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How to find what is written to filesystem under linux

How can i find out what processes write to a specific disc over time? In my particular case I got a little homeserver running 24/7 and I included a script in the crontab to shutdown all drives that ...
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How do I stop my laptop from waking up?

I never scheduled wake up for my laptop, but after scheduling Auslogics Defragmenter to run on Sundays, 6:01AM and laptop to wake up at 6:00AM in Task Scheduler, it was waking up. Auslogics ...
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Windows 7: Computer does not enter automatic standby

My Windows 7 PC is set to automatically enter standby ("sleep mode") after 30 minutes. For some reason it stopped working a few days ago (it keeps on running). Is there some systematic way to ...
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Bash Script to fix not resuming from Stand By on Ubuntu?

I'm running Ubuntu 9.04 on a Compaq Presario V5000 (piece of crap) and when I try to resume from standby, it's forgetting to turn my screen back on. I found a bash script somewhere a long time ago ...
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When I tell my computer to standby it powers down

I have just replaced the power supply and motherboard in my PC, the motherboard is the same model an Asus P7P55D-E LX and the power supply is an Antec TruePower New 650W Modular PSU prior to the ...
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What is required in order for Standby to be available under Windows XP Pro?

My laptop just had its motherboard replaced by the IT department at work. Since then, the Standby facility has disappeared from my computer. As far as I can tell, all drivers for the new motherboard ...
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Standby button won't work

I had to restore my Dell 1501 with my XP restore disc made with the laptop but I lost my standby button and want to get it back. It used to go into standby but now when I close the lid it stays on ...
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White spot in the corner of the laptop when screen is turned off via software

So today I noticed a white spot (the shape kinda looks like water on a table). The funny thing is that it shows ONLY when the screen is turned off via software (fn keys) and during the change from a ...
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Keep screen from going to stand-by during working hours in ubuntu?

Normally in Ubuntu (11.10) you either configure the screen to go to stand-by after some amount of minutes has elapsed with no user activity. Or you can configure the screen to keep turned on always. ...
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Toshiba WinXP laptop fails to acquire (DHCPREQUEST) new IP after connection to different network

My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite Pro with French Win XP SP3 with all current updates; Toshiba includes a software Tool "ConfigFree" for quick change of Network parameters. Until ~December it worked ...
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Computer Locks Up Completely When Resuming From Standby

Okay, so I'm having a strange issue lately with my desktop, and off the top of my head I'm not sure what the problem is, so I'm hoping for some ideas on how to track down the cause. First, my PC: ...
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How to control the time before Windows 7 wakes from standby and hibernates?

Ever since I reformatted my laptop, it just hasn't been the same. Before reformatting I noticed that if it was in standby for around 24 hours, it would automatically wake up and go into hibernation. I ...
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Computer won't go into standby

When I select Start->Turn off computer->Standby the 'turn off computer' option window closes, and then nothing else happens. I can start new applications, and Windows acts like I never selected ...
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Tool for automatic start from standby / sleep mode at a given time

Is there a Windows-tool that is able to automatically revive the computer from standby / sleep mode at a given time?
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Windows 7 hangs after longer inactivity of user

I have serveral PCs running Windows 7 in different falvors (32- / 64-bit / Professional / Ultimate / ATI / Nvidia) - they all have one problem in common... ...if I don't work on any of them for a ...
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Why is my Vista is so slow to go to standby?

I always have a dozen of apps open on my Core2 Duo 2.4Ghz /3gb memory laptop, normally about 60-70% is memory is in use. The problem i have is that when i decide to put Vista to stand by it may take ...
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Can't wake up from standby(S3)

I'm a beginner of BIOS engineer. My laptop can't wake up from standby(s3). Someone tells me it's a SSD problem and BIOS issue.(laptop using M.2 SSD (Achie)) Because it's working fine in some BIOS with ...
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Dialog boxes appear on wrong screen after standby

I have 2 monitors. The right one is my largest, primary monitor. I have a smaller, secondary monitor to the left. Normally, dialog boxes appear on the same monitor as the application that spawns them ...
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Audio playback prevents standby

Playing back audio (actually it's the driver, not the specific application used) keeps my Windows 7 system from going to standby - any way to change this behaviour? While it might be useful in ...
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XP Standby worked Windows 8 Sleep does not

In my daily routine I depended very much on Standby previously in XP. Now with Windows 8 I can enable hibernate and it seems to work - startup takes 30 seconds after a shutdown and 15 seconds after an ...
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Why isn't my Windows 7 x64 laptop hibernating properly?

Usually when I put my Windows 7 x64 Acer TravelMate 5520 laptop into hibernation nowadays, it starts back up in this screen: Text in picture: Windows did not shut down successfully. If this ...
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How do I disable the fade out effect when Windows goes into standby?

Is there any way to disable the fade to black effect when Windows enters standby state? I have a tablet PC and when I press the power button I want the screen to turn off immediately, not showing me ...
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Refresh rate being reset to outside monitor native resolution?

I have a 25-unit computer lab that are hooked up to Dell Optiplex 960s. It seems that every time the computer goes into standby, or is left alone for long enough, it resets the refresh rate to 85 ...
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Intel Turbo Boost does not work after standby S3 state

This feature does not work after standby S3 state (Standy, Sleep or Suspend to RAM). Tested with Intel CPUID and Turbo Boost Monitor. Although in hibernation it works and in hybrid sleep does not as ...
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System hangs when trying to hibernate on Windows XP

I have an Asus netbook running Windows XP, and lately it randomly hangs when trying to shut down (same for standby). I get the familiar screen Preparing to hibernate and then nothing else happens. ...
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Unreliable resume from suspend?

My desktop PC (home-built) resumes from suspend somewhat unreliably. I'd say that it resumes successfully about 85-90% of the time and hangs with a blank screen 5-10% of the time. As far as I can ...
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Fujitsu Siemens V6535 laptop doesn't wake up - crash when going into standby?

I'm having trouble with my laptop (Fujitsu Siemens model V6535). It runs Windows 7, and after I upgraded from Vista I've noticed something that makes me really angry. When my laptop goes into ...
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stop computer from going to sleep when downloading [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent Windows 7 PC from sleeping while a download is in progress I'm on Windows 7 Ultimate Edition and if I have a large download the computer goes to sleep (and the ...
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High disk usage after recovering from standby in Windows 7 when switching from one app to the others

I have a problem with my Windows 7 64bit (Sony VAIO Core i7, 6GB of RAM, 1TB HD with over 300GB of free space) that i hope someone can solve. I frequently use Visual Studio and other CPU/memory ...
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What is the difference between Sleep and Standby modes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between (these four) sleep states? What are the sleep modes and standby modes in Windows? How can you differentiate them?
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Coming out of standby sometimes my XP SP3 machine “stutters” with high CPU

I've got an XP SP3 machine with an odd problem when coming out of standby sometimes. After starting back up the machine will rhythmically stutter at a fixed interval with one of my four cores pegged ...
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Stand By Hanging on a Dell D620

I've got a Dell Latitude D620 (WinXP) that is very finicky when it comes to Stand By. About half the time, it goes into Stand By with no issue. The other half it just hangs in the "Preparing to go to ...
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Exit stand-by only when power button is pressed

I was wondering if there is any setting to make my PC exit stand-by only when the power button is pressed on my computer case? My laptop does this out of the box, it won't exit stand-by on any other ...
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What Windows is doing on idle? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why some Windows process stay writing on disk even on system idle? When I don't use my computer (idle), I start to hear my SATA disk very well. But when I use the ...
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Windows hang instead of waking up from standby

My System is Windows 7 Ultimate on a Shuttle SP35P2 Pro Barebone. Everything worked nicely, even entering standby and resuming from it. Yesterday I installed a new graphic adapter (XFX HD5750), ...
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Vaio - Auto Standby prevented by external mouse

When I connect wireless mouse to my Vaio laptop, the set power option to go into standby after certain period of inactivity does not work. The system otherwise is idle, I am not moving mouse etc. I ...
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Getting a MBP to hibernate/standby after some specific time spent in sleep even when plugged in

I'm aiming to produce the following behavior on both battery and AC power: Computer goes to sleep as usual upon closing lid or being idle for a few minutes. Computer hibernates if left asleep for 5 ...
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Windows XP Turn Off Monitor after x minutes option is missing

I have an XP machine that turns it's monitor off after a period of time. I am trying to disable this but when I go to the power options in the control panel the option is simply not there. Turn off ...
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How to stop my application windows being moved when my computer goes to sleep in Windows 8?

Each time I turn back my dual screen on, I find my windows in a complete mess, their position and their size have all changed and are all gathered in my main screen. It appears that something ...
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Acer Aspire 5742G - Computer does not wake up from standby

Issue is in Windows 7 as well as in Debian Wheezy. In Windows every manufacturer recommended Driver is installed and the Bios is on the latest version. Windows was installed from the W7x64 SP1-U ...
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XP computer going into standby, all timers set to Never

Received fault report for this XP box I support. Staff report it 'turns off overnight' and needs turning back on in the morning. Closer inspection the network card seems to be sleeping, and then the ...
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How can I prevent my USB mouse to interfere with standby, on Linux?

I am using RHEL workstation. My USB mouse interferes with standby - if I press the sleep button, the computer tries to standby, but instantly wakes up. If I remove the USB mouse, standby works. ...
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Windows 7: black screen for a minute upon resume from standby

Does anyone have a possible fix to this problem? My thinkpad w520 has had this problem for over a year. It doesn't always occur, but usually when I leave the computer in standby from more than a few ...
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bluetooth device driver prevents machine from entering standby

I frequently see the warning dialog: System Standby Failed The device driver for the 'Dell Wireless 365 Bluetooth Module' device is preventing the machine from entering standby. Please close all ...
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Laptop hdd plugged while the laptop was on standby(sleep) mode. Original content overwritten.

A workmate plugged in his hdd to a laptop that was on standby, what happened next was that the original contents of his hdd was wiped and was replaced by the data on the laptop he plugged it in to. ...
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Computer unable to resume from standby

My desktop running Windows XP is unable to resume from standby. When it is in standby mode, if I try to wake it up by pressing a button on the keyboard or by pressing the power button, the fan ...
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Does standby affect computing program execution?

I have a Windows notebook on which I'm running some heavily computing program. Since I cannot easily stop that program, and since I needed to move my laptop and I couldn't keep it on for a long time, ...
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Dell C840 hangs on resume from standby

I have an older laptop - Dell Latitude C840 - with Windows XP Pro SP3. Everything works fine except for standby. It will go into standby but has great difficulty getting back out. On resume, sometimes ...
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USB devices don't work after restoring from Stand By

I'm running Windows XP SP3 on a NEC Versa L1100 laptop. If I wake my laptop up from Stand By, no attached USB devices will function. Device Manager shows all USB entries to be working properly. ...
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Windows 7 Standy/Hibernate Freeze/Lockup

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate on a MSI U100 Netbook which often experiences a lockup or freeze whilst hibernating or shutting down. I have a friend with an Asus netbook running Windows 7 who has ...