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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Second resume failed on thinkpad L460 ubuntu 14.04

Second resume always fails (screen flashes a bit and then goes dark), even though first resumes seems alright. How can I deal with it?
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After coming back from sleep, ubuntu's GUI restarted

My laptop was in sleep mode for the night, and in the morning it couldn't get up, but instead sent me (after a while) to the welcome screen, closing every program that was running (that I know of). ...
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Wacom tablet, Ubuntu 16.04, disable touch after resume from suspend

I have the latest Ubuntu version and an Intuos 5 tablet. I can't disable its touch function through the GUI, so I wrote a simple script to do that and have it run at startup, which works just fine. ...
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Suspend not working on HP Pavilion g7

Suspend does not seem to work on my HP Pavilion g7, on which I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial. I am not quite sure how to fix this, the issues on the internet usually relate to being able to ...
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WiFi drops irregularly Ubuntu 16.04 waking from suspend

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, previously I was able to suspend the computer and on wake all would work fine. Now, on wake from suspend the WiFi will occasionally drop at irregular intervals. I ...
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How to prevent SSHFS mount freeze after changing connection after suspend?

I am using SSHFS with reconnect attribute. It works fine, when I suspend notebook and start it again. But problem is when I take notebook somewhere - meaning different IP and different connection (...
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Is there a way to make a hdparm setting “stick” over boots AND suspend/resumes?

I have a system here where I set a an idle (low-power) timeout for one hard-drive, as it is not used that much. For this, I have the command hdparm -S6 /dev/sdc in /etc/rc.local. However, I've found ...
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XPS 13 9350 (2016) suspend - sound issues

I own a Dell xps 13 9350 (2016) and from the beginning I had issues with suspend mode. When I would wake the machine up it would freeze and I have to reboot. I did a few system updates but then it ...
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Ubuntu shuts down on suspend?

I have ASUS GL552VW laptop with nvidia graphics card and driver nvidia-361 on uefi. Now the problem I am facing is , whenever the computer suspends(Either by clicking manually , or from a long idle ) ...
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NVIDIA GT860m GPU clock stuck at 33Mhz after resume from suspend 14.04 -> 16.04

Every time my laptop resumes from suspend GPU performance becomes poor (e.g. glxgears performance test shows ~100 fps while on normal mode it shows around 19k). nvidia-settings' powermiser shows ...
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Laptop sleeps even though sleep is disabled

I am running Ubuntu on a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 10. The laptop is being put to sleep after 15 minutes of inactivity even though I have disabled sleep. In my power management settings I have set sleep ...
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16.04 - When Laptop is closed, the desktop changes to external monitor

When I close my laptop, I want that the laptop suspends. I already set the power settings to "suspend" like in the linked picture (language is set to german). But instead of going into suspend mode, ...
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How can I suspend/hibernate from command line?

How can I suspend or hibernate my laptop using command line, without installing additional software?
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Suspend not working on Lenovo Yoga 510-15ISK

I have witness two issues: When closing the lid it sometimes doesn't suspend. When opening the lid again it usually just displays a black screen and doesn't wake up again. Possibly relevant ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend after closing lid

None of the solutions on here have worked for me. Recently I've installed Lubuntu. I'm getting used to DE (switched from GNOME), however, I have a problem with the power management (Lubuntu uses xfce4 ...
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Sleep Timer to Suspend in Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

is there a way (best would be with GUI) to suspend my Computer after xx minutes? I am using Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS and tried everything, including Power management. Thanks, philipp
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Screen goes blank after booting / resuming

i know this issue has been brought up before but could not find a fitting solution. Whenever i boot or resume my laptop (macbook air) i will be brought to the login prompt for about 1 second before ...
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Can't resume from suspend on 16.04

The OS is working perfectly except that when I can't wake the system from suspend. The screen remains black and I need to do a hard restart. I get this error message: "Problem type: Kernel0ops ...
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Waking up from Suspend

Pretty weird situation. My Lenovo PC with Ubuntu 16.04 based on AMD gpu cannot resume from suspension, and yet leaving the cpu and the fan spinning all along, causing extreme heating problem. It's ...
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After my laptop is suspended, I can't log in

I use Ubuntu 15.10 and I have a log in problem. After I leave my laptop for 10 minutes, it goes into suspended state and when I type in the password it says that the password i have typed is invalid. ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Tired about suspend e hibernation “power manager not authorized”

Below the post, last configuration I used, it seems works well. I've Lubuntu 14.04 installed on my netbook (aspire one ao-532h). I am using it like a desktop with external display and input devices. ...
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hp stream 11 wifi works after reboot but disconnects after sleep and won't reconnect

I have a new HP Stream 11 with rtl8723be driver (lwfinger version with antenna select) with Linux Mint 17.3 (ubuntu 14.04) installed in place of win10. Wifi works after reboot, and works fine while I'...
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Can I have a countdown window show the time until next suspend?

Occasionally I leave my computer unsuspended when I need to go somewhere but I am leaving it with people I absolutely trust and I will be back shortly so no real need to suspend (like if it's family ...
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How to get warning for “Suspend”

I have some problem with my Nvidia Graphics and Suspending (I can't resume from suspend). So I usually avoid suspending my computer. But sometimes I accidentally click on Suspend when trying to ...
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suspend ubuntu on low battery but shuts down

I've already experienced this a couple of times but I am unsure if it's because I'm on low battery: I would close my laptop's lid when the battery is low and as a result, it enters into suspend mode. ...
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Screen switches off after waking up from suspend

I guess, there are plenty of duplicates of this question, but I didn't find any to be helpful in my particular problem. My story is as follows: I was running Xubuntu 12.04 on a Thinkpad X40 which has ...
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Windows 10 dual boot ubuntu start black screen problem

So I installed Windows 10 and ubuntu 16.04LTS on my desktop using unetbootin. It works well for both os for a while. Today, I use suspend to temporarily put my ubuntu into sleep mode. When I reboot ...
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Is there any way to make Ubuntu not to suspend while a download in progress?

Is there any way? How to script in /usr/lib/pm-utils/sleep.d to check ${downspeed eth0}, ${upspeed wlan0}, ${upspeed eth0} and ${downspeed wlan0} and to set the system not to suspend while a ...
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How can I prevent hibernating if CPU usage is above say 40%? (Plex, Couchpotato, Transmission)

I am using a netbook as Plex Media Server. I use wake on lan to start Ubuntu when I feel like watching a movie. Windows prevents my pc from going into hibernation when Plex is streaming a video to a ...
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Can't Hibernate or Suspend with Gnome or Unity

When I try to suspend/hibernate my computer goes into suspend/hibernate mode but when I try to resume it boots all over again, although this does not happen using KDE. Using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
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Cannot login after suspend with multiple monitors

Since I attached an external monitor to my laptop I'm no longer able to login when resuming from suspend. LightDM appears on both screens and shows my name in the login box, but the password field is ...
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Acer R3 131T laptop not sleeping

I recently purchased an Acer R3 131T. Ubuntu runs very well on it except sleeping. Whether I close the lid, press the power button or select to sleep the laptop from Unity, it does not go to sleep. ...
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Backlight won't turn on after suspend on Macbook air (Early 2015)

After suspending my macbook by closing the lid the backlight will not turn back on however the rest of Ubuntu resumes normally. The screen brightness setting also has no effect on the screen ...
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Wifi disconnects after sleep and after reboot Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak]

I'm an Ubuntu newbie and I'm enjoying everything apart from the wonky WiFi. After sleep, or after reboot I often lose my WiFi connection and can't get it back (WiFi card works in Windows). I've ...
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Preventing my machine from sleeping [duplicate]

I recently upgraded from 14.04 Trusty to 16.04 Xenial. Prior to the upgrade, I used the caffeine-plus indicator icon to tell the my laptop when it could sleep. The mode I normally used was to have ...
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How does Caffeine work?

Caffeine should prevent Ubuntu from falling into hibernation or suspend mode. It's not working for me so far, maybe I do some mistake: I have opened Caffeine Indicator, activated it (cup has rising ...
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How can I disable suspend during download, but the screen will still shut down? [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu Gnome 15.10. I am regularly downloading large files (~800 MB), but I have a very slow Internet connection. It usually take a relatively long time to download it. Since I am not ...
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How to temporarily disable sleep and hibernate from the command line

It seems like there are many ways in which a Ubuntu's settings can be permanently manipulated to sleep when desired as long as predetermined conditions are met. However, these are more permanent ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Black screen on Suspend, system doesn't suspend

When I suspend my system (desktop with only Ubuntu on it), the screen goes black but the fan is still running. The only way to get out of this state is to power cycle the computer, repair packages and ...
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After resuming from sleep all running apps are gone Kubuntu 16.04

My newish Kubuntu 16.04 desktop install works well, but when resuming from sleep I find all my running apps have closed. I can live with it but it's not right. My system also suffers form the 30 ...
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Screen flickering while it gets suspended but stops when I quit F.lux

If F.lux is working or paused, my desktop screen is flickering while it is going to suspend, when the light starts to dim. But, If I quit F.lux it goes away. My GPU is ATI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition ...
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Where to troubleshoot wake-up from 'suspend'?

CONFIGURATION: HP Elitebook 8440p: NVIDIA Corporation GT218M [NVS 3100M] (rev a2) Ubuntu 16.04 SYMPTOMS of failed wake-up from suspend: "TV Static" black screen: suspend invoked by lid-close ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 resume error after suspend

I recently updated my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 in my dual boot (windows 7) Toshiba Satellite Laptop. After the update, whenever the laptop suspends for sometime, it fails to resume. When I try to ...
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When the system suspends, later not awake just restart

I have a problem with I put the system in suspend mode when I try to resume, Ubuntu reboot. This not happened with previous version (15.10, etc.) Why is happening this? Where can I find the log to ...
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Keyboard drops keystrokes after resume

I recently upgraded my motherboard to a Z68 Pro3-M and have been having issues with my USB keyboard after resuming from suspend. After I resume from suspend, the keyboard will drop keys if I type ...
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How to disable xscreensaver lock on suspend?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and have installed xscreensaver. As I am the only user on this computer and I am only using the computer for music, movies, and some web browsing I have no ...
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Suspending every 10 seconds

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my old netbook. Now every 10 seconds the netbook keeps suspending. I changed the settings in brightness and lock and power so that it doesn't suspend, but it had no ...
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suspension problem on ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have a dual booted laptop with windows 7 home. I was able to perform suspension on my previous version of ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but eversince I have upgraded to 16.04 LTS, I am not able to suspend my ...
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Lenovo Yoga 2 Ubuntu 14.04 occasionanal blank screen

I have a new Lenovo Yoga 2 with Ubuntu 14.04. On every 3rd or 4th boot, the screen goes completely blank after the grub screen and the backlight seems to ramp up to maximum intensity (I see a faint ...
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Can't hibernate 16.04 PowerEdge

I'm using LXDE on 16.04 via x2go. I have XFCE, MATE, LXDE, and Unity installed. The original install was 14.04 on an AMD Phenom x4, then I swapped the HDD into a Dell PowerEdge with a dual-xenon. I ...