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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How do I prevent my filesystems from being mounted read-only after suspending?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on an SDHC card (only one ext2 partition, no swap). When I suspend using pm-suspend, my root filesystem is mounted read-only. I am currently "fixing" this with the ...
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Suspend and resume isn't working on an ASUS X54CBBK3

I am more or less a complete Linux noob, and using 12.04 for the first time. Everything works great, and I am very happy, but there is one exception: suspend won't resume. Every time I suspend my ...
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Suspend resume Macbook pro

I'd like to start with sincere congratulations to the Ubuntu team : got a macbook pro 6,2, and I confirm everything - including smooth install with rEfind- working very well on this machine. Keep on ...
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I can't get suspend, hibernate and shutdown to work in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently built a computer with these specs: Asus Motherboard, Intel i3 3.3 GHz dual processor, 8 GB of RAM. I installed 12.04 on a brand new hard drive. I partitioned the hard drive between root, ...
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STANDBY/SUSPEND TO RAM does not work - ASUS EeePC wakes up immediately

I'm using 12.04 on a ASUS 1201 EeePC. Hibernation works well after re-enabling (thanks for that post!), but the SUSPEND mode does not persist. After switching the Netbook off it is awaking immediately ...
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Why does a Stopped VLC inhibit Suspend?

When VLC is running, it prevents the computer from suspending. I want it to allow suspend IF VLC is stopped (the media finished playing). How can this be done?
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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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External monitors don't go into standby if laptop lid is closed

I use a docking station with 2 external monitors and keep my laptop lid closed when docked. In Gnome's power settings, I have set "Do nothing" when laptop lid is closed and this works fine (after ...
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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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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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Cannot suspend Dell Inspiron [closed]

Since installing 10.10, my Dell Inspiron was able to suspend both when I closed the lid or chose to suspend from the menu. At least it was until yesterday. Now if I close the lid the computer ...
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When I resume from suspension - the screen is blank

I use ubuntu 10.04 in HP Pavilion dv4 2165 dx. After putting my computer in suspend, when I open the scree comes very low brightness; even I cannot see anything there, so eventually I press the power ...
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MSI Wind U100 locks up after suspend while on battery

My netbook locks up after suspending while using the battery. It happened in the former version of Ubuntu and it is happening in Ubuntu 12.04. It is most discouraging to have to reboot. Anyway I found ...
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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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Keyboard Issues After Resuming From Sleep on a Dell Vostro 13

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 x64. It's running on my Dell Vostro V13. Everything works great until I shut the lid of my laptop (puts laptop into sleep). Once I come back and resume working in Ubuntu, ...
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Fail to wake up after suspend, buggy after hibernate [closed]

I know there are a lot of question about this, but I couldn't find any answer. I have a custom desktop PC in which I can send the system to sleep / hibernate without apparently any problems. ...
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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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automount ntfs partition read-only if not cleanly unmounted

I have configured to automount my ntfs data partition on boot: # /media/Win8 was on /dev/sda5 during installation UUID=A47A42FF7A42CDAC /media/Win8 ntfs defaults,umask=007,gid=46 0 0 ...
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wifi only works after suspension

I can't connect to wi-fi and is showing that it's turned off by hardware switch. the thing is that when I suspend the computer and turn it back on, wi-fi ignores this error and start working ...
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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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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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Suspending does not work. Ubuntu 12.04

I had set the swap file at 0 size, at installation, so I cannot hibernate. However,my RAM should do for the "suspend" function(I think).But whenever I suspend my system, it just starts from the very ...
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Sound not working after suspend MacBook7,1 Ubuntu 13.04

In sound settings, I see only a Dummy output option. Was working prior to last Ubuntu updates. The only way I can restore it is by booting back into OSX and then rebooting to Ubuntu. Rebooting ...
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rtcwake not resume after suspend to disk

I've found out rtcwake command very useful to boot up my laptop at specific time. Unfortunately it doesn't work properly while system is hibernated. I use hybrid suspend, so when it's suspended, it ...
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Can't Resume after Suspend

Cant Log in after suspend After i click suspend my PC goes to sleep mode and everything is fine. But when i click the power button i get a black screen with all kinds of awful colored lines all over ...
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Graphics cards not waking from sleep

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and Unix based systems as a whole. So far, my only concern is that my graphics cards are not waking from sleep (hibernate?) mode. When I move my mouse or hit a key on my ...
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Samsung NP305U1A laptop won't resume from suspension

I just bought a Samsung NP305U1A laptop and installed Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS on it. Whenever I suspend the computer and try to wake it back up, the monitor only shows a black screen and the only ...
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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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Keyboard not working after suspend to ram (sleep)

On a Sony Vaio VGN CS21S the keyboard doesn´t work after suspend to ram. Suspend to disk (hibernate) works though. Running a fresh install of Natty with Unity.
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Why does a “GLib-WARNING” error briefly appear on-screen when entering or leaving suspension?

I see the following on-screen for a brief moment when entering or leaving suspension: (process:###): GLib-WARNING **: getpwuid_r(): failed due to unknown user id (0) Any idea what this is, how I ...