Though impossible, hibernation offered under critical battery

Alex acs82 at
Sun Mar 12 21:29:31 CET 2023

Hi Alain,

currently xfce4-power-manager is rather unmaintained.

In order to dont forget about your suggestion, could you please open it
as an issue on: ?

(Of course a MR would be very welcome! )

Cheers, alex(xcons)

Am 12.03.23 um 14:26 schrieb Alain.Cochard at
> Going to
> Applications Menu ->
> Settings ->
> Power Manager ->
> System (button)
> I can choose 'Hibernate' for what to do 'On critical battery power'.
> But when the critical power is reached, it does not hibernate.
> Rather, a popup appears; it says there is not enough swap space for
> hibernation to be possible.
> I guess this is consistent with the fact that, when I click the
> "Action Buttons", 'Hibernate' is grayed out (along with 'Hybrid
> Sleep').
> My point is that, if hibernation is not possible, it should not be
> offered as a possible setting.
> (Incidentally, I can adjust the 'Critical battery power level' to
> anything between 0 and 100%, either manually or by clicking on the -/+
> buttons, but I find that if I input anything above 20% it is reset to
> 10% after closing and coming back.)
> xfce 4.16 with Fedora 34

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