My Laptop Won't Stay Asleep!

I'm using 12.04.3 on a Toshiba satellite c55d-a and it has 4 GB RAM and a 500 GB hard disk. It seems like it wants to go to sleep when you click suspend but it has a habit of waking up after 10 secs ...
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Module acpi not found

My OS is 12.04, I'm not able to suspend and wake up my PC at given time, or better if I run sudo rtcwake -m mem -s 120. My PC enter suspend mode and the power-on light turns up after 2 minutes, but ...
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What's breaking suspend

I have problem with suspend, every morning around 7am my computer wakeup. I do not wish it to do it because it sometimes drains my battery if not in charger. How do I fix this? :) Ubuntu 13.10, AMD ...
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Suspend test seems to have killed my Intel NUC [closed]

I was running the daily live Ubuntu 14.04-trusty-desktop-amd64 2014-01-24 on an Intel NUC D34010WYK. It has 16GB RAM and a Crucial 240GB SSD. Was working flawlessly, except for sound, so I started ...
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Closing Laptop Lid Causes Hibernation with Xmonad

I use Xmonad. When I close my laptop, the computer goes to sleep. I would like to stop this. I want the computer to continue operating normally when the lid closes. I use Ubuntu 13.10. Any advice? la ...
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Put monitor to sleep when locked? [duplicate]

Whenever Ubuntu 13.10 locks: Instead of making the monitor go black and the power button (on the monitor) turn orange like Windows did. It loses connection to the computer and shows me the Dell ...
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Suspend/Hibernate broken on Macbook Pro 10.1 retina with Ubuntu 13.10

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Macbook Pro 10.1 with Retina display using this tutorial. Then I upgraded to 13.10. Everything works great and I really enjoy Ubuntu except for one issue. Whenever I ...
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Which service (ubuntu 13.10) is putting my laptop to sleep when I close the lid?

I run a netinstall of ubuntu 13.10. When I was on 12.10 I had a a sleep.sh script in /etc/acpid that would be invoked by the closelid event in /etc/acpid/events and then basically run pm-suspend. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 blanks the display unless the mouse is moved at least once after boot

I am trying to deploy a bunch of machines without any KB/mouse, only a display. Their job is to launch Firefox and immediately display a URL full screen. Everything is working except that the ...
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Can't configure physical power button to sleep? “Battery Monitor Settings” GUI claims it already is

I can't configure my laptop to sleep when I press the physical power button. I chose that option in the "Battery Monitor Settings" GUI (for all power states), but it still turns off whenever I press ...
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How to fix: high HDD activity and slower system after few suspend cycles?

After a few cycles of suspending and waking up, on system wakeup HDD activity lasts for ~5-10 minutes (shouldn't be the RAM used instead of HDD?) and even when it is done, the whole system feels ...
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How to restart python script after one second of going down using UPSTART?

I am running my Python script using upstart feature of Ubuntu so that if for whatever reason my Python script dies or gets killed, it can be restarted automatically and everything is working fine - ...
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Acer Aspire Z5101 Realtek Network Card Not connecting after resuming from suspend mode [duplicate]

I have a problem with my realtek network card not connecting after resuming from suspend mode. Ubuntu 13.10 Realtek network card using the r8712u driver on an Acer Aspire all in one z5101, any help ...
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How do I configure the automatic suspend setting?

I just bought acer netbook which came with Ubuntu One program, whenever I'm watching videos on youtube system gives me warning that netbook will automatically suspend because of inactivity and it does ...
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Hibernate and/or Suspend breaks my computer

I have a problem with my Ubuntu OS that I've been trying to solve for the past 2 weeks with no results. I've probably put 14 hours into solving this problem. When I use the suspend option on my ...
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Graphics Problem with cedarview and log-in screen

I've recently encountered problems with my netbook when I dabbled with the graphics driver. I recently tried to install the "Cedar Trail in DKMS Format" through Additional Drivers in system settings ...
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How to redefine nautilius unmount to turn off the unmounted hard drive as well?

I have just installed an hdd caddy for my second hard drive. I would like nautilus to turn it off when all of its partitions are turned off (to simplify it we can assume that there is only one ...
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Unexpected wakeup from suspend in Ubuntu 12.04LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 on my laptop. A few minutes after putting the system to suspend, it wakes up automatically. tlp is installed on my system. I also have a usb keyboard and mouse ...
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Ubuntu not working properly on the new Lenovo X1 Carbon [closed]

I've recently changed my lenovo thinkpad X1 carbon gen1 (it broke :S). But since I liked it so much I changed it into the "new lenovo thinkpad X1 carbon" http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/...
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Wicd does not like to reconnect upon resuming in the same or different location

Ubuntu 13.10 - Samsung Series 9 - Wireless connection only Issue: Wicd does not automatically re-connect after the laptop is suspended. This happens when the laptop is turned back on in the same ...
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can't get out of suspend with WOL - RTL8111E

I can't get my desktop out of suspend through WOL. Running Ubuntu 13.10, installed the RTL8168 driver from the Realtek site (was provided by Realtek site for onboard RTL8111E on mobo Asrock b75-pro3-m)...
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How to disable xscreensaver lock on suspend?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and have installed xscreensaver. As I am the only user on this computer and I am only using the computer for music, movies, and some web browsing I have no ...
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Caps lock indicator is ON after wake up [duplicate]

Caps lock keyboard indicator is ON after waking up from suspension, but in fact it is turned OFF. So I have to press the CAPS LOCK button twice to make it normal. So the problem is with indicator only,...
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No wakeup after screenlock

After 10 minutes my desktop computer darkens the screen, and when I move the mouse or tab any key it comes back alive and asks for my password. That is perfect and the behavior I like to have it. But ...
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Suspend/Wake Up not working - black screen

If I suspend laptop (closing lid, calling pm-suspend or doing it manually from menu), when I wake it up, everything seems to turn on except for screen. Screen remain literally off, so even backlight ...
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How to identify a pop up and kill it

Saucy salam I see a boring popup that states that "Computer will suspend very soon because of inactivity." when I log back to my desktop after it went to sleep. I would like to try to write some ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 dimming screen flickering

When Ubuntu goes to sleep, the screen dims slowly before turning off. As it is doing this, about every second, the screen flashes back to maximum brightness before returning to dimming. My graphics ...
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Intel Graphic 3rd with 12.4 “nomodeset” working but?

If i'm booting with "nomodeset" then can't change Brightness/Login/Logout/Suspend/Resume ..etc. Accidentally booted once without "nomodeset" everything was working (Brightness/Login/Logout/Suspend/...