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I recently updated to 16.04 (64 bit) and I'd really love to be able to make my laptop hibernate on closing the lid. I'm able to successfully hibernate by typing
sudo pm-hibernate into terminal but I tend to forget to do this when tossing my laptop in my bag and then I pull out a dead computer.
I've followed the directions here: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2016/05/ubuntu-16-04-shutdown-hibernate-your-laptop-lid-closed/ with no luck. Are there any other options I can try to get my computer to automatically hibernate?
EDIT: following the instructions at the above link, I've used dconf Editor to set hibernate on lid closed and also set /etc/systemd/logind.conf to hibernate on lid switch