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Okay so when I close my lid, my computer restarts, and then it automatically boots Linux because that's the first one in the list. It's never done this before. So is this because of Linux?
Also, my computer is set to sleep when the lid closes.
You don't mention which distribution you are using, neither do you state the make and model of the laptop. You also don't mention whether windows is installed as well as linux, or what OS is running when the problem occurs.
If it is linux related, then it will be to do with the acpi or pm-utils configuration. Read more about acpi here, or search for your distro's implementation of pm-utils.
There are lots of "ubuntus", so I'll assume you are using 10.01, the latest. Go to: System Preferences
Click the Power Management Button
... "When laptop lid is closed" ... Change it from "Shutdown" to something else.
Take a look at all the other options whilst you are there, then close the windows.
Edit: Just re-read your post
The above advice isn't helpful to you. Sorry.
"Sleep" is broken on many laptops with linux. Try choosing another option. "Blank Screen" works for me. /Edit
Last edited by tredegar; 07-11-2010 at 01:22 PM.
Yeah but I don't use it at a desk, I use it on my couch, and I have to get up constantly to eat, let my dogs in or out, go to the bathroom, etc.
I've looked at all the tabs, and nothing there could do it.
It's not a joke...and I eat a lot. You don't know my dogs, they go in and out constantly. I use my laptop for personal use, not business, that's why I use it on the couch. If I could access the internet on Linux, I'd show you everything it says.
What is mount?
Also, I know nothing about partitions...I don't want to screw it up. I'll back it up first.
I got Paragon Partition Manager 11. I can delete partitions now but I don't know which one I'm supposed to delete... http://i28.tinypic.com/2ylk4g6.png
Last edited by ferrari353; 07-15-2010 at 02:48 PM.