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Do you still hibernate?

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I remember hibernation, it at first seemed like such a great idea. You save RAM to disk, and shutdown the PC with a special option, so it can later be turned on again and it loads all the RAM from the disk! In practice though it didn't work that well in ubuntu and we had tons of drama. But lately, it just does not feel so useful anymore. It all began with OSes making boot so much faster than it was. Now with 25 seconds boot, the time you would save is not worth anymore. Worse, RAM became much larger and it turns out that loading 4GB from disk takes a lot of time... And it is that su (Hardware)