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

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How can I make my Keyboard and touchpad work after resuming from suspend in Ubuntu?

My machine runs seemingly perfect until I resume from suspend at which point I have no input capabilities. System is completely unresponsive to any physical activity performed on the keyboard and ...
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Is there a text-file, where I can edit the blacklist concerning suspend-to-ram (openSUSE)?

is there (openSUSE 11.2) a text-file, where I can edit the blacklisted programs, which prevent suspending to ram?
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What is the relationship between s2disk and hibernate?

On a Debian system, there are packages called uswsusp and hibernate. The former contains a program named s2disk, the latter contains a program called hibernate. Superficially, these both do the same ...
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Make Ubuntu suspend continue charging my ipod

I would like ubuntu to continue charging my nano ipod thru usb even when it is suspended. This is because sometimes I switch on the laptop just to charge my ipod. I don't want to waste unnecessary ...
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What is technically wrong with fast OS switching?

An application (fast switcher) stays resident before the OS starts, and will be activated using a key combination (for example: Ctrl + Alt + Shift + Esc). After detecting the key combination, the ...
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Ubuntu funny suspend behavior

I have an Ubuntu installed on a Dell Vostro 1000 Laptop.Everything was excellent and I'm so happy. However, there's one thing that render me sick, it's the suspend/resume. When I'm in a graphic ...
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Why is Windows 7 slow resume from suspend?

I have Windows 7 on an HP Mini 5101. It is can be very slow to resume from suspend (not hibernate) state. The time from power on to the login prompt varies from say 10 sec to over a minute. This ...
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Windows 7 stuck after wake up - have tried several things already

My new PC (Intel Core Quad Q8400 2.66GHz, 2GB RAM) came with Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit. It will wake up with a wireless keyboard after hibernation or suspend but it gets stuck there. It doesn't seem ...
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command line to suspend windows XP?

I'd like to suspend my windows machine after a specified time like shutdown -s -t 3600 but I don't want to turn it off, but only switch to suspend mode. Is there a command line to do this?
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Scripts under pm/sleep.d are not getting called when suspending with KDE 4.3

Fujitsu-Siemens H240, Slackware-current, KDE 4.3.2. I would like to perform some additional steps when my laptop suspends. I found this SU question which is very close to what I am asking, however ...
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Is there a way to call a script when Ubuntu wakes up from suspend or hibernate mode?

I have a little shell script that I run automatically when I log on to my Ubuntu machine; it will set the parameters of my touchpad the way I like it. However, when Ubuntu wakes up after being ...
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How to track down hang-on-standby issues?

My windows laptop has started having problems when I put it in sleep mode or to hibernate it. Normally when I put it in sleep mode it works for a few second, the screen goes black and then a second or ...
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Run xlock after coming back from pm-suspend

I'm using Slackware 13 on my notebook, and I'm using pm-suspend to have a faster boot up. I'd like to have it run xlock after bringing it back from suspend, is it possible?
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My computer suspends even while I am downloading

Why doesn't downloading stuff using Limewire count as activity? I keep finding my computer has suspended when I'm downloading. So what does count then?
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Run script on suspend/resume in Mac OS X

Is there any way to automatically run a script on suspend/resume (i.e. when I close the lid, or after opening it) under Mac OS X 10.4?