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

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How to reduce the Firefox memory usage as much as possible

I have a small memory and Firefox is using a big chunk of it, I need to reduce its memory usage as much as possible. One possible solution is for Firefox to automatically suspend idle tabs. First of ...
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Debian 10 - Sometimes suspend fails and the PC stays active but unresponsive

I have a Debian 10 system running as media center. To save power I use the package autosuspend to automatically put the system to sleep (the command is systemctl suspend). Then I use WOL to wake it up ...
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How to shut down and start up Debian server on a preset schedule?

I have a basic home server running Debian 11, which I am using to self-host a few things. I would like to set it up, so that it does not run during the night. Basically, I am doing this out of noise ...
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Ubuntu Lenovo ThinkPad Battery Drains in Suspend/Hibernate

I recently purchased a Lenovo ThinkPad L14 Gen 2 with Ubuntu 21.0 pre-installed. I've been having a problem that when I shut the lid of the laptop and enter a suspended state, the laptop still ...
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"Suspend" etc not working after Debian-11 fresh install

I have installed the new Debian-11 (with XFCE) on a desktop and it is otherwise working very well. However, the "Suspend" is not working properly. Earlier with Debian-10 on same desktop, on ...
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"Suspend" and Nvidia problems in fresh Debian Stable install

I have recently installed Debian11-XFCE (fresh install). It is working very well but is giving trouble in "suspend" function. When I used to click "Suspend" in XFCE logout panel in ...
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Computer spontaneously suspends & resets UEFI settings to default (motherboard power issue?)

Apologies for the long question, but I have a strange collection of (hardware?) problems I can't fully figure out by myself. The device: My computer is an Acer Nitro 7 (Acer AN715-51-76ML) which came ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 suspension problems

I'm using Ubuntu 21.10 on a Lenovo Legion laptop: GNOME 40.4.0 Windowing X11 15.5GB DDR3, 1.3TB HD Intel i7-9750 @ 2.6GHz + nV GTX 1660 This system recently forgot how to suspend - from both the ...
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Repair Ubuntu and Windows system loading from dualboot

I have some strange behavior with my ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 4th. It has two OS: Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 I working only with Ubuntu, but I cannot delete Windows, because it is a work laptop. ...
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Waking an acer laptop from sleep with the lid closed

I have an Acer Aspire E5-571G laptop that I want to use with the lid closed. Ideally I would want to power it off and boot it without opening the lid, but I dismissed that idea. In any case I would ...
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Can I fix 'Sleep verb "Suspend" not supported' without disabling secure boot?

I'm running Linux Mint 20.2 XFCE on an external USB4 drive alongside my Windows 10 internal NVMe SSD. I went through an automated script written for my hardware to enable hibernate on my laptop before ...
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Why operating systems freeze after wake up?

Operating systems aren't alright with suspending on my computer. Windows can't go suspend and couple of Ubuntu flavors freeze after wake up (both KDE and XFCE) (21.04 and 20.04). Ubuntu's 20.04 never ...
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How can I identify what is preventing my HDDs from suspending?

I'm using Linux Ubuntu 20.04 with HWE. I have two HDDs installed and those never go to sleep even if their usage is none for 5+ minutes (that's the setting in gnome Disks manager). This used to work ...
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Linux Mint 20 suspends whenever I close the lid after connecting and disconnecting an external monitor

On my Linux Mint, I have it set up to "Do nothing" when the lid is closed. This works fine until I connect and disconnect an external monitor. Thereafter, the computer goes to sleep ...
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Linux laptop doesn't stay suspended when docking station connected

I have a laptop with Linux Mint installed, the power settings are set to suspend after 30min both on battery and charger. I've also set the suspend to be performed when an external monitor is attached ...
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Linux - No Sound After Suspend

I'm both using bluetooth headphones and speaker of the laptop. At first boot, both runs fine and I can change between them. But if my laptop suspend, speaker doesn't work, but bluetooth does work. I ...
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Fans going full speed after returning from suspend on Optimus laptop running Linux

I have* a problem with CPU fans on my Optimus laptop: after waking up from suspend fans starts going at full speed. Reboot doesn't help, only full turn off and on. It happens only with Nvidia GPU ...
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Windows mouse pointer takes a bit to reappear after suspend

I've noticed a strange behaviour on my Windows 10, when resuming from the suspend, the mouse pointer takes some seconds (like 5-10) to reappear on screen, so i can't actually use my mouse during that ...
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Arch Linux prevent lock when running specific application

I'm currently running arch linux with i3. To lock my device, I use i3exit. Furthermore I have xfce4-power-manager installed to manage sleep timers ect. My problem is, that I can't figure out how to ...
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Running an overnight systemd timer on a suspended laptop

I'd like to schedule a regular overnight backup on a laptop (currently running Ubuntu 20.04), which is normally left suspended. Systemd timers seem like just the thing, but aren't quite working - the ...
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Does ACPI S3 suspend/sleep make Windows flush/sync filesystems?

I wonder if suspending a Windows machine (into ACPI S3 suspend/sleep state) includes a step in which windows flushes its buffers and sync the filesystem, so that the on disk representation is valid (i....
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Ethernet adapter fails after suspend

I just buyed a new PC and the Ethernet adapter fails after wake up from suspend mode. OS Windows 10 Home Motherboard Asus B450-F RogStrix Ryzen 5 1600 The onboard adapter is an Intel I211. Windows 10 ...
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Move Memory Associated with Program to Disk

I am using PsSuspend to suspend processes by their PID that are using excessive CPU or GPU computational resources whenever I am working on something else and need to have the CPU/GPU working on that ...
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Debian: `Suspend` does `Logout` instead of `Suspend`

Today sudenly when i tried to Suspend it logged out instead of suspend. I've tried many different things but, couldn't get suspend to work again; viz. sudo mask suspend.target > restart > sudo ...
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Spinning disks + Hibernate/Suspend

Is it possible to put a linux system into suspend or hibernate mode and let the HDDs spinning? I have a proxmox setup as a NAS and i would like to save power during the night but I don't want to harm ...
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PC won't post after Ubuntu 20.04 suspend

After suspending my computer (Running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS) it seemed to shut down like normal. To wake it up, I tried pressing the power button, holding it down, and pressing keys on the keyboard. None ...
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Linux power management: is it possible to wake up on lid open only and ignore lid close?

uname -a Linux 820g3 5.9.1-arch1-1 #1 SMP PREEMPT Sat, 17 Oct 2020 13:30:37 +0000 x86_64 GNU/Linux In /etc/systemd/logind.conf: If HandleLidSwitch=suspend then laptop goes to sleep on lid close and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 takes 30 seconds to suspend

I updated from Xubuntu 16.04 to 20.04 during the pre-release on a Dell XPS 13 (2013). When clicking suspend the WIFI is turned of immediately, then nothing happens for exactly 30 seconds, then it ...
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Windows 10 keeps suspending whenever i use keyboard

Whenever I'm working on word of at any other place requiring keyboard usage, my windows randomly goes on suspended mode. I checked the event viewer and it turned out there was some restarting ...
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PC shuts down when I put it into suspend/sleep mode and then it keeps restarting

When I enable ACPI suspend S3 mode in BIOS my PC shuts down instead of suspending. When I turn it on it keeps restarting over and over again(I can't even get into BIOS), so I have to completely shut ...
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Volume is reset after suspend or hibernate in KDE Plasma

OS: Manjaro (updated on Aug 30,2020) Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.19.4 (Originally Gnome) Sound server: PulseAudio 13.0 Hello! I met a strange problem and didn't find any solutions. The volume of my laptop ...
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Unbinding NVIDIA USB controller in Fedora 32 as ASUS laptop would resume right after suspend

My ASUS laptop was resuming immediately after suspending it. After going through the log files, I figured out that it was Device 0000:01:00.2 that would fail to suspend. The logs are given below: Jul ...
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Centos 8 Suspend/Sleep on inactivity

I have setup a Centos 8 workstation and have not found any way to get it to sleep even after lots of googling around. How do I get it to sleep on inactivity, and get it to Wake-On-Lan?
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How to wake a CentOS 7.8 machine remotely after running “systemctl suspend?”

I have CentOS 7.8 installed on my server. I found out that after I run command systemctl suspend, the screen turns black and the SSH connection is lost, but the fan connected to the motherboard is ...
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How to configure my Fedora 32 to resume from hibernation/suspend with the power button?

I'm trying to enable PWRB on my /proc/acpi/wakeup but it is not even listed as an option: [root@vatican00 ~]# cat /proc/acpi/wakeup Device S-state Status Sysfs node GPP0 S4 *enabled ...
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If I can't suspend an SSD-using machine, how should I conserve power when I'm not using it?

I'm having some trouble suspending my Xubuntu 19.10 machine that only uses an SSD for storage. However, I still want to be able to save power when I'm not using the system. How can I do this? Below ...
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Does swap size have any relevance to suspend to RAM?

I'm having some trouble suspending my Xubuntu 19.10 machine and I've recently heard a suggestion that I might need more swap. Currently I have about 1GB of swap for 8GB of RAM, which I've heard is a ...
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How to restart a systemd service upon resume

I have the following service configuration : $ systemctl cat bluetooth # /lib/systemd/system/bluetooth.service [Unit] Description=Bluetooth service Documentation=man:bluetoothd(8) ...
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How do I check if suspending is turning off my SSD?

I'm having some trouble suspending on Xubuntu 19.10. Given that, prior to a REISUB reboot, nothing is written to syslog.log after the lines below and that I'm being robbed of the ability to interact ...
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System freezes immediately on suspending, where do I investigate?

I've just tried to suspend to RAM (i.e. sleep) my newly installed Xubuntu 19.10 machine, a Lenovo S340 Ideapad with a replaced SSD. Upon pressing suspend while logged in, the system freezes instantly. ...
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Suspend/Hibernate works only a couple of times

Usually, after restarting, I can run systemctl suspend once or twice, after which, it gives me an error: Failed to suspend system via logind: There's already a shutdown or sleep operation in ...
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How to prevent Linux Mint going to sleep while Samba sharing is active?

My desktop is configured to go to sleep after 30 minutes of inactivity. I'm sharing movies from it's hard drive to home network with Samba. Problem is that it suspends after 30 minutes although I'm ...
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Laptop does not resume on lid opening: how to identify the issue?

I am running Ubuntu 19.04 on a Dell laptop. My computer used to behave as expected on closing and opening the lid: suspend and resume. Since a few weeks, that functionality is broken, it does not ...
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Xubuntu kills all apps after login

I am using Xubuntu 18.04. After fresh install I customized my desktop as I usually do (installed some packages and changed some config). Anyhow I am not sure when it began but once I locked screen (...
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redocking suspended laptop causes reboot

This procedure has worked for me for years flawlessly: Close lid to cause sleep/suspend. Undock laptop Leave lid closed Redock laptop Open lid to wakeup/unsuspend/resume/thaw However, after a recent ...
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systemctl suspend=resume failed (ssd NVME)

I am a confirmed user of linux for many years but I have an insoluble problem. I bought a little ago, a desktop under ryzen 2200g asus 320M-K motherboard. The computer has a basic ssd M.2 sata. I ...
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Lazy touchpad on Ubuntu after suspend. “SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad” disappears from the xinput list

I am using an HP ProBook 440 G6 laptop and before a suspend, the touchpad works perfectly. But after a suspend it becomes much less sensitive and very lazy. Here is output of xinput list command: ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 suspend hardblocking wifi card

I am using ubuntu 18.04 on a dual booted HP Pavilion Notebook -17-g005nx (ENERGY STAR). (ubuntu/windows 10) UEFI with secure boot disabled. The wifi card is BCM43142 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]...
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Run shell script even in sleep mode?

I want to create a script that logs the battery level and CPU load on a laptop, however I still want to log the battery level whilst in sleep mode. Is there any way to do this in Linux? OS: LM 18.04 ...
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For Wake-on-LAN and Wake-on-Wireless computer must be only suspended or can be powered off?

For Wake-on-LAN (WoL) and Wake-on-Wireless (WoW) computer must be only suspended or could be completely powered off? Assuming, the PC box is plugged into mains all the time. Are there any ...
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