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Open your command line(terminal) and put this to edit the config file: sudo gedit /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/com.ubuntu.enable-hibernate.pkla Copy and paste below lines into the file and save it. [Re-enable hibernate by default in upower] Identity=unix-user:* Action=org.freedesktop.upower.hibernate ResultActive=yes
If you have a four-year old laptop, it makes sense that it's overheating. The likeliest,and easiest, solutions are Clean the laptop. Get a can of compressed air and blow it in the it intake vents. That might help a little but ideally, you need to open the laptop up and clean the fan and heatsink on the CPU. Change your thermal paste. You'll need to open ...
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