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 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 [on hold]

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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Suspend stops working after reinstalling Ubuntu on new disk [closed]

Today I replaced my old HDD with a SSD and reinstalled Ubuntu 13.10 on it (the old HDD was running 13.10, too). However, while suspend used to work, it doesn't work anymore. When I click suspend ...
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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, ...
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Wifi does not work after system sleep

I recently had to reinstall 12.04 onto my desktop system, due to stability issues. Everything has been okay so far except for wifi which doesn't come back up after a system sleep. Rebooting the system ...
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XBMC and Power Saving

I have set up my XBMC system on my ASUS X401A laptop. I am now getting towards the stage where most of my film collection is on an external hard drive and as such I will be putting it closed on a ...
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Prevent wifi from disabling at suspend?

I have setup my ubuntu laptop as my XBMC centre, however I am wanting to store it under the TV to keep it tidy, this in turn will make it a faf to get to the laptops power button. I have already ...
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How to disable the sleep button (Fn + F4)?

System76 Gazelle notebook; Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS For some reason they've put the Sleep button between the Mute and Volume Down buttons, which makes it much too easy to accidentally put the computer to ...
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How to disable Thermal Shutdown

It's not that I want to totally disable thermal protection, but instead of instantly turn-off the machine, how can I make my Ubuntu 12.04 sleep or hibernate instead. As a programmer my IDE and project ...
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Thinkpad X1 Carbon won't suspend after upgrade to 13.10

I upgraded to 13.10 and have since had problems with suspend when I close the laptop lid. Prior to the upgrade, if you closed the lid it suspended the computer and all was well. After the upgrade ...
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Laptop resume with external display: all windows are displaced to other workspaces, why?

I am not sure if this is the default behavior and if someone else noticed it. Suppose I have 4 workspaces with an external display plugged in so my workspace setup looks like this: [W1a W1b] [W2a ...
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13.10 black screen after wake from suspend

I am running 13.10, when I try to wake my computer from suspend the screen doesn't seem to activate. Any pointers as to where I am going wrong? I just have to manually reboot the computer for it to ...
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13.10 hangs on waking from suspend except when suspended from console

I know waking from suspend is an issue, but this looks like a separate bug. When I suspend 13.10 on HP Pavillion dv6 (AMD 6770M/fglrx 13.10.10) from x, it suspends normally but freezes when waking. I ...
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Up arrow unresponsive in XUbuntu 12.04 after resuming from suspend

In XUbuntu 12.04 I'm facing an issue where (occasionally) the keyboard lay-out is changed after resuming from suspend to RAM. As this only happens sporadically, I haven't figured out what causes it ...
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Keep keyboard from waking laptop?

I have an Ideapad Y400 running Ubuntu 13.10. I have been having a problem where, while I am carrying the laptop, the screen will push one of the keys and wake the laptop up. Is there any way to: ...
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Intel NUC wake from suspend with black screen

I am trying to get my intel nuc running a celeron processor with 13.10 to wake from suspend. When I press the power button I can hear the computer come to life but nothing activates on my screen?
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Ubuntu One stuck after suspend

I recently bought 20GB of Ubuntu One storage and have a problem that makes using U1 a really annoying experience. I found some posts about this or a similar problem before, but nothing recent relating ...
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Why can't my computer recover from suspend

I've had my computer set to black screen on lid close for half of my linux career. In some distro's it's worked and in others it hasn't. In the latest release series of linux mint and ubuntu it's been ...
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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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Ubuntu not suspending properly

I have an x86 desktop running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I did some things (do not remember) to the brightness and lock system settings and then put them back to the default. Now when I try to suspend the ...
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How to avoid Sleep mode in ubuntu server 32x

http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/25133/ubuntu-server-continuously-goes-to-sleep/25151#25151 I try the upper solution to avoid my Ubuntu server (32x) to sleep, but now i just can't enter it, ...
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Anacron and suspend

Does an cron task, that is run with anacron run even when my system is suspended? I know that anacron will run a job regardless of whether my system is on or off, but I thought that the jobs get ...
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Poor battery life: cron jobs running even in suspend

I was trying to figure out why my battery was dying out really fast even when in suspend mode. I noticed that my cron jobs run even when my laptop is suspended. I do not want this behavior. Cron ...
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How to prevent computer from automatically sleeping and/or hibernating?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, and my laptop* won't wake from sleep/suspend/hibernate. (Is sleep the same thing as suspend?) I'm not even sure which of these things it's doing. When I am done working for ...
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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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Glitches after closing/opening laptop lid. T410p, NVIDIA

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo T440p. I have an integrated Intel GPU, which works fine (until now), and another gpu (NVIDIA GeForce 730M) which I wanted to use instead. I installed the ...
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How can I prevent anything from happening when I shut the lid of my laptop?

I have a laptop running 12.04 Server Edition, and I'd like to be able to shut the lid without anything happening. I need it to remain pingable and sshable and continue to run all of its daemons and ...
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Make a disk sleep permanently

On my computer I have 3 hard disks with 3 different OSes, but one of those disks it's a little bit old and I want to make it sleep always, because it consumes power and makes noise, but I'm not even ...
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slow machine when waking from suspend

I am using xfce4-power-manager to take care of screen locking and suspend when I close the lid of my laptop. It's a great little utility! However, when the machine wakes from suspend (which is to ...