Deleting Swap Partition

Tom H tomh0665 at
Fri Oct 2 17:50:20 UTC 2015

On Fri, Oct 2, 2015 at 2:35 AM, Petter Adsen <petter at> wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Oct 2015 07:55:39 Bradley Harvey <inflatus at> wrote:
>> I am running my 15.04 on a Thinkpad with an SSD installed. I added some
>> extra RAM and the Swap doesn't seem to be getting hit at all now. Is it
>> advisable to delete the swap partition?
> That depends on your circumstances. If you plan on using hibernation you
> will need swap, for example. Of course, if you delete it and later find
> out that you need swap after all, you can always add a swap file.

Hibernation's disabled in Ubuntu:

grep Disable /var/lib/polkit-1/localauthority/10-vendor.d/*
hibernate by default in upower]
hibernate by default in logind]

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