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I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 because Windows has gone wrong. From the first time I shut Ubuntu down weird text had been appearing then the screen goes off-then shuts down.

Is there any way to get my computer to say Shutting Down Ubuntu (Or something like that) when I shut down without using terminal to get it to do this?

The only reason I don't want to use terminal is because I'm new to Ubuntu and I don't want to do something wrong and not not be able log on or something.

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what you see should mostly be feedback that programs are getting closed. I don't see the problem: can't you ignore it or does it take an uncommonly long time until it is shut down? Also if you want to shutdown in terminal, you can use sudo poweroff. –  onse Oct 29 '12 at 11:54
    
Windows went wrong when it was released :) As @user42257 said, it basically shows the processes being stopped, which I don't think is a bad thing at all. Considering how rarely I reboot my system given how stable Ubuntu is, I don't care about startup/shutdown appearances –  asymptotically Nov 1 '12 at 17:57

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