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suspend works but only for a second before exiting back to the desktop

Suspend works but only for a second before exiting back to the desktop. I'm using an HP ZBook 15 G2 with Ubuntu 18.04.2 installed. Ubuntu is installed on a SSD partition while the swap disk is on a ...
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Cannot set power button action to hibernate

I'm running Ubuntu 19.04 Desktop on my laptop, with Gnome version 3.32. I want to set "power-button-action" to "hibernate" and changed the file /etc/systemd/logind.conf accordingly: # This file is ...
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Automatically sleep when all users (ssh or GUI) are logged out?

I've got an Ubuntu 19.04 desktop that I sometimes use as a physical workstation, and sometimes log into using ssh or NoMachine. In order to save power, I'm wondering if there's a way to make the ...
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I am tracing a suspend problem on my Acer Predator Helios 500 Ryzen and I need some help

just a short history: I am unable to suspend with any Linux distribution and be able to resume again. Currently running Ubuntu 19.04. I am attempting to follow the steps here to trace the problem: ...
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using gnome-power-manager with XFCE4

I really love XFCE4, and have been using it for a while with my Dell Inspiron 7000 2-in-1 (model 7373). The only problem I've encountered is that when I let the screen time out or the computer auto-...
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Power statistics - change grid intervals on time axis?

I am looking at battery charge history in the power statistics monitor in Ubuntu Mate. I think this is the same as in Gnome or other related desktop environments. https://help.gnome.org/users/gnome-...
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No Low battery notification on Ubuntu 18.04

I have gone through other questions as well and somewhere it was mentioned that using percentage policy = true and gsettings to different level will work and it did work for some time until now. How ...
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How can I make the screen not lock when I close the laptop in Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I think it is annoying that I have to enter my password every time I close the lid of my computer. There was a setting when the lid is closed: do nothing. in earlier versions, but this feature seems ...
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How to use keyboard keys without ending IDLE_MODE_BLANK?

I want to change the volume without waking my laptop display up. This question wants to accomplish the same but has no usable answer (turning it off again is not an option as the environment is light-...
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Battery icon not showing in Ubuntu 18.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 18.04 along with Windows on my Dell Inspiron 7000 Gaming Laptop. My problem is that the battery icon does not show. When using upower -i /org/freedesktop/uPower/devices/...
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Gnome's critical power setting is missing?

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 with GNOME Shell 3.18.5. My laptop is Asus GL752VW. In the settings of Gnome there's no critical power setting where I can control what and when the laptop will shutdown or ...
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Laggy when lid is closed and on external monitor (on the MacBook)

I am running 17.10 on a MacBook 11,4. The problem is that the mouse pointer and application UI (with any app) is laggy, which is likely some power manager thing as it only happens when the lid is ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 and later: Don't suspend when lid is closed, just lock screen

Since my upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10 there's no option in the settings about what to do when the notebook-lid is closed any more. Before this function had the options "do nothing" and "suspend" and ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 Gnome not honoring blank screen settings

I've been using Ubuntu Gnome for around 5 years, and recently upgraded to 17.10. With this release, I've noticed a problem I cannot seem to resolve. Under the "Power" settings is an option to "Blank ...
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What does “Interactive” do in Power settings

I got the answer for all, but Interactive from here. But what does Interactive do? (anyone from Windows, suspend = sleep)
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Strange close lid behavior on GNOME

Recently I decided to switch to GNOME and it was glorious until I found out that I can't close the lid without the GNOME killing itself. I tried everything from the dconf-editor method to killing ...
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Is there a widget for Ubuntu 14.04 that monitors RAM, processor, hdd/ssd, LAN, etc?

I been using a process manager and it's ok but I was wondering if there is a desktop widget I could use, that doesn't cost me much RAM to use.
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Ubuntu 16.04 resume after suspend fails in Gnome 3 (but pm-suspend always works)

Using any suspend action on my Asus Zenbook UX310UA under Gnome 3 always leads to failure to resume. This includes closing the lid or invoking "suspend" at the top right menu. However, when I type pm-...
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My Ubuntu 16.04 does not recognize power supply plug/unplug instantaneously

It takes some time after the change in state for it to actually reflect in the Unity Panel. upower -m also has the same delay to update. I have tried reinstalling upower and gnome-power-manager ...
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Unable to Change Critical Battery Action through dconf editor : Ubuntu 16.04

I have an ubuntu gnome 16.04 which is upgraded from 14.04. I want to shut down my machine when the battery reaches its critical level. This was configured through dconf editor and was working fine ...
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No Low Battery Notifications or Low Battery Action on 16.10/17.04

When upgrading to 16.10 and during installation the installer seemed to turn off battery notifications and actions - I know this because I set the critical action threshold to be 15% and during ...
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How to make upower show correct battery state?

Ubuntu battery icon uses about 1-2 minutes before recognizing that the charger is plugged in or not. How to make the battery status update more often so that it recognizes the charger's state ...
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Battery saver mode in ubuntu and mint [duplicate]

I have gone through sites and instaled various battery saver tools like tlp lui I actually dont remember their exact name. But non of those helped to save my laptop battery. Windows 8.1 gives me 3 to ...
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Cannot detect power supply plug/unplug on Ubuntu 14.04.2

After plug/unplug power supply nothing happened, means battery icon does not have any reflect or when unplug power supply use battery until become completely empty without hibernate or even shut down. ...
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How can I get a visual indication if I muted audio and the battery power is running out?

Is it possible to show a flickering or something else to indicate the shut-down process is nearby instead to get my attention with beeps? Ubuntu Gnome here.
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Ubuntu 14.04 power manager not working

The power manager has suddenly stopped working on my Ubuntu. It shows plugged in and 100% charged all the time. I'm using dual-boot with Windows 7 and the Windows power management tool is working fine....
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Gnome Desktop: Disabling power options

How do you disable the power management options from appearing under Gnome 3 desktop environment (not unity)? Background I use my ubuntu box as both a server for various development tools (including ...
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Power Saving mode after start-up (12.04.4)

I have and issue that I can't seem to find right answer to. Immediately after purple loading screen I get an notification "Entering power saving mode", and I can't do nothing about it. If it's of any ...
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Changing suspend timer to more than 1 hour [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 13.10, I want to change my suspend timer to go to sleep after 3 hours, but in System Settings I can not do that. I'm wondering is there any way to set it? I've already tried the ...
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How to wake-up / suspend (or switch-off) Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop system automatically at a particular time of the day? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Scheduling StartUp and ShutDown Currently, I keep my Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop system continuously running as I have to download some data at a particular time which generally ...
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How to make Ubuntu recognize Samsung galaxy battery level?

When I plug in an iPhone device, it automatically charges the battery, and showing battery's power percentage. How to do so, with an Android device?
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How to access gnome-power-manager in Lubuntu?

I have decided to replace Xfce4-power-manager with gnome-power-manager in Lubuntu 12.04 (didn't knew how to disable the tray icon in fact), which I did using synaptic, and now it shows: But gnome-...
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What do the colors in Power Statistics mean?

I was looking at my power statistics and noticed three different colors are used: green, blue and red. What do they mean?
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Where can I find power manager program in Lenovo Thinkpad E530 edge? [duplicate]

I am using Linux for the first time and I am using Ubuntu 12.04 I am trying to find power manager on Thinkpad Lenovo, like what we have on Windows 7.
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reduce Screen brightness in battery mode automatically

KDE and XFCE4 has a program to adjust the screen brightness automatically in battery mode to a preset value. How can i set the same with Unity ( or Gnome3 )?
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Ubuntu won't suspend automatically any more [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity won't suspend on inactivity In the last month or so, Ubuntu (12.04) has stopped sleeping automatically. I've gone to System Settings > Power, and verified (and ...
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Battery management doesn't recognize removal of power supply

I have a Lenovo Y460p running Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit). The battery does charge normally, but unplugging the power supply only very briefly shows the correct battery indicator. After about 1 second, it ...
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Power management does not recognize removal of power supply! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Battery management doesn't recognize removal of power supply I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z370 with Ubuntu 11.10 and the battery status indicator shows wrong information. ...
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Where is the gnome-power-manager binary in 12.04?

Using a tiling window manager, I called gnome-power-manager in earlier Ubuntu versions to get the battery tray icon. In 12.04, the gnome-power-manager package is still there, but the binary is gone. ...
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How to solve GNOME power manager installation problem?

I installed my updates today and now I can't login due to a fault. After booting, the login screen and the message about installation fault for GNOME power manager appears. After logging in, the ...
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How to enable battery status indicator in gnome shell?

I'm using Ubuntu Precise with Gnome Shell on a Dell Latitude E6520 and I'm missing the battery status icon. When I run gnome-power-statistics then the battery info is displayed correctly so I'm sure ...
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How to tell gnome which file to use to change backlight brightness? [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron M5010 and I am unable to change my backlight brightness with the F-Keys and it also does not work with gnome brightness widget. I am able to change backlight brightness ...
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How to control UPS via nut rather than gnome-power-manager? [closed]

I am trying to control my CyberPower 625VA UPS. From what I hear, this is best done via nut, rather than via the gnome-power-manager. See e.g. Monitoring a UPS with nut on Debian or Ubuntu Linux | ...
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Change screen brightness automatically on AC connection/disconnection

I want to keep the screen brightness at minimum level when its unconnected to power and at maximum level when it's connected On Ubuntu 11.04 it was possible, through this config screen: However on ...
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Which application controls the power management?

I'm using xmonad in Ubuntu Oneiric without the Unity desktop. In 11.04 I launched manually the gnome-power-manager for controlling the laptop battery but in the new Ubuntu this application is no ...
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Replace XFCE Power Manager with Gnome Power Manager

Is there a way to "swap-out" the existing XFCE power manager in a Xubuntu install with the more common GNOME power manager without breaking the install? Am having problems with the xfce power manager ...
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Suspend when critically low power 11.10

Is there a way to suspend when Ubuntu is at critically low power. The only option in Ubuntu 11.10 power setting is to shutdown or hibernate. I run my battery all the way down till it suspends then i ...
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How do I make the power button shut the laptop down without asking?

The energy options screen, oddly, doesn't have an option for what to do when the power button is pressed! Translating the three options: "Suspend when inactive for:" (it's set to not suspend) "When ...
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Toshiba Satellite E105 does not suspend when the lid is closed

Just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10. Power management worked fine in natty, now on lid close it just blanks screen but does not put the computer to sleep. Interestingly, sometimes even does not blank ...
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Replacing 11.10 gnome power manager with 11.04 or XFCE power manager

I am not too keen on the new 11.10 power manager control - there are less options I can tweak. Does anyone know how to replace the 11.10 gnome power manager/control with the one that comes with 11.04 ...