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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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, ...
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.xsession-errors is huge after suspending

Earlier today I left my laptop suspended and when I came back (a few hours later), I logged in and all my disk space had been used up. I took a look at Disk Usage Analyser and it said all of the space ...
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Screen brightness stops working after standby? [closed]

So, I just bought a new laptop yesterday (Toshiba Portege R835-P70) with an Intel graphics accelerator and installed Xubuntu 11.04. Everything works fine except after waking from standby. The screen ...
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Wireless does not connect after suspend on ThinkPad T61 [closed]

I have a problem similar to reported here: 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 ...
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Automatically sleep and wake-up at specific times

How can I hibernate or sleep my Ubuntu 10.10 desktop and have it "wake up" the next day? I have seen software that can do this on windows, so it can't be hard on Ubuntu!
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Fan speeds up at suspend [closed]

The fans start turning at very high speed when I do suspend. What is the reason, and if possible, how can I fix it? The mainboard I use is Intel DG45FC. CPU is Intel core 2 duo at 3.00GHz.
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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 ...