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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How to configure lid close action as hibernate in Ubuntu 20.04?

I want to configure my laptop (ASUS UX461UN) to go to hibernate when I close the lid. I tried 3 basic suggestions that I saw as a result of my research. Run command sudo -H gedit /etc/systemd/logind....
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Ubuntu won't completely ignore lid closing

TLDR: I've tried changing both logind and upower configuration files to ignore lid closing action and it still keeps detecting it and acting on it. I'm trying to use an old laptop as a local Plex ...
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Cannot disable airplane mode on laptop with faulty lid sensor

Problem : Unable to disable airplane mode. It says use hardware switch to turn off. OS : Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Laptop Model : HP 15 r074tu Description : The lid sensor of of laptop is not working. In ...
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delay on weakup open the lid on 20.04

Last days when open the lid it takes a few seconds to weak up that is a change with respect to before. I don't know how to fix this. Thanks Josef
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WoL while laptop lid is closed

Hope you can help me with this problem. Namely, I have an old Asus laptop that I use as my home server. It's runnung Ubuntu Server LTS 20.04. I'm able to suspend it and wake it up by using $systemctl ...
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MacBook Air Locks up After Closing Lid: 20.04

Details: Power button must be depressed for 10 seconds to recover (reboot) Unsaved data is lost Lockup happens after several minutes of closure The battery drains during this lockup and the laptop ...
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Change lid action Thinkpad-t530?

I have a Lenvo Thinkpad-T530. This is a laptop, and like all laptops, it has a lid. I want to change the lid action, i.e, what happens when you close the lid. I tried editing the/etc/systemd/logind....
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Lenovo S1 Yoga Lid Switch Disables Keybord and Trackpad

Just installed LTS 20.04 on my Lenovo S1 Yoga. I have found though that the keyboard and mouse suspend when in laptop mode, and activate when in tablet mode. Is there a way to reverse the effect of ...
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Ubuntu 20.04. laptop closed lid issue

I am solving a minor issue with my Ubuntu 20.04. Focal fossa. This might be relevant for all users using a laptop closed aside with an external display. Whenever I shutdown or reboot the computer (...
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Dell Laptop Won't Suspend When Lid Closed (Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS)

EDIT (MY SOLUTION): So after having lots of problems on my laptop (lid problem, pc wouldn't detect 2nd monitor, neither night light nor brightness settings were not working, computer freeze without ...
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My laptop turns ON when I close the lid

I have a really strange problem that my laptop turns on automatically when I close the lid after being shutdown. I use 20.04.1 LTS on DELL Latitude-7310. Does anyone know the solution?
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Airplane mode is toggled on each suspend

I'm running Ubuntu 20.10 on HP pavillion gaming 15 laptop with Ubuntu dual booted. Every time I suspend the lid, the airplane mode is turned on and I need to manually turn if off each time. Also if I ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.1 - Laptop - suspension stops music

I have a Samsung laptop that I maintain plugged and charging all night, and at the same time, I use VLC to listen some relaxing music to sleep. If I close the lid, the music stops after a minute. If I ...
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Laptop not suspending on lid close

I have a Dell Inspiron 5570 with Ubuntu 20.04.1 and an external monitor and I have followed many articles, used gnome tweaks and more but my laptop will not suspend on the closing of the lid but it ...
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System getting lid open/close signals in a loop. Screen flickering and system suspended/locked

Issue: Screen starts flickering continuously and gets locked automatically, in a loop. Restarting the system stops it until it starts happening again. Already tried: Clean install, edited /etc/systemd/...
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Airplane mode turns on automatically after closing the lid

I am using an HP 15-da1058TU laptop with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Now whenever I close the lid, the airplane mode turns on automatically, and wifi and all services stop working. But I don't want this and ...
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Screen never turns off on ubuntu 20.04

I've installed the latest version of ubuntu (server 20.04.1) on a old laptop (DELL Latitude E6400). i've now noticed that the screen is never turned off, even when i close the lip it stays on. What ...
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How turn off External Display, on closing lid in Ubuntu 20.04

I believe that there are a lot of questions asking the other way around. However for me, on closing my laptop's lid the external monitor is still running which I would like it to stop continuing to ...
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Configure closing the lid to suspend the laptop when an external monitor is used

When I use an external monitor the laptop does not automatically suspend when I close the lid. Instead the external monitor is then still in use. I want to configure ubuntu in such a way that the ...
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Ubuntu20, notebook don't resume after suspend

with ubuntu 20 i suspend my vivobook n552vw by pressing suspend key or closing lid. In some case, i don't understand why, the notebook don't resume. Display remain black and any key is ignored. The ...
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Ubuntu thinkpad e15 gen2 lid and fn keys not working

I just got the thinkpad e15 gen2 (amd) and I installed ubuntu 20.04 lts on it and I can't seem to be able to get the fn keys working nor can I get the laptop to suspend when closing the lid. For the ...
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JS script to inhibit sleep when lid is closed not working. File descriptor managing problem or else?

I'm trying to develop an extension for gnome, that allows me to inhibit system sleep when the lid is closed directly from the status bar without having to open tweaks. Till now, I have a basic js ...
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Manufacture logo shown instead of the login screen when booted with an external monitor

Background: I have always been frustrated with the way Ubuntu handles laptop's lid behaviour while connected to an external monitor. This was also an issue with my previous installation of Ubuntu 16 (...
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Kbuntu 20.04 shuts down when lid is closed

I have an ASUS X555Y running Kubuntu 20.04. Yesterday it started shutting down when I close the lid. I have checked the power management settings and they are all correct - didn't expect anything else ...
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Disable mouse when lid is closed

How do I disable the mouse when the lid is closed? Sometimes my mouse gets moved around when carrying it, and it ends up clicking and moving around and creating a mess.
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Notebook doesn't sleep with lid closed

My Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on Lenovo L490 doesn't suspend on lid close. This issue started recently and it used to work find until 1-2 days ago. Obviously, I set the behaviour in gnome-tweaks/Power Also I ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Screen Lock not working randomly

I recently updated to 20.04 LTS and I've been having some trouble with lock screen. When I close the lid it is configured to suspend and lock and the suspend part is ok but when I open the lid, most ...
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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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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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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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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 [duplicate]

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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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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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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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 ...