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I just installed a fresh ubuntu server 12.04. I log in over SSH and use
sudo -s to get root access. Then I use
shutdown now and the server closes the connection. I cannot access the server over SSH, FTP or HTTP anymore, it appears to be off. But it isn't. The server stays on, without being useful. Why? How can I shutdown the server with SSH?