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Power Change options in dconf-editor

I want my laptop to do nothing when I close the laptop lid. I found these options in dconf-editor for the laptop to do 'nothing'. However, the laptop still goes to suspended mode after I close the lid.

What did go wrong?

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Install gnome-tweaks

sudo apt-get install gnome-tweaks

and invoke it with

gnome-tweaks

Under the menu Power you can disable Suspend when laptop lid is closed.

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