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Questions tagged [xfce4-power-manager]

Default tool for power management in XFCE, used for managing batteries, power adapters, sleep timeout, etc.

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XFCE login menu is too small with hidpi screen

The login menu is very small when using xfce4 with a hidpi screen. I'm using the Default-hdpi window manager theme and most elements of the OS are properly scaled now. However, the login menu is so ...
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Display turns off too soon

In Xfce power manager settings I have set 6 minutes timeout for turning display off (and never for sleep). However, display turns off sooner and xset q displays (among other things): DPMS (Energy ...
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How do I make Ubuntu not require a password to supend? [duplicate]

I use Lubuntu 17.10. I have my desktop set to suspend after 5 minutes of inactivity, but every time I come back, I'm greeted with this error message: Password required to suspend Can someone tell me ...
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MacbookAir 3,1 (late 2010) suspension under Kubuntu 16.04.3 LTS

So finally I managed to configure Openbox desktop properly on this laptop. Everything works OK except I can't figure how to set up suspension to work as it should. I've installed xfce4-power-manager ...
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Lock screen by xfce4-power-manager/light-locker by timeout

For a long time I have been locking a session by light-locker manually but can't find the clear way to setup locking by timeout. I installed xscreensaver for this purpose and it worked somehow for me. ...
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xUbuntu: use pm-suspend to suspend the computer

When I use the default way of xUbuntu to suspend the computer (close the lid for example), it fails, but if I use pm-suspend, it works. How can I force xUbuntu 16.04 to use pm-suspend to suspend the ...
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How do I disable Xfce display power management in xubuntu 16.04 at the command line?

Goal: From the command line, disable the Xfce Power Management setting that controls the display power management. I've tried to get a list of power management settings from xfce-power-manager ...
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How to disable laptop power key in Lubuntu?

I have a Lenovo 100s chromebook with Lubuntu 16.04.1 installed over Gallium. The power key is where a delete key normally goes and sometimes while I'm typing I accidentally hit it and at least twice ...
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Power Management in Ubuntu 16.04 not workinng

I have already read several answers for similar problem and tried them but I am facing problems with battery power management ever since I removed Unity and installed XFCE. I have configured the ...
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Lock screen doesn't lock (plain Ubuntu & gnome-screensaver)

I have checked the following instructions, but none of them helps me (and I don't have sufficient reputation to comment on them): Xubuntu doesn't lock screen anymore Keyboard shortcut for Lockscreen ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - second monitor disabled after display sleep

My computer is set not to sleep or lock, but to blank the display after eg 10 mins. I have 2 monitors, which, prior to 16.04, worked as expected - the only noticeable thing was that, for whatever ...
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Running xfce4-power-manager as daemon with ubuntu 14.04 and awesome

I'm running default ubuntu 14.04 in combination with awesome WM 3.5.9. To enable proper suspend when I close my laptop lid I enable xfce4 after login through the following awesome command which makes ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu 16.04 sometimes fails to sleep

I upgraded my system from 15.10 (Ubuntu + xfce = XUbuntu) to 16.04 and afterwards it happens 50% that when I send system to Sleep through "start menu > turn off > sleep" that screens go blank and ...
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Xubuntu logs out on power button press

My Xubuntu logs out when I press the power button. I have changed the setting in Power Management to "Ask", but it still logs out.
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xfce4-power-manager closed when Battery is removed

I am Running Lubuntu 15.10. And I remove my Laptop battery during night times to prevent overcharging of my battery. And for some reason xfce4-power-manager is closed when i remove my battery(While ...
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Restoring xfce4-power-manager to default settings

After unchecking "Handle display power management" in Xfce Power Manager, the system locked up. (I was troubleshooting an issue with the laptop where it would lock up upon the display turning off.) ...
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Need to change Xubuntu(xfce) default suspend settings

If sudo pm-suspend works, but using the "suspend" option from the log-out menu doesn't, how can I get the log-out menu to point to just pm-suspend instead of whatever script it's currently using? And:...
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Xubuntu 15.04 Cannot Suspend when inactive

I have Xubuntu 15.04 installed and having some issues with Suspend. It Suspends fine when done from the command line or the shutdown menu or even by closing the lid. I have set the inactivity timer to ...
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DBus “Operation already in progress” error on return from suspend

Every time I return from suspend I get the following error: "GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Failed: Operation already in progress" To be clear, it's not causing any issues for me as far as I ...
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org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power Settings Ignored in Xubuntu 14.04.1

In dconf-editor I navigated to org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power and set percentage-action to 40, percentage-critical to 45, percentage-low to 50, critical-battery-action to hibernate, and use-...
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How to get xfce4-power-manager to work in Lubuntu 14.04?

I've had nothing but issues with it. On install, everything went fine, but I couldn't modify the lid action, and the suspending was very buggy - sometimes it worked, sometimes not. Then I found out ...
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How to show GNOME power preferences in Xubuntu 14.04?

I installed gnome-power-manager and removed xfce4-power-manager in my netbook. But the Power Preferences is not showing in the Xubuntu Control Center. I want to show this config application: How can ...
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Lubuntu 14.04: Cannot start Power Manager

I recently installed the Lubuntu Desktop and I can't start the Power Manager. It returns the question: Xfce4 Power Manager is not running, do you want to launch it now? but when I click Run, it ...
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xfce4-power-manager does not open

I recently changed my DE from Unity to XFCE. I really enjoyed it, but the power manager doesn't work. When I try to open it from the settings menu, I get the following error: Unable to connect to ...
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Slow performance on LXDE due to power setting

I was very happy with my LXDE running on my Dell XPS 13 until, a few days ago, I found myself confronted with a dialgue box that presented the choices "desktop" or "laptop". It was set to "desktop", ...
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Lubuntu hibernate Xfce Power Manager “not authorized”

OS: Lubuntu 14.04 Package: Xfce Power Manager Package Settings: - On AC > Actions > Put the computer to sleep when inactive for: 15 Minutes - Extended > Set computer inactivity sleep mode: Hibernate ...
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lubuntu power manager closed after every boot [closed]

The power manager on lubuntu 13.10 does not run automatically. After every time I boot my lubuntu, I have to manually open the power manager. How to fix this.
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Change xfce4-power-manager option from terminal

I'd like to change a xfce4-power-manager setting (what to do when laptop lid is closed on AC) via the terminal so that I can assign a keyboard shortcut to do it. Is there a way how to do it? Similar ...
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xubuntu 13.10 xfce4-power-manager not working

I found that if xfce4-power-manager does not work if it is started with /usr/bin/xfce4-power-manager, the process is there but no power icon would be shown, the Power Manager in Settings does not work ...
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After update to 13.10: 2nd standby after opening lid

Updated the Lubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10 on my MacBook Air. Ever since, when I open up the lid after standby, the system wakes from standby but after a few seconds it goes into standby again. There ...
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Lubuntu: How do I autostart xfce4 power manager?

I just upgraded my 64 bit Lubuntu to 13.10 on my netbook today. After the upgrade, I simply can't autostart the xfce4 power manager. I tried to add from the desktop session settings, I tried to copy ...
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sometimes xfce4-power-manager stuck

sometimes the xfce4-power-manager does not show up in the panel and it`s not working at all, and sometimes is working. when it`s not working I have 2 solutions: log out, and log in. start system ...
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Lubuntu - xfce4-power-manager alternative

Can I uninstall xfce4-power-manager and set my suspend settings somewhere else? How would I be able to check my battery status? I would like to get rid of xfce4-power-manager because of my problems ...
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How to check what suspends? Lubuntu saucy

I have a Nokia Booklet 3G and I have a problem (not one, actually) with Poulsbo suspend/resume. I installed Lubuntu saucy (beta), which runs smoother than previous versions (it actually boots, unlike ...
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Adjust screen brightness doesn't work Xubuntu 13.04 xfce4 keyboard shortcut fn+f2/f3 Toshiba L840 laptop

Can't adjust the screen brightness using keyboard shortcut (fn+f2/f3). Running Xubuntu 13.04 w/ xfce4-power-manager on a Toshiba L840 laptop. Tried editing the grub file w/ GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="...
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Remaining time for laptop battery in system tray with xfce4-power-manager?

I'm using xubuntu on my laptop, and I wonder if there's a way to have the remaining time of my battery displayed in the system tray with the xfce power manager? It tells me how much time I got left ...
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Lubuntu power settings (xfce4-power-manager) won't dim-screen to save power

this is my first post - I've not been able to find any other people with the same problem! I'm using Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer AspireOne Happy2 netbook (Intel Atom n570) having grown quite frustrated ...
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Why can't I run xfce4-power-manager?

On my Compaq nc8000, I'm having a problem running xfce4-power-manager. xfce4-power-manager /usr/share/themes/Sonar-3.2/gtk-2.0/gtkrc:92: Murrine configuration option "gradients" is no longer ...