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Inspired by @ByteCommanders second comment, the script below does what you describe: assuming the downloads folder is the directory you download into, it disables suspend during download, and subsequently waits for five minutes (arbitrary to set) before re- enabling suspend, to make sure the download is really finished. You can set any other directory to be ...


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Install gnome-tweak-tool by: sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool Hit Super key/Windows key and search for Tweak Tool. Go to 'Power' options and change the behavior as you wish.


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This may be what you are looking for; http://www.linrunner.de/en/tlp/tlp.html TLP is a power management tool for Linux. It brings you the benefits of advanced power management without the need to understand every technical detail. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linrunner/tlp sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install tlp Run PowerTOP before & after to ...


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You can reinstall laptop-mode-tools sudo apt-get install laptop-mode-tools The package is still present and also available for Utopic, Vivid and Wily.


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Setting auto in /sys/bus/usb/devices/1-3/power and changing autosuspend_delay_ms to 300000 (5 min) solved it


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Gnome Settings You can control the screensaver via Settings > Background, sorry but there are no more options in the GUI. and via Settings > Background Tweak Tool A little bit more options are in the Gnome Tweak Tool gsettings or dconf-editor And all options you can access via gsettings. Here is a list of all available keys for the ...


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Based on the answer provided here, I have modified @Jacob Vlijm 's script as follows, so as to prevent Ubuntu from suspend while any upload or download in progress. You have to install xprintidle first. #!/usr/bin/env python3 #install xprintidle first, it is a binary written in C; see https://packages.debian.org/sid/xprintidle #This script is for ...


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I believe the 'ACPI PCC probe failed' is a separate issue from your display brightness. I base this hypothesis on the following: http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.power-management.general/56400 Similarly: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.linux.acpi.devel/73411 You have stated you no longer see the 'ACPI' message after you upgraded You still see ...



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