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I tried the command

sudo s2disk 

but the OS said command not found so I went and installed

sudo apt-get install uswsusp

now the command worked, and the computer did hibernate, but it failed to resume.

I also installed

gnome-shell-extensions-alternative-status-menu

hoping that hibernate would show up in the menu, but it didn't. (I did press the Alt key)

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there should ba button called hibernate –  VENKI Jan 10 '12 at 3:45
    
do you have a swap partition? –  kernel_panic Jan 10 '12 at 8:03
    
OP did you find an answer? if yes, please consider posting it here. –  Mahesh Apr 14 '12 at 9:56

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in case you have any graphics card in your system make sure your currently installed driver has no hibernate/suspend issues.

I had similar issue of machine failing to resume, installing the latest graphics driver (catalyst 11.12 in my case) fixed it.

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