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I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and after upgrading from 12.04 I'm no longer able to shut down my pc. The system get stuck trying to shut down and I can see the text

"acpid:exiting"

what can I do?

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Does this problem occur everytime when you try to shutdown the PC? –  clel Nov 1 '12 at 14:44
    
Yes, it happens every time :( –  Newton Nov 1 '12 at 14:45
    
Do you have any network filesystem mounted or any other networking service active? –  qbi Nov 1 '12 at 14:53
    
I have a folder shared on my local network –  Newton Nov 1 '12 at 15:18
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Well, if it has almost shutdown but just won't halt/poweroff (which is what anything related to acpi usually means), then just use the power button to halt it/power it off.

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