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.

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Can't wake up from sleep

As i said in the title, i can't wake my laptop from sleep. All i after waking up the pc is a black screen with "_" not even blinking, but just static. When i try to press "CTRL + ALT + ...
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Monitors go blank but still emitting light when display turned off; actually go black when in suspend

I'm using ElementaryOS and I have it set to "Turn off display when inactive for" 5 minutes. When this triggers, the connected monitors will say there is no HDMI signal, but then they will ...
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I can suspend the computer but how do I "un-suspend" it?

My machine is a Gigabyte Brix S with an AMD Ryzen 7-4800U Processor and a pair of LG 60cm displays. Selecting suspend in the drop-down at the r/h end of the Wingpanel instantly puts it to sleep but ...
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Jólnir - How to prevent laptop do suspend when locking it

I know that's it's not a new behavior but it's really annoying when I leave my desk 2 minutes to wait for the compute to wake up when I get back... So, when I lock the compute, it goes directly in ...
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Is there a way to disable the sleep/suspend chime?

I returned to elementary 6.1 after a year off with other distros. There's one new feature that's been really off-putting to me: I find the chime that plays when my laptop goes to suspend/sleep mode ...
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Suspend issues on AMD Ryzen 7 4800u with radeon graphics

I have quite an unusual problem with the suspend function on my Odin PC with AMD Ryzen 7 4800u (Lenovo IdeaCentre 3 All-in-One 24"). If I leave it to go to suspend after the amount of time set in ...
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Unable to suspend in Odin

Unable to suspend laptop, it suspends but starts after 5 seconds. tried from command, when closing lid, and from panel all the same. it starts again by itself. any help on how to fix it will be ...
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Keep USB ports powered when suspended

I have recently installed the new Elementary OS 0.6 on my laptop and PC. Before I had Kubuntu 18.04 installed on the laptop, and Elementary 0.4 on the PC. In both computers, the USB ports didn't power ...
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Odin - No backlight after suspend

I am using an Lenovo Legion 5 with an AMD Ryzen 7 5800H and a NVIDIA 3060. When I suspend my laptop, either through systemctl, the wingpanel button, closing the laptop or pressing the powerbutton, it ...
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Cannot suspend and desktop disappears after logging back

When I suspend it wakes up immediately and shows the lock screen. When I log back in the desktop is black and I only see the mouse cursor so I can't do anything. I have to hold down the power button ...
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Desktop disappears after logging in from suspend

On EOS6, suspend is broken on my laptop. After suspending (either by closing the laptop lid or remaining idle), the login screen appears as expected, but then the desktop disappears on login. I can ...
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Suspend & sleep freeze issue

After installing elementary OS, I have noticed that whenever the laptop goes into sleep it freezes. Also while trying to click the suspend button, the system just freezes. Please help on the issue as ...
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Can't use mouse and touchpad after wake up

Elementary OS 5.1.7 Laptop: dell inspiron 7559 Nvidia graphics is disable Kernel driver in use: i915 After my laptop wake up Pantheon refuse to respond on left click (touchpad doesn't work too). I can'...
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Suspend not working

Suspend does not go suspend/sleep, it wakes immediately, around 2 secs after the suspend. system: elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera Macbook Air 13" Mid 2013
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Alter sleep settings

My Dell Inspiron laptop goes to sleep too soon for me - how do I alter that in Elementary Hera? I am unable to find any clues in this library.
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Is there a list/source of stable kernels?

I am experiencing the dreaded "wake from suspend" issues that seem endemic to Linux and laptops, and am basically going through a long list of different solutions googling has gotten me to ...
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PC not wake up after suspend

My intel NUC not waking up after automatic suspend. i use wireless mouse and keyboard. Pc not wake up after pressing keyboard or mouse. also not wake up after pressing the power button.
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Computer shuts down after waking from sleep mode

I wake up the computer (desktop PC, not laptop) by pressing a key, the login screen appears. The moment I want to enter the password, the computer shuts down. What is wrong here?
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MacBook Air 7,2 suspend does not work

I've installed Elementary OS 5.1 on my MacBook Air 7,2. The problem is that the "Suspend" function does not work whether selected from the menu or by closing the lid. In both cases, the ...
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Elementary OS becoming very slow on long usage

I'm using Elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera on a Toshiba laptop. Since the couple of days,I've been using Eos for very long periods(~10-12 hours) straight. So,when I'm not using the laptop,I'll simply put it ...
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Prevent desktop from sleeping or suspending while using SSH

I have a desktop that has Elementary installed. I often use the desktop remotely, over SSH through local LAN or with Tailscale, but I am often disconnected from my session when using SSH. I found this ...
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Does not wake up from suspend mode

I recently installed Elementary OS (5.1.7 Hera) on a Dell Latitude 5590 laptop. I have noticed that after inactivity, the machine enters sleep mode and cannot be switched on. In the syslog I see this: ...
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Laptop does not suspend/sleep

I would love to switch to elementary OS/ubuntu full time but there are just a few issues holding me back right now. My laptop does not go to sleep when I close the lid. The fan just keeps on spinning,...
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Resume from suspend causes reboot

I recently stuck a second hard drive with Windows 10 installed in my system. Ever since, suspend is not working correctly in Elementary OS. The computer appears to suspend normally, but when I wake it ...
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Retain screen brightness settings after resuming from suspend

I'm using: a 2013 27" iMac + secondary monitor elementary OS 5.1.6 Hera When resuming from suspend, the brightness of the main screen is at maximum rather than my custom setting. The brightness ...
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Sound is not working after the suspend. ElementaryOs 5.1

I was using elementaryos after quite sometime and everything was working fine until today when I loged i after the suspend the sound was not working it was saying "No Output Device Detected" ...
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wifi not working after sleep/ suspend

wifi not working after sleep/ suspend. the only solution that works for me is to reboot the system. please provide a permanent solution. I am using HP laptop and recently switched to elementary hera ...
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Cannot wake from suspend after 5.1.4 update

Black screen after wake from suspend after 5.1.4 update with kernel on 5.3.0-53
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Suspend resume problem

I have an HP EliteBook 8540w (2010 model with i5 and 8GB of RAM, nVidia) with multiboot (Ubuntu 19.10, Elementary Hera, Mint 19.2, Manjaro 18 and Windows 10). For the last month or so, I have severe ...
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Laptop will not wake from sleep with the lid closed with elementary OS 5.1.3 Hera

I have the Power settings "for plugged in" with external monitor connected for it to "do nothing" when the lid is closed. See the attached screenshot. However, my laptop still goes to sleep and I ...
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How to prevent sleep/suspend while streaming music and videos

When using Elementary (5.1.3) to stream music or video it goes to sleep after a while. I don't really want to change the power settings but would like Elementary to recognise when a stream is active ...
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elementary os rouse with slow speed

Dose any body knows how to speed it up? OS: elementary OS 5.1.3 Hera uilt on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Linux 5.3.0-28-generic GTK 3.22.30 hardware: Quad-Core Intel Core i7-8565U @ 1.80GHz ...
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Screen Glitch After Sleep [Desktop]

I have an interesting problem with my desktop installation of elementary OS (5.1 Hera). Whenever I wake my system from sleep my entire screen is a mess of digital noise. Otherwise, I do not ...
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Wrong time after wake up from suspend

every time my system wakes up from suspend it shows the wrong time, even though it is set to get the network time. What could be the issue?
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suspend problem

I have tried a lot of distro on my machine, seems Eos only has this problem. why can't it wake up from suspend? tried googling it, didn't find any answer. the machine is a HP pavilion g4 laptop. ...
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Problem after suspend: sudo command doesn't work, wifi does not connect

On my laptop, after waking from suspend, the WiFi does not connect and does not find any. And while trying to fix the problem, I found out that sudo commands in the terminal would not execute either. (...
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Elementary OS closing all apps after locked for a long period

I've been having a problem for about 3 months now: after a few hours with the screen locked, when I login I find all apps closed. Even the dock is closed. If it is for an hour or less (I have not ...
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Can't wake the computer from suspend state with wireless mouse and keyboard

I have a Logitech M705 wireless mouse through unifying receiver and a Bluetooth Micorsoft Keyboard. Both work just fine in OS but they won't wake the computer from suspend state. I guess the usb power ...
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eOS 5.1 shutdown/suspend not working

I've stumbled upon a problem where selecting shutdown or suspend from the power menu (little power icon in the top right corner) doesn't do the desired action. Shutdown, and Restart, simply does ...
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I am looking to create a shortcut to put the display to sleep

When I'm running a task in Elementary that takes a prolonged time, I'd like to switch off the display until an event like the mouse moving or keystroke "wakes" it back up again. On MacOS and Windows ...
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Laptop external monitor

Hoping somebody can help I have a dell G5 5587 laptop running Hera, I have connected to external monitor via HDMI cable. when the laptops lid is closed I can work on the external. when the laptop ...
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Elementary 5.1 not respecting power options on desktop/workstation

I had been using Elementary 5.1 for the last two weeks on a System76 desktop/workstation. The system is fully updated/patched. For some unknown reason the system is going into sleep/suspend even when ...
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Mute sound before / after suspeding

I find it annoying when I forget to stop videos before closing my laptop and then having sound played when opening it in public. I tried to add a script to /lib/systemd/system-sleep: #!/bin/bash ...
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Elementary OS 5.1 Going Into Sleep Mode Requesting Password

I just installed elementary OS 5.1. I'd like to know how to set the laptop to not go into sleep mode and not ask for the password every time. I did go into power control and set everything for never, ...
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Hibernation on elementaryOS

I am trying to let my XPS 13 7390 hibernate when closing the lid. I followed this guide to set my system up to do this. But I think it is not working properly. When I run sudo systemctl suspend-then-...
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Juno not waking up from sleep

I'm having an issue when trying to wake up my laptop from sleep. It shows this: Also, nothing works, I have tried put my password to unlock but the system frezees, so, if you have any idea of how to ...
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Suspend/Resume Issue

I have a mid 2010 Macbook with the Nvidia GeForce 320m. Getting elementary to boot, and subsequently work well with this graphics card has required several adjustments, but I've gotten to a pretty ...
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Execute Script On Resume From Suspend

Using instructions from this answer I've created and placed a script at /etc/pm/sleep.d: msi-keyboard.sh: msi-keyboard -m normal -c left,red,high -c middle,purple,high -c right,sky,high ...
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System won't wake up after suspend (black screen)

I've just installed elementary OS 5 Juno, my problem is that after my notebook suspends it never wake's up or return from the suspending state, doesn't matter if is suspended because the lid was ...
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Elementary OS does not suspend

When I click at the suspend button the screen goes black, then I hear a bell ringing (probably wired network turning on) and at the end the screen returns to the login prompt (pantheon). This ...
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