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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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Suspends all running scripts on lock

I have ElementaryOS 0.4.1 installation in my HP All In One PC. I have modified my power setting through the settings GUI to "Never Suspend" and "Never SwithcOff Display". But strangely, if I run some ...
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Black screen after suspend (but not if suspend by power button)

TL;DR Black screen after resuming the suspend (from closing the lid), by opening the lid. But works fine if suspended by other method. TL;andpleasehelpme I've just installed and tweaked with ...
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elementary OS Juno beta goes to sleep when it is not supposed to

I ran into a problem with elementary OS Juno Beta. OS goes to sleep after a while when I'm away from PC, even when I have this disabled in power settings. This is a huge problem for me because of 2 ...
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When i lock the screen the system suspend after some minutes?

When i lock the screen the system suspend after some minutes !! I usually lock my pc and let it download from steam etc I don't want to suspend cause then it can't download of course ! How i stop ...
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Run “gala -r” after suspend

I have problem with artefacts on background after suspend mode. But i can background by enter this command: "gala -r" from carrent user. How i can auto execute this command after suspend? OS Loki ...
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Ask password after suspend

I have disabled authorization after start PC. But after suspend it ask me password. How i can disable this dialogue? It must be in Settings\Power - there is enough place for it. But there only 3 ...
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It takes up to 10-20sec to wake up from suspend, and high fan speed when plugged to AC, Why?

have a Lenovo Ideapad 310, Intel i7 7th gen, 8GB DDR4 RAM and HDD instead of SSD. Boot time is acceptable, but when I open the lid to wake up the laptop from suspend, elementary takes 10 to 20 seconds ...
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Freezing/slowing after wake up

I just installed Loki, and when I reboot, or boot up cold, I can log in just fine, and work just fine. But, when I wake my laptop up from suspend, the screen will freeze on the log in page. Its not as ...
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My PC only suspends and hibernate when I enter a terminal

I installed Elementary OS with the newest version and something is wrong with it. I can't suspend my computer and I dont know why.. I can only suspend it if I open a terminal with CTRL+ALT+F1 and ...
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Loki 0.4.1 won't Sleep

The system doesen't suspend by itself with the option to suspend when inactive in 30 min on. The screen turns off after a while, but the computer never goes to sleep. When I try to use the computer ...
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power button shutdown instead of suspend on login screen

in power settings I configured the power button to suspend and it works, however the system still shuts down when it is in login screen after pressing the power button. is there anyway to fix this?
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Auto suspend not working on pc but power button suspends fine.

I am running Elementary OS and the auto suspend does not work. My monitor dims at the specified time interval but the computer does not sleep. If I press the power button the pc goes to suspend mode ...
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How to start xscreensaver on startup

xscreensaver is safe to run with some settings that won't change Elementary OS look and feel: choose your screensaver and check he doesn't do so and save those settings. Once done, you'll notice that ...
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Installation of xscreensaver messing up interface

I installed xscreensaver after having an issue that my laptop suddenly didn't enter sleep mode automatically anymore, and after an initial period where all remained fine, I noticed my login window ...
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Suspend Behavior on HP Laptop

I have searched high and low for some direction in regards to issues I'm having with a recent install of Loki on an HP laptop with suspending the OS. I have an HP Pavilion with an i5-8250 CPU, 250GB ...
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Waking up laptop after suspend open 50 “Authentication is required to set the network proxy used for downloading software” dialogs

Lover and user of Elementary here, this big problem arised quickly! I was recently experimenting and tried using different window managers (like compiz, kwin, mutter, etc) and I belive that may have ...
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On resume from suspend: Authentication required doesn't accept system password

On resume from suspend, elementary OS prompts: "Authentication is required to refresh system resources" - but my password doesn't get accepted by this dialog, just had to press cancel. Anyone having ...
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Bluetooth error after suspend

I use a Bluetooth mouse, it work fine. After reboot it connects automatic. After suspend it doesn't connect. If I try to do it manually I get this error: "Connection Failed: blueman.bluez.errors....
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Is it possible to remove the suspend options from all menus?

On Ubuntu if you put the following text on /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/com.ubuntu.disable-suspend.pkla disables the suspend option in Ubuntu menus: [Disable suspend (upower)] Identity=...
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Refuses to sleep, won't turn off monitor

So the problem I am having is the opposite of what most people speak about on here regarding sleeping and screen shutoff. Mine refuses to sleep or shut the screen off when plugged in. I've made sure ...
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The screen goes black when I suspend the laptop

Recently I installed Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki and the laptop goes black when I want to lock/suspend it (Win+L). Then, I can't do anymore and I've to do a force shutdown. What can I do? Thanks a lot!
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Bluetooth activating on wake-up from suspend & reboot

Bluetooth is reactivating each time without prompt (suspend or reboot), I have to switch it off manually each time too. I don't like it: that's a potential security breach and a loss of time. Why isn'...
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Black screen until cursor is moved when waking from sleep or suspend? 0.4.1

When I lock or suspend my laptop, the screen goes black with my cursor as the only thing visible. I can resolve the issue by moving the cursor (trackpad, I am using an Asus K56CA laptop) and the login ...
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macbook4,1 running Elementary Os Loki randomly suspends while in use

These are some observations I made. I first encountered this issue when I was using Yandex Browser Beta along with either Chrome or Firefox. Everything was fine for a while and, suddenly, it suspends. ...
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Suspend shuts down my laptop

My laptop (Dell XPS 13) started shutting itself off every time I closed the lid. At first, I thought that maybe something was changed in my power settings but lo and behold, it's set to suspend when ...
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LightDM freezes after resuming from suspend

I have issue using elementary-os/loki-stable. The problem is that the display manager (lightdm) freezes after resuming from suspended state. Maybe It's X issue, the HID devices work but the screen ...
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multitasking view problem after suspend

I installed elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki couple of days ago and everything seems to run fine except this strange problem: The background of multitasking view looks corrupted almost every time after ...
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MacBook Pro 2014 and Loki external monitor issues

When I use and external monitor on a MacBook Pro 2014 model (HDMI), unlocking the laptop requires that I lift the lid to type the password in because it is the only screen out of the two that will ...
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When I install ubuntu or elementary OS, my laptop (Asus E200HA) keyboard does not work. But it works perfectly fine when I install Lubuntu

The touchpad seems to be working fine, except for the left or right key. When I click on them, the shutdown/reboot/sleep etc menu pops up and on clicking any key from the keyboard, the laptop simply ...
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Touchpad works only after waking from Suspend

Specs: (Asus Laptop) Processor: Intel i5-6200U Graphics: HD520 (Active), GT930M Touchpad: Elan Touchpad OS: elementary OS 0.4.1 64-bit (Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS) Kernel: 4.8.0-53-generic Problem The ...
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Black Screen after Suspend on Laptop HP 1000-1b09au

I have installed Elementary OS yesterday, and when I try to suspend it then wake it up the screen turn to black screen. There's no cursor pointer at the screen and I tried to press ctrl+shift +f11, ...
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Can't recover after sleep

I've got eOS (0.4.1 Loki) on my Desktop and Laptop at this time. On my Laptop when I leave it open for some time it goes to a stage like sleep, only I can't recover it. I am seeing a white underscore ...
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Laptop goes to sleep on any keyboard key press

Just installed elementary OS and system goes to sleep on any keyboard key press(system shuts down if a key is pressed at the login screen). Important to mention is that this only happens with the ...
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Touchpad bug when wake up

I have a problem, when my pc wake up, I can't use my Touchpad. So I need to restart PC every time, it's very annoying. I have a Synaptic Touchpad (Xiaomi Ultrabook). I need some help please :)
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MacBook Air fails to wake from suspend

I've got loki installed on a MacBook Air. Is there a reliable way to ensure that the display wakes again after suspend? I generally just close my laptop when I'm done with it (like, I guess 99.9999% ...
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Suspension of system results in unresponsive lockscreen

As the title says, the system will randomly "lock me out" of my laptop if it goes to sleep by itself. The lockscreen won't allow me to click and input my password again, which forces me to do a full ...
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System shuts down abruptly after waking up

I have recently installed Loki on Dell Inspiron 7560 (i7) laptop with 8 GB of RAM and 4 GB of Swap. The system works fine for most of the time but when waking up after sleep and plugging in/out makes ...
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Update enables accelerometer with wrong screen orientation

I am using Loki on my Lenovo X1 Yoga. Very recently an update has enabled the accelerometer, so the screen automatically rotates with the laptop. However, there are two big problems: The orientation ...
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Something's up with the network indicator

The network indicator in the wingpanel has been behaving strangely lately. Every now and then it would just display the icon stating that I'm not connected to the Internet (as seen in the screenshot ...
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Suspend option is not working in elementary OS Loki

I am having trouble with the suspend option. I have a laptop and I want whenever I close the lid to suspend. I changed it from the Power of the System Settings both for Plugged In and On Battery, but ...
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Fonts and some graphics disappear / lost after hibernate / sleep / resume / cycle

Almost always after a sleep or hibernate (I'm not entirely sure which) most fonts, such as those in Terminal and most other programs (not Firefox) disappear. How can I fix this? I am using the Loki ...
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Black screen after wake up

I know this is a spread out problem out there. 3 days ago i installed el os (loki) on my computer and i noticed that after suspension, when i had a wake up the screen remained black. no pointer, ...
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Empty window popping up after resume from suspend

After resuming from sleep (i.e. opening the laptop lid) an otherwise empty window is on top with title "..." and a spinner as content. How can I get rid of this?
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Issue after waking from sleep mode

This happens after my laptop goes automatically or manually in sleep mode and then when I wake it up: This seems a graphics problem? I`m running nvidoa 840m on my HP Pavilion 15. Anyway to ...
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Desktop not loading when waking up after suspend

i have installed elementary os loki on a lenovo 510s (intel kaby lake) 4.4.0-62-generic #83-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jan 18 14:10:15 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux when the computer wakes up after ...
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elementary OS Loki: I have to put the laptop to sleep right after booting to make it work

In the last week or so I started having problems with Loki while booting. The laptop (Lenovo Z50-70) boots to the desktop, but only the background image is shown, without the dock or the top panel (I ...
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Black screen or kernel panic after suspend?

I recently switched to elementary os (loki) and I love it so far. However, I am experiencing some problems. I am very new to Linux and find myself not really knowing what i'm doing most of the time ...
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Can I get bluetooth devices to remain after suspend/resume and/or reboot

I have recently installed Elementary OS, Loki on a Mac Mini (mid 2010). I successfully configure a bluetooth keyboard and trackpad (both apple) using the 'System Settings::Bluetooth' panel. Pairing ...
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My trackpad do not wake up after sleep

I have a problem with my touchpad after a sleep. I don't realy know why. I already tried https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2182922 Note : that's append on last kernel 4.4.0-45 only, not on ...
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Loki freezes and black screen after suspend

I've installed loki a while ago and I had some trouble with it like not being able to shutdown, restart, ... I've been able to solve those problems but there are still some huge ones that persist such ...