Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 449049
Users need option to suspend rather than hibernate after PC has been inactive for a period of time
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:55:57 EST
Description of problem: There is no setting to suspend the computer when
inactive for a specified period of time. After the specified period of time has
elapsed the computer always hibernates. This is a problem for computers that do
not hibernate correctly.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 2.22.1
How reproducible: Every time the PC is left inactive for the specified period of
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open System -> Preferences -> System -> Power Management
2. Select the "On Battery Power Tab"
3. Under "Actions" there should be a drop down box the allows the user to
select the desired behavior when the PC has been inactive for the specified
period of time.
Additional info: Users currently can select the amount of time before the
computer goes to "sleep", however "sleep" is not defined in this context, it
should be a choice of hibernate or suspend.
At the very least, it should not use the word 'sleep' on the 'On Battery Power' tab while using the word 'hibernate' on the 'Actions' tab. The terminology needs to be consistent.
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