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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Lock + suspend behavior on laptop lid close

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 on two different laptops: Lenovo Thinkpad T460s HP Probook 6470b My configuration is similar across both laptops. I have i3 WM installed, with lightdm (the default on 16....
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Sleep Mode Problem Unable to Wakeup

I have upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 and when the computer goes into sleep mode I can not wake it up. Have to turn off the computer and turn back on to see anything on the the display. The sleep mode ...
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Suspend not working in 16.04 for Dell Inspiron

I recently upgraded ubuntu to 16.04 and since then I'm facing the problem of Suspension, computer doesn't wake up after the suspend and only black screen can be seen. What can be the possible ...
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SD card unmounts during suspend or hibernate

I have a laptop with only 32GB SSD space (Lenovo 100S). That's not very much, so when I installed Ubuntu 15.10, I set a 64GB SD card as the /home partition. My problem is, every time I wake the ...
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How to play sound before suspending laptop?

How do you configure Ubuntu 14.04 to play a short sound just before it suspends? I bought a laptop which I later found had no visible status LEDs when the lid was closed. On past laptops, I've had ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend when lid is closed - No state change

I have a problem about my laptop that doesn't suspend when i close lid. First the story. I bought a new Acer e3-112. It camed with win8.1 and i upgraded it to win10. Then i shrinked the hdd and ...
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Touchpad not recognized after suspend (Ubuntu 14.04, Thinkpad T420)

My Thinkpad T420 has had problems with recognizing the touchpad since I updated to Ubuntu 14.04. Immediately after logging in, it can recognize the touchpad, and all is fine. However, if I suspend, ...
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Mouse and keyboard not working when i resume after suspend ubuntu 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell inspiron 5537 by USB. Everything worked fine, but after i resume my computer from suspend my touch-pad and my keyboard are not responding. So, i tried to reinstall ...
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How to disable xscreensaver lock on suspend?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and have installed xscreensaver. As I am the only user on this computer and I am only using the computer for music, movies, and some web browsing I have no ...
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Command “xset dpms force on” after resume

I Use Lubuntu 13.04 and the LVDS Display only works if you use the "nomodeset" option is set in grub. (The VGA Display works without a problem...) After a resume i only can see on the LVDS Display ...
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Wireless Problems After Resume

[Edit 3: Before you read all of this, I don't think this is a software issue anymore, so I'm not sure if there's a real solution that can be offered. I saw this video and read some of the comments. It ...
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Suspend problems - Chromebook running 12.04.1 LTS

I've been running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS for a few days now on my Acer C7 Chromebook - and in general it's running great. However, I've noticed that when I try to suspend one of various things can happen:...
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Limiting what resumes computer from suspend

I'm having a ton of trouble getting Suspend to work with my laptop. I want to start using Ubuntu but this is a pretty important aspect since I take my laptop with me everywhere. Anyways, I wanted to ...
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Keyboard not responding after waking up from suspend [Ubuntu 18.04]

My laptop is Sony Vaio SVE15114FXS. It used to work fine, no problem with networking and keyboard and mouse back to the days of 14.04 But now, with fresh installed 18.04, after waking up from suspend,...
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Only getting Dummy Output audio after resuming Kubuntu

After upgrading from Kubuntu 19.04 to Kubuntu 19.10 I've started having issues with only having a Dummy Output sometimes when resuming my PC from standby. I've noticed that this issue seems to occur ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 cursor larger after suspend resume

I have had this issue since I bought the laptop. It's the Dell XPS 13 9380 on Ubuntu 18.04. I close the lid and it goes into suspend mode. I then open to see the mouse is twice as large as before. I ...
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Suspend issue on kernel 5.0

So recently I've been having issues with suspend on both of my ubuntu machines but the laptop is more important so I'll start there. My laptop on 18.04.2 recently got an update for kernel 5.0.0-23. ...
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Why does wake from suspend with wireless mouse continue to fail?

I've been slamming my head over this issue. According to previous up-voted methods: askubuntu_link1 and similarly askubuntu_link2, I enable power/wakeup to the usb device connected to my wireless ...
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Screen Rotates After Closing Laptop Lid HP, Ubuntu 18.04.02

I have checked other posts about randomly rotating screens, and screens that rotate after sleep. I have tried the following to no avail: 1. Lock Screen Rotation Problem persists. 2. Disable Gnome ...
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Suspend and power off are not reliable - Ubuntu 18.04.01 on Lenovo G70-80

I am experiencing problems with suspend and power-off after upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS. I have tried multiple fixes, including: Installing pm-utils Testing several ...
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Desktop flickers on Ubuntu 18.04 after Wake up from Suspend

I take care of two Lenovo laptops (T470 and X230) with Ubuntu 18.04.1 installed on both and both with Intel graphics. Both show flickering Gnome desktops after wake-up from Suspend to RAM since one or ...
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Wake up from sleep by only keyboard/mouse activity Ubuntu 18.04

When I had Ubuntu 16.04 my computer would go into some sleep state where pressing any key on the keyboard would wake it up. Now that I have Ubuntu 18.04, it goes into this state where the power button ...
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All my programs closes after I close the laptop

I use Ubuntu 18.04. When I close my laptop, and open it again, I find all my previously opened programs are lost. My Power configurations has "Off" in the "Automatic Suspend". Also, in "When the Power ...
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Another question about Hibernate in 18.04 (not a duplicate)

I have a fresh install of 18.04 on a brand-new high-end laptop. Hibernate works using sudo pm-hibernate By "works" I mean that it saves the system to disk, and powers down. Upon reboot, the session ...
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Computer won't wake up from sleep mode (Ubuntu 18.04.1)

For reference, I have Ubuntu LTS 18.04.1 If I ever leave my computer alone (so it enters sleep mode), the majority of instances it will not properly wake up if I hit the power button. That is, my ...
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Desktop session crashes when resuming from standby

I'm having this issue since Ubuntu 17.10, now I'm using 18.04. When I suspend my laptop and leave it sleeping for a few hours, then when I try to resume it the desktop session crashes and the X ...
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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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How can I change the power related settings (suspend, hibernate…) with the command line only?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 with i3wm, so I don't have access to the settings menu from Gnome. I am using a laptop in a dock with two external monitors hooked up to it. The lid is closed while it's in ...
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How to automatically restart Gnome Shell every time the PC comes out from suspend

Since I did not receive any answer to this question and I have to manually restart gnome-shell each time the PC comes back from suspend to correct the distorted colors, I would like to know how to ...
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Laptop fails to resume from hibernation (suspend to disk) after update to 18.04

For the beginning i say, that hibernation worked perfect on 17.10 on my hardware, and it doesn't look to me as a hardware problem now. Now when i'm putting my laptop to hibernation either by systemctl ...
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Bluetooth not working after suspension

I'm new to Ubuntu and I wiped Windows completely on my Asus X456U laptop...recently I've found out that I have some issues regarding the bluetooth: When I first boot the laptop after a reboot or a ...
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System76 Oryx Pro does not resume after put into Suspend

Everytime I put my System76 Oryx Pro into suspend, it either show a backlit screen with an underscore, or the backlight doesn't turn on and I am left with a black screen of death. I am not the most ...
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Blank Screen After Suspend (or when screen auto turns off) Ubuntu 16.04

I have fresh installed 16.04 LTS, and have reinstalled several times. Whenever the screen turns off or computer is suspended, nothing will bring it back on except a hard reset. I have an Asus ROG ...
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Motherboard fan throbbing after suspend

I have recently started manually suspending1 my computer2 (Dell Precision T5500 - yes, it's a bit old...), and I have started noticing something strange when it wakes up again. The motherboard fan ...
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How Ubuntu initiates sleep on critically low battery?

Little bit of context: I have installed Ubuntu 17.04 on my Lenovo IdeaPad G710 and ever since then I am unable to wake it up from sleeping/hibernation (it turns on, but screen remains either black (...
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Ubuntu GNOME won't resume after long suspension

I have DELL Inspiron 7559 with NVIDIA GTX960 graphic card and my Ubuntu 17.04 won't wake up after the laptop has been suspended for a long time. It shows only black screen with a cursor (sometimes ...
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Ubuntu 17.04 laptop wakes up by itself after a few hours

After closing the lid the computer wakes up by itself after a few hours. I found it in my bag burning hot... This is an X1 Carbon Thinkpad. It hasn't happened before the upgrade to 17.04.
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after screen is inactive for 30 min it won't return, 17.04

There is fairly recent problem with 17.04. I have always had my computer "Turn screen off when inactive for 30 minutes". The Lock button has always been off, and I don't require my password when ...
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Suspend/Resume used to work on Ubuntu 16.04 but not anymore

I have a Dell XPS 13 (9350) dual-booting Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (kernel: 4.4.0-72-generic) and Windows 10. Recently my attempts to suspend my laptop have become more of a hit or miss. Most of the time, ...
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how to run a python script after resume

I have a python script that I need to run after resuming system from suspend. I have created an executable in /etc/pm/sleep.d/ #!/bin/bash case "$1" in hibernate|suspend|thaw|resume) ...
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Clicks on the screen while laptop lid is closed

I just installed a new distribution of Ubuntu 16.04 and have been configuring it, but something has been happening when the laptop lid is closed. After I close the lid for, say, 30 minutes, I will be ...
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dpm_run_callback erros when suspend/resume

Every time I suspend/resume my laptop, I get the following error messages dpm_run_callback(): pnp_bus_resume+0x0/0xa0 returns -19 PM: Device 00:06 failed to resume: error -19 This errors are logged ...
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Popping/crackling sounds and audio stuttering after resuming from suspend

I have a computer with Ubuntu 16.04 connected through HDMI to a TV. A couple of days ago it started to make popping/crackling noises at random intervals (average ~5s). While playing video (with vlc or ...
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No sound from laptop speakers after Ubuntu suspension

Every time I (lid-closing) suspend Ubuntu, when I get back again, the volume of internal speakers do not wok. There is no sound at all. If I simply reboot into Windows (10) the problem is present ...
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Resume from suspend close all programs

I have an Asus K550J. Whenever you suspend either via command line (pm-suspend) even through lid, apparently okay because of blinking LEDs. But when I restart the PC all programs were open are closed, ...
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Wake on Linux Xubuntu.16.04.1

MSI notebook GP72-6QE 254XFR with Xubuntu 16.04.1 LTS (linux 4.4.0.42 X86_64) System on SSD. Swap on HDD. Swap size > memory size. Graphics cards: NVIDIA GM107M [GeForce GTX 950M] Display Server: X....
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Lost Wi-Fi after Ubuntu 16.04 laptop resumes from sleep

When done working on my laptop, I'll close the lid to put it to sleep. After opening the lid, my Wi-Fi connection is often lost and zero APs are found in the network area in the upper right area ...
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NVRM: Xid: 70, GPU has fallen off the bus

I'm running Ubuntu 16.10 on a Lenovo Z510 with gt 740m. Using any NVidia driver, when I try to wake up from suspend the screen is black and an error is displayed: [ 1046.061495] [drm:...
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ubuntu messes up text after suspension

My ubuntu after suspension completely messes up all text in the system. When I wake up my PC this is how my nautilus looks like And sometimes after suspension it even logs out from my account. I ...
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Gnome-Shell freeze after resume from suspend

I experience the following issue for now more than a month. After I wake up my notebook from suspend (usually opening the lid), I see the usual gnome-shell lockscreen prompt, where I enter my password....