[xmonad] Power Management
oneself at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 17:50:17 CET 2012
Thank you very much for your reply. It seems that the latest version of
Gnome (v3) doesn't including
gnome-power-manager as a standalone service. I guess they folded into
I looked up some instructions on how to set up acpi (
I ended up modifying /etc/acpi/events/lidbtn. I changed the "action" from
/etc/acpi/lid.sh to /etc/acpi/sleep.sh.
That seemed to have solved the issue.
Now, I need to figure out how to hibernate.
Thank you for your help.
On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 10:32, Ramon Diaz-Uriarte <rdiaz02 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Eyal,
> On Mon, 2 Jan 2012 11:03:44 -0500,Eyal Erez <oneself at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Hi,
> > I'm using xmonad 0.10 with Ubuntu 11.10. I've switched to using SLiM and
> > starting xmonad from my .xsession file.
> > The problem is that I can't get power management to work. Meaning, that
> > when I close my laptop lid, I would like the laptop to suspend, but not
> > it is plugged in. I would also like to have a command (or key) to
> > and hibernate my laptop.
> I am no expert in this, but I understand that if acpi is working properly,
> the daemon is running, etc, when you close the lid, for instance, the
> appropriate behavior should be triggered. There are scripts under
> /etc/acpi which might already do what you want (though I always end up
> making changes to lid.sh).
> Commands/keys: there might be specific keys in your laptop already, and
> these might be working. For instance, they work just fine in my Asus eeepc
> and my HP ProBook. Again, you can modify the appropriate scripts under
> /etc/acpi to suit your needs.
> Of course, if that does not work for you, you can always bind a specific
> key combination to run a given script.
> > In previous versions I would use the gnome-power-manager. However, that
> > has seemed to disappear from the latest version of Ubuntu. Is there some
> > way to get this back or some other power manager I need to use?
> But, then, is the problem that you used to use gnome-power-manager, and
> that is not working anymore? I have a vague recollection of having tried
> to use that unsuccessfully a few years ago; using the support provided by
> acpi et al. (for instance, packages acpi, acpi-support, acpi-fakekey in
> Debian) directly seemed a lot simpler and more reliable.
> > Thank you,
> > --
> > *Eyal Erez <**oneself at gmail.com* <oneself at gmail.com>*>*
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> Ramon Diaz-Uriarte
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