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How to hibernate Freya?

I tried installing pm-utils and invoking sudo pm-hibernate but that didn't work. Can you be more specific? As @Lewis noted, hibernate is disabled by default (even in Ubuntu). If you wish to hibernate ...
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Install Nvidia dual-graphics driver on Loki?

I don't have dual graphics, but I do have a Haswell based machine with a GTX 960. I installed the release version of Loki and had slow, stuttering Nouveau graphics even though I had selected to ...
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Multiple password prompts on resume from sleep: "Authentication is required to refresh system sources"

Update: Should be fixed in the AppCenter 1.2 update, but try the following if it persists: I haven't had this issue since I disabled the AppCenter from running in the background. To kill AppCenter ...
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Multiple password prompts on resume from sleep: "Authentication is required to refresh system sources"

Its a bug, already reported: https://bugs.launchpad.net/appcenter/+bug/1617687 Im also affected, hope it will get fixed soon.
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Power Setting doesnt work

Got exactly the same issue on Juno stable, and found the solution here: https://superuser.com/a/1315412 The problem basically comes down to the fact that the power settings are not propagated to the '...
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How to hibernate Freya?

elementary OS Freya is designed to resume from where you left it even when you Switch Off the machine. For instance, opening Scratch will, by default, open all the files you were editing last time. As ...
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Multiple password prompts on resume from sleep: "Authentication is required to refresh system sources"

Removing the App Center works for me. sudo apt purge appcenter You can always reinstall it later; after the problems are addressed maybe :).
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How to hibernate Freya?

Aside from already suggested answers (force enabling of hibernation, and normal shutdown as apps should resume where they left, which obviously doesn't work for non-elementary apps like LibreOffice ...
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how can i disable sleep mode when i turn off pc monitor (close notebook)

Go to 'System Settings' Select 'Power' Unlock administrator rights Look down and you'll see "When lid is closed:" Choose from menu to the right "Do nothing"
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Suspend not resuming

If you are using nVidia graphics, check if you are using the proprietary drivers and if not, enable them. To do that open Slingshot, type in "Additional Drivers" and select it from the opening dialog. ...
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How to automatically re-enable the touchpad after resume from suspend?

Try to add the command to your ~/.profile-file, that should auto-execute this command everytime you log on. But I don't know if it is harmful if the command is executed while the touchpad is working.
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Power menu lacks restart command

If you click on the menu entry called Shutdown... it does not turn off the system immediately but instead opens a dialog, where you can also click on Restart (pictured in the middle). Alternatively ...
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Lock screen not working

remove disable-light-locker package from the system.
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How do I permanently disable suspend and hibernate modes on Elementary OS 5 "Juno" 64 bit?

Open up the terminal and type this in and your password: sudo systemctl mask sleep.target suspend.target hibernate.target hybrid-sleep.target Change your directory to /etc/default. Type in these ...
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How to prevent sleep/suspend while streaming music and videos

This issue is more on lightdm, I've already explained this before so I won't explain further and rather I'll just put steps here, This problem is because the power settings are used from the gconf ...
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Black screen when try to lock screen

I had a similar issue, but instead a black screen, it hanged for a while and displayed almost all the frame as a corrupted image, all except the text box and buttons. So I believe this is a GPU ...
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Suspend from shortcut

The command working on freya is: dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest=org.freedesktop.login1 /org/freedesktop/login1 "org.freedesktop.login1.Manager.Suspend" boolean:true The pmi action suspend ...
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Automatic Suspend When Idle Doesn't Work (Sleep When Inactive After ..)

My work around, or un-elegant fix is thus. Uncommenting both lines in logind.conf and changing IdleAction=ignore -to- #IdleAction=sleep, setting IdleActionSec=30min to whatever time I desire, I did =...
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Empty window popping up after resume from suspend

This is not a bug. It just checks if there is internet connection. After a while it should print a text 'You are now connected to the internet blah blah blah...'. :) It's just an information for you....
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multitasking view problem after suspend

Same problem with me, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050, using the latest 384.98 Nvidia Driver. The problem disappears if I switch the driver to use the "Power Saving Mode" which disables the Nvidia GPU and ...
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power button shutdown instead of suspend on login screen

I believe this to be a solution for what you're wanting to do: Open a Files window as admin by right clicking Files and selecting "New Window as Administrator. Navigate in the File System to /etc/...
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How to prevent computer from sleeping or suspending

Figured this out. The settings in System Settings->Power don't seem to make any difference, at least on my particular BIOS or motherboard or whatever. However, this command will fix the problem and ...
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Screen corruption after suspend

Have the same issue on Dell XPS 15 even with much newer Nvidia Driver, as workaround switched to Inter Graphic card. Only on Inter Suspend and Resume work good. Waiting for nvidia bug fix.
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Laptop doesn't suspend on lid close

More people seem to have the same issue: https://github.com/elementary/switchboard-plug-power/issues/94 For people interesting in how to switch settings via console: It might be related to an issue ...
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Can I get bluetooth devices to remain after suspend/resume and/or reboot

To enable bluetooth on every startup you need to add your custom command in etc/rc.local Open terminal and type sudo nano /etc/rc.local Now add the following line before exit 0 rfkill unblock ...
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Loki freezes and black screen after suspend

There seems to be an issue with kernel 4.4.0 to 4.5 with open source video drivers. I am no expert but I found this to be a common thread among people with this problem. I updated kernel to 4.6 and it ...
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eOS Loki on Chromebook wont start after suspend

This is a confirmed bug that located here. I have found the best way to deal with this bug without rebooting is to switch your TTY (CTRL-ALT-F1) and run sudo killall lightdm. It should switch you back ...
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eOS Loki on Chromebook wont start after suspend

AFAIK this is about the kernel issues. In some devices (Chromebooks), a newer kernel will solve the problem, but others no. I guess you are using BOOT_STUB or full rom firmware. Changing it to ...
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Keyboard & touchpad unresponsive after suspend

This is likely a Kernel or BIOS problem. The first thing you should do is upgrade to the mainline build. Google how to do that. That is likely not to solve your problem. You should file a bug ...
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