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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Suspend hangs on 11.10 - need help debugging

I have an ASUS X53SD laptop I just bought. I deal with a lot of linux development, so I prefer to have Ubuntu running as my primary OS. I have a fresh install of 64bit 11.10 with just "bumblebee" and ...
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USB HD enclosure “sleeps”, file system errors ensue, can't remount, device disappears. Help interpreting these logs?

I am using this enclosure over USB2 with Ubuntu 11.10: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817173042 After a period of inactivity, the enclosure seems to sleep and Ubuntu isn't able ...
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How to configure motherboard to allow suspension

My computer is unable to suspend/hibernate on Ubuntu 11.10. Some people told me that probable had to do with my bios setting, that I should set my ACPI settings to S3. The problem is that I can't ...
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Computer Turns Off instead of Suspending/Sleeping

I recently assembled a new computer with the second generation Intel Core i7-2600K processor (Sandy Bridge) and solid state drive. The solid state drive is only 60 GB and I have lots of RAM so I did ...
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Terminal suspend on Ubuntu 8.04

I'm trying to put my old laptop into suspend mode through the terminal. Typing rtcwake -m disk -s 10 works in newer versions but in 8.04 I get: error /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/device/power/wakeup: No such ...
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How to enable Hibernate in 12.04? (Again) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to enable Hibernate in 12.04? I just installed the new 12.04 beta on my Lenovo Ideapad U450. According to this thread Whither hybrid suspend? hibernate and suspend ...
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How to enable Hibernate in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to modify policykit to allow hibernation in upower? I just installed the new 12.04 beta on my Lenovo Ideapad U450. According to this thread Whither hybrid suspend? ...
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Command line suspend for a pre-determined amount of time

How can I suspend from the command line for a pre-determined amount of time? For example, in the terminal i can do "pm-suspend", and that suspends the computer. But I want the computer to come out of ...
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How can I get a script to always run on resume in Lubuntu?

I've run into an annoyance on Lubuntu 11.10, described here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1869357 I came up with a workaround, described here: ...
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Slow Resume After suspend having chrome running with many tabs

I usually use chrome and Firefox for browsing. I also open many tabs (around 40 in both some times). The problem I have occurs when I resume the PC after having suspended it: It takes from 2 to 5 ...
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On a desktop, is using 'suspend' beneficial?

I have a desktop with enough RAM and whatever else required to run Unity smoothly. My understanding is that the "suspend" option is usually for laptops. I used it recently and when booting up, it ...
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LXDE will not suspend when laptop lid is closed, and will die when woken up

I am not an experienced Linux user, although I have been using Ubuntu occassionally some time already. ( Since Feisty Fawn probably? ). Now I installed Ubuntu 11.10 and it is nice ( well, after I ...
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Why does my panel become grainy and distorted after I unsuspend?

I frequently suspend my computer and then bring it back, usually about twice a day. Lately, when I bring it back, the panel at the top of the screen becomes distorted. Here is a picture. Logging ...
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Wake laptop when lid is opened?

I have a SAMSUNG laptop, which by the experience in the last months, has been a great one. I am actually implementing some functionality to it, and since I noticed, I am able to wake up my laptop from ...
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With external display, screen turns black after start from suspend Xubuntu 11.10

I work with a Thinkpad X220 and have Xubuntu 11.10 installed. Everything works fine, except for this; When I suspend my laptop, while it is connected to my external monitor (either cloned screen or ...
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Asus K53E wont hibernate/suspend

I just recently installed ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop. everything works great however when I get it to hibernate my screen turns black but still backlit and my cpu is still running. How can I fix this?
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Is there a scope or some other way to suspend the computer from unity dash?

I want to type suspend in the dash to suspend my computer. Unity does not have this functionality by default. Is there a scope which provides this?
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Suspend USB power to a laptop cooling pad when going to suspend mode

When I suspend the laptop, the USB devices are left on. I don't mind this in general, however I'd like to be able to turn off the cooling pad under it. I tried the things outlined in the following: ...
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Why is my Dell Inspiron 1720's keyboard and trackpad inactive after resume from suspend? [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 on my Dell Inspiron 1720 laptop, and it works perfectly apart from coming out of suspend. The login screen comes up, but the keyboard and trackpad are completely unresponsive. ...
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How can I set my system to suspend when inactive to a longer amount of time

I run Mythtv on some Ubuntu 11.10 based machines. In the power settings, I can choose from a list of time periods from 5 minutes up to 1 hour for the the machine to suspend when inactive. I would ...
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Display sleeps despite system's settings [closed]

I have disabled display sleep in every way I know: System Settings > Screen Disabling xscreensaver (not enabled by default, but double-checked) Browsing the BIOS settings Yet my display always ...
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Attempting to suspend sometimes results in system lock [closed]

Running 10.10, and in the past suspend has worked 100% of the time. In the past few months, suspend only works roughly half the time. When it doesn't work, it results in me having to do a hard reset. ...
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equivalent of command line 'shutdown -h +60' but for suspend to RAM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I hibernate/suspend from the command line and do so at a specific time and a relative time? what is the equivalent of a command line like 'shutdown -h +60' but ...
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Ubuntu turns off instead of suspend / sleeping [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 on my notebook as the main OS. How ever, I've been facing a serious problem: Every time I try to suspend it, or it just stays idle for a while, the computer shuts down, instead ...
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Suspend to RAM and encrypted partitions

Normally I don't shutdown my notebook any more in favour of using suspend-to-RAM. The downside is that my encrypted home partition is completely accessible after resume without entering the ...
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Black screen after wakeup

HP w2207h (HDMI screen) , HP 6235fr under UBUNTU 11.10 (Nvidia GT220): After suspending for a long time, wakeup my PC with USB. Boots up but black screen.No screen since start of booting. The machine ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 monitor suspend glitch help?

my monitor gets extremely glitchy after waking it from suspending it is there any fix to this problem? here is a picture of the issue this is right after i wake it from it being suspended.
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Suspend suddenly stopped working

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10, and it appears the suspend feature suddenly stopped working. Now, when I close the laptop lid, the machines powers off. To my knowledge, I haven't made any configuration ...
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Resume after suspend leaves glitches using Radeon driver and 11.10. What is a better way of fixing than using 'unity --replace'?

I am using Ubuntu Oneiric and have kept fully up-to-date with updates. My GPU is a Radeon HD6970, for which I am using the open-source Radeon drivers. The only change I have made to the 'default ...
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how to execute a command after resume from suspend?

I've got a script that is executed in order to have suspending/resuming working in my laptop. Then I have another series of xinput,xkbset and xmodmap commands that are executed when I initiate a ...
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How do I disable the lock screen when resuming from suspend or hibernate without losing ability to lock screen manually?

I would like to bypass the password prompt after resuming from suspend or hibernate in Ubuntu 11.10. I tried: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.lockdown disable-lock-screen 'true' But doing so I ...
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On sleep, open processes are closed

I am using a DELL Inspiron 1525. I have setup close-lid to sleep mode. On waking up from sleep, all my previously open processes have been closed and I am shown a blank desktop. Any known solutions ...
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Is SWAP used when suspending a computer

I know that SWAP is used when putting a computer into hibernation. But is SWAP used when the computer is suspended?
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Suspending computer and maintaining internet connection

Some computers in this network have allocated LAN IP addresses, although other computers (the visitors) can sometimes steal the allocated IP addresses. Recently, suspended computers are losing their ...
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Daemon wakeup via clock

I am writing a daemon (my first) and it needs to wake up every second and check a special piece of hardware. I have it checking the hardware, but how do I make it sleep, then wake on a specific ...
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Why are all my programs closed when I resume from sleep? [closed]

I have recently come across a problem on my Ubuntu 11.10 laptop (HP dv7) that, when resuming from sleep mode, all of my programs (typically Firefox and emacs) are closed. Why is it doing this and how ...
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Stuck in window resize on resume [closed]

Sometimes if I unlock Ubuntu and happen to have a window focused it will be partially off-screen with these orange circles holding white arrows on the window. My default assumption is that they're ...
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Not able to wakeup after suspend on an HP 430

I installed 11.10 (32-bit) with all the updates on HP 430 NoteBook. Everything works fine except the supsend/resume option. The NoteBook goes into suspension, but does not resume back when I press the ...
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Touchpad stops working after suspend on a Clevo M55N

simple problem: Touchpad stops working after suspend in Ubuntu 11.10. It is an annoying problem as I like to use my touchpad together with my mouse for convenience (unless I must use my touchpad ...
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Logoff on suspend

Just recently, my Ubuntu 11.10 laptop presents my with the login screen when resuming from sleep (suspend) mode. So I basically loose any work I had open when I put the computer to sleep. Any idea why ...
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Is it possible to make my system not suspend when playing music and video?

My friend wanted to know if it is possible to get a patch that would allow him to set his computer to not suspend when he is using a video or music player, to include being on youtube? I wouldnt mind ...
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Not enough swap space to hibernate?

It seems that I have enough though; maybe it's not automatic swap mounting? Any help on getting hibernate working is appreciated.
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does bigger SWAP partition area helps faster “Suspend \ hibernate ”?

When I suspend my computer it stores everything on RAM on hard-disk and reloads it back to RAM when I start my computer again does this data gets stored in SWAP area ? will having a 1 GB swap ...
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How to set bluetooth to remain disabled after suspend? [closed]

Bluetooth is enabled by default, and I don't want that since I rarely use it and it consumes battery. I know you can enter rfkill block bluetooth in /etc/rc.local, which works upon reboot. But ...
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Keyboard doesn't work properly after waking up from suspend [closed]

I have ubuntu installed on my laptop and I use it with a keyboard and mouse usb. It all works fine, until it wakes up from suspend. Then the keyboard sometimes doesn't send the key I press. I have to ...
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Dell Dimension 3000 goes into sleep and won't wake up

I installed ubuntu 11.10 on my old desktop Dell Dimension 3000. The installation went well except that I noticed that it installed the OS on the 1T external USB disk. The problem I am seeing is that ...
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Not able to switch users while resuming from suspend on a Dell Inspiron X8300

I am on DELL Inspiron X8300 Desktop with ATI Radeon 5450 grahics card running Ubuntu 11.10, 64-bit. I am having a problem when switching users while resuming from suspend. When clicked on "Switch ...
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Is it safe to sleep computer while updating software?

Update is taking a long time but I need to close the lid of my laptop and go (I'm not upgrading version, just a regular update). Is this safe?
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Disable suspend when pressing fn+F4

I have a System 76 laptop with Oneiric. I just tried to turn the volume down using fn+F5 but I accidentally pressed fn+F4 and suspended the system instead. Is there a way to disable that so I won't ...
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What is this window overlay?

After waking up from suspend, I see these half-transparent window handles, but I don't know how to activate it. Sometimes I can deactivate it by tapping the touchpad. What is the function of this? ...