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I have Linux Mint 19.1 on my laptop running on a Core i3 with 4GB RAM. Setup of partitions is as per attached snapshot: partition setup - gparted

I would like to know how I can enable hibernate. I have gone through the post https://superuser.com/a/1308719/191202 but not sure how I can setup the swap.

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  • You would need to carve at least 4 GB out of SDA3 (8 GB would be better for normal swap use, but 4 GB is the minimum you need for hibernation). I've never shrunken an encrypted partition, so I don't know what's involved. But that freed space would be used for a swap partition.
    – fixer1234
    May 8, 2019 at 8:38

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I am a bit late for the party, but I just made a little guide to help. Hope it works!

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    Please quote the essential parts of the answer from the reference link(s), as the answer can become invalid if the linked page(s) change.
    – DavidPostill
    Aug 2, 2020 at 7:19
  • Good idea! I have updated my guide, thank you!
    – Texno
    Aug 5, 2020 at 17:13
  • {sigh} The essential stuff needs to be in the answer not in your guide.
    – DavidPostill
    Aug 5, 2020 at 17:21
  • Oh, that is what you meant. But then I would have to copy paste the whole thing. The person has the same setup I do, and all the steps are essential. Is that okay?
    – Texno
    Aug 6, 2020 at 18:30

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