Questions about suspending your computer and related power-management questions.

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Linux Mint 18: Suspend only happens after unlock

I'm running Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon, I wanted to set it so that, when my laptop's lid is closed, it is suspended. Obviously, I set this in the power settings. However, what ends up happening is that ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: wifi disabled after suspend, must enable manually

Ubuntu 16.04, when I set my laptop to suspend, upon resuming the wifi will be disabled. THere is no problem connecting to wifi, it is just that each time I resume I have to manually click "enable ...
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Prevent suspend when load average is high

I often run into the situation, that I start a long-running process, then leave the PC for a while and come back to a suspended system. So I though that there must be a better, more intelligent way of ...
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Linux Utility to Suspend Laptop until AC power connected?

I run a home server on a Laptop, and recently I ran into an issue where we had a storm and the power went out. The laptop I use as a home server does not have a "Wake on AC Power" function built into ...
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Script not running on resume/wakeup in Ubuntu

I have a script named 999_thaw_flash.sh in my /etc/pm/sleep.d The script follows like this :- export DISPLAY=:0 #!/bin/bash case "{$1}" in resume|thaw) lynx --dump link1 >> file1 lynx --...
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Problems suspending notebook

I have problems suspending and shutting down Lenovo G560. Suspend problem: after suspending neither power indicator, nor power button begin to blink. Capslock and Numlock leds don't turn off after I ...
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VmWare WS: Suspending a Win guest with minimal footprint

I have a lot of RAM in my box and I have a server environment under VM which I use for some work once a day, but which takes a lot of RAM while active and takes a lot of time and effort to "warm up". ...
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Broken suspend-to-ram mode

How it looks like: laptop goes suspend, but when awoken, boots from scratch. OS: Linux Mint 17.3 x64 Cinnamon Laptop: ASUS UX32LN, EFI boot How it happened: I was switching to SSD. Removed old HDD, ...
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WiFi doesn't show hotspots after waking up

I have arch/gnome 3. Sometimes after suspending/waking up WiFi doen't show any spots, although NetworkManager is functioning well. The Wifi dialog itself is functioning also, but it just doesn't show ...
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Vbetool not working after suspend/resume

I use vbetool to switch a laptop monitor on and off. However, it's not working after suspend/resume (but does work after hibernate/resume). To no avail, I've tried the following pm-suspend quirks: --...
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Resuming from suspend does not work in Linux running on Dell Inspiron 1018

UPD: I have tried to suspend from live Linux Mint 17.3 XFCE. The symptoms were exactly the same: the system did not wake up. I am running $ uname -a Linux inspiron 4.1.15-gentoo-r1 #2 SMP Thu Feb 11 ...
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how to write udev rule to supend laptop on low battery, but not when on ac?

I would like to suspend my linux laptop when battery is low. This is done by an udevrule: SUBSYSTEM=="power_supply", ATTR{status}=="Discharging", ATTR{capacity}=="[0-6]", RUN+="/bin/systemctl suspend" ...
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Sometimes OS does not go to sleep

I have the last version of BunsenLabs 3.16.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u1 (2015-12-14) x86_64 GNU/Linux Motherboard: Asus Z97 PRO; CPU: i5-4590; SSD: Kingston SSDNow; Video: ...
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Restore Bluetooth on Resume

Bluetooth works fine until I suspend. When I restart it won't turn on again. On resume hcitool lists no devices $ hcitool dev Devices: How do I restore bluetooth on resume. I'm using Fedora 23 ...
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Can't suspend laptop using systemd while Slack is started

Sometimes when I'm trying to suspend a laptop using systemctl hybrid-sleep, I get response like this: Failed to put system into hybrid sleep via logind: Sleep verb not supported But after reboot ...
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bluetooth activated after resuming form suspend

After resuming from suspend, gnome 3 activates "graphically" the bluetooth i.e. bluetooth service is still disabled but the icon of the bluetooth is present if I click on the top right of the screen (...
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Linux - wake from suspend on a specific keystroke of a USB keyboard OR a mouse button press

I know that USB devices can be configured in such a way that any activity detected on them wakes the computer up. I would like to be able to trigger the wake up by a specific key / shortcut or by ...
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How to understand and control PC suspension [duplicate]

I am using Windows 7 and it goes "off" periodically, I presume either suspended or screen locked (how can I tell the difference?) This is a problem because sometimes I run applications that should ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: can't connect to wired internet after I close and open the lid (suspend)

Everytime I'm connected to the internet wired (no router), and I close the lid and open the lid again (meaning I suspend my laptop), the wired connection is attempted to be established (meaning you ...
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NTFS partition is in an unsafe state: failure to boot Windows 8 Lenovo laptop

I have Lenovo G50-45 that after power on have no signs on the screen, though cpu fan is rotating, that goes to self power off after few seconds of such a state and self power on to repeat the same ...
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logind.conf not working, closing lid will not suspend laptop

I am running Fedora 22 on a Dell Latitude E6230.  At some point I got a software patch that broke the laptop suspending when I close the lid.  It was working, and now it is not.  I am not sure what ...
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Windows 10 doesn't come back from sleep

I updated my Dell XPS 15 laptop from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and all seems to work well, except that the machine will not wake up after going to sleep (suspend to RAM) and has to be forcefully powered ...
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Dell Dimension E521 not waking up from sleep or hibernate

I have been having some unusual power management problems on my Dell Dimension E521. When the computer goes to suspend mode automatically, it suspends properly, but when I turn it on, all I get is a ...
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Suspend process according to CPU temperature in Windows 8

Is there is a software or a way to suspend a process according to the CPU temperature? Sometimes when I render video the CPU temperature increases a lot, so I have to suspend the process in resource ...
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Suspend does not work on Debian Jessie

Today I observed that suspend sometimes does not work properly in freshly installed Debian Jessie. After executing suspend (Alt + Shut Down button) the following message appears on black screen: ...
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How do I suspend Arch Linux

What command suspends an appropriately configured Arch Linux system? User story: It's now or never. I'm on the run. I don't have time to read ArchWiki/Power_management/Suspend_and_hibernate but I ...
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Can the USB ports on a Lenovo Yoga 3 laptop stay powered when Ubuntu 15.04 suspends?

I can't find a BIOS setting to keep the USB ports powered on suspend. Wondering if Ubuntu can keep them alive? I just want them powered so some devices (phone) attached to the ports can carry on ...
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Ubuntu 15.04: suspend from console without sudo

For years I have been able to suspend my Ubuntu-based machine from regular account using dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest="org.freedesktop.UPower" /org/freedesktop/UPower org.freedesktop....
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Is it considered safe to suspend/hibernate a computer while it's compiling some code?

Will it continue the process where left off? I'm using gcc on a GNU/Linux machine.
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GTX 860M stuck to 33 Mhz after suspend on linux

With the official nvidia driver, whenever I enter suspend mode and return, the GPU clock is set to 33 Mhz and stays there no matter what I do. Kernel: 3.19.2-1-ARCH Driver: 346.47 Hardware: MSI GE60 ...
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Conditional hibernate with systemd in Linux

I use to have one Linux pm-utils’ script that unmounts my mounted USB disks partitions, triggered by hibernation process. Script returned a failure exit code when unmount failed, so hibernation ...
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VMWare Unity Pause upon application close

I am using VMWare Workstation 11 on Windows 8.1. I have applications installed that only work on Windows 7. I followed this tutorial to create a shortcut on my host PC that will automatically launch ...
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Windows XP don't show login screen after opening laptop lid

On my Dell Latitude D530 with Windows XP, I closed the lid and I think I opened it before the computer went into sleep mode. When I opened the lid, the login screen didn't show up! No menu, nothing. ...
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manually suspend 3ware raid in linux

I am running a 3ware 9650SE RAID in Fedora. I would like to be able to manually suspend & wake (power off & on) the RAID only. The system does not reside on the RAID. How can I do this? I ...
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Why can't I suspend Ubuntu 14.04 (running from USB3) anymore?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an USB3.0 stick (Sandisk Extreme 64gb, both /root and /home are on it) as my portable development environment, mostly on an Asus N56VZ laptop. Recently, Ubuntu fails to ...
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All the USB ports on one physical side don't work after suspend

I have a new problem with my Lenovo Edge E545 where, after suspending and resuming, 1 USB-2.0 port and 2 USB-3.0 ports fail to work. They are all the USB ports on the same physical side of the ...
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Is it safe to “suspend” process?

I have Win7 and I use Process Explorer to suspend process. My concern is: is it better to shutdown firefox (and fb notifications) when I watch the movie or is it better to suspend/resume in instant?
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sound crackling/popping after wake from suspend

I have a windows 7 PC, with built-in sound card in the motherboard and a USB headphone. After waking from sleep, the sound very often (though not every time) crackles/pops (say, when playing a flash ...
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Pick which swap partition to use for Suspend to Disk

Is there anyway in Linux to pick which swap partition to use for Suspend to Disk? I have a setup with 2 swap partitions, one on an SSD and one on a HDD. I want the swap partition on the HDD to be used ...
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Windows 8 won't go into standby - screen turns off, fans stay on

For the past 6 months, my computer has been refusing to go into standby mode (S3, "Suspend-to-Ram") - at least sometimes. On average 2 out of 3 times suspending is working as intended. Upon trying to ...
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How to suspend from lockscreen in Gnome 3?

How do I suspend my computer from the lockscreen in Gnome 3 (Fedora 20)? Sometimes I accidentally press the lock key, which is right next to the suspend key. Once it's locked, it no longer listens to ...
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Debian Wheezy laptop has issues with suspension

I have Debian Wheezy installed on my Acer Aspire 5560G laptop. I have set it to suspend on lid close, which seems to be working fine. However, after a while, if I try to 'wake' the laptop up, I ...
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Preventing unused spare hdd from spinning up during suspend and shutdown

I recently replaced my sata hdd with an ssd, and keeping the hdd in as a spare. It's not used, not event mounted to filesystem. Yet, when suspending or shutting down the system, it quickly spins up, ...
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What could account for losing control of keyboard and mouse after a suspend?

Update: Just now, it happened again. After waking the computer from suspension, it was sluggish. I pressed Ctrl-Alt-Delete, but this time, it froze everything right away, the mouse and keyboard had ...
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How do I run commands on suspend/return from suspend?

I suspend my laptop (pm-suspend) often and sometimes my desktop (pm-suspend-hybrid) fairly often. I am using the latest ubuntu (13.10, saucy). Is there a way I could run a command when I go into ...
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Is it safe to remove USB media when a computer is suspended?

We are often cautioned against unplugging USB drives in case it is currently being read from or written to. When a computer is suspended, hibernated, or asleep is it obviously not writing any data; it ...
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Is it safe to replace hardware while a PC is suspended to RAM?

Is it safe to replace hardware while a PC is suspended to RAM? Specifically: Can you unplug an external hard disk without losing data? Can you replace components like a drive or a PCI-express card? ...
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Systemd - Suspend to disk (hibernate) with suspended filesystems/block devices

Situation: 1) I am using systemd to suspend to disk using: systemctl hibernate 2) I have mounted a filesystem on an encrypted block device, that I suspend using dmsetup suspend device in order to ...
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RAM capacity vs power consumption in S3 Suspend-to-RAM mode

My netbook with 1GB DDR2 RAM module takes 16% of battery for 24 hours of S3 standby mode (STR - Suspend-to-RAM). That amounts to the power consumption of 0.32 Watts in standby. That also means that ...
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Wake on LAN through PHY and unicast only works in the first ~30 seconds after pm-suspend

I'm having some trouble with Wake on LAN through PHY and unicast. I'm able to wake the system by pinging or sshing the shut down machine, but only within the first ~30 seconds. Why's that, what could ...