View Full Version : [ubuntu] How much SWAP size?

June 25th, 2012, 05:20 PM
hello dears
i am using ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 7 that installed by "wubi.exe" and i want to upgarde to real installing now. i want to know how much of swap partition is needed for 3G of ram?

June 25th, 2012, 05:38 PM
Usually 2GB is enough. But if you plan to hibernate you need approx 1.5 x RAM size, so that would mean in your case about 4-4.5GB swap. But this is only if you plan to hibernate.