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provide reliable suspend-on-lid-close

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I suggest to have a configuration option cause a suspend on lid-close regardless of other circumstances.

  • presence of AC-power,
  • the selected desktop KDE/Gnome/Text, and
  • presence of docking station

all have influence on suspend. The exact logic is apparently changing between beta versions.

I'd like to be able to configure a general and unconditional suspend on-lid-close function.


icons/user_comment.png A. B. wrote: (9 years ago)

Good idea! That would allow a laptop to close even if you are on the login-screen.

icons/user_comment.png M. S. wrote: (8 years ago)

Only suspend to RAM (sleep)? Could suspend to disk cause problems (especially with dual boot systems)?

icons/user_comment.png J. W. wrote: (7 years ago)

situation is unchanged, reject is not helpful. Promoting to 11.4

icons/user_comment.png M. M. wrote: (5 years ago)

gnome-power-manager does suspend if you are on AC power and close the lid. Not sure about docking station. I guess you are using KDE, which IIRC has less user friendly default. So please file a bug against the part of KDE that takes care of power management.

Last change: 5 years ago
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