Questions tagged [lid]

For questions regarding what Ubuntu does when you physically open or close a laptop or clamshell style computer. Common subjects are suspending/hibernation, and locking.

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lm_lid doesn't run when lid closed

I have an xps 15 7590 laptop with ubuntu 20.4 and I'm using a displaylink driver that has a problem that when the laptop lid is closed the computer become so laggy it's unusable: https://github.com/...
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20.04 LTS Since upgrade from 19.10 laptop doesn't suspend anymore after lid close

My Lenovo P50 laptop used to suspend nicely when I closed the lid on Ubuntu 19.10. After the upgrade this doesn't work anymore. When I execute the command sudo systemctl suspend then the laptop still ...
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Ubuntu not detecting lid close action

I have other issues with suspend, more details can be found here: But I've also been told my laptop doesn't properly register when the lid is closed. After closing the lid, reopening and running ...
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Close lid without suspend

How can you make it so when the laptop lid is closed, the PC doesn't suspend or lock but just turn off the display so that I don't have to log back in. I have tried changing the lid close action to ...
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Ubuntu lag second monitor after laptop lid closed

I just have upgraded from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04 and everything works so far. Only problem that I have now is, when my laptop (Lenovo P50 with Quadro M1000M) is connected to an external monitor in ...
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How do I disable lid actions and suspends etc in the console?

I have server 20.04 installed on a laptop that I want to disable the lid action on both battery and AC. Should I edit the file /etc/systemd/logind.conf Following this: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/...
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Thinkpad trackpad stays active with lid shut and external display

I have a ThinkPad Carbon X1 3rd Gen running 20.04 desktop. When I connect an external monitor to the laptop (either directly, or via the OneLink dock) and shut the lid, the trackpad stays active. I'd ...
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18.04 can only resume from suspend by pressing power button

I'm having issues resuming my laptop from suspend running Ubuntu 18.04. I can put the laptop into suspend in 3 ways: by pressing the power button, by running the "suspend" command from search, or by ...
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Closing the lid won't suspend my laptop

I have an ASUS TUF FX505GD, and when I close the lid it won't suspend. The catch is, the lid worked some days ago and now when I close the lid my computer just bugs, the screen maintains black, the ...
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Wake up a laptop that which has Lubuntu server installed

My samsung NC10 laptop has Lubuntu server installed, after its lid is colsed, I cant wake it up by anyway. That time, I cant control it over ssh, cant use Magic SysRq, or even cant shutdown by long ...
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Ubuntu Studio 20.04 freezes everything but mouse after lid closes and opens

(¿Could anybody please bounty this? I have been having this issue since march) As title says; I recently installed Ubuntu Studio 19.10 Eoan (Now upgraded to Ubuntu Studio 20.04 Focal Fossa, still ...
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HP laptop goes into AIRPLANE mode after suspend.How to fix it?

I recently added Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10 to my laptop (HP pavilion 15 ab032tx). Everything works fine except: When I close the lid, then later reopen it, Ubuntu goes into airplane mode and ...
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Airplane mode activated by opening the lid

When I connect my laptop with an external display and use just that external display, I close the lid and mostly I use it for Steam with a controller and when I need to input something with the ...
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Laptop freezes after closing lid

I'm sorry about posting again an old issue, but I haven't found yet a solution for it. I have a MSI GF series laptop and I installed Ubuntu alongside the preinstalled Windows. Every time I close the ...
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After a long sleeping period when I unlock my pc it keeps going in sleeping mode every 30 second while i'm using it

I'm using Ubuntu 19 on my new Razor Blade Stealth laptop. What's happening is this: I close my laptop lid and it enters in sleep mode it stays locked for some time, let's say ~15 minutes I unlock my ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Suspends only after lock

it looks like my installation of Ubuntu is having some issues with the order of operations. Whenever I try to suspend the system using the systemctl suspend command or by closing the lid after ...
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Closing lid doesn't suspend on 19.10

Ever since I upgraded to 19.10, when I close the lid the laptop doesn't suspend anymore. It doesn't even lock the screen. It almost seems like the OS isn't picking up the close lid event. If I press ...
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Laptop -> Disable internal screen on lid close / docking station

I am an absolute noob on Linux/Ubuntu, so please excuse if this is a silly question... I am using a Lenovo ThinkPad T450 in a docking station with two external screens connected to displayport. The ...
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Laptop hangs when lid is closed

I currently have Ubuntu 19.10 installed on my Lenovo T440s. When I close my laptop's lid and re-open it later in an hour or so later, 4 out 5 times, the laptop will just freeze. Keyboard doens't ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 - Hibernation does not work when lid is closed

I think that I've tried everything and still hibernation does not work when the lid is closed. Well, the laptop hibernates after the lid is closed, but when I restart the system, Ubuntu does not keep ...
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Entries of lid opend and closed deleted from auth.log

I was working in my lab. And I left my laptop, with lid closed, for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, when I cam back, I observed that all the lid entries are missing for the current session in auth.log. ...
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Do nothing on laptop close not available in Ubuntu 19.04

I'm running Ubuntu Studio, which is based on Ubuntu 19.04. I want it to do nothing when I close the laptop lid. I'm able to do this in Kubuntu 18.04 via the Power settings. But I can't get this to ...
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Background black or colors after closing lid

Every time I install ubuntu on a laptop and close the lid (I think it goes to sleep then). If I open the lid again the background image is black or very weird like this: I am using ubuntu 19.04. I ...
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When I close the lid of my HP Zbook v15 the screen goes off but the laptop doesn't suspend/hibernate!

I am working with a HP Zbook 15 Workstation with Ubuntu 18.04 installed. When I close my laptop lid the screen goes black but doesn't suspend. When I open it again I don't have to login or anything. ...
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Wifi not connecting after closing the lid [duplicate]

My wifi works when I boot up the device but refuses to connect to my network after closing and then opening back the lid on. I am using kubuntu 19.04 on my hp 14 bs 00x having the realtek rtl8723de ...
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Ubuntu won't react after I close the lid

I have Ubuntu-Mate Disco Dingo installed on my IdeaPad which is working perfectly fine, except for one thing. If I close the lid and open it up later I can't click anything anymore. The desktop shows ...
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To close laptop lid without doing anything [duplicate]

how to close my laptop lid in ubuntu 18.04.2 without doing anything? i tried sudoedit /etc/systemd/logind.conf and also sudoedit /etc/UPower/UPower.conf
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Ubuntu 18.04: any action on lid closed stopped working

I have a Samsung netbook series 9 working smoothly with Ubuntu 18.04. Recently I enabled hibernation and set action on powerbutton pressure in Settings > Energy. It works fine. Then I did what this ...
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Do nothing when lid is closed and nobody is logged in

I have been able to make my laptop do nothing when the lid is closed and I am logged in. But as I use it as a server I want to logout and then close the lid and still have the laptop to do nothing. I ...
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Is it possible to tell the computer press button when I close the lid?

when I close the lid, the computer suspend and lock the screen. If I changed the keyboard layout before I locked it, I can't change it back and unlock the screen. When I press the shortcut for lock ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 does not wake up from hibernate

i got a Dell Inspiron laptop with Ubuntu installed. When I shortly press the power button or close the lid the system hibernates as it should. Now the problem is that when I open the lid, the only ...
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Computer shuts down when closing the lid and no power

Using Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS on a Dell xps 15. Every time I close the lid and the computer is disconnected from power it shuts down. When I open the lid again it restarts. I managed to disabled suspending ...
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dell lap control display(lid) close option

i am using dell lap with Ubuntu 18.04 when the lid (display) close its go sleep automatic but i need nothing happen in windows we can control HOW TO CHANGE WHAT CLOSING THE LAPTOP LID DOES same ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 & Dell XPS 13 9350 Suspend issues when lid closed

I have an external monitor connected to my Dell XPS 13 9350 laptop. Whenever I close my laptop lid, the laptop's monitor will turn off but the external monitor will stay on and become the primary ...
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How to blank the screen when laptop lid is closed but without sleeping the computer?

I have XUbuntu 18.04. I want to close the lid on my laptop and have the screen immediately go blank (black) or off, but the computer itself to remain awake (active [not suspended]). I've installed ...
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Closing laptop lid freezes touchpad

Laptop touchpad freezes if lid is closed. I observed this in Kubuntu 16.04, 18.04 and 18.10 fresh installs. Suspend/Hibernate causes no such issues. After a bit of search, I found some similar cases ...
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How to use a key press to wake a suspended laptop when using a KVM switch?

I'm using a wireless Logitech Keyboard with a Logitech Unifying Receiver plugged into a KVM switch. I created a systemd suspend shortcut to suspend the laptop, a Lenovo IdeaPad. The laptop's lid is ...
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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 put the laptop to sleep/hibernatation by closing the LCD lid?

I installed Ubuntu 18.10 on my Thinkpad X1 Extreme. After I closed the lid, the machine is still working as I can see things on the external display. How can I put it to sleep/hibernation when I close ...
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When closing the lid of my laptop nothing happens instead of suspend) [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed on my Lenovo Thinkpad L560. When I close the lid nothing happens. I want the system to suspend. The settings for this are turned on. So when I close my lid and reopen it ...
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Disable screen on lid close but don’t sleep

In Ubuntu 18.04 server I want to be able to shut the lid of my laptop and have the following happen: The screen turns off. The laptop itself keeps running and does not go to sleep. If I set this in /...
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Laptop automatically suspending after lid closed and reopened

My current kernel version Linux xorist-Blade-Stealth 4.18.0-041800-generic #201808122131 SMP Sun Aug 12 21:33:20 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The issue I'm having First I feel it's ...
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Unable to use laptop after I close and open the lid

After closing the lid on my laptop (using all default settings) and opening it again, I am unable to use it and have to reboot it. I am using Ubuntu 18.04. Is there anything I could do to resolve ...
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Lid Closed Suspend then Hibernate

I would love for the lid closing behavior to "suspend" for a certain amount of time (1 or 2 hours) and then "hibernate" to save battery. Is there a way to change the settings of "suspend" so that it ...
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Can you execute a custom shell command on power button or lid close?

I am trying to make hibernate work on my Ubuntu 18.04. I followed all the tutorials around (mostly from the answers here: How can I hibernate on Ubuntu 16.04?) So far, executing pm-hibernate on the ...
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logind.conf change automatically to default values

My laptop recently did not go to sleep mode when I close the lid. So I looked /etc/systemd/logind.conf file and configuration was #HandleLidSwitch=ignore. Then I uncommented it and change the value to ...
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Unable to wake with external keyboard while lid is closed

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my Acer Aspire 7750G laptop connected to an external monitor with the built-in screen disabled. I also have an external keyboard and mouse connected to the laptop. When I ...
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ubuntu 18 freeze when systemctl restart systemd-logind.service

I am trying to change lid close behavior using this When I get to the systemctl restart, system freezes and gets stuck. What am I doing wrong here? Is there a simpler solution?
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Asus G550 screen goes black after resume from suspend, even though the system is responsive on Ubuntu 16.04

My Ubuntu 16.04 system running on ASUS ROC laptop cannot resume from suspend. More specifically, after closing the lid, and then opening it back, during resume from suspend, the screen will go black ...
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How can I tell Ubuntu 18.04 to do nothing when I close my laptop lid? [duplicate]

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 ...