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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Prevent network card disabled on suspend

Since upgrading to 14.04 I can no longer wake on lan my laptop. This is because the network card seems to be disabled when I suspend ubuntu. Is there anyway I can prevent this from happening?
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Network connection error after suspend Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 and a DSL connection for internet. However, whenever I suspend and resume my session, I'm no longer able to connect to the internet. Could someone help me fix this?
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suspend is not working after updating to Ubuntu 14.04 from 13.10

I am not able to put my laptop to suspend(sleep) mode,If I click on suspend it just locks the screen and nothing happens ? I updated my previous version of UBUNTU from 13.04 to 13.10 then to 14.04 ...
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Mouse does not work properly after suspension

After suspending my laptop, the touchpad and the usb mouse will not work properly. The cursor can move, but the buttons cannot be clicked. but if I remove the corresponding modules and install them ...
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Privacy issue when waking up suspended machine

Using Xfce, when I close the notebook lid it suspends, and when I open the lid it wakes up. When it wakes up it shows the screensaver until I press a key or move the mouse then it asks me for my ...
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Wireless networking not working after resume in Ubuntu 14.04

[Solved]: By applying the following command nmcli nm I got the following: Before suspend RUNNING STATE WIFI-HARDWARE WIFI WWAN-HARDWARE WWAN running ...
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How can I control HDD spin down time?

I have 2 HDDs in my PC. Ubuntu is turning off the secondary HDD very quickly after about 15 minutes, which is short for me. I need to control this time. How can I do it? I tried GNOME power ...
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Ubuntu never resumes from lid close, absolutely never

Whenever I close the lid to my computer, it goes into standby just like it did on windows 7, though when I open the lib on my Dell Vostro 1720, it shows a kde password dialog just like the one shown ...
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laptop fails to suspend or hibernate (wakes up after 2-5 seconds without user interaction)

This all started happening after upgrading to 13.10, now I am running 14.04 and still have the same issue. When I close the lid or I do sudo pm-suspend the laptop goes into suspend for 2-5 seconds ...
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How to disable suspend in 14.04?

For some reason Ubuntu had not been having good support for suspend. Creating the /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/com.ubuntu.disable-suspend.pkla file with the below disabled suspend option in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes on lock screen - Graphic Card is off using switchroo

I have a dell inspiron 5520 which has a amd radeon 7670m graphic card. Earlier on 13.10 I used to turn off my graphic card (it generates a lot of heat otherwise) using $ echo OFF > ...
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Computer reboots instead of shutdown, only after suspend

I have posted seen this on the Ubuntu forums (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2175057), but its not drawing a solution there so I am posting here. Problem is when I shutdown my computer it ...
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System won't suspend after upgrading to 14.04

Few days ago I upgraded my Linux machine to Ubuntu 14.04. After that, I notice that Ubuntu won't suspend anymore. Suspend works fine in 13.10. When I execute "Suspend" either from menu or from ...
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Why does hibernate not work after update from 13.10 to 14.04?

I have just updated my Xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. Did not change anything. Suspend-to-ram (standby) and hibernate both worked well in 13.10. Now hibernate does not work any more (suspend-to-ram still ...
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Network-manager fails to enable network everytime after suspension, What can I do?

I have done the upgrade to 14.04LTS, after that, everytime I suspend my computer, when I turn it on, the network-manager fails to "enable" the network, and I always have to do: sudo restart ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 won't suspend

Have been thru several threads with similar issues, but no resolution. ASUS X201E, freshly upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10. Suspend from any menu does not work since upgrade. When I select "Suspend" from the ...
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Suspend not working due to backlight issue

I am using the Radeon HD 6320 video card with the radeon xorg driver. I have tried using the flgrx dirver but it isn't as snappy as the xorg and also has brightness issues. The xorg driver has ...
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Closing lid sometimes causes grub failure

I recently bought an HP envy 4 that came originally with windows 8. I uninstalled windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS instead. It all seemed to work fine, except that when I close the lid, it ...
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How can I figure out why Suspend sometimes fails?

Something is causing suspend crash occasionally. When it does crash, the system freezes with a black screen and stays on, not suspending. This makes me have to hold the power button until the system ...
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How to enable hibernate on Sony Vaio Pro Haswell

Hibernate refused to work with 13.10 on my Sony Vaio pro. Here's how I got it to work: First I followed the directions here to enable hibernation: How to enable hibernation? Then create the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop not getting shutdown

My Computer : Intel i5-4440 Quad Core on Intel Motherboard DB85FL (built-in graphics). I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10 through 'Software Updater'. The process was fully automatic and ...
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MacbookPro Freezes after waking from suspend 14.04 [on hold]

I have installed Trusty Tahr hoping that I wouldn't bump into the suspend issue. I had 12.04 installed before but there was no problem with suspend behaviour. then upgraded to 13.10 which was the ...
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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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Keyboard doesn't work after waking Ubuntu from suspend, wakes automatically after opening lid

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on Toshiba P55-A5200. The keyboard doesn't work after waking it up from suspend, so I have to restart it. Also, whenever I open the lid it wakes up without me pressing ...
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Laptop running 14.04 LTS with Lock screen issue [on hold]

I've been trying out Ubuntu over the last month or so(have used other distro's in the past but took a long hiatus), last night after installing 14.04 LTS I've run into a bug where if my laptop goes ...
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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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How can I suspend the way that ubuntu does?

I would like a command I could map to a button or execute within my network. So far I know the command sudo pm-suspend but I could not make pmi action suspend work on either 12.04 nor 14.04 : Error ...
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Ubuntu suspends when the lid is closed after pressing shutdown

I am running 12.10. Usually when I am in a hurry I press the shutdown button on the bar and close the lid of my laptop just after that. Often, I observe that instead of shutting down, the system ...
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Suspend to RAM not working

It used to be working in Xubuntu 13.04, now I'm using Ubuntu studio 13.10 and it doesn't switch off the fans. If I resume (press any keys, also Wake up Key) it goes back normally, but If I manually ...
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Thinkpad X201 Touchscreen Missing on Resume

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on a Thinkpad X201 with a Wacom Touchscreen. The touchscreen seems to work fine, but upon resume after suspending, the touchscreen does not work. It actually doesn't even ...
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Stop Ubuntu 12 suspending while uploading

I have enabled suspend on my system. It's a Mac pro running Ubuntu 12.04. The problem I'm getting is it is suspending when its uploading files and also I believe when it's compiling software. Is ...
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Won't wake up after suspend

I have freshly installed and updated 13.10 I suspended it for first time yesterday and today it wouldn't start up but just show a blank black page. The monitor goes in power save mode after a while. ...
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Error during device I/O when using USB scanner

I have a Canon LIDE 100 scanner that doesn't properly initialize on first scan attempt. When I trigger a scan, it seems to start (you hear the scanner beginning to engage), but then my scanning ...
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ATI Radeon HD 6250 on Acer AO722 Netbook with Catalyst Drivers Suspend/Resume not working

Hi after enabling Ubuntu default repos I have apt-get installed latest Catalyst Drivers. Everything installed correctly with no problems. However... Until I suspended... Then I try to resume and all ...
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How can I get my XP/UBUNTU 12.04 dual boot to shut down or suspend/ wake up properly?

Freshly installed onto a IBM Thinkcentre:(though there has been an update) restarts on shut down and wakes up from suspend with a brief whoosh of the fan and a blank screen. Things got a bit mixed up ...
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Ubuntu broken pipe on suspend [closed]

On my Ubuntu computer, I am trying to suspend. But, when I suspend, the screen goes black for a second and then flashes a "could not writes: Broken Pipe" error message. Restart and Shutdown are still ...
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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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fglrx: suspend on lid_closed does not work

I'm on a Samsung 535U3C with lubuntu 13.10. Since powermanagement did not work at all (neither hibernate nor suspend: hibernate brought to a complete reboot, suspend was unable to awake the screen) in ...
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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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Dock (Docky) disappears when I put my computer to sleep

My dock disappears when I put the computer to sleep. It's there when I go to sleep, but gone when I wake it up. I can easily start the dock again by using unity search and searching for "docky" and ...
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Determine which device resumed PC from suspend

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 as a HTPC and have configuring the PC to resume from suspend in order to record scheduled live TV programs. This part works fine. What I want to do now is determine what ...
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HP Pavilion dv7 - Ubuntu 13.10 - wil not wake on lan

I am using my old dv7 as a HTPC running XBMC. it will wake on IR, but not by WOL. It also wakes if I open the lid. I am using the NVidia drivers, even finally got HDMI audio out working after alot ...
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How to restart python script after one second of going down using UPSTART?

I am running my Python script using upstart feature of Ubuntu so that if for whatever reason my Python script dies or gets killed, it can be restarted automatically and everything is working fine - ...
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Black Screen on Resume After Upgrade to 13.10 on Dell D620

Dell d620,Intel 945GM graphics, using b43 proprietary wlan driver, all else standard. After wake from suspend a black screen is displayed with a selection cursor (white arrow). 13.04 was working fine ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not working after suspend

when trying to run my Laptop after suspend . I have a black screen and nothing work. keyboard,mouse,touch bad . My PC : Laptop Dell Inspiron 15 R Ram :4 GB graphic Card :Advanced Micro Devices, ...
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How to disable sleep/screensaver Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and VLC?

I watch VLC for a while, then about 15 min. later, it sleeps. Where can i find the how to disable the screen-saver or how to disable sleep?
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How to use UPSTART feature of ubuntu to restart the python script but not as root?

I am running my Python script using upstart feature of Ubuntu so that if for whatever reason my Python script dies or gets killed, it can be restarted automatically and everything is working fine - ...
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Wireless network device not ready after resuming after suspend

After resuming from sleep / suspend, I am not able to detect any wireless networks. I have my hardware switch on and turning it off or on didn't resolve the problem. However, when I restart my laptop, ...
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Customise Suspend operation or create custom power option?

So basically I am using Ubuntu saucy salamander and I would like to be able to wake it from suspend over wireless. I can already do it when it has a wired connection but this doesnt really fit my ...
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Laptop does not stay suspended/hibernated

I have a Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5307. The computer came with Windows 8 and all the power functions seem to work fine with Windows. Whenever I install Ubuntu 13.10 (or any equivalent ie. Linux Mint, ...