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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit - computer shuts down by itself

After I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my Lenovo ThinkPad T61 today, I could boot up Ubuntu without problem but after I run the Software Center, Additional Driver, or Firefox, the computer will shut ...
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sudo shutdown vs pressing power button

I have a headless Ubuntu server running 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 server edition, and I connect to the server via SSH from my Windows laptop. Sometimes when I would like to turn off the server and my ...
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How to add “shutdown” to the list of “when the lid is closed” in power settings? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify the power options? I'd like to shutdown my laptop by closing the lid; but in Power Settings there's no option to do that. Is there any way to add ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to ignore power button presses?

I've got a small media server that sits under my TV, and it runs Ubuntu 11.04 desktop x64 with XBMC on top. I've got a problem in that unknowing users / visitors occasionally press the power button ...
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Locking keyboard, mouse and CDROM for baby

I use laptop and need to use keyboard between baby activities... Is there any software for ubuntu that does all these things by pressing just one key (or predefined combination/password)? I tried ...
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How does the shutdown button works without asking for password? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to shutdown/restart/suspend … without authentication or confirmation? If shutdown asks for password (and so does every program which has the option to turn ...
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Suspend on power button when session is locked

Is it possible to configure Ubuntu so that the power button causes suspend regardless of whether the session is locked or not? See here, for example. That configuration does not work, however, if the ...
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11.04 -> 11.10 update problems (Power, Display, Resolution)

I have serious issues with Ubuntu (64 bit) after upgrading system from 11.04 to 11.10. My hardware: Asus G53SW (i7-2630QM, 8GB RAM, GF GTX460M) Power (UPower) - when I change behaviour of lid ...
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Lid closed power option doesn't work anymore [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify the power options in Ubuntu 11.10? After upgrade to 11.10 the lid close option in the power settings doesnt seem to work anymore. Only options now are ...
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How do I suppress the confirmation dialogue when ending a session? [closed]

I currently using an old PC with Ubuntu 11.10. When I want to restart(or turn off) the system Ubuntu always ask me for confirmation. I want to force it to perform immediately and don't want to see ...
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How come I cannot shut down properly?

I wonder why I cannot turn off correctly. Whenever I try to turn off, it get a black screen and it turns back into Ubuntu. Only Ubuntu, HP4140 mini.
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How do I set my laptop to shutdown instead of hibernating/suspending when I close the lid? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set the power button to shutdown instantly instead of opening a dialog window? I have a Dell M4300 and the hibernate/suspend dosn't work properly. Instead I ...
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Shutdown functions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify the power options? How to enable hibernation in 12.04? On Windows was a function to not shut down completely, but save the session in RAM to start ...
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“Shut Down” and “Restart” from system (drop-down) menu inactive

The "Shut Down" and "Restart" options from the menu (see image below) are not responsive (nothing happens after I click either of them). A few minutes after launching Ubuntu the "Restart" option ...
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how to deactivate restart button on case

I have my little boy who likes to press both the power and the reset buttons on the case throwing away everything I am doing on my computer. I managed to configure the power button to have no effect ...

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