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I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I am unable to hibernate my system with sudo pm-hibernate. The screen only flashes then it returns to desktop, nothing happens. I have a swap partition of 4GB my RAM size is 3GB. Even the hibernate tray option doesn't actually hibernate the system instead only sends the system to sleep. Kindly help.

marked as duplicate by Mitch Jan 24 '15 at 9:26

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I used this guide and it worked for me but on my laptop I had to use "uswsusp" Ubuntu's Help Wiki Hibernate and see if hitting Shift when sending to Standbye helps

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