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Ubuntu 13.10 reboot issue

Have some problem with restart server supermicro on Ubuntu server 13.10. Command: reboot shutdown -r now init 6 dont restart my server, but after it shutdown. I need to push power button every ...
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sudo reboot now 14.04 beta 2 bug [closed]

I've noticed this across the board on all my 14.04 final beta servers. I have to hard reset it past this point. Is this a known issue or a bug? Doesn't matter what it's running, this just happens to ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 random reboot? nothing in log!

Version: Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (precise) uname -a: Linux sysname 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 25 17:13:26 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux We have a few Ubuntu servers ...
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How to update an Ubuntu server without having to reboot? [duplicate]

I am running a website using Ubuntu server 12.04. How can I update my server avoiding a reboot (after the updates)? I did apt-get update and then apt-get upgrade; but then it asks to reboot each ...
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Can I change watchdog's action from 'reboot' to 'halt'?

I would like to shutdown my server if serious problems are detected. Is there anyway to do so using watchdog? I have installed watchdog via sudo apt-get install watchdog and I was googling but there ...
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Reboot a Server from Command Line?

How do I reboot a Ubuntu Server from the command line? sudo reboot now never seems to work for me. Because its a server, I don't have a window manager installed, so I can't do it from a GUI (which ...
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Best way for automatic Server Restart after Crash

What is the best, and simplest way to monitor system activity and reboot automaticly after the system has crashed and is not responding. System Server 12.04
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Segmentation fault on reboot Ubuntu 12.04

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 Server image running on a VMWare VM. I am getting a Segmentation Fault when rebooting the system. I am unable to figure out what the problem might be. Here is a screenshot:
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How to determine if installing updates will require a reboot?

I have some Ubuntu Server machines which I'd like to keep up-to-date, but not always if it requires a reboot. Is there a way to tell if pending package updates require a reboot BEFORE installing the ...
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`shutdown -r now` command completely shutting down instead of restarting

Hi we've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS onto a new server. It's on a SuperMicro X9SCA-f Motherboard . Now we're aiming to locate this in a remote server room - however when we execute a shutdown -r ...
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Rebooting from Ubuntu server - minimal desktop installation

I installed server 12.10 with the "--without-recommends ubuntu-desktop" option - this gives a minimal Unity GUI, without most of the addons for a desktop user. But now I cannot figure out how to ...
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I used sudo halt and now can't access my server to restart!

Bit of a noob here (clearly). I was having some issues with my server so I tried to restart it, I used sudo halt and now can't access my server to restart! I didn't forsee this problem, it's a ...
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Reboot only shuts down and doesn't actually boot again

I'm running a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 Server on an abmx rack mount server. When I attempt to reboot with sudo shutdown -r now, the machine just shuts down and doesn't come back up without me ...
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12.04 Server only boots in Recovery

Linux/Ubuntu rookie here, so please be patient, and thank you in advance for any help! I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 Server 32-bit on my old Dell Dimension E310. When I boot it up, it takes me to ...
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Why does 11.04 server fail to boot with 'can't find /sbin/init'?

I just restarted my server and now when I boot up one of my Ubuntu 11.04 Server instances I am greeted with errors. It doesn't boot up. I am pretty sure this is not a hardware error as I have other ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Fails to Boot after Reboot

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on several Dell c6220 servers. The install was successful and all hardware is recognized. The problem that I am running into is that when issuing the reboot command or ...
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use setpci to restart ubuntu server after power failure on macbook

I installed ubuntu server 11.10 on my macbook 1,1. In order to reboot after power failure I have to set a specific "AFTERG3" bit using setpci. The solution for a macMini can be found here: ...
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Black screen in vmware after rebooting

I have installed Ubuntu Server 11.10 in VMmware (Running in a windows 7 machine). Everything went fine for the first time but now i cant start it. I started Vmware, then it appears the purple ubuntu ...
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How can I make a specific set of iptables rules permanent?

Is there a "best practice" or standard to make a few iptables rules permanent? I mean: automatically applied upon a system reboot? I am using a VPS with Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx). Thank ...
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Why service munin-node does not run at start up (reboot)?

I have a VPS instance running Ubuntu Server version 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx). I have installed munin and munin-node. It is properly configured. It is working fine. The problem is that I need to run ...
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Scheduling a reboot on a remotely located Ubuntu server

I work on a ubuntu server located in a place where I don't usually go. I use ssh over openvpn to access it. The machine has multiple wired interfaces, many static routes and multiple default gateways ...
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Can i move the /var folder without having to reboot?

I run a headless ubuntu server from a usb drive, and to minimize writes I want to move the /var folder to a different drive. The problem is that all other drives are encrypted, and become avaliable ...
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Reopen A Python File Where It Left Off After Restarting

I am creating a quick python3 program and at one part the server will need to be restarted. The thing is, that is not the end of the what the python file is supposed to do. Is there a way to make it ...
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Automatic kernel reload after Update

I have been managing a Ubuntu Server 8.04 for quite some time now. On top of it I am running a VMWare Server Edition, which needs to recompile it's modules whenever a new kernel is installed. For that ...
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How can I tell, from the command line, whether the machine requires a reboot?

When you install certain updates (e.g. a new kernel) in Ubuntu Desktop, you get an indication that a reboot is required (in Lucid, the logout icon turns red). How can I check, from the command line, ...