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How do I suspend on Debian?

How do I suspend on Debian?

You can use the following commands under Linux to suspend or Hibernate Linux system: systemctl suspend Command – Use systemd to suspend/hibernate from command line on Linux. pm-suspend Command – During suspend most devices are shutdown, and system state is saved in RAM. The system still requires power in this state.

How Enable hibernate in Debian?


  1. Suspend and hibernate configuration in Debian Jessie.
  2. Suspend and hibernate configuration in Debian Lenny.
  3. Uswsusp.
  4. Hibernate with hibernate command.
  5. Hibernate without Swap Partition.
  6. Debugging hibernation. Kernel testing facility. Remove old configuration.
  7. Changing or moving the swap partition.

How does Linux hibernation work?

Basically, the way hibernation works is the kernel puts all process to sleep, dumps the contents of the RAM onto the disk, and then turns off the computer. Then when the computer is turned back on, the contents of the memory dump to disk is reloaded back into the RAM, and then the processes are awakened again.

How suspend a process in Linux?

This is absolutely an easy! All you have to do is find the PID (Process ID) and using ps or ps aux command, and then pause it, finally resume it using kill command.

How do I disable hibernation and suspend in Linux?

Configure lid power settings:

  1. Open the /etc/systemd/logind.
  2. Find the line #HandleLidSwitch=suspend.
  3. Remove the # character at the beginning of the line.
  4. Change the line to either of the desired settings below:
  5. Save the file and restart the service to apply the changes by typing # systemctl restart systemd-logind.

Is suspend same as sleep?

Sleep (sometimes called Standby or “turn off display”) typically means that your computer and/or monitor are put into an idle, low power state. Depending on your operating system, sleep is sometimes used interchangeably with suspend (as is the case in Ubuntu based systems).

How do you suspend a process?

Once it is in suspend state CPU cycles are not used. You can resume the process by right click on the same process and then clicking on Resume Process.

Which command is used to suspend a process?

You could suspend a process by using Ctrl-Z and then running a command such a kill %1 (depending on how many background processes you have running) to snuff it out.

How do I wake up Linux from suspend?

If you suspend your computer and then press a key or click the mouse, it should wake up and display a screen asking for your password. If this does not happen, try pressing the power button (do not hold it in, just press it once).

What is suspend-to-Disk Mode in Linux?

This mode is also known as the suspend-to-disk. In this mode, Linux saves the current state of the system into the hard disk and shuts down the power supply of the system. Since the current state is saved in the disk, the saved stated does not depend on the battery or external power supply.

How do I suspend the system in Linux?

In order to suspend the system, type in the command below as root: systemctl suspend [linux suspend] The suspension command, will enable the current system state (complete context) to be saved on the RAM. The RAM, will not be powered off unlike most of the devices in the computer.

Why does software suspend work differently on different versions of Debian?

Because the core system components change rapidly among Debian versions, software suspend works differently on different versions of Debians. This page is divided according to Debian versions from new to old.

Where is the hibernate/suspend subsystem in Debian Lenny?

The hibernation/suspend subsystem in Debian Lenny is rather unintuitive. It seems that the hibernate scripts in /etc/hibernate are used in conjunction with PM-utils.

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