Hibernate instead sleep when idle

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Hibernate instead sleep when idle

Postby emil_pavlov » Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:12 am

I have Linux Mint 13 Cinnamon and have tested and enabled hibernation. However, I cannot find how to make the computer hibernate instead going to sleep when it is idle.

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Re: Hibernate instead sleep when idle

Postby sofasufi » Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:11 am

Hiya. I look forward to reading the responses to your questions. I installed Mint 13 Cinnamon this weekend & only have "suspend" option - I'm not sure if this is the same as "hibernate". Go well meantime.
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Re: Hibernate instead sleep when idle

Postby edcompsci » Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:01 pm

There are some hibernate options if you open Software Manager from the menu and type search word 'hibernate'. I'm trying this now.


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 ls /usr/share/hibernate/scriptlets.d/
acpi_sleep   gaim             misclaunch      programs           vbetool
backlight    galeon           modules         remount_xfsboot    videodump
bootsplash   gfx_brightness   modules_gentoo  services           xhacks
clock        grub             network         suspend2           xstatus
devices      hardware_tweaks  networkmanager  swsusp2_15
diskcache    lilo             newkernel       sylpheed_claws
fbsplash     lock             pause_audio     sysfs_power_state
filesystems  lockfile         pcmcia          ususpend

Best thing I found:
install qshutdown. This is a small gui run from the command line that lets you timeout to hibernate. Trying it now.

qshutdown problem: computer would not reboot, and stay stuck on the Linux Mint splash screen qshutdown is not a Linux Mint package, so there is no apport support for it. Backk to square one (after I just reinstalled my os).

I think the solution involves some knowledge of hibernate vs. pm-hibernate. The reboot problem is the one at this link: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1970589. Although this link doesn't explain it in terms of using qshutdown, it is the same error at reboot: 'Could N0t Stat The Name /dev/dm-0' . I think maybe there must be a file within the source code of qshutdown where the package hibernate can be replaced by pm-hibernate.

I believe the source code is in this bigger package:

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