Ubuntu 16.04 LTS – Close lid to suspend

Generally while I was using older versions of Ubuntu (before 16.04) in my laptop, to suspend the system, I just close the lid. But after installing 16.04 LTS, the system is continuing as such without suspend when the lid is closed.Altering the power settings also didn’t give me a solution.

This is a difficult situation for me as I generally do not shutdown my laptop for short periods, rather just suspend it via closing the lid.

After doing a bit research via Google, I got the solution as follows…

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