The process of logging out or logging off when computer access is no longer needed. Tag should only be used on questions about log out or log off problems in official Ubuntu variants.

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Lubuntu 13.10 black screen with blinking cursor after logout

If I logout of Lubuntu 13.10 I get a blinking " _ " sign. Any idea on how I can fix it ?
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How to get Lubuntu to forget wifi connection when new user logs in

My wifi works fine on my Lubuntu system, but is there a way to make it forget the wifi login credentials after a user logs out? I need other users to sign in with their own (web authorization page-) ...
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Problem after logging out the sytsem in Ubuntu 10.04

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed on my system. 2 users are there me ,hduser(i.e., hadoop). now when i logout of any user the system goes blank. A black screen appears with nothing written on it?After ...
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After Install Cinnamon 2.0, logout of Ubuntu 13.10 is very slow

After the install of Cinnamon 2.0, logging out of Ubuntu 13.10 is very slow and takes a long time. It almost seems like it freezes the system but I was patient enough to wait and it did log out but ...
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Can't log out/restart/shutdown via Top menu bar

When I click on Log Out, Restart or Shutdown nothing happens, but I can suspend computer. What's wrong? I'm using Ubuntu 13.10.
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onscreen messages prior to boot up and after logout 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 dual booting on an XP netbook. Just before booting I get the following message - Try(hd0,0):NTFS5: error:"prefix" is not set - On logging out, when screen goes black I get (a ...
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How to find the login and log out time of every users in in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu LTSP i want to find the login and logout time of all users in ubuntu like.. Username1 date login_time logout_time Username2 date login_time logout_time Username3 date login_time ...
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Clicking on “Shut Down” system is displaying “Lock” and “Log Out” button

My OS is Ubuntu 13.10 (32 bit) Problem Description: Clicking on Shut Down from the ubuntu top panel , system is displaying Lock and Log Out button. Even both the buttons (i.e. Lock and Log Out) are ...
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LIbreoffice logs me out

Each time that I start Libreoffice it logs me out of my current session. I am completely new to figuring these things out so any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance. xsession errors : Script ...
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FGLRX logout issue

I've installed fglrx driver from debian repo. Everything worked perfect before I got a system update a few weeks ago. There were some xorg and fglrx updates. At this moment I can't watch video via VLC ...
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How to add the shutdown options to the unity

How to add the options: shutdown reboot logout Suspend Hibernate Lock Screen to the unity dash as shown in the picture below.
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How do I get my system/ applications to start normally, and switch between OS's?

When I go through the normal steps to switch between my OS's, Ubuntu automatically starts up, when before I had the option of choosing my OS(Windows 7 / Ubuntu) when I started my computer up. I press ...
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Launch Logoff Screen Using Terminal On Lubuntu 13.10

How can I open the logoff screen from my terminal instead of clicking the logoff button? This is on Lubuntu 13.10. Screenshot of the logoff screen: http://i.stack.imgur.com/JBton.png
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Log Out problem after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10

After I've upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, I can no longer use the Session Indicator "Log Out..." menu. As soon as I click on it, the screen goes blank with no mouse or keyboard input, so I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Automatically Logs Out When I Open Facebook

Every Time I open Facebook.com in Mozilla or Chromium my Ubuntu logs Out automatically Sort of crashes, the display goes white. but all other sites are working.
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Broken pipe and other messages at logout and shutdown

Desktop system with 12.04 LTS 32-bit installed from USB, all updates applied. No other OS on system. Everything seems to work fine, but system will be used in a literacy center where anything unusual ...
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What logfile contains time of startup and shutdown? [duplicate]

I would like to analyze my PC usage and therefore have a list of when I shut down my laptop or alternatively when I logged out from my account in the last month. Is there any logfile containing this ...
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Add logout button to lockscreen in 12.04

How can I add the "Log Out" button (that lets users log out other users after a certain timeout) to the lock-screen in Ubuntu 12.04? I know it was possible in 10.04, but I can't seem to find the ...
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flickering dashes upon boot and then logged out AND possibly xorg.conf

Recently, upon booting Ubuntu 12.04, I'll see flickering dashes at the top of the screen and then as soon as I try to use an application, Ubuntu will log me out. Upon logging myself back in everything ...
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12.04 crashing on logout

I have three user accounts on my laptop, which are often logged on at the same time. The OS is Precise Pangolin. Sometimes when logging out of one account while some of the others are still logged on, ...
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Logging out from Ubuntu takes too long

When I first had only Unity as a desktop manager, I didn't need to log out so I'm not sure if this issue has been around before. I'm say so because It's important to know that I currently have Xfce ...
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Xubuntu 13.10: No hibernate button on logout dialog

I've just installed Xubuntu 13.10. There is no "hibernate" button, only the "suspend" button. How can I activate it? I had installed Lubuntu 13.10 before, and the button was there and it did a correct ...
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how to discard saved session on Xubuntu

I installed Xubuntu and used one of shutdown functions when shutdown it. It looks as follow image: I leaved tick and now I always login at this session. But I want to leave this session and login ...
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login screen not displayed after logout

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and I'm having the following problem. After booting my computer, gdm displays as expected and I can choose which account to log in to. However, if I then log out, I do ...
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Problem with shutdown/restart option

Whenever I try to shutdown/restart from the system tab, I am given the option to log out or lock and pressing them does nothing. shutting down from the terminal works fine using commands like ...
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Logout suspends after installation of Nvidia Graphic Driver in 13.10

I'm a Desktop User. I have installed Nvidia Graphic Driver [GeForce GT 520] from Software & Updates > Additional Drivers. I did a reboot and logged in again when installation was finished. I ...
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Session logsoff automatically when using XRDP

I have installed xrdp and setup a thin client as my remote system using the information from this AskUbuntu post. When I log in from the remote system, user gets logged in and I can do my work. But ...
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Log out or Shutdown using Unity

I want to log out, restart, shutdown, or what else with Unity, pressing "Super" and typing "log out" or something. Is it possible?
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Customize XFCE logout-menu

Given: Working on a computer running XFCE 4.10. To complete the work, I use the "Logout" menu. Objective: To perform some additional command, when you press any button in this menu and, if possible, ...
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how to logout from terminal in 13.10? [duplicate]

I have seen some previous post about logout from terminal but those were for old versions. I didnt find the way for logout in Ubuntu 13.10 from terminal. How can I logout from terminal in Ubuntu ...
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How to force logout after a time limit? [duplicate]

I work in a library and I need to set a time limit for the user, like 20 minutes, and when the time is over the user is forced to logout. Is possible to do that?
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Session User login problem, when I wake-up my Laptop from suspend

After I upgraded to 13.10, there are many few problem about login when I wake-up from suspend, after I have done the other activity. Illustration: When I wake-up from suspend in my laptop and I login ...
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logout of CLI & reenter GUI

My video drivers are currently still in beta, so every now and then, the desktop environment malfunctions especially when (dis)connecting a second monitor. Thankfully, there is a way to restart the ...
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Shutdown/logoff script in Ubuntu 13.10

Which would be the best way to run a script upon GUI logoff, shutdown, hibernate, sleep modes? In 12.04 I think I did this in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf, but on 13.10, the folder structure changed and ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, logout button on top taskbar missing

Upgraded ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, the "settings" button with shutdown/settings/login/logout is missing from the taskbar. It was the button that used to be next to the time/calender button, left right ...
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I am logged out immediately after logging in

After I log in to my user account on Ubuntu 13.04, I get automatically logged out after 1 second of black screen. This happens only with 1 specific user, and I can log in to another account fine. ...
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Ubuntu UI unresponsive but can ssh in, how do I log out the remote over ssh?

I want to log out the user session of a remote Ubuntu 12.04 x64 (laptop) by ssh'ing and running a command. I know I can reboot with a simple sudo reboot but don't want to if I can help it, I'd ...
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Running evolution mail reader logs off Ubuntu

Today I observed a very strange behavior on Ubuntu 12.04. When I run the mail reader evolution it makes Ubuntu to log off and then the start-up log-in screen appears. I tried to re-install it as, $ ...
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System hangs on logout after upgrading to 13.10 [closed]

This is the first time I'm having problems during Ubuntu upgrade. I have nothing to do except pressing the power button until shutdown in the black screen when I choose to Log out from the session ...
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Add shut-down/logout indicator to panel

I tried to remove the weather icon from the panel. I found an instruction on Ask Ubuntu (can't find it now) that I followed. The problem is that it also removed the "shut down"-icon, the ...
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System hangs on logout on Ubuntu 12.04

If I login on my Ubuntu PC and logout immediately, the system sometimes hangs. The background screen and icons are displayed and I can even use the mouse to activate the icons and launch programs, ...
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ubuntu won't logout on first log out attempt

Most of the time when I hit 'log out,' ubuntu closes half of the applications I have running....and that's it. I have to hit log out a second time to actually log out. Has anyone else experienced this ...
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When I run Some of the programs , my system will logout

I have downloaded a package that was installed and it showed dependency error and I installed dependency. I had to finally give the following command: sudo apt-get autoremove After this, when I ...
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How to shutdown computer when users are logged on?

I am trying to shut down my Ubuntu laptop, but some other users have left their accounts logged-in. (All users are local.) Normal shutdown is blocked because of this. I can do a hard shutdown with ...
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stop emacs server being killed on logout

I'd like to run an emacs server in the background and have it persist after logout. I do not want to start it a system service since it's not a system service. A more practical reason is that I'm not ...
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Ubuntu doesn't restart, but logs-out when restart button is pressed

The issues I am having with my Ubuntu is that when I am going for a restart, from the tray icon - Shutdown-->restart, it doesn't restart, but actually just logs out and gives me the ubuntu login ...
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My power button doesn't work under LXDE. How can I fix this?

Ever since I switched to LXDE my power button won't work anymore. I would love to be able to display a fancy logout menu like the one in Unity and similar DEs. How can I achieve this?
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Can't switch User/logout / start virtual console 13.04

I'm using a knew installed Ubuntu 13.04 (dualboot with win7) on my Ideapad Y580 (Intel i7, nVidiaGTX660M) I can't logout from my users session nor switch to any console (ctrl+alt+f1 e.g). If I do ...
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How to force logout of Kubuntu local desktop user

As the admin user on Kubuntu 12.04.2 LTS how can I force a 2nd or 3rd local desktop user tty session to shutdown without having to switch user and logging in or without killing individual processes?
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Blank screen after logout Ubuntu 13.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 x64 on a 2013 UEFI laptop which was running Win8. Now I only have Ubuntu 13.04. The distribution is working well in most case. However, a few seconds after I ...