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How to Shutdown, Hibernate Ubuntu 17.04 When Lid Closed

Ubuntu Laptop Lid behavior

This quick tutorial is going to show Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty users how to automatically shutdown (power off) or hibernate Ubuntu laptop when lid is closed. While the Power settings provides only ‘Suspend’ and ‘Do nothing’ options for your laptop close actions, you can do a little change on Systemd configuration file to do more actions: 1. Open terminal by pressing ...

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Ubuntu 16.10: Auto Shutdown / Hibernate When Lid Closed

Ubuntu Laptop Lid behavior

For those running Ubuntu 16.10 on laptops, there are only two choices, suspend and do nothing in Power settings for changing the laptop lid close behavior. If you want to automatic shutdown or hibernate your laptop when lid is closed, here is the step by step how to guide. 1. Open Ubuntu Software, search for and install dconf editor. For ...

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Ubuntu 15.04: Auto Shutdown/Hibernate When Lid Closed

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For laptop users, Ubuntu desktop only provide options “Suspend” and “Do Nothing” in its Power settings to act when the lid is closed. If you want your laptop automatically shutdown or hibernate when you close the lid, just do below steps: 1. Open terminal from the Dash or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard. When it opens, run below command to ...

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