pm-utils - utilities and scripts for power management

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name pm-utils
Package version 1.4.1
Package release 15
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 218 B
Download size 117.71 KB
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This package provides simple shell command line tools to suspend and
hibernate your computer.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pm-utils_1.4.1-15_all.deb 1.4.1 all Debian Main
pm-utils - - -


Name Value
powermgmt-base -


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Binary Package pm-utils_1.4.1-15_all.deb
Source Package pm-utils

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pm-utils deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pm-utils




2014-07-10 - Martin Pitt <>
pm-utils (1.4.1-15) unstable; urgency=medium
* laptop-mode: If there is no state file (such as at boot), don't overwrite
/proc/sys/vm/ values with fixed kernel defaults, simply do nothing. This
allows sysctl.conf to set these values. Thanks to Osamu Aoki!
(Closes: #659260)
* Add 17-fix-wireless-hook.patch: Fix typo in wireless hook to make enabled
check actually work. Thanks to Whoopie! (LP: #1299975)
2014-05-07 - Martin Pitt <>
pm-utils (1.4.1-14) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix 16-no-powersave-before-suspend.patch to actually suppress the action
on ARM. Thanks to Steven Noonan for pointing this out.
2013-11-06 - Martin Pitt <>
pm-utils (1.4.1-13) unstable; urgency=low
[ Martin Pitt ]
* debian/sleep.d/50unload_alx: Unload the alx module during suspend.
(LP: #1173952)
* Drop obsolete debian/pm-utils.preinst.
* Drop obsolete Conflicts/Replaces to pm-utils-powersave-policy and
* debian/copyright: Move to copyright format 1.0.
* Move to canonical Vcs-* fields (
* Bump to Standards-Version 3.9.5.
[ Hao-Ran Liu ]
* Add 28-suspend-hybrid.patch: Support in-kernel hybrid suspend
(Linux >= 3.6) (LP: #1172692)
2013-10-09 - Martin Pitt <>
pm-utils (1.4.1-12) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/video-quirks/20-video-quirk-pm-misc.quirkdb: Don't apply quirks for
the vmwgfx driver to fix suspend in VMWare. Thanks  Jakob Bornecrantz!
(fd.o #70056, LP: #1234424)
* debian/video-quirks/20-video-quirk-pm-sony.quirkdb: Add quirk for SONY
Vaio Z1-RCP, thanks Yan Li! (Closes: #625805)
* Add 05-uswsusp-hibernate-mode.patch: Check HIBERNATE_MODE in uswsusp
module. Thanks Vadim Solomin! (Closes: #589553)
* Add 27-run-hook-logging.patch: In suspend log, put empty line after
running the hook, not in between. Thanks Dominique Brazziel!
(Closes: #661168)
2013-07-02 - Martin Pitt <>
pm-utils (1.4.1-11) unstable; urgency=low
* Add 04-ignore-led-failure.patch: Some Lenovo Thinkpad models don't have a
suspend LED, don't break suspend over this. Thanks Adam Lee!
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (No changes necessary).
2013-07-01 - Martin Pitt <>
pm-utils (1.4.1-10) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules: Stop installing sleep.d/55NetworkManager. Current
NetworkManager does not even expose this API any more, so the
sleep()/wake() calls just always fail. As NM is apparently able to deal
with suspends just fine, no need to waste cycles on this.
* Drop 90-nm-proper-wakeup.patch: Obsolete with above change.
* Add debian/time-hook-execution.patch: Measure time that hooks take and
print them in the log. Also, disable actual suspend call to make hook
optimization/measure turnarounds more convenient. This is not applied by
default as the date calls themselves add overhead; just keep it in the
source package for future use.
* Add 15-video_quirks_on_x86_only.patch: Only run the video quirk handlers
on x86 and x86_64, as they are quite expensive.
* Add 16-no-powersave-before-suspend.patch: Calling pm-powersave before
pm-suspend is very slow, it. e. g. takes > 1.5 seconds on a Nexus 7. This
does not nearly compensate the potentially slightly slower suspend
operation in low power mode, so disable it.
* Drop the "shopt" bashism from 15-video_quirks_on_x86_only.patch which
somehow slipped in there. (LP: #1091824)
* Lift ethtool suggests to recommends, to make disable_wol work in a default
installation. (LP: #1081785)
* 20-video-quirk-pm-sony.quirkdb: Fix '||' typo, leading to suspend failure
on Vaios. (Closes: #561877)

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