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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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....
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Extreme slow after hibernate/ long suspend

I am on ubuntu 14 and installed it recently. I configured hibernate by creating a swap partition and can do hibernate. The problem is that after hibernate(prolonged suspend), laptop is very slow. The ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 fails to resume from suspend when on battery

I am using an Asus UX303U. When I am plugged into to main socket, resume works. Otherwise the laptop starts afresh with the system boot screen. Linux 4.4.0-31-generic #50-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jul 13 00:07:...
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How do I stop my system randomly suspending?

I've got an Ubuntu machine running as a plex server and after a lot of work I've managed to get it to auto/wake suspend using a bash script and crontab that I found on here. It should turn on at 10:...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't suspend and shut down properly

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside with Windows 10 a month ago. All this time I've noticed that after some time working, when I close laptop's lid and after open it, Ubuntu won't run. And I hear that ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend after closing lid

None of the solutions on here have worked for me. Recently I've installed Lubuntu. I'm getting used to DE (switched from GNOME), however, I have a problem with the power management (Lubuntu uses xfce4 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Black Screen After Suspend

I've seen this issue reported but have not seen a solution working for me. I did a fresh install of 16.04 and everything is working great. The only problem I'm having is when I close the lid on my ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 is not providing working suspend or hibernate feature

I previously used 14.04 and i used to suspend when ever i am done and need to resume my task later . That shuts my machine down(except the LED indicator) which didn't consume power and no heating so i ...
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Kernel freeze on wake up 16.04

I've been using ubuntu for a couple of months now and after kernel 3.56, I started seeing a problem when I wake up my pc. Basically, the first few second everything is working fine and then mouse, ...
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Wifi works only after suspend

Im dual booting windows 10 and ubuntu 15.10 on my hp g6 1d98dx, everytime i boot into ubuntu enable wifi is greyed out and there is a hardblock on the wifi. After i suspend then wake my laptop again ...
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Laptop dying during suspend after 2 hours. Suspend/hybrid not working

So I have a yoga s1 and recently installed ubuntu. Twice now when I close the lid and go into suspend the computer will rapidly drain power from the battery in the span of 2 hours then die shortly ...
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Suspend does not work on Ubuntu 15.10

On a HP Probook 450 g2 laptop with 15.04 suspend worked fine. I updated to 15.10 and when I select suspend I cannot resume. Leds remain on and fan is working. I have to restart the laptop. I thought ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 : usb mouse movement wakes up from sleep

I have the following problem: when the computer is in sleep mode (S4 mode) I can wake up it with a simple movement of my USB mouse. I'd like to disable this "fast" wake up, but I have some problems. ...
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Hibernate doesnot resume last state

I enabled hibernation following this steps: How to enable hibernation in 15.04? I can now see "hibernate" option and also hibernate seems to turn my computer off. But when I turn back on, it is like ...
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Boot script table modified, please contact vendor

I had a variety of distros on this Lenovo G50-45 laptop, most recently Debian 8 and now Xubuntu 15.04 x64. Whenever I want to put the system to sleep (suspend) I get the error message written in ...
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how to take the total working hours of the system in a day?

I need to take the total working hours of the system in a day. That means, take time between power on and shutdown and also subtract the time of system were suspend. Final output must be total working ...
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Black screen on laptop lid open after update to 15.04

I suspend my laptop by closing the lid, but when I open it my screen stays black, when I should be prompted to enter my xscreensaver password. The screen is "on" because I can switch TTY using Ctrl+...
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Prevent usb HDD Sleep mode?

I'm having a problem with my computer running Ubuntu server 12.04, I have an external USB HDD plugged in for samba file sharing but after a few hours not using samba the USB HDD goes to sleep. When I ...
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Dell e7440, sleep sometimes fails, kernel logs show ACPI errors

I have a new Dell Latitude E7440 with Ubuntu 14.04.2. Sometimes (but not always), after sleeping, I cannot resume, as after trying to resume one of the following happens: I can move the mouse but ...
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Battery drains fast when it is suspended

I installed Ubuntu MATE 14.04 around a weak ago, and have had some problems. When I suspend the computer, it still drains battery faster than I think is correct. The battery is supposed to last ...
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can't wake up after suspension

I suspended Ubuntu 14.04 on Thinkpad T400 last night, but this morning when I tried to wake it up, I heard a little sound which is normal when it wakes up, and then the screen keeps black as if it ...
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SD card won't mount (or even be recognized) after resuming from suspend

My 32GB SD card (FAT32) does not have any problem mounting perfectly if my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04) never goes into suspend (after I close its lid). But once I re-open the lid, retyping my ...
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No touchpad and keyboard on Toshiba Sattelite at start

I have a big problem because I can't log in to Ubuntu on my computer, because when I see the login screen, nothing works. Originally, I solved the problem using this soplution (I pressed NumLock when ...
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Disable keyboard input wake up

I want to disable making my laptop wakes up from suspend on keyboard input. I searched a lot and I disabled all devices in /proc/acpi/wakeup but it still wakes up when clicking any button. I checked ...
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Is it possible to suspend applications?

The main idea is to add a "suspend" button to the title(behind the "quit" cross button) of the application window that will copy the memory taken by application to swap/local storage with pid ...
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Wake-on-lan from suspend

I am trying to wake up my laptop from suspend using WOL but it didn't work at all. I found this old post for the same problem but I don't see how I can do this for Xubuntu 14.04 that I am using. I ...
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Disable laptop lid sleep

Xubuntu 14.04. I've already done the following: HandleLidSwitch=ignore LidSwitchIgnoreInhibited=no xset -dpms disabled xfce power manager in session and start up set power settings to do nothing ...
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Suspend not working 14.04

I'm aware that this has been covered in multiple places, but none of the solutions seem to work for me. I'm on an old Core 2 Duo laptop, which refuses to suspend/hibernate. Instead, it immediately ...
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/sys is mounted read-only and this stops my laptop from suspending to RAM

My laptop has recently started to fail to suspend to RAM from time to time. I've completely re-installed Kubuntu 14.04 (trusty), but the error comes back intermittently. Looking at /var/log/pm-...
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NOUVEAU on 2013 15" macbook 14.04 crashes on resume

I have a 2013 Macbook Pro 15" (Macbook 11,3). My laptop works perfectly fine except awaking from suspend. I can see the screen, the keyboard does not work after waking up and my laptop (at least my ...
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Thinkpad x220 not waking from suspend after upgrading to xUbuntu 14.04 from 13.10

I upgraded my xUbuntu 13.10 install to 14.04 yesterday, everything seems to be working fine or eve better than before except suspend. When I shut the laptop lid xUbuntu suspends as it should. Then ...
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I get an error 19, failed to resume with device 0:007

I've searched the web for answers to this, and the only other question that looks exactly like mine concerned Ubuntu 13.10 (8 months ago), with no answer to date. I'm on 14.04. I experience no system ...
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Prevent resume from suspend on lid open for 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus n550jv. I had this problem in 13.10 also. I want to disable resume-from-suspend when the laptop lid is opened. The traditional answers to this involve echo "LID" &...
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How can I prevent hibernating if CPU usage is above say 40%? (Plex, Couchpotato, Transmission)

I am using a netbook as Plex Media Server. I use wake on lan to start Ubuntu when I feel like watching a movie. Windows prevents my pc from going into hibernation when Plex is streaming a video to a ...
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Disabling suspend/sleep/hibernate on a headless Xubuntu

I'm running Xubuntu 13.10 headless via ssh and tmux. Whenever I leave the machine, making sure to have a tmux session opened, it will invariably crash after about an hour. The sign it has crashed is ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu from suspend

I have a problem with automatic suspend in my ubuntu. I have following settings but even that I have plugged computer in it is suspended How to fix this?
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Dropbox does not sync after suspend

Whenever I suspend my Ubuntu, and then rewake it, Dropbox does not sync, so I don't see files that I edited on other computers. How can I make it sync?
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What will be the power backend for (K)Ubuntu 13.10?

I have Kubuntu 13.04 installed. KDE uses powerdevil to manage hibernate/sleep, which in turns seems to use pm-utils backend. pm-utils is unmaintained, and broken at this point1. For example, I had to ...
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Switched to Compiz for OpenGL on Xubuntu 12.04, now laptop screen doesn't turn on after a suspend

I recently added the CompizConfig settings manager to resolve screen tearing while watching full screen video (it worked! no more tearing!) but now every time I close the laptop screen and the system ...
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How to tell if laptop was woken by rtc?

Say I set my laptop to wake every morning with rtcwake (e.g. echo $(date +%s 'tomorrow 08:00') > /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm in a cron job or in /etc/pm/sleep.d/99-set-alarm.sh). Now, I'd like ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 hangs when sleeping the second time

After booting my machine, it's able to suspend correclty the first time, with the power button flashing slowly. I'm able to hit the button and have it come back on. The second time however, seems to ...
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USB ports unavailable after suspend

My problem is that after installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, suspend did not work. Through this training, I solved the suspend problem. But after resume from suspend my USB ports become unavailable.
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USB HD enclosure “sleeps”, file system errors ensue, can't remount, device disappears. Help interpreting these logs?

I am using this enclosure over USB2 with Ubuntu 11.10: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817173042 After a period of inactivity, the enclosure seems to sleep and Ubuntu isn't able ...
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Ubuntu suspend works only once through lid close

My system is ASUS N56VJ. The suspend feature works the first time if I sudpend by closing the lid/or specifically selecting to suspend form the settings menu(top right gear button).Lateron it just ...
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Dual monitors reset to mirrored after sleeping

Anytime the system sleeps and often when it is locked the duel monitor setup which extends is reverted back to mirrored. $ uname -a Linux bill-deskop 5.3.0-24-generic #26-Ubuntu SMP Thu Nov 14 01:33:...
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Set pm-suspend as default

Because the command systemctl suspend doesn't work on my computer while pm-suspend apparently works correctly and the device enters sleep mode. I would like to make the last one as default, that ...
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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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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 ...