Ubuntu

When laptop is unplugged, it does not suspend

Reported by TomasHnyk on 2012-06-22
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This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

In System Settings> Power, action on lid closed is "Do nothing" for "When plugged in" and "Suspend" on "On battery power".

Now, I would expect this to mean that if i have my laptop plugged in and close the lid, nothing happens. Soi far so god. Additionally, I would expect that when I unplug the laptop when the lid is closed, is suspends. This does not happen. Hence the bug.

This is on Ubuntu 12.04, Thinkpad T500.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: gnome-power-manager 3.4.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-25.40-generic 3.2.18
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-25-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu8
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Jun 22 16:30:41 2012
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20120425)
SourcePackage: gnome-power-manager
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

TomasHnyk (sup) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Rob Duarte (rahji) wrote :

Sorry if this isn't helpful, but I just wanted to add that this has some potential to be considered somewhat urgent - possibly resulting in hardware damage. I have had this happen several times: close lid, unplug, put laptop in case/bag, open laptop hours later with a cranking fan and awful smell of hot electronics.

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