Clicking Suspend button from top right corner menu in Gnome desktop environment, does nothing. I have Alternative Status Menu extension enabled through Tweak Tools but it seems ineffective. Is there a work-around?

  • sorry but this solution doesn't work, instead no more option has added at power-managment menu on settings menu. I trining to looking up and testing deb app to resolve this problem.. – user142401 Mar 21 '13 at 22:56

It's a known bug. Looks like update is on the way. See this bug on launchpad.


The latest Gnome Shell includes a fix.

Ubuntu's repository is outdated, so add the Gnome repository, and run updates.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3
$ sudo apt-get update

Then open the update manager and install the updates. This should fix the suspend option.

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