Originally Posted by nickdalzell
What about enabling hibernation so if the battery goes to a certain threshold her session is saved? Seems the option is greyed out in Ubuntu/kubuntu by default for some reason as my laptop also has it greyed out
For the record, this appears to be possible:
How to enable hibernation in Ubuntu 12.04
I'm currently not in a position to confirm if this will work, but it certainly would be worth a try.