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Prevent suspend when full screen

I am using Ubuntu 20.10 Groovy, with a Cinnamon environment installed on it and it should apply to both environments, regardless of the user. So my question is: Can I prevent the system from going to ...
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Laptop wakes up seconds after suspend

I am running a Toshiba Satellite L745 with Ubuntu 20.04. Seconds after I put the machine to sleep or close the lid, it wakes up by itself. I have disabled all wake up options listed in the BIOS. ...
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Solve the never ending linux (and of course, ubuntu) suspend/standby problems?

OK, So this is not going to be my best SE question, and may even violate guidelines for questions, however... In recent months this has become such a massive PITA in my everyday work flow, that I am ...
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How to send a command line command to put a disk in standby mode?

I want to know what is the command to put a disk in stand by mode by command line. My target is to make a specific script that handles the situation. Thanks in advance.
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Ubuntu 18 server goes into standby after disconnect display

when i disconnect the display on VGA connector, the system goes into standby after some minutes. I checked the setup and the system is set to never go in stanby also the display. But when i disconnect ...
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OS seems to send not requested monitor standby signal

The monitor suddenly gets in standby to quickly get back active after few milliseconds. Never happened before. It happens once per hour (more or less), quite annoying. OS Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. There's ...
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Script on standby monitor code error

I am getting error standbyscreen.sh: line 8: ((: -lt 60000 : syntax error in expression (error token is "60000 ") Script standbyscreen.sh #!/bin/bash idletime=$((15*60*1000)) # 15 minutes ...
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Prevent screen standby for always on xubuntu 20.04 via SSH

I have access to a terminal with SSH, to a XUBUNTU 20.04 that working like a kiosk. How can I set this machine in an "always on mode" through SSH? I need this machine been always on and the screen ...
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sshfs prevents Ubuntu 18.04 from going to sleep

There are a plethora of discussion in the entire Internet on how to make sshfs connection robust enough so that the laptop either doesn't sleep at all while a connection is on, or even if it does, how ...
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Monitors don't come out of stand-by, only if using two, not one

When using a double-monitor set-up, and the monitors go into stand-by, they never come out of stand-by anymore, but I never have any problem* with a single-monitor set-up. I think this is a bug but I'...
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My PC doesn't sleep on suspend (Ubuntu 19.04)

I have a problem with the suspend option on my ubuntu 19.04 setup. When on suspend fans and other components still stays on. I actually want my entire PC to go in sleep mode the same way it does when ...
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How do I put Ubuntu 18.04 on standby? Suspend Ubuntu?

How do I put Ubuntu 18.04 on standby? The option appears to be gone. (I specifically want to be able to do it though the GUI, without pressing the physical button on my computer.)
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Secondary monitor does not wake up from standby after screen was locked

OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop, x64, dual 4K monitor, GeForce GTX 960. When locking the screen, the monitors enter standby mode in about a minute after lock. When unlocking the screen, only one monitor ...
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Ubuntu 19.04: Suspend fails on HP Spectre x360 (with NVIDIA GTX 1050Ti)

I can't get suspend or hibernate or any kind of standby to work with a HP Spectre x360 (15-df012ng) with an Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti video adapter onboard. in the Ubuntu 19.04 Live version, suspend seems ...
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S.M.A.R.T. prevents HDD disk going into Standby

I use the Disks application (preinstaled in Ubuntu 18.04) to configure standby timeout of my HDD disk. By using the Drive settings... -> Standby menu I've configured Standby Timeout to 15min. The disk ...
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Do not wake up from suspended state when unfolding laptop

My suspended Ubuntu/Linux Mint laptop automatically wakes up from stand-by when unfolding. I'd rather have it to wait for me manually pressing the power button.
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How to set the close-laptop-lid-action?

In Ubuntu versions before Gnome Shell, I could set what I wanted to happen when I close the laptop lid depending on whether the laptop is connected to power or not. Now the default is standby which I ...
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16.04 keeps waking up unmounted USB drives

I don't know if anybody else has experienced this, but i did on two systems on which i installed 16.04. Essentially, if i plug a USB drive, unmount it (eject it in Nautilus), and put it to sleep (...
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Hard drives do not want to go to sleep/standby automatically on Ubuntu 16.04 server with LXD/LXC 2.0

I have small server with five drives put in following layout: Physical drives /dev/sda (SSD EVO 850) /dev/sdb (HDD TOSHIBA DT01ACA300) /dev/sdc (HDD TOSHIBA DT01ACA300) /dev/sdd (HDD WD1502FAEX-...
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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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All the applications get closed on lid down when external monitor is connected

I have connected another display to my laptop. When I lid down, it logs out but it doesn't go in standby mode. Sometimes monitor turns to black and sometime it shows login screen. The main problem is ...
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Why we use sleep command before xset dpms?

I have the following line to turn my laptop display off: sleep 1 && xset dpms force standby sleep 1: Puts the thread to sleep for 1 second. xset dpms force standby: From man, forces the ...
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Where does GNOME Disks store standby settings?

I have been trying to figure out where GNOME Disks (gnome-disks) store its standby settings for HDDs (spinning disks). It is the easiest way to configure this, and works perfectly on Ubuntu GNOME 16....
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Help with script for wifi failure on wakeup with RT 2573 and 16.04LTS

I've been trying to find a solution for a problem I've been having with my laptop on 16.04 LTS for a few days now. I can only get the wifi to work after coming out of standby by typing these 2 lines ...
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PC does not awake from standby mode

Following happens since the update from 14.04LTS to 16.04LTS. After some time of keyboard/mouse inactivity the PC turn to "standby/sleep" mode (screens turns black) which is pretty normal. Since the ...
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How to enable middle button click at startup?

I'm trying to enable the middle click with 3 fingers on my touchpad usingsynclient ClickFinger3=2. I know from similar questions that the modification is not permanent after standby, so I used the ...
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How can I only make a specific screen sleep?

I use my laptop with multiscreen: laptop screen on one side, my TV displaying my media center (Kodi) on the other side. Problem, when I use my media center to watch a movie, the laptop screen never ...
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Notebook wakes up from Standby

I have an Acer Aspire V5 Notebook with Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a SSD an Windows 8.1 on a HDD. I experience that my Notebook wakes up from standby randomly after a certain time (can be a few ...
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How do I close Chrome when entering standby or hibernate?

If I leave Chrome open, it keeps me logged into my sites even during standby, so the only defence I have is my Linux password. I would like to have Chrome shut down on standby or hibernate, and then ...
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trying to StandBy drive at startup

I have 3 drives in my laptop, one of which is a mechanical hard drive for mass storage. I want to set this drive to standby because I want to preserve energy and keep my laptop silent at startup. ...
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Blinking moon of death since SSD upgrade on standby [closed]

I own a Lenovo SL510 (4G RAM) and I just upgraded it with a Samsung 840 Evo 120G. Previously I was using Ubuntu. Later on I switched to Linux Mint Nadia. At the very beginning (Ubuntu 10.10 I guess) ...
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Standby sometimes needs hard reset on Ubuntu 14.04

After setting up a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo W540 I sometimes experience standby problems. About 50% of the time standby works fine. I close the lid or click standby on the menu and it goes to ...
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How to remove “Standby Inactivity Message” ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

how to remove the popup message from standby inactivity? Because this message is more than annoying, it is still there when I wakes. Using ubuntu 13.10 (upgrade from 13.04) with Unity TRANSLATION : ...
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What are the differences between sleep, standby, suspend and hibernate in Ubuntu?

I'm really confused about these keywords used in Ubuntu. I've a little knowledge about suspend and hibernate in Ubuntu and how does it work. But I've no idea about what are the differences between ...
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Fix shutdown on HP 530 (kernel 3.9.2 / ubuntu 13.04)

I needed to upgrade to kernel 3.9.3 to get Ubuntu fully working on my HP 530; How to fix black screen after update to 13.04 in a HP 530? However, the laptop doesn't shutdown anymore or hangs when it ...
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closing laptop lid does not shut all applications down

Well i was just thinking of having an app or a feature which enables you to play music even the laptop lid is shut close. what i want is that the screen should be locked ie no one should be able to do ...
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VDR service blocks standby

I have a problem with 12.04. The standby function works only when I stop the vdr service with sudo service vdr stop. Is there a possibility to solve the problem?
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Getting the external hard-drive faster into standby

Currently, my external hard-drive is going into standby after 15 minutes of inactivity. How can I reduce this period to e.g. 5 minutes? Using Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit with Gnome Shell. Thanks in advance!
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Hard-drive fails to boot if suspend was activated prior to restarting. Booting a live USB/CD fixes the issue (temporarily)

I am running 12.04 64-bit and am dual booting with Win7, for full disclosure, although I suspect that has nothing to do with my problem. The boot-loader(GRUB) fails to load often and I will be ...
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How to change harddrive spindown time? [duplicate]

if I run my notebook on battery mode, ubuntu spindown my hardrive every few seconds. How can I fix that? I have tried it with sudo hdparm -S 127 /dev/sda* but I am not able to disable the spindown ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Suspend not working FIX [closed]

04 LTS users! If any of you are experiencing the same trouble as I did with the suspend more where the screen stays black after you turn your laptop back on please refer to my fix the last comment ...