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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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 ...
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Is there a way to suspend/sleep via bash?

I have to get nine 46" LCD monitors (running Windows) to suspend/sleep at 8pm and wake at 8am every morning. It's been a bit of a mess trying to get the commands working, including the privileges. ...
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How to lock xscreensaver on suspend

Hy! I replaced gnome-screensaver with xscreensaver, it works great so far, but I can't get it to lock my session when I suspend my laptop. Any ideas how to do that? Ubuntu 10.10 Dell Vostro 1310 ...
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Automatically suspend if no one is logged in for 30 minutes

For a number of stationary machines here at the university, I would like to have a setup where the machines suspend themselves to save power 30 minutes after the last user logged out. How can that be ...
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Acer 7551g - hibernation and suspending don't work

Issue is quite the same like here, I've tried everything I found and nothing happens. If I use uswsusp, suspending works good, but graphics doesn't wake up, when I want to hibernate system, it tells ...
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Slow Wireless Reconnect After Suspend

I a Broadcom 4312 using the STA drivers, I reinstalled ubuntu because the b43 drivers were giving me a huge hassle along with some weird kernel issues. My wireless speed is fine, everything works ...
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Laptop Screen does not turn on after sleep [closed]

I recently put Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop and after fixing the wireless problem I am only stuck on my screen turning back on after sleep. I have had this problem since Ubuntu 7. I tried using Ubuntu ...
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Problem with wake after suspend using USB remote

I'm a linux newbie looking for some help. I'm currently setting up an XBMC HTPC using a laptop and 10.10 and all works great except for waking from resume using the power button on the remote. The ...
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How to fix hibernate / suspend with proprietary nVidia driver?

I've just got an Dell Precision M6500 that comes with an nVidia card. Together with Kubunutu 10.10 and the proprietary nvidia driver suspend to disk or RAM does not work. It's allways ending with a ...
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How do I stop the screen from being locked on suspend?

On GNOME the screen locks when I suspend, and I find that a bit annoying (no one else in the house uses ubuntu anyway haha). What can I do to stop this?
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What is GRUB (2)'s role in the suspend/hibernate process?

I have, like many, problems with suspending/hibernating in Ubuntu. When I resume from suspend the fans start, the HDD led glows steadily, but the screen is off. The only thing I do is hard reboot. No ...
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Computer won't sleep

When I try to put my Ubuntu 10.10 box to sleep or into hibernation, it appears to wake up right away (couple of seconds at most). I am trying to figure out what's going on, and would appreciate any ...
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Graphics trouble after resuming from hibernate or suspend

I have a Dell Inspiron 2650 (with NVidia graphics, using nouveau drivers) that I'm using to try out Ubuntu. It's all great, except that Hibernate and Suspend aren't usable. Yes, I know that questions ...
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How to debug suspend?

I've been using Ubuntu for about five years now, and I still can't make it suspend when I want to. It's quite irritating that I can program up a storm, hack the machine in numerous other ways, and ...
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How do I run a script/command on suspend?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 and the gnome-do docky applet. For some reason every so often (sometimes after one, sometimes after several suspends) when I wake up from a suspend (I'm on a laptop, so every ...
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Powering down USB drive while PC suspended

Is it safe, with respect to the data on a USB drive, to power it down while the computer is suspended, and then power it back up before resuming? E.G. are buffers on the USB drive flushed as part of ...
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No Longer Able to Suspend … Why?

I used to be able to suspend my Ubuntu 10.04 PC just fine, but a few days ago, suspend stopped working for me. Does anyone have any idea how I could troubleshoot this? I've found the log, but I ...
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Why suspend / hibernate does not work? (blank screen problem) [closed]

I've got a problem with Ubuntu 10.10 suspend / hibernation. When I try to do one of these actions, computer prepares but in the end a blank screen comes up with just a single underscore blinking. ...
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Laptop does not wake up after sleep [closed]

Today afternoon i wanted to download websphere, so i started download and closed the lid and came back after 2 hrs and opened the lid.. I think laptop was running..but when i hit my enter button ...