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Is there a way to hibernate at all? I know if the battery dies when it's sleeping it hibernates, but is there a way to go directly to hibernate with a keyboard shortcut?

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possible duplicate: apple.stackexchange.com/questions/377/… –  Robert S Ciaccio Sep 2 '10 at 8:21
    
@calavera It's definitely related, though the answer to that question was not a keyboard shortcut, so I'm inclined to keep this question open. –  Kyle Cronin Sep 7 '10 at 13:26

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Option-Command-Eject is the system-standard key to put the machine to sleep.

If you want to do more than sleep, you can use this preference pane to fine-tune the sleep or hibernate behavior: http://www.jinx.de/SmartSleep.html

Edit:

More information about sleep, hibernate, and more on the Mac: http://www.geekguides.co.uk/104/how-to-enable-hibernate-mode-on-a-mac/

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