2009-12-10 20:36

Under Ubuntu, the keyring is automatically locked by default while hibernating. When starting Ubuntu after hibernation, it prompts you for the keyring password.

To disable this lock:

  1. Go in Applications > System Tools > Configuration Editor
  2. Uncheck /apps/gnome-power-manager/lock/gnome_keyring_hibernate

Note: you can also launch the config editor with the gconf-editor command.


  • A “lock” search in the configuration editor.
2009-12-10 20:36 · Tags: , , , ,
2009-12-02 21:53

Userspace Software Suspend is an alternative to the default hibernation method in the Linux kernel. It adds several interesting features like compression, encryption… Compression allows for hibernation with a smaller Swap partition. It also decreases the wake up time of your system!

Here is how to install USwSusp on Ubuntu Karmic. Should also work with a recent Debian.

Install the uswsusp package:

aptitude install uswsusp

You can now hibernate with the s2disk command as root.

To hibernate from Ubuntu menu or by key shortcut, then change the following line in the /etc/pm/config.d/00sleep_module file:


And test your hibernation!!


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