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After a clean install of edubuntu 12.04 on an Acer AO531-h netbook, restart doesn't work. The process starts normally but just before it shuts down the netbook freezes and I have to force shut down. The command "sudo reboot" has the same problem. I have no issues with shut down, only with restart. I'm absolute beginner.

Netbook specs: Acer, intel atom CPU N270 @1.60GHz, 1.05 GHz 0.98GB RAM Dual booting with windows xp. No problems with windows.

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This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions on filing a bug report are here. –  Jorge Castro Oct 3 '12 at 0:53
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1) Open the terminal and run this command to edit grub file:

sudo gedit /etc/default/grub

2) Find this line in the file:

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=""

3) Change its value like this:

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="reboot=bios"

4) Save the file

5) Update Grub by running this command in terminal:

sudo update-grub

6) Reboot your Netbook. Everything must be fine now.

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