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Suspend to ram

Terminal - Suspend to ram
echo mem|sudo tee /sys/power/state
2012-04-13 22:46:55
User: kbaegis
Functions: echo sudo tee
Suspend to ram

Using sys


There are 4 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
sudo pm-suspend
dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest=org.freedesktop.UPower /org/freedesktop/UPower org.freedesktop.UPower.Suspend
2010-08-05 00:16:40
User: ianux
Tags: sleep suspend

No need to be root to do that. Relies on UPower (previously known as DeviceKit-Power).

pmi action suspend
sudo /etc/acpi/sleep.sh sleep
2010-08-03 23:54:49
User: jmfork
Functions: sudo
Tags: sleep suspend

It suspends to RAM: you always need your batteries for the RAM but it saves time as there is no need to slowly archive everything on your hard disk.

It works fine with me but if anyone has a nicer way, please contribute.

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What others think

Is there a good reason for not shorting the command to:

"sudo echo mem > /sys/power/state"

Thanks for your feedback.

Comment by popel_ok 180 weeks and 5 days ago

@popel_ok, yes there is a good reason. in your usage, the redirection happens before sudo, and therefore without write permissions. you'd need something like,

sudo sh -c 'echo mem > /sys/power/state'

Comment by neutronscott 180 weeks and 3 days ago

Your point of view

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