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Questions tagged [suspend]

Questions related to Suspend Mode, which is a special low-power mode often used on laptops that preserves the contents of RAM while using less power than normal. Questions related to suspending to disk should use the [hibernate] tag.

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19.10 on Zenbook UX305 wont sleep

After putting my device on sleep in wakes-up immediately! What Can I do?
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Laptop not responding and overheating in bag

This happens when I close the lid/suspend with power button, and put the laptop into my bag. When I take it out the laptop is overheating, and is frozen. The screen usually is on when I open the lid, ...
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X server doesn't “wake up” upon resume from suspend

I run 19.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (6th gen) HW manual. I've been using Ubuntu on it since I bought it in December 2018, and since then suspend/resume has worked without incident. There used ...
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ubuntu 18.04 battery drains in suspend, can't always wake

I have a Dell Precision 7730 and until last week it worked just swell, but after an apt upgrade I have battery and lightning dock issues galore. a: the battery drains quick in deep suspend. $ ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 disable any sleep mode

I have a brand new Ubuntu 19.04 Desktop and it is acting as my app (web and other applications) server and i want it to be always up. But in power settings, there is no settings regarding sleep etc (...
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Accidentally set 'sleep-inactive-ac-timeout' too low

My desktop is on AC power and is set to suspend after a certain amount of time. $ gsettings get org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power sleep-inactive-ac-type 'suspend' Then I ran this command: ...
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Computer shutting down as if the adapter was unplugged

I'm using ubuntu 16.04 with dual boot. Recently, I've noticed that my laptop would just power off suddenly as if you had a desktop computer that was unplugged. No, it doesn't go through the proper ...
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Can't make my laptop not wake up on lid open

I want my laptop not to wake up when the lid is opened. I have found that it is possible by echoing "LID" or "LID0" into /proc/acpi/wakeup. However, there are no such lines in that file and echoing ...
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Why does my background go crazy or black after returning from suspend?

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 19.04 and I've noticed that my background and/or lockscreen background goes either black or very colourful crazy after returning from suspend. Any ideas why does it ...
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How to fix ubuntu going to hibernation/power-saving move after log out?

I am a beginner and currently using Ubuntu 19.04. Whenever I log out, my monitors go into power-saving mode and do not wake-up even if I press keyboard or mouse or even press(not hold) the power key ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS can't wake computer from sleep/suspend

Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS can't wake computer from sleep/suspend. This issue is forcing me to have to hard shut off/restart my computer every time the computer sleeps
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Cannot suspend/wake up

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Extreme (type 20MF), and it doesn't come out of suspend. Is there a particular deficiency in Ubuntu 18.04 that causes this to not work on this hardware? It's supposed to be ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 Background and lockscreen image turns into white noise after sleep and wakeup

This question is related to bug #1827314 on Launchpad. As stated, the Ubuntu 19.04 lock screen and background is distorted by white noise when the computer is awakened from suspend. How may I proceed ...
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Save more energy on Ubuntu + XPS13 in Standby mode

I remember on my old Macbook, when I closed the lid, I could open it one week later and it lost a few percentage points of energy over the week (about 10%). When I do this with my xps13, the first ...
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WiFi disables after suspending

newbie Ubuntu MATE user here. First off, I know this is a well documented issue, i've tried multiple solutions from various sites and none of them worked. I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.3, and whenever i ...
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Not able to resume my laptop after sleep while booted in Ubuntu 16.04

I have dual booted with Dell G3-3579 laptop with Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 (default). Whenever I am using Ubuntu and I put my laptop in sleep mode it sleeps as the screen turns black. But when I try ...
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Screen locks before sleep on laptop lid close

I'm trying to get my laptop to go to sleep when I shut the lid. Right now, it locks the screen on lid close, and sleeps once the password is entered. The current full sequence of events is: Shut the ...
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When waking up this computer blue wierd face characters appeared

I am running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-62-generic i686) and each time the computer lid is closed it goes to sleep and then wakes the screen displays this and it is unresponsive. I have ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 fail to suspend on idle

I have a desktop machine running ubuntu 19.04 until a couple of days ago, while the machine goes idle correctly, after the latest software upgrades, it doesn't run correctly: Now, the system first ...
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Ubuntu 19 problem getting into sleep mode

I hoped by now that installing Ubuntu/linux would be easy by now. But oh what was I wrong. I have one problem left. My dell xps 15 won't go into sleep mode. I got this error message in dmesg when it ...
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Why does my laptop resume immediately after suspend in ubuntu 19.04?

I seem to be having some problem with suspend mode. Every time I try to suspend my laptop, it just locks the screen. Or maybe it successfully suspends just to resume only an instant after. What could ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 suspends when switching monitor inputs

I have two monitors in a multi-computer setup. I have my Ubuntu 18.04 Dell XPS 15 laptop docked and connected to both monitors as well (each monitor has an HDMI switch to determine which computer to ...
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Fail to enter suspend mode after upgrade [closed]

I am currently running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS on a desktop machine (8 year old). After a recent software upgrade, when I long-pressed the power button and then pressed on the suspend button, the computer ...
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19.04 bluetooth adapter goes missing after sleep

summary of the problem: bluetooth stops working upon resume from a "sleep", on 19.04 (using latest bluez version that is available right now) hardware / software: Description: Ubuntu 19.04 % ...
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How to prevent laptop from going to sleep when SSH'ing to it? [duplicate]

I have used dconf settings to prevent my laptop from going to sleep when the lid is closed. This seems to require that there's a user logged in so it's not a global setting (is there a global setting ...
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Keyboard issues on Ubuntu 16.04

I've been suffering a couple of keyboard issues lately, which are: Keyboard is unresponsive after suspending (sleep). Tried to fix it with atkb.reset on Grub and also reinstalling xserver-xorg-input-...
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Shutdown a laptop after lid close, any actually working methods?

The version of interest is: Ubuntu 19.04 I'm kind of frustrated I'm unable to make a laptop to shutdown after the lid is closed. Has anyone been successful at making your laptop to shutdown after ...
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Lubuntu wakes immediately after suspend

Lubuntu 19.04 on an HP laptop. Here, hopefully, is some relevant info: $ ps aux | grep suspend 7545 0.0 0.0 8856 904 pts/0 S+ 14:31 0:00 grep --color=auto suspend $ cat /sys/bus/...
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bluetoothd segfault after resume from sleep

I paired the mouse with usb dongle and trusted the mouse in the bluetoothctl. When resume from a sleep, the connection seems recover successfully telling from the bluetoothctl screen print. However ...
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white screen after lid close

I am running Ubuntu (server I think) on an HP laptop. I would like, when I close the lid, for it to lock, but what happens instead is (after a few minutes of lid being closed) I get a blank white ...
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HP pavillion gaming laptop accelerometer, lid closure, and constant fan throttleing [migrated]

So I've recently been forced to upgrade laptops after an unexpected deluge killed my last one. My wife, who plans for everything, managed to score an upgrade to an HP Pavilion 15 gaming laptop, and ...
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Hibernate does not work Ubuntu 18.04

Using an IBM ThinkPad with dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 (though mostly just use Ubuntu). After carefully following the advice from these articles: Add ‘Hibernate’ Option in Power Menu in ...
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Acer Aspire (Ubuntu 18.04.3) won't wake up after suspend

My computer (Acer Aspire, Ubuntu 18.04.3) won't wake up after it goes dark from being idle for too long. My keyboard lights up as usual when I hit a key, but the screen stays dark. I have to hold ...
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No password prompt after resume from suspend

Using Ubuntu 19.04, Dell XPS 9370 Normally, after resuming from a suspend, I can see the lock screen. A keyboard press or mouse click brings up the password prompt so that i can log in. ...
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Artifacts when returning from suspend

Sometimes, when i return from a "Suspended" state, I can see some artifacts in random areas of some application windows. They are quite annoying and sometimes they make the application totally ...
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xfce4-power-manager suspend to hibernate option?

I'd like to be able to suspend-then-hibernate automatically with xfce4-power-manager, though I'm not sure if this is possible. I believe this is a permission error with polkit1 because: $ xfce4-...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Won't Wake From Sleep/Suspend/Lid Closed

Around half the time when I open the lid, the screen is blank and won't respond to keyboard/mouse input. I've already looked through all the forums and nothing I tried has worked. I've also recently ...
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systemd sleep hook depend on Xorg

What is the way to write systemd sleep hook that depends on Xorg? how to make that script run after Xorg has resumed from suspend?
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How can I run a command when a usb device is (dis-) connected?

I am new to linux, and this is probably a noob question, so, sorry for that. I am using a linux PC in my workshop, and I would like to automate the workshop. That's why I have installed a power strip ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04 does not automatically suspend

I have an older desktop that I converted to a file server using SAMBA. I have tried to set it up so that it will automatically sleep/suspend after 2 hours with the intent to use wake on lan when I ...
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Suspend fails to resume on Dell XPS 15 7590 on battery power only

I set my Dell XPS 7590 to use deep suspend, and it works fine when the laptop is plugged in to AC power, but fails on battery power. When attempting to suspend and resume on battery, the syslog shows ...
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Applications resized after wake/unlock on a HiDPI monitor

I have a laptop (Thinkpad t480) with a 1440p monitor. I'm running Disco (19.04) with Gnome Shell running under Xorg, for stability and compatibility. The lock and boot splash screens detect my HiDPI ...
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"Activation of network connection failed” for ethernet connection but recovered after system suspension

I understand there have been many similar questions on this site but this issue is different from the rest and I have tried to troubleshoot with answers under other questions. I am seeking a solution ...
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Suspending leads to poweroff

I'm using Ubuntu 19.04 on Asus FX504GD. My problem is that when I suspend my laptop, it sometimes powers off instead of suspend. I noticed that this only occurs at the second suspend and later after ...
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Lock screen & monitor stand by

I face a problem with my fresh installation of ubuntu 18.04 . When I lock the screen, a blank black screen appears immediately but the monitors never go to sleep. Even if I leave the system for a day, ...
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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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Bluetooth keeps turning on after suspend

I have tried to turn off Bluetooth, but every time I close and re-open the lid of my laptop, the Bluetooth service is up and running again. Having Bluetooth on seems to interfere with my wifi ...
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How to run a script on wake up from deep sleep?

I am running ubuntu 18.04 on the XPS 15 9570. Dell removed normal sleep in favor of their modern-standby mode. This means battery drain and fans running while the laptop is in my backpack. In windows ...
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Lock screen screen timeout

When I wake up the computer from sleep or manually lock the screen using Super+L the monitor goes out very quickly (~5-10 seconds). Especially after waking up this is annoying as I need to start ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 won't sleep when WOL, wake-on: PUMB? Which option do I use?

My desktop is solely a PLEX server with no other apps running, and I want it to go to sleep after 15 mins of idle, and I want desktop to wake when someone connects to plex. 2 seconds after it goes to ...