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In the top right corner, there is a menu with the item "System settings". This will open a screen with various configuration items. The one you want is "Power". Here you can set the screen dimming behaviour.


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Current problem When using Ubuntu Full Disk Encryption(that is based on dm-crypt with LUKS) to set up full system encryption, the encryption key is kept in memory when suspending the system. This drawback defeats the purpose of encryption if you carry around your suspended laptop a lot. One can use the cryptsetup luksSuspend command to freeze all I/O and ...


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Wrap it up in a subshell: sudo sh -c "/path/to/script; shutdown -h now" The problem there is the script will run as root too. This might not be an issue (consider it in your case) but you can work around this by using sudo again to break back down to your $USER (which will be replaced because we're using double-quotes): sudo sh -c "sudo -u $USER ...


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Since I figured out how to get the 14.04 lock screen, I just chained the dbus lock command with the suspend one: sh -c "dbus-send --type=method_call --dest=org.gnome.ScreenSaver /org/gnome/ScreenSaver org.gnome.ScreenSaver.Lock && dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest=org.freedesktop.UPower /org/freedesktop/UPower org.freedesktop.UPower.Suspend"


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Looking at these lines: [27075.428135] PM: suspend of devices complete after 998.769 msecs [27075.432139] PM: late suspend of devices complete after 4.000 msecs ... ... [27076.192213] PM: Restoring platform NVS memory These, at a guess show when it start and finished suspending. So a way to get the time when it started suspending is: dmesg | egrep -i ...


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I should feel bad.. After digging into another similar threads I found an advise to try traceroute. This is where I found my problem. After a fresh reboot i did traceroute google.com and I clearly recognized the first IP after my GW as that of my home's ISP (i am abroad now) and I quickly found out, that I am "auto"connected to my VPN, which I have set up a ...


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Reload the custom keyboard shortcuts as follows: Restart compiz. Open the terminal and type: setsid compiz --replace Restart unity shell. Open a run window, not a terminal, with the keyboard combination Alt+F2 and type unity. Click on the unity icon to restart unity shell.



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