PC does not power down AND screen does not recover

Saqman2060 saqman2060 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 2 03:49:15 UTC 2014

-----Original Message-----
From: "Tom H" <tomh0665 at gmail.com>
Sent: ‎10/‎31/‎2014 5:05 PM
To: "Ubuntu Users" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Subject: Re: PC does not power down AND screen does not recover

On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 12:49 PM, Thomas Blasejewicz
<thomas at s7.dion.ne.jp> wrote:
> I am 'using' xubuntu 14.04 on a note PC.
> It used to power down when I closed the lid AND the screen turned back
> on when I opened it.
> As of today - to the best of my knowledge - it DOES NOT power down when
> closing the lid.
> The machine (fan) keeps running and full speed.
> When I open the lid to see what is happening, that screen is and remains
> black.
> Since I have NO WAY of knowing, whether the computer actually IS doing
> something upon opening the lid ...
> cutting the power is the ONLY remaining option.
> Now, what is this all about?
> I went through the power settings, but apart from the fact, that I
> cannot find an item about
> what to do upon closing the lid .. the settings seem to me exactly as
> they used to be.
> This may not belong here, but I have also a VERY old machine on which I
> installed lubuntu 14.04.
> When I set that thing (desktop PC) to "suspend", it does "suspend" (I
> assume), but the screen here too is and remains a solid black.
> Leaving only the "power-cut technique".
> Is this a bug?
> Is there a trick to fix it?
> It is, like 10 million other things too, VERY annoying.

Isn't the solution in "/etc/systemd/logind.conf" (hopefully!) because
sleep's handled by logind.

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