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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Is there a fix for the won't-restart won't-reboot won't-logout bug in 11.10 [closed]

Since I upgraded to 11.10, neither the "shutdown" (for shutdown or restart) nor the "logout" options in the upper-right-corner menu work. They simply do nothing. While waiting for Ubuntu to release a ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome Shell does not logout properly

I am using ubuntu 11.10 and recently installed Gnome Shell over the Unity interface. Gnome was taken from the ubuntu software center. Now, once logged into Gnome Shell, i am unable to logout from it ...
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Clicking logout and/or shutdown does nothing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does nothing happen when I click “Shutdown” from the “shutdown…” dialog? As a newbie to Ubuntu 11.10, recently I am facing a problem ...
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Why does Ubuntu hangs and looks 1995ish before logout?

Since 11.10 upgrade, logging out takes a while (it used to be much faster on the same computer) I can't determine what's causing this, but for a few moments at logout, my system seems to "freeze", the ...
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Where do I look to find out why it takes so long to log out of Ubuntu now that I have upgraded to 11.10? [closed]

Now that I have upgraded to 11.10, the logout process takes AGES (2 minutes+) and sometimes pops up a box stating that my keyring was not unlocked and asking for the unlock password. Any suggestions ...
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How do I logout using only the keyboard?

In Ubuntu 11.04, Ctrl-Alt-Del gives me a menu with shutdown, hibernate, suspend and restart, but no logout. Is there a key combination to logout of Ubuntu? Is there a way to provide one?
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No logout/power-off option in Unity's power cog menu

After upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10, I don't have a logout/power-off option in the upper right menu. Is there a way to add it?
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How to fix desktop reloading during logout/shutdown/restart after upgrading to 11.10?

Since I've upgraded my system to Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot), I'm facing a strange problem each time I logout/shutdown/restart : As usual, Unity's launcher, global menu, desktop items and desktop ...
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shutdown button disappears when logging in

recently installed the oneiric ocelot and its awesome,but one fine time i logged out of it and when i logged in the shutdown button disappears,when i upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 got a error message ...
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The “power cog” has disappeared [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 beta 1. The "power cog" (the button at the top right corner of the screen) seems to have disappeared. I am not sure what caused that because it was there when I installed 11.10 ...
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Logout from Ubuntu One Android app

How can I logout from the Ubuntu One Files apps on Android ? Is it possible to have a login screen everytime I star the application ? If I lose my phone, someone can just upload or download from my ...
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What is a user-friendly way to log off other users?

What is the Ubuntu equivalent of this interface? I am looking for a user-friendly method that the owner of a computer can use to log off other users without having to restart. The case I'm ...
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what is the shortcut to force a logout?

I am using the alpha 2 version of 11.10 and the keyboard options there do not have an option to force a logout. Can you tell me the keyboard shortcut so i can add it myself?
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Xfce gets really confused about session saving, etc

I'm getting a new laptop running with 11.04 Ubuntu. I've got the xfce4 packages all installed, which is something I've had no problems with on any of my other machines. On this new laptop, however, ...
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How do I log out of Xorg?

I need to troubleshoot a problem with suspend/resume. The debugging instructions say: make sure you're logged out of Xorg (or run sleep.sh with "force" argument) How do I log out of Xorg?
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Need software to track login and logoff timings

I am in a need of software which can track login and logoff timings on user basis. If possible, software should be cross platform. If you know such software, please share.
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Ubuntu suddenly logged out with no symptoms [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu 11.04 randomly logs out in middle of use Recently, I had a strange experiance. I boot up Ubuntu and login, start working, after 10-30 minutes (approx), it ...
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Locked/stuck up screensaver after monitor turns off

Since I started using Natty I experience a strange situation at times. When I leave my system idle for 30+ mins., the screensaver Ant Spotlight remains active for specified time, then the monitor ...
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System logs out on video playing in Full Screen

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04, a strange behaviour i am getting on video playing full screen in Totem, vlc, smplayer, xine player. The system logs out every time i play a video, almost all video ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 randomly logs out in middle of use [closed]

I can see there is a question already.Since my problem is not quite the same but quite similar as far as I understand, I am asking it too. Basically in the middle of my usage i.e. browsing net or ...
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Gnome-Shell Logout

The latest version of Gnome-shell starts to display (the top bar appears briefly) but I then get logged out. This happens when I start it with "gnome-shell --replace". Any idea how to make it behave ...