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Anyone have a quick way, accessible from Quicksilver, to force your mac to hibernate?

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Instead of Quicksilver, why dont you try Alfred.app? It provides basic system commands such as sleep, trash, logout etc, you can customize it pretty easily and its full of nifty features! –  nuc Mar 24 '11 at 15:44
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You can use Deep Sleep. It's a Dashboard widget that will put your mac into hibernation mode.

Edit: from the website

Deep Sleep can also be used as a command line utility

From there, you can check out if QuickSilver can launch command line programs.
You can also package it in a .app -for example using Automator- and launch it with QuickSilver.

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Careful, be aware there's 2 sleep mode.

The normal one you can trigger using ++Eject

And the hibernate (or Safe Sleep) mode.

You can read about the differences between them here.

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Thanks for the pointer! I've been using that widget for awhile now. What I'm looking for is something that I can access via Quicksilver. –  Tim Visher Mar 24 '11 at 12:19
    
@Tim I added a solution for Quicksilver –  Loïc Wolff Mar 24 '11 at 13:30
    
Shame on me for not noticing. :) –  Tim Visher Mar 25 '11 at 13:17
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Install SleepNow and then run that from QuickSilver.

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SleepNow just puts the computer to sleep. That option is available by default in Quicksilver's Extra Scripts plug-in. The original poster asked for a script to force hibernation. –  Eric Nitardy Mar 24 '11 at 7:13
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