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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How to hibernate Freya?

I installed Freya three days ago on my main machine, and I faced some issues with the hardware. But I got it to work at last. But the lack of hibernation support in Freya is causing me to seriously ...
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Multiple password prompts on resume from sleep: “Authentication is required to refresh system sources”

I've recently installed 0.4 Kodi Beta 2 on my XPS 13 as the broadcom WiFi chip installed on it only started receiving support on Ubuntu starting 16.04 on which 0.4 Kodi is based. So far everything has ...
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Automatic suspend notification pops up too late

I have my laptop set up to go to sleep after 30 minutes: When I come back to my computer, and unlock it by entering the password for my user account, a notification pops up in the upper right corner ...
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Suspend not resuming

My PC has dual boot Mint (Debian used for several years) and Elementary. Elementary suspends fine, but unlike Mint, on resume the HD spins up but screen remains blank. I have to use the Power button ...
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Black screen when try to lock screen

I don't know why I get a black screen when I try to lock the screen (super + L), after a while it shows normal, the wallpaper and the option to unlock with my password, but I wonder why I get this ...
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Install Nvidia dual-graphics driver on Loki?

Currently running Freya on a 2+ years old machine that came with Nvidia dual graphics (GeForce GT 740M). On Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17 and Elementary 0.3.2, I have had to install Nvidia proprietary drivers ...
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Screen corruption after suspend

not really sure what to call this, but if my computer wakes up from sleep, I have no issues, however if my computer resumes from a suspend action, then my screen looks like the attached screenshot. I ...
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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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Bluetooth Keeps Getting Turned Off at Wake up

After sometime of my desktop being suspended, if I wake up the machine, bluetooth is turned off. I need to plug a usb mouse to reenable bluetooth via the indicator and then I can use my devices as ...
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Freya - suspend not working (As computer would freeze)

When I press suspend from menu. I only get black screen but I can hear disk running. *note: I've chosen encryption during installation - the whole disk as home * I've then install pm-utils and when I ...
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Prevent suspend no matter what?

I'm running Freya on a MacBook Pro 2013 edition. Suspend doesn't ever work as planned. It takes quite a while to actually get to sleep and it'll often wake itself back up again, and when it does, it ...
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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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Closing the lid no longer suspends the laptop

After recent kernel (3.19.0-28-generic) and upgrades from daily repos, I realised that closing the lid no longer suspends the laptop. Running a state checker shows the laptop knows the lid is closing:...
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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 ...
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Graphics Shattering and power problems on Macbook

I've recently installed elementary os (0.3.2) on all my computers and I must congratulate the development team for finally getting most of the UI right. Perhaps even better than my experience with Mac ...
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Power Setting doesnt work

Elementary OS Juno. Dell Inspiron 5767. I try to prevent my laptop from suspend after some time of inactivity. I choose "Never" in both Plugged In and On Battery, but Laptop still suspend after some ...
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Freeze after resumption from suspend

If I place my computer in "suspend", whatever application that juno is running will freeze upon waking from suspend. Strangely, If I let juno suspend on timeout, without intervention, the application ...
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Power Configuration Seems to Not Be Respected by OS

Recently installed Juno based off recommendation from a friend. The issue I'm currently facing is my laptop (Dell XPS 13), even though I've configured to never suspend on both Plugged and Unplugged, ...
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How to automatically re-enable the touchpad after resume from suspend?

Occasionally my touchpad is disabled on resume from suspend. I then manually run the following command to re-enable my touchpad: /usr/bin/synclient TouchpadOff=0 Is it possible to automate this ...
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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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Suspend from shortcut

I've tried to add a shorcut with the command: dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest="org.freedesktop.UPower" /org/freedesktop/UPower org.freedesktop.UPower.Suspend in Freya with no result. When ...
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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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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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Filesystem errors after resuming from hibernate/suspend

I have been using elementary OS on my laptop for nearly a month now and have had a lot of trouble with both hibernation and suspend (resuming to a black screen or frozen desktop). Hibernation is the ...
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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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Suspend instead of shutdown on critical battery level?

By default, the battery notification says that shutdown is imminent at about 3% . Can the laptop be made to suspend at this point instead of shutting down? UPDATE: After finding this answer, I see ...
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Automatic Suspend When Idle Doesn't Work (Sleep When Inactive After ..)

I have this problem on multiple, very different systems. Running: System Settings>Power>"Sleep when inactive after:" Changing from default of "Never" to any value, backing out, restarting logging ...
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Black Screen with Cursor When Waking elementary OS from Suspension

I'm facing an issue with Freya. Every time my Lenovo Y50-70 is suspended and then waked it shows a black screen with cursor. I am unable to type anything nor use alt+shift+ to access the terminal. ...
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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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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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Computer always Suspends when Its selected as Never [duplicate]

I needed some help with the power options on Elementary OS Juno. In the power options I have selected that computer should never suspend and that only the monitor would turn off after 15mins. No ...
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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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Problem after suspend / black screen (Intel Skylake)

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 15 (5559) laptop with an Intel Skylake i7-6500U CPU and an AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card. Installation of freya 0.3.2 seems to have worked quickly and without ...
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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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System not returning from suspend mode [closed]

I have a Lenovo E540 with elementary OS, and when I close the lid or put it to suspension it does return. The only solution is to shutdown. I saw this post, but the laptop does not have an Nvidia ...
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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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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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How to prevent computer from sleeping or suspending

I've installed the latest version of ElementaryOS (as of a few days ago) and am looking for a way to prevent it from falling asleep or suspending. In System Settings->Power I've set "Suspend when ...
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Power menu lacks restart command

The power menu in the right upper corner lacks restart. If I press physical power button i get a menu containing the restart. Also the suspend in the right upper corner seems to work differently ...
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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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how can i disable sleep mode when i turn off pc monitor (close notebook)

I like sleep with music (spotify), but when i turn off both monitor elementary go sleep mode and stop music. How can i disable sleep mode? Thx.
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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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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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WiFi disconnects after a period of time

Since updating to release-juno, from release-loki, the wifi disconnects after a period of time (around 15-20 minutes). I'm using a Toshiba Satellite. I've checked the power settings, and when plugged ...
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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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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 ...