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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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 ...
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x220 shutdown turns into reboot

So first off, I did try this, and many more: Lenovo X220 reboots instead of shutting down powertop->Tunables->Runtime PM for PCI*" entries are all marked as "Bad" cat ...
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While ubuntu is suspended, my computer continues to run and use excessive battery power

I understand that suspend uses battery power to keep the information on the RAM, but I suspend ubuntu and later when I get my computer out of my bag, it is very hot. It is as if the hard drive and ...
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Dual Win8 + Ubuntu…now I can't put Windows to sleep

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8. Ever since then, I'm not able to put my computer to sleep in Windows 8. I click sleep, and it goes black, then just turns back on. After some ...
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Suspend resume works, but unable to use computer

When I suspend and resume from suspend, I see my screen as it was left but cannot use it and Caps Lock does not work. When I run pm-suspend before loading X11, I am able to see my last command and to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS suspension and hibernation do not work (possibly solved for the hibernation,0 size of swap partition)

I have had a problem with suspending my computer, since I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS a month ago, dual boot with a Windows 7 system.The "suspend" function does not work.Whenever I suspend my system ...
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ubuntu 12.10 freezes after going to suspend [closed]

After a very long time that I suffer from this problem, I have decided to "ask ubuntu". I know there is quite a bit of information about this problem, but none had worked for me so far. The ...
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Unity does not show the Application Menu

Yesterday, I closed the lid of my laptop and it suspended, but today, when open it up, Unity does not show the application menu. However, when I open the new application, the application menu is still ...
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Lenovo T420s won't wake up from suspend / 13.04

My Lenovo T420s on Ubuntu 13.04 notebook suddenly stopped waking up from suspend. It used to wake up when opening the lid, but now the screen stays blank, the power button slowly flashes and doesn't ...
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Active download does not supersede suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04. My system is set to suspend after 10 minutes of idle time. I like this, but if I have a download going, the system will go into suspend anyway and the download will pause. ...
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Temporarily reboot into Windows while suspending Ubuntu

Is it possible reboot into Windows while suspending (or hibernating) Ubuntu, as opposed to choosing Shut Down, followed by Restart, if I have dual boot? More precisely, I would like to be able to ...
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Turn off Bluetooth on wakeup from sleep and boot automatically

so I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Samsung Series 7 Chronos Laptop. It has i7 cores and Nvidia Optimus Graphics and, needless to say being Samsung, a number of bugs to go along with it. Basically every ...
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Running processes when machine is suspended

Would it be possible to run specific software processes when your machine goes into suspend mode?
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12.04 Lock screen and password prompt skipped after resume from suspend

12.04 (32-bit), Unity desktop skips the login screen after resuming from suspend mode. It just starts the session with the user logged in. I have a password set and it shows the login screen on boot ...
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Does the Sleep and Charge feature of USB 3.0 in Samsung 5 Laptop work with Ubuntu 12.10?

I am using samsung series 5 np550pc s03in which comes with windows 8 preinstalled. I would like to dual boot windows 8 and ubuntu 12.10. I have had searched many websites but there is no information ...
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USB 3.0 doesn't work after waking up from suspend

I tried a few things but my problem is still here. If I restart my PC, USB devices work well. However, after waking up from suspend, the two USB 3.0 ports don't work but the USB 2.0 ports work well.
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Suspend not working properly on MacBook Pro Retina (10.1)

I am admittedly a newbie user. I have recently got an Ubuntu 13.04 install working on my rMBP (as you can infer from the title) and noticed that suspend doesn't work. The system shuts down properly, ...
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Can going into “suspend” have negative effects on applications?

Are there any negative effects to go into "suspend mode" wile an application is in the middle of running? I'm assuming applications that don't actually "do much" unless interacted with (such as a ...
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Command “xset dpms force on” after resume

I Use Lubuntu 13.04 and the LVDS Display only works if you use the "nomodeset" option is set in grub. (The VGA Display works without a problem...) After a resume i only can see on the LVDS Display ...
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Changing Sleep Timer in Ubuntu 12.10

I am running Ubuntu 12.10. How can I change my system to suspend time for more than 5 minuets when inactive to a longer amount of time?
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Fan turns on full blast after resuming from suspend - Sony Vaio w/ Ubuntu 12.04

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Laptop: Sony E-Series SVE14A37CDH. Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7600M Series Hybrid GPU. I installed the proprietary AMD Catalyst drivers from: ...
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Cannot access Ubuntu 13.04 virtualbox guest in full screen mode after sleep

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 as a guest in Virtualbox 4.2.14, on a Windows 8 host. When the Ubuntu goes to sleep while in full screen mode, I cannot wake it up. The screen does not respond to input at ...
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Prevent laptop from going to suspend mode [duplicate]

I want to prevent my laptop (running Ubuntu 12.04) from going to suspend mode(as wifi gets disconnected) while watching video(youtube, totem_player) and especially when downloading files from my ...
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laptop suspend resumes immediately in ubuntu 13.04

I have a lenovo IdeaPad P500 laptop. While running 12.10, it suspended and resumed just fine but after upgrading to 13.04 yesterday, when I suspend it (either by closing the lid or using the "cog" ...
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MacBookPro9,1 overheats and sometimes hangs when suspended with Ubuntu 13.04

I recently installed Precise Pangolin on my MacBook Pro 9,1 provided by my work. Pretty much everything works great, except that when I close the lid and it suspends, the machine starts overheating. ...
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Ubuntu Not Waking From Suspend

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (not wubi, usb install) alongside Windows 7 on my Toshiba Satellite Laptop Series L655D-S5050 I have a couple of issues, Ubuntu will not wake from suspend when closing the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 freezes after boot or suspend (every other time)

I'm running 13.04 on Asus UL30A Process: Genuine Intel® CPU U7300 @ 1.30GHz × 2 Graphics: Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset OS type: 64-bit Everything completely freezes after every other a boot ...
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Windows Sleep wakes in ubuntu

Im new here, and im having an issue. Im using Windows 7 sideloaded with Ubuntu. The issue is, whenever i put my pc to sleep in the windows OS, it wakes up in ubuntu on the login screen. I dont know ...
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Wireless Problems After Resume

[Edit 3: Before you read all of this, I don't think this is a software issue anymore, so I'm not sure if there's a real solution that can be offered. I saw this video and read some of the comments. It ...
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What causes Dell XPS 13 ProjectSputnik to wake up randomly after suspend and how to fix it?

When I close the lid of my XPS13 the system goes to sleep regularly. Sometimes it stays asleep but some other times it wakes up consuming battery. I can't find the reason why this is happening. Here ...
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How to Make an xinput Command Persistent After Standby

I want to use two finger scrolling on my touchpad. I'm using Ubuntu 13.04, and the Mouse and Touchpad GUI configuration doesn't let me enable it (the checkbox is greyed out). As a workaround, I ...
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Password not required

I have a password set on my laptop running 12.10 smoothly, but the password requirement on boot from suspend or hibernation has vanished. It is still required for sudoing or boot from full shutdown. ...
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Use both suspend-freeze and pm-suspend

I'm using Ubuntu Raring and mainline kernel 3.9.4 I like the fast resume times pm-suspend-freeze is capable of, however I still want to have the lower power consuming suspend available. From what ...
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Switched to Compiz for OpenGL on Xubuntu 12.04, now laptop screen doesn't turn on after a suspend

I recently added the CompizConfig settings manager to resolve screen tearing while watching full screen video (it worked! no more tearing!) but now every time I close the laptop screen and the system ...