Gregg Virostek thinks this is interesting: If we use a VM, the fastest way to shut it down, for example, to save battery on a laptop, is to open VirtualBox, select the VM, and then press Ctrl+V or Cmd+V, or use the right-click menu and click Save State: From System setup and operations FAQ from Learning Scrapy by Dimitrios Kouzis-Loukas Publisher: Packt Publishing Released: January 2016 Note What's the equivalent, programmatically? Is it vagrant-suspend? Share this highlight http://www.safaribooksonline.com/a/learning-scrapy/10952596/ Twitter Facebook Google Plus Email Get Instant Access Now Start a Free Trial Have an account? Sign in. Minimise Unlock the rest of Learning Scrapy and 30,000 other books and videos By clicking this box, you confirm that you have read and agree to the terms and conditions of our Membership Agreement, and you understand that when your trial period ends, you will be required to provide billing information if you wish to continue using the service. Unlock the rest of this book Start a Free 10-Day Trial loading Learn about Safari for Business Have an account? Sign in.