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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Erratic Fn key behaviour

I've recently installed Xubuntu 16.04, and now the switching between the normal functions of the F-Keys and their "special" functions is really irratic. For example, after booting F1 goes to the help ...
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How to get laptop lid to suspend & resume, and wifi to reconnect with Ubuntu 16.04

On my Compaq Presario CQ62 laptop Ubuntu 14.04 would suspend on lid close. But a clean install of 16.04 ignored the lid action. According to ...
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Since 16.04, I don't have 'when the lid is closed' options in power settings

Old OS/kernels: Ubuntu 15.10 with 4.4 kernels manually installed. New OS/kernels: Ubuntu 16.04 (no custom kernels, so 4.4 in place). Since upgrading to 16.04 it doesn't suspend correctly. when I open ...
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Kubuntu 16.04: Suspend works only once after reboot

After upgrading to Kubuntu 16.04 (with default 4.4 kernel), suspending works only once after reboot. Second attempt fails, the screen goes blank, but the power remains on. After a forced reboot, I can ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 can't restart from sleep mode

I install Xubuntu 16.04 on an HP-Pavilion G6. I can go in sleep mode but I can't restart the laptop. The only way out is to press the on/off buttom and restart the computer. Seems that many poeple ...
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Heavy Screen Glitch after Suspend, 16.04

I recently decided to load up Ubuntu on my HP Envy 15, it has a dual graphics solution with HD 5500 integrated and GTX 950M discrete outputting to a 3200x1800 panel. Everything works at boot time, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't shut down after suspend or hibernate

Actually my question can appear identical to this one in this forum (and also this one elsewhere); indeed the question is the same, but I'm asking it anyway because I can give more informations and ...
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How to prevent sleep/keep screen on when on USB power for Ubuntu Touch devices?

On Android devices, there is an option Settings > Developer Options > Stay awake when charging which keeps the device ON (prevents sleep) even if the device is not touched, when the device is ...
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Ubuntu Won't Shut Down With Splash

So I have an Acer Aspire ES1-512-C96S with some weird issues. I started with Ubuntu 14.10 as the initial installation and have since upgraded to 15 and now 16.04. The issue is that the computer never ...
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Suspend doesn't work after upgrading to 16.04

I've been using xubuntu 15.10 and everything was working fine. After upgrading to 16.04 several bugs appeared: Now I'm running kernel 4.4.0-21-generic. After suspending the laptop the display turns ...
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Some icons and text randomly become invisible after waking up from sleep (ubuntu gnome)

Icons, and things in the dropdown settings sometime disappear, (see screenshots) : http://imgur.com/a/NNLmq This happens after waking up from sleep and can be fixed until waking up from sleep again by ...
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Laptop goes to sleep if i close the lid during startup?

I just discovered something weird today. On my system running Ubuntu 15.10, I have set that closing the lid doesn't put my laptop to sleep. But if I close the lid while my pc is starting up or ...
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16.04 update : several issues

I recently upgraded from ubuntu 15.10 to ubuntu 16.04 (and at the same time from gnome 3.16 to gnome 3.18 I think) and it all went pretty bad. The x server didn't want to start anymore. After some ...
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PC Sleeps during installation of Ubuntu 16.04

Now I have been trying to install ubuntu 16.04 since the past two days. I have wiped out my hard disks. Deleted everything. Downloaded three different files of Ubuntu 16.04. Twice from the website and ...
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How to change Graphics Driver in 16.04 from i915 to open source driver?

Noob Question, so please don't get annoyed! I upgraded from 15.04 to 16.04 LTS, and now my system reboots often for no reason, doesn't "suspend" etc.. I have a Lenovo with Intel Core i5, and AMD ...
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Script to Restart Network Manager after Resume from Sleep

When my laptop resumes from sleep, the wifi connection doesn't resume and I have to manually restart network manager every time with sudo service network-manager restart from terminal. I had a script ...
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Problem shutting down or restarting after suspend.16.04

Yesterday I noticed when I went to restart my laptop, it wouldn't. The computer is a brand new Dell XPS 13 9350. After looking into some things I noticed that it would only happen (Not shutting down) ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Not Suspending/Resuming

I've freshly installed Ubuntu 16.04 and my laptop (Razer Blade 2015) refuses to suspend or resume from suspend. When I attempt to suspend, (pm-suspend from terminal or closing the lid) the computer ...
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Gconf-editor is missing settings

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 Unity and trying to stop the laptop suspending when I close the lid. I installed gconf-editor but I found it is missing ALOT of settings: I know gconf-editor has been ...
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Hard blocked WIFI after suspend

I just purchased a new HP Pavilion 15-ab223cl. I then installed Ubuntu 14.04 (4.2.0-27-generic) in dual-boot with the existing Windows 10. Everything went very smoothly, except that every time I ...
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WiFi sometimes doesn't reconnect after resuming from suspend on Kubuntu 15.04

This has happened at least twice so far. I am running Kubuntu 15.04. Sometimes, when I resume work after suspend, the wifi connection doesn't go back up. Here is a part of /var/log/syslog: Oct 27 ...
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run two ongoing processes on startup with one that needs initialization time

I'd like to record start recording utility consumption right at startup but I can't find the right combo of operators, pipes, and sleep commands to enter into crontab -e . I think my smartest attempt ...
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No WiFi until I close the lid, then open it, need to know why

I have a cheap HP laptop from MicroCenter that works decent, however I've been having trouble with the wifi. If I restart the laptop, the wifi comes up disconnected, nothing I do will give me a ...
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Won't come back from suspend 16.04 LTS

There used to be a workaround with enabling suspending and hibernation, which worked for me at 14.04 LTS, but having cleanly installed 16.04 LTS I lost that, and now my computer won't come back from ...
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14.04 Suspend resume failure ThinkPad Yoga 2

I have a ThinkPad Yoga 2nd generation laptop which I installed Linux 14.04 onto. It works great but I'm having one major bug that I can't figure out how to fix. Whenever I try to resume my laptop from ...
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Thinkpad E560 cannot sleep on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04

Hello fellow Ubuntu users, I freshly installed Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad E560. When I close the lid of the notebook, it does not seem suspend whatsoever. The indicator led stays on ...
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mouse/cursor is disappearing after sleep

I've got a problem where my mouse cursor keeps disappearing when my session times out. I log back in and it's invisible, though I can still move it around the screen and click things. I'm in Lubuntu ...
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Upgrading 16.04 LTS to kernel 4.5 (solve suspend/hybernate/HDMI) [on hold]

The kernel 4.4.0.21 which was installed on 16.04 LTS doesn't come with an option of suspending / hybernating my Lenovo Z51-70, due to a bug or whatever, and when I upgraded to 4.4.8 my battery life ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu 16.04 sometimes fails to sleep

I upgraded my system from 15.10 (Ubuntu + xfce = XUbuntu) to 16.04 and afterwards it happens 50% that when I send system to Sleep through "start menu > turn off > sleep" that screens go blank and ...
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Graphics and sleep issues on Dell Inspiron 15 UHD

I'm having major issues getting a new Dell Inspiron 15 (7559) to work. This is the newest one, with the NVIDIA GTX 960M graphics, 6th Generation Intel Core i7-6700HQ Processor (skylake), 128GB SSD, ...
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hp update screwes stuff - black screen without acpi=off

you all know my previous two questions. black screen, yada yada. acpi=off fixes stuff but no suspend, wifi, the usual. now i am remembering a flashback. long ago i updated the bios of this laptop (hp ...
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My window control buttons sometimes disappear after suspend

My close / maximize / minimize buttons sometimes disappears, as well as my top menu after my system comes back from sleep. It goes is transparent and not black (ambience theme). How can I fix this? ...
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16.04 wont suspend when lid is closed

I have a HP Pavilion x360 I was able to get suspend and hibernation to work however it only works my the menu. When I close my lid it it just turns off the display. It seems that any option I select ...
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HP pavillion x360 i5 acpi=off no suspend & wifi

as ya know, me Core i5 13inch HP Pavillion no like ubuntu :'( so i NEED acpi=off to get more then, a BSOD (booting in legacy mode shows its actually a kernal panic :/ ) and no other command works ...
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Closing the lid create an error with the wireless icon

Since updating to 16.04, I encounter a problem where the wifi symbol would become an up and a down arrow. The problem arises when I close the lid, but sometimes it does not matter whether I close the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS cannot suspend / fails on suspending

I have recently upgraded my desktop to Ubuntu 16.04. I had one problem with it before, which was that the Unity Launcher and status bar were missing. I solved this with this page. However, when I try ...
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Suspend not working on Ubuntu 16.04 for Dell 3537

I was on Ubuntu (vanilla, with Unity) 14.04 until yesterday, and since the new LTS version came out, I decided to go for an Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 clean install. Since I installed Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 ...
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With Ubuntu 16.04 laptop doesn't suspend when lid is closed

I have a Dell 7737 laptop, and with Ubuntu 16.04 it no longer suspends when the laptop lid is closed. With 14.04 closing the lid put the laptop to suspend as expected. However, I reloaded the system ...
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Why is “Authentication is required to …?”

When I plug an SD card into the SD card reader (/dev/mmcblk0), a popup appears, saying: Authentication is required to mount a device. When I plug in a VGA cable between my laptop and an external ...
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How can I suspend using a keyboard shortcut, without administrator privileges?

How can I set up a keyboard shortcut that I can use instead of clicking this menu item? I have read about various terminal commands for suspending which I could easily assign to a keyboard ...
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Sleep Mode Problem Unable to Wakeup

I have upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 and when the computer goes into sleep mode I can not wake it up. Have to turn off the computer and turn back on to see anything on the the display. The sleep mode ...
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Asus zenbook UX303UB does not resume from suspend (ubuntu 14.04) when charging

I've just purchased Asus Zenbook UX303UB which came with Windows10. I replaced the original system with Ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS and now I have one issue - the laptop does not resume from suspend when I ...
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Why can't I wake up the system after upgrade to 16.04?

The upgrade to 16.04 appeared to proceed normally, but now I find that when the system goes to sleep, there is no way to wake it up. I have to force a hard power off to reboot the system.
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTE Beta2 - failed to resume after suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTE Beta2 and I have strange problem. System is quite stable but I'm unable to resume after suspend my Dell E6420. When I suspend (manually or by closing lid) laptop turning to ...
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Laptop not properly suspending after I close lid

Dell Inspiron 3542. When I close my laptop lid and put it in my bag, I often take it out later to find it extremely hot and with the battery drained. I also often find that my monitor turns on ...
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Ideapad 300 suspend not working on 16.04

I was unable to get my Ideapad 300 running properly with 14.04(no wifi and lan not functioning), so I decided to try LTS 16.04. Everything works well untill I tried going to suspend mode. Either when ...
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Ethernet connection is not working after suspend ubuntu 14.04 only restarting MANUALLY the network manager works [closed]

Ok, first at all, I've seen this exact same question many times in many sites with many solutions and none of them works for me. I'm using Elementary OS Freya = Ubuntu 14.04 32 bits at the time of ...
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Ubuntu Mate 16.04 suspend issues

My system (HP Pavilion 15-ac630tx) hangs every time when I suspend. The screen is blank but the CPU fan is still spinning. None of the suggestions I have read (like switching to a terminal, various ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS “suspend error at second” [duplicate]

please help me, i have problem with the suspend. what ever i do to suspend via close lid or klik suspend button it running well at first. but the second suspend my laptop can't suspend properly, it ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 is not providing working suspend or hibernate feature

I previously used 14.04 and i used to suspend when ever i am done and need to resume my task later . That shuts my machine down(except the LED indicator) which didn't consume power and no heating so i ...