Suspend or Hibernate in Debian XFCE

If you have installed Debian XFCE and you try putting your computer into hibernation or suspension mode as shown in the figure:

XFCE Session Manager

XFCE Session Manager

You will get the following error messages

XFCE suspend error

XFCE suspender error

XFCE Hibernate error

XFCE hibernar error

To resolve the above errors you must install pm-utils package

$ sudo apt-get instal pm-utils

Further reading

– man pm-utils

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