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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elementary OS 5.0 Juno doesn't start after sleep

I have installed elementary OS 5.0 Juno on my laptop and after a while working , when I actually leave it in sleep mode , it doesn't starts normally. The only way I could turn on was to shut down ( ...
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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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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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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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EOS Juno suspends while working

So Elementary OS Juno is suspending while working, playing on youtube or watching some movie online, playing radio, etc. Is there any way to bypass this but not to disable suspend in power settings? ...
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Waking from Suspend Issue

Whenever my computer sleeps or hibernates, I am unable to fully wake it up. Sure, the system seems to be running and all, but the display never returns. Just stuck with a black screen. Currently, I ...
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Suspend returns alone, why?

After updating my Elementary upon clicking Suspend, it starts, but does not suspend and returns alone. What should I do?
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MacBook air 2015 doesn't wake from suspend

I just installed Eos on my MacBook air early 2015 and am very impressed so far. But when I close the lid or press the power button to suspend the laptop it doesn't wake up. It also takes a very long ...
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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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Sleep issues on Early 2008 Macbook Pro

I'm a first time elementary OS user and have had few issues with it and it is by far my favorite Linux. However, I cannot put my machine to sleep by closing the lid, or rather, I cannot wake it up as ...
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Slow resume from sleep

When I open my computer, elementary OS Loki takes about 10-15 seconds to resume from sleep. The screen is initially off. After a second or two, the backlight turns on but the screen is still black for ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Can't wake up from external monitor plugged in

Actually, I suspect the computer is waking up but my external monitor won't display anything (it turns on the backlight but screen remains black). I end up having to open the lid of the laptop for ...
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How to change closing lid behavior on AC and batter on Elementary Juno

I want to change lid closing behavior on Juno to: When power is connected and the laptop lid is closed, a screen lock or nothing. With the power off (on battery) and closing the laptop lid - suspend. ...
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Laptop unable to resume after suspend [Juno on Asus A54C, i3 2.2ghz, 8gb ram, SSD]

If the computer goes into suspend, through the power button, closing the lid, or inactivity, I cannot get it to come back to life. My only recourse is to power cycle the laptop. I am unsure where ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Resume from suspend: missing icons, blank text and black areas in applications,

Since about 1 week i got problems with resume from suspend. Chrome has black areas and thunderbird has missing icons and no text. When i restart these applications they are back to normal. This ...
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WiFi service stops after system resumes

After resuming the system from suspend, the WiFi service stops working and wifi icon disappears. I tried registering a service at /etc/systemd/system/resume-wifi.service folder. [Unit] Description=...
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Laptop restart after suspend

Recently my Dell latitude E7240 has had issues with suspending. It seems to have come about after a recent update, however I am not sure which or if that is the case. The laptop will suspend when the ...
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Can't resume from suspend in Nvidia GPU mode

So, the problem is that my laptop (Acer Extensa 2510G) can't resume from suspend while I'm using the NVIDIA GPU mode. When I try to wake the system it shows me a little terminal cursor on a black ...
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How to prevent laptop from not restarting properly on resume from suspend?

I am using a ThinkPad X230 with an integrated Intel graphics card which should usually be well-supported by Linux and elementary OS. Nevertheless, I am running into the issue that occasionally the ...
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Faded screen after waking from suspension

I just installed elementary os to an old iMac 24inch from 2007( core 2 duo 2.4 ghz, 4gb ram, ATI Radeon 2600 PRO ). It is a beautiful OS, everything working nicely so far. But I noticed an issue when ...
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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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Resum from suspend briefely shows running application before login prompt, fault found on Thinkpad T430 and T460

When opening the lid on either my ThinkPad T430 or T460 for a short period I can see what I was working on when I closed the lid, then the password / system login prompt appears after. This is a ...
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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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After laptop suspend, ethernet connection broken - need to restart

Fresh install on new SSD a week ago, 4Gb RAM on 10+ year old laptop, everything working fine, but when I suspend either by shutting lid or power button, ethernet is disconnected on wake, so I need to ...
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OS wakes up in sleep mode on Macbook - how do I fix this? (Early 2015 Macbook Air)

System: "Early 2015" Macbook Air laptop. OS: ElementaryOS 5.1.4 Hera. Issue: Computer awakens from sleep mode on its own. Whether the lid is closed, or I manually have it go to sleep, after a few ...
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WiFi does not work after sleep

After waking up from sleep(close lid) I can't reconnect to WiFi. It loops to connecting status and the only workaround is to reboot. My laptop is Chuwi Herobook Pro Dual-Core Intel® Celeron® N4000 ...
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Can't suspend in Hera

I don't seem to be able to suspend this machine (ASUS ZenBook, 5.1.3 Hera). This seems to be the reverse of what other people have reported. I have "power button" set to "suspend" (via the GUI) and "...
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I have a new install of Elementary o.s 5.1 Hera that randomly suspends, and then I cannot resume by pressing any buttons

I have a recent PC build, that I have installed Elementary OS on, sometimes I work for hours with no problem, but at times it will either freeze and suspend, or whenever it suspends due to inactivity ...
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Suspend / Turn off screen when idle in less than 5 minutes interval?

Ladles and Jellyspoons. How can one change the Suspend / Turn off screen settings to interval smaller than 5 minutes ie. turn off screen after 1 minute and suspend the laptop after 2 minutes when ...
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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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Running a script after logging back in from suspend

I'm running elementary OS 5.1 on kernel 5.6.x I was searching for a way to run a small shell script after I log-in from suspend. The script itself is a one liner. Basically restarting the software I ...
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macbook air suspend no longer works HERA 5.1.3

When I did a fresh install of elementary OS 2 weeks ago (5.1 I think?) I was surprised to find that suspend worked out of the box (same computer had problems using previeous release). Just doing ...
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Suspend Not working - HP Spectre Laptop

HP Spectre Laptop not resuming or going into suspend mode correctly. Having to press and hold power button to get it to boot back into the desktop. Not using any proprietary nvidia stuff that I seem ...
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MacBook Pro Suspend state loops on and off

I recently installed Elementary OS as my only OS on a late 2015 MacBook Pro 2.4GHz Retina. All is well and I'm learning the basics of Linux as well as some intermediate stuff. I have an issue though, ...
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Black screen on wakeup from suspend | Thinkpad E585

Reposting this article from Lenovo Forums to seek help from eOS community. Issue I get a black screen after I wake my laptop from suspension. So I have to forcefully shut down using the power button ...