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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What are the differences between sleep, standby, suspend and hibernate in Ubuntu?

I'm really confused about these keywords used in Ubuntu. I've a little knowledge about suspend and hibernate in Ubuntu and how does it work. But I've no idea about what are the differences between ...
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13.10 hangs on waking from suspend except when suspended from console

I know waking from suspend is an issue, but this looks like a separate bug. When I suspend 13.10 on HP Pavillion dv6 (AMD 6770M/fglrx 13.10.10) from x, it suspends normally but freezes when waking. I ...
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Problem: Black screen after resume

Problem: Black screen after resume I found the below statement that I provided the link for but, no instructions with it for a person that's new to Ubuntu on what exactly to do to fix the problem. ...
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How do I stop Xubuntu 13.10 from suspending when I close lid?

I just upgraded to 13.10 and tried configuring at the Settings Manager, but it doesn't seem to work. So I tried configuring xfce4-power-manager/lid-action-on-ac and it didn't work eiter. Then, at last,...
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touchpad acts funny after sleep

Sometimes, when I wake my laptop from sleep, the touchpad acts funny. The mouse pointer jump on the screen and it is really hard to control the mouse. I tried to turn of and on the touchpad in ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 - Graphics Driver: Default vs Nvidia 319-recommended vs Nvidia 319-updated

Background: I switched from default driver to Nvidia-319-recommended. I am guessing that this update has caused issues with Keyboard shortcuts, battery status icon disappearing as well as power ...
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Wake on Lan on Ubuntu?

There is a computer in lab I need to turn it on wakeonlan, I followed these instructions. I used gWakeOnLan tool to wake up the system. The default UDP port number is 9 and i checked from the website ...
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Suspend doesn' twork properly in 13.10

I just upgraded my Asus 1015E from 12.04 to 13.04, then to 13.10. From Gnome Flashback (no effects), if I select "Suspend" or close the lid, the computer does not go into low power mode, instead ...
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Update to 13.10: blank screen and repeated suspend on resume from suspend [closed]

On my Asus x201e, after updating from 13.04 to 13.10, intermittently when awaking from suspend, my screen will blink to a black screen a few times, offer a lock screen, and then go back to suspend ...
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Is it possible to get the normal login screen when resuming from suspend?

I noticed that the login screen that I get when the system first boots up is different from the login screen I see after I resume from suspend. I'm wondering if it is possible to get the same login ...
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Problem: Suspend no longer works on my Laptop after 13.04 -> 13.10 upgrade

My Samsung Chronos-700Z7C can't suspend after 13.04 -> 13.10 upgrade. UBUNTU: 13.10 - 64-bit Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-3635QM CPU @ 2.40GHz × 8 Memory: 11.4 GiB Graphics: Intel® Ivybridge ...
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Garbled screen after return from suspend 13.10

Configuration: Asus motherboard m2n68 w/onboard Nvidia Geoforce 7025 and nforce630a chipset. I've tried the Nouveau driver, and Nvidia 304,173. Everything works great with Nvidia except return from ...
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13.10 suspend kills wifi connection

I tried to post to this thread Hardware wireless switch has no effect after suspend and 13.10 upgrade for if I understand their question I am having the same problem, but the answer option won't work ...
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Hardware wireless switch has no effect after suspend and 13.10 upgrade

This seems to be a fairly chronic problem, as shown by the following questions: How do I fix a "Wireless is disabled by hardware switch" error? Wireless disabled by hardware switch "...
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Laptop will not wake up after closing lid after updating to 13.10 [closed]

I tried the steps at Ubuntu freezes/crash after wake when upgraded to 13.10. None of them solved my problem. When I close the lid on my laptop, ubuntu goes to sleep just as it always has. However, ...
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What waked up my computer?

I want to know if there is a command or program that shows the reason of the last wakeup from suspend. In windows exists a builtin command which shows the last wakeup reason, for example the keyboard ...
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Unique Suspend Issue with Ubuntu 13.10

I have a little bit of a unique issue with suspend. My Laptop suspends and resumes properly, but the built-in laptop screen does not turn back on when resuming for some strange reason. I have to do a ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 suspend crashes KDE / black screen on wake

Setup I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10, with KDE (installed via Ubuntu server disk and sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop). Problem Whenever I suspend the computer while in KDE (either via ...
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Network disabled on some wake-ups on saucy laptop [closed]

Since I upgraded to Saucy Salamander 13.10, with every third suspend or so, the network is disabled and I'm unable to re-enable it. I've had to reboot to make it run again. The network menu will have ...
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Xubuntu 13.10: disabling suspend on lid being closed

I'm having trouble with configuring my home server. I have an old lenovo x200 laptop that runs Xubuntu 13.10. My problem is that after closing the lid the laptop is begin suspended despite changing ...
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Suspend/resume issue hp envy m6

:) I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my HP envy m6. When I press the "power" button and select to suspend, it looks like it goes to sleep (power light flashing, as expected). When I press the power ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 laptop display pop up from sleep? [closed]

Upgraded to Xubuntu 13.10 recently and noticed that when I put my Dell D620 laptop to sleep/hibernate (closed lid) the laptop display & configure settings & layout pop up appears? This doesn't ...
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If external display is connected {“Lid is closed : Do nothing” } else{ “Lid is closed: Suspend” }?

My laptop suspends when I close the lid, as I want it to. However, when I connect an external display (HDMI) and keyboard (USB), I like to be able to close the lid of the laptop, without suspending ...
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Problems with networking after suspend [closed]

I have some problems on my Asus notebook since I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10: Networking (wifi and lan) won't work after resume from suspend. I've seen many posts about this but they wouldn't work for ...
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Wi-fi goes out after my computer suspends

First off, in 13.10, there is no hibernate option in the power setting. And even then, when I change the setting they don't stay saved like they did in 13.04. But my main problem is when I wake my ...
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Ubuntu freezes/crash after wake when upgraded to 13.10 [closed]

Back on 13.04 it didn't occurred. I've upgraded to 13.10, systems apparently working fine, but, when I put it to sleep(using or not using extended monitor) and try to wake up, I see the screen(both), ...
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After update to 13.10: 2nd standby after opening lid

Updated the Lubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10 on my MacBook Air. Ever since, when I open up the lid after standby, the system wakes from standby but after a few seconds it goes into standby again. There ...
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Can I safely use suspend/hibernate during an upgrade?

How will the upgrade progress react if I put the computer to sleep or hibernate it meanwhile upgrading? Right now it's downloading packages, if I close the lid, take the computer to work and start it ...
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Suspend problems Dell XPS 15 - Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Dell XPS 15 laptop with an external display through the mini-displayport, and I am completely unable to get the suspend functionality working correctly with Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail. ...
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Suspend doesn't happen at all

I have an dell inspiron n5110 with nvidia graphic. It has 12.10 and windows installed on. It was working fine until a morning when I turned it on an message appeared which said ubuntu cannot found ...
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Dropbox does not sync after suspend

Whenever I suspend my Ubuntu, and then rewake it, Dropbox does not sync, so I don't see files that I edited on other computers. How can I make it sync?
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Wake-On-LAN 13.04 problems

I've been trying to get WOL to work for weeks on my Ubuntu server 13.04 install but it just doesn't seem to work. I notice when I suspend the server with "sudo pm-suspend" or via the desktop gui, ...
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Laptop immediatly goes to sleep after disconnecting power [closed]

I've Lenovo S400 laptop, dual boot with windows 7 and ubuntu 13.04. The problem is that whenever I disconnect the power adapter, ubuntu shows that battery level is critically low and goes to sleep. ...
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Wifi doesn't work after hibernate but DOES work after suspend

I run Ubuntu 13.10 (though on 13.04 situation was the same) on Thinkpad E125 laptop I have very common problem - there were no WiFi after suspend. I've googled the problem and find solution that ...
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How do I enable Ubuntu (using full disk encryption) to call LUKSsupend before sleeping/suspending to RAM?

This question is related to another one by @Stefan, but it is not a duplicate of it. The questions are slightly different: the author simply wanted to know if this had been implemented, while I'm ...
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I can't open DVDs in VLC whenever I suspend my system, why?

I know there are a lot of similar questions out there, so I hope not to get the same answer I've already read a couple times. I know that DCD playback does not work with stock VLC; you have to ...
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Timed Shutdown - shutdown after 30 minutes [duplicate]

I am running Xubuntu 13.04, I got in the habbit of closing my Acer Netbook and forgetting about it for a week+. I open it up to find it has still been running. How do I set it to shutdown after 15 ...
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Disabling touchpad after suspend/resume

There are several questions about disabling touchpads on laptops on this site, but none of them seem to quite answer my question. I want to disable my touchpad (I've done that bit) and keep it ...
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Laptop Charger Not Recognised Properly on Samsung NP900X3F

Firstly thanks for your time. Secondly, having an issue with my power charger on my Samsung Series 9 NP900X3F. When I boot into Ubuntu with the charger plugged in it recognises it as charging. When I ...
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How to check what suspends? Lubuntu saucy

I have a Nokia Booklet 3G and I have a problem (not one, actually) with Poulsbo suspend/resume. I installed Lubuntu saucy (beta), which runs smoother than previous versions (it actually boots, unlike ...
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dual boot: Windows 8 session lost after Hibernate/Sleep

The problem I'm experiencing is losing the Windows 8 session after sleep/hibernate. When resuming the session I would expect to load directly into Windows, however the GRUB bootloader displays. At ...
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Screen randomly switches to console

I have the following problem with Ubuntu 13.04: GUI randomly switches to console mode. If I suspend and wake up, it is in GUI again. A related issue is when I switch to a different terminal (e.g. ...
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After recovering from suspend, artifacts appear in text

I have Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 64-bit installed on my Panasonic CF-51 laptop (GPU: Intel 945GM). When I recover from suspend mode, artifacts appear in the text. These artifacts look random. This occurred ...
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What will be the power backend for (K)Ubuntu 13.10?

I have Kubuntu 13.04 installed. KDE uses powerdevil to manage hibernate/sleep, which in turns seems to use pm-utils backend. pm-utils is unmaintained, and broken at this point1. For example, I had to ...
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xubuntu 12.04 doesn't seem to have option to not “sleep” computer

When I right-click on the battery and pursue the ac power setting options, there is no option to not put the computer to sleep. Is there a work around for this? I want to transfer file all night.
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System will not power down on shutdown

I'm having problems with shutdown on my Dell Inspiron 14z-5423. When I shut down, I hear the hard disk stop but the machine does not actually power down. Interestingly, when I do a restart, the ...
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Disable hibernation

As simple as it sounds I cannot disable hibernation. I have disabled any GUI option to disable hibernation but my acer aspire one has decided to start hibernating after an hour. When I first ...
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Mac Book Pro 6,2 Nvidia graphics & suspend don't work

As soon as I suspend my mbp the led starts pulsing after a while but by opening the lid Xserver hangs, I get a black screen and am presented with the login screen after 2 minutes. Logging in results ...
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How to make wifi scan on resume?

When I wake my system from sleep I often have to wait a while for the wifi driver to scan and connect to my network. If I open a terminal window and run "sudo iwlist scan," the network is detected ...