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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Standby and Shutdown Hang on Macbook Pro 11,5

I just managed to get Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 and Mac OS 10.10.4 (Yosemite) to dual boot on my mid 2015 (11,5) Macbook Pro a few weeks ago. For some reason, the machine hangs on shutdown and on standby. ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 Black Screen after suspend

I just did a fresh install for ubuntu 15.10. Everything works fine except when i suspend my desktop or when i am inactive for too long the screen go off/sleep, when I try to wake it up, it shows a ...
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Touchpad not working after suspend on Asus A450L

I recently change laptop to asus A450L and install latest ubuntu 15.04, there is one annoying bug, touchpad not working after suspend, and need to reboot to make it working again. Touchpad not ...
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After closing the lid, no screen display and computer hangs. Have to restart everytime.(14.10)

When I lock my laptop and close the lid, and again after sometime,when I open the lid, their is a blank screen with no display and even if I press any key(s), my system does not wake up.I have to ...
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black screen after resuming from suspend

My laptop screen goes black after I resume it from suspend while using nvidia as default graphics manager, but when I use Intel graphics as default I dont have this issue. Nothing works, even ...
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Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro - Ubuntu 14.xx - X freezes when resuming from suspend

The problem is that my new Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro (lshw results) does not resume from suspend very well. I've collected the following data: This happens on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS - both with the original ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes on resuming from suspend

Scenario. I recently uninstalled Nvidia propitiatory drivers, and installed nouveau ones. Before that, sleep and resume worked fine. So it might be a driver issue, but i dont want to taint my kernel ...
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Get Windows Back After Waking Up On 16.04 LTS

On my dual-monitor setup some windows get offscreen after the sleep (suspend) mode. I have to manually ALT-Space to move them back. How can this be accomplished automatically after the sleep?
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SD card unmounts during suspend or hibernate

I have a laptop with only 32GB SSD space (Lenovo 100S). That's not very much, so when I installed Ubuntu 15.10, I set a 64GB SD card as the /home partition. My problem is, every time I wake the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: laptop reboots after suspend

When I open the lid after suspending my laptop, the laptop reboots instead of waking up normally. However, this only happens when it's on battery. This only happened today after Ubuntu performed some ...
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Ubuntu does not resume after suspend - Lenovo IdeaPad z510

My OS hangs during starting resume. (Suspend works fine.) System can be rebooted only with CTRL + ALT + Print Screen + REISUB. I have tried downgrade kernel. It does not work( "mce: [Hardware ...
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Laptop dying during suspend after 2 hours. Suspend/hybrid not working

So I have a yoga s1 and recently installed ubuntu. Twice now when I close the lid and go into suspend the computer will rapidly drain power from the battery in the span of 2 hours then die shortly ...
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How to play sound before suspending laptop?

How do you configure Ubuntu 14.04 to play a short sound just before it suspends? I bought a laptop which I later found had no visible status LEDs when the lid was closed. On past laptops, I've had ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend when lid is closed - No state change

I have a problem about my laptop that doesn't suspend when i close lid. First the story. I bought a new Acer e3-112. It camed with win8.1 and i upgraded it to win10. Then i shrinked the hdd and ...
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Boot script table modified, please contact vendor

I had a variety of distros on this Lenovo G50-45 laptop, most recently Debian 8 and now Xubuntu 15.04 x64. Whenever I want to put the system to sleep (suspend) I get the error message written in ...
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Double lock screen when resuming after upgrade to 15.04

After the upgrade to 15.04 I now get a double lock screen when I wake up from resume. First there will be a centered GTK grey panel which looks a bit like the old switch user login, after I enter that ...
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No touchpad and keyboard on Toshiba Sattelite at start

I have a big problem because I can't log in to Ubuntu on my computer, because when I see the login screen, nothing works. Originally, I solved the problem using this soplution (I pressed NumLock when ...
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Hibernate/Suspend doesnt work

I have a problem with my power modes in 14.04. When I use: sudo pm-hibernate my laptop and monitor display are getting black. After one or two seconds, the laptop and the monitor are showing the ...
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Is it possible to suspend applications?

The main idea is to add a "suspend" button to the title(behind the "quit" cross button) of the application window that will copy the memory taken by application to swap/local storage with pid ...
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Suspend not working 14.04

I'm aware that this has been covered in multiple places, but none of the solutions seem to work for me. I'm on an old Core 2 Duo laptop, which refuses to suspend/hibernate. Instead, it immediately ...
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NOUVEAU on 2013 15" macbook 14.04 crashes on resume

I have a 2013 Macbook Pro 15" (Macbook 11,3). My laptop works perfectly fine except awaking from suspend. I can see the screen, the keyboard does not work after waking up and my laptop (at least my ...
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Mouse and keyboard not working when i resume after suspend ubuntu 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell inspiron 5537 by USB. Everything worked fine, but after i resume my computer from suspend my touch-pad and my keyboard are not responding. So, i tried to reinstall ...
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I get an error 19, failed to resume with device 0:007

I've searched the web for answers to this, and the only other question that looks exactly like mine concerned Ubuntu 13.10 (8 months ago), with no answer to date. I'm on 14.04. I experience no system ...
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Disabling suspend/sleep/hibernate on a headless Xubuntu

I'm running Xubuntu 13.10 headless via ssh and tmux. Whenever I leave the machine, making sure to have a tmux session opened, it will invariably crash after about an hour. The sign it has crashed is ...
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Command “xset dpms force on” after resume

I Use Lubuntu 13.04 and the LVDS Display only works if you use the "nomodeset" option is set in grub. (The VGA Display works without a problem...) After a resume i only can see on the LVDS Display ...
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Wireless Problems After Resume

[Edit 3: Before you read all of this, I don't think this is a software issue anymore, so I'm not sure if there's a real solution that can be offered. I saw this video and read some of the comments. It ...
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Switched to Compiz for OpenGL on Xubuntu 12.04, now laptop screen doesn't turn on after a suspend

I recently added the CompizConfig settings manager to resolve screen tearing while watching full screen video (it worked! no more tearing!) but now every time I close the laptop screen and the system ...
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How to tell if laptop was woken by rtc?

Say I set my laptop to wake every morning with rtcwake (e.g. echo $(date +%s 'tomorrow 08:00') > /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm in a cron job or in /etc/pm/sleep.d/99-set-alarm.sh). Now, I'd like ...
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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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How to add Hybrid Suspend to Shutdown menu?

If I want to put my PC to hybrid suspend I use this command: systemctl hybrid-sleep But is there convenient way to add this shortcut to shutdown menu alongside with regular shutdown and reboot ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Black Screen After Suspend

I've seen this issue reported but have not seen a solution working for me. I did a fresh install of 16.04 and everything is working great. The only problem I'm having is when I close the lid on my ...
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Restrict waking up from suspend to specific buttons only

I have an Acer Aspire notebook with 16.04 installed on it. Currently when I suspend, it wakes up on basically everything, including: opening the lid pressing the Power button pressing any keyboard ...
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Laptop sometimes not locked on resume from sleep (lid action)

Despite repeated searches I can't find anyone else reporting similar issues to me. My issue is that when I sleep my computer by closing the lid, sometimes when I open it again the screen is not locked....
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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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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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Close some apps before suspend automatically?

When I suspend the system leaving some heavy on RAM apps active, the system crash on the wake from suspend. So right now, I manually close those apps and the system never crashes when awaken. Is ...
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Suspend and Shutdown not working in ubuntu 15.10

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 on a razer blade 14 2013 with kernel version 4.2. Everything is currently stock. Unfortunately, suspend (both doing it manually and closing the lid) as well as shut down do ...
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How to start a GUI program after hibernation?

I love virtual desktops. I keep half a dozen around, with every program I use regularly always at the ready. This means I dread restarting my PC, since I have to setup everything again—specially ...
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Power Suspend inconsistently working

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. I rely on the power suspend to suspend my system when I am inactive for longer than 30 minutes. For some reason, this doesn't always work. I came to my system ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 not waking up after second suspend

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10, I face an issue with the suspend feature. The reproduction workflow is the following : Boot the system and open a session Suspend Wake up <- At this point, ...
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Laptop instantly wakes from sleep/suspend when battery is low

I have an EliteBook 2570p with Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 installed. When the battery is low I can suspend the computer or put it to sleep, but it wakes up right away. For example, sometimes I am working on ...
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Sleep Settings Not Working After Installing Drivers

After installing the latest intel drivers for my computer using the installer from this location, my sleep settings are no longer followed. Sleep settings: The computer has been suspending after no ...
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Keeping the trackpad disabled

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with classic GNOME window manager on a Lenovo Thinkpad x230. I prefer to use the trackpoint over the trackpad. I disabled the trackpad in Applications > System Tools > ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 : usb mouse movement wakes up from sleep

I have the following problem: when the computer is in sleep mode (S4 mode) I can wake up it with a simple movement of my USB mouse. I'd like to disable this "fast" wake up, but I have some problems. ...
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How can I execute a script when my laptop failed to suspend

My laptop occasionally fails to suspend, resulting in it burning up it's battery (and sometimes getting roasty-toasty in my bag). In dmesg I usually see this entry: PM: Some devices failed to ...
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wifi reconect /etc/pm/sleep.d/

I have now Installed ubuntu on my MacBook Pro. Everything was working OOTB, except one thing, the wlan0 won't reconnect after the system was asleep. the only solution to get reconnected since now was ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 amd64 Asus N550JK Laptop Hibernation Problem

My computer (N550JK) has 12 GB of RAM and 1.5 TB HDD storage. My HDD contains 16 GB swap partition, which should be enough to hibernate, I think. I have made a fresh install of Ubuntu. Since my ...
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Black Borders - Different suspend commands?

I have the popular "Black window borders" problem after coming back from standby when closing the lid. I use a NVIDIA graphics card and Ubuntu 15.04. The surprising thing is that when going to ...
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“Wifi is disabled by hardware switch” after being suspended

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP 15-P234TX laptop. Every time I close the lid or suspend it the wireless stops working until I reboot the whole thing. I can't click on the enable wifi as it says "...