I know the answer here about How do I modify the options for the power button? However, the dconf-editor is completely different than in previous versions. There is no Settings-daemon. It looks like this

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How can you change power-button to be Suspend in 16.04?

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It is best if you set it via the command line:

gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power button-power suspend

In Dconf editor go to org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.powerenter image description here

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