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How do I remove the shutdown confirmation menu?

How do I remove the shutdown confirmation menu saying "are you sure you want to shut down"? This is the menu that pops up after I press shut down. I can't navigate to it in gconf_editor using the ...
8
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6answers
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Why does my display keep turning off every 10 minutes?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric) in VirtualBox as well as virtualbox-guest-additions . The display resolution adapts to the size of the window as expected, but the display turns off after 10 ...
7
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2answers
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How can I modify the power button behaviour? [duplicate]

I want the PC to shut down without any dialogue, but let time for the applications to close properly. One solution is, to change powerbtn.sh to: shutdown -h now but that does not wait for all ...
5
votes
2answers
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How can I enable the power button on my server?

The power button on my headless 11.10 server appears to do nothing unless I hold it in for 5 seconds or so, in which case it switches the machine off instantly. What I'd like it to do if I press it ...
5
votes
2answers
560 views

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 off ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
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How do I configure an action when pressing hardware power button? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: power button “instant”-shutdown There is no option "action when pressing hardware power-button"(shutdown, hibernate, suspend) in ubuntu 11.10. Where to ...
3
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1answer
2k views

How to shutdown the computer with physical power button or by closing the lid?

Does anyone know how to fine tune power settings in 11.10 such that I can turn off the power immediately (no dialogue box) by pressing the physical power button or closing the lid? It was easy to do ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 "shutdown"...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Hibernate on power button - login screen

Every once in a while my SO-User (significant other user) leaves the computer but doesn't hibernate it. I want to push the power button to save some energy, but as I'm not in her session, the computer ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How to configure Ubuntu 13.04 to shutdown when the power button is pressed [duplicate]

I would like my computer to shut down when I press the power button. Without any questioning. First problem is, that a dialog pops up which I have to click. How to remove this? Second problem is, ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

How to configure motherboard to allow suspension

My computer is unable to suspend/hibernate on Ubuntu 11.10. Some people told me that probable had to do with my bios setting, that I should set my ACPI settings to S3. The problem is that I can't ...
2
votes
1answer
709 views

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 '...
2
votes
1answer
761 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
29 views

Is there a way to disable sleep of a remote computer from command line?

It's an Ubuntu 12.0.4 computer that I have access only through ssh. How to prevent it from going to sleep?

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