Questions related to restarting Ubuntu machines.

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Is umount performed automatically during a reboot?

Let's say I have a USB device mounted. When issuing a system restart using the command line utility "reboot", will the system automatically umount my USB device? Also, typically, if any shell is up ...
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(System manufacturer P5K SE) suspend/resume failure (Ubuntu 14.04)

After the PC went to suspend it doesn't start from the last state. Just does a reboot. I can suppose that I could wrong configure Asus motherboard but can't find out which one.
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Open VPN connection doesnt work after reboot Ubuntu 14.04

First I like to thank anyone who is giving these great answer here ! Im a new Ubuntu user and still on learning curve. After 8 years of OSX it is been harder than I expected. Two weeks ago I installed ...
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Bridge interface does not get IP address after reboot

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. I'm using kvm and added a bridge interface to be able to connect from VM to outside internet. These are the steps I followed to do that. ifconfig eth0 0.0.0.0 brctl ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Rebooting Not Working

When ever I reboot Ubuntu (not shutdown but reboot), my computer hangs. It hangs before grub even comes in to go to Ubuntu. I then have to manually do a hard shutdown and power it back on and it boots ...
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Touch screen not working after some reboots (another reboot resolves it)

I am trying to troubleshoot an issue on a Lenovo Flex 14 with Ubuntu 14.04.1 (standard Unity flavour) with touchscreen. Mostly it works perfectly well; but from time to time I reboot (mostly ...
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ASUS X453M Freeze on Splash Screen on Booting or Restart / Shutdown

just fresh install on new notebook ASUS X453M it's often to hang on boot or restart ubuntu, its only respond to force shutdown button i must forceshutdown and boot many times to can login to ...
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how to get Ubuntu 14.10 to boot up

down loaded Ubuntu 14.10 for AMD 64. New pc. burnt iso image to dvd. installed on clean drive ok. Passwords worked fine. auto downloaded updates. installed ok. Restart did not work.my machine shut ...
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How to automatically reboot after running a command

I'm installing updates on a bunch of machines, and I simply want to run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo reboot all at once on all machines (after hours of course) and let them run ...
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Ubuntu goes black after upgrading (using VirtualBox)

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 within Oracle VirtualBox 4.3. I saw a notification to upgrade some package which I couldn't remember, to be honest. After upgrading process, I was asked to reboot, then ...
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New To Ubuntu; Have Reboot issues after Updates

I am new to Linux. I wiped my ASUS laptop and installed Ubuntu. I tried to search for my issue, but I hadn't come across what I needed. Things work well and I am enjoying using Linux. However, when I ...
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Can rebooting many times cause problems [closed]

I will be overclocking and configuring my rig in about an hour and I decided to try out everything individually. This means I will reboot my computer 30-40 times, maybe even 50 within hours. Can this ...
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PC reboots randomly while powered on

I have an old machine and a new machine, I just installed Lubuntu on the old one because I tried to transition from Lubuntu but Puppy Linux but went back right after because Puppy Linux wasn't ...
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Regarding reboot problem

I have been installing Ubuntu 14.04 along with Windows 8.1. after completion of whole the process of installation, I was not able to find "dual os selection" dialog. Every time it show normal booting ...
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How can I run a command at start-up on Ubuntu server not as root?

Occasionally (it's pretty rare) my VPS provider has to reboot my VPS in order to fix issues or apply a patch. Is there any way to run commands as my user automatically once the VPS reboots? I've read ...
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Unlock password when reboot Ubuntu 14.04

Every time I reboot the computer I got question to unlock the disk. Is it possible to remove this? The computer is used by several people and I don't want to give out the root password.
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How to remove ubuntu after booting from live USB?

I am new to Ubuntu, even to BIOS. I am having a laptop with Win 8.1 pre-installed. To test Ubuntu I did this: I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS I downloaded Universal USB installer from ...
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i have a black screen when booting ubuntu 14.04 just after update on my samsung chromebook

hey guys i got a problem i have spent day and night for the past week trying to install Ubuntu on a Samsung Chromebook which i plan to do an internal hardware makeover on but unfortunately right now ...
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Ubuntu hanging on shutdown/reboot

My situation is very similar to Shutdown Hangs for 5 Minutes on Kubuntu 14.04 but I am using 14.10 with a gnome environment instead of KDE (Ubuntu with gnome package added not the native version). ...
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crontab not running simple job

i have a very simple command in cron that should reboot my system everyday. I modified crontab in root with the following: sudo crontab -e I then added one line to the end of the crontab: 0 1 * * ...
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Problem with shell script to reboot computer/switch to windows

I have little experience with linux and hardly ever wrote an shell script, but needed a workstation with both windows and linux to do certain calculations. The workstation is however mostly used ...
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Cannot load grub4dos through kexec

I execute sudo kexec -l /sbin/grub.exe sudo kexec -e and get black screen with some phrases. The font is squeezed vertically and I see also one copy of the same phrases on the right. There are ...
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Xubuntu reboots very slow

I recently made a fresh Xubuntu 14.04 install. Before that, my laptop was rebooting in approximately 30 seconds, 15 seconds for shutting down and 15 seconds booting again. Now reboot takes about 55 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 I must create always apache2 log directories before start

After PC reboot, apache2 fails to start cause of missing directory /var/log/apache2/. And php doesn't work because '/var/log/suphp/` folder missing too. So after reboot /var/log/ refreshes or ...
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Random reboots on 14.04 desktop

I've experienced many reboots at random intervals and with no stress on the machine I've found the logs and skimmed through them but I do not know what I am looking for so I cannot fix the whole ...
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I can not start my computer after instaling ubuntu

After i succesfully instal ubuntu 14 and reboot i can not start anything niether Ubuntu or windows. Message which apear is Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot ...
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Disable PrtSc + B instareboot “feature”

How can I disable this: Magic SysRq key The keyboard layout on my Lenovo Thinkpad X230 is such, that the keys Prt Sc and Ctrl are right next to eachother, as are the V and B keys and it is very ...
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How can I run a shell script on session end? [duplicate]

In a previous question, I found out how to shut down all instances of running VMs started through vagrant. I'd like to call that script when logging out of my Desktop Manager which is currently ...
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reboot doesn't reboot

I've used reboot for quite a few years to reboot Ubuntu Server, but now the command just puts Ubuntu into some low level, unresponsive state and I have to use the reset button to reboot. I don't have ...
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ubuntu cannot shutdown without plugging usb device

I use samsung laptop series 5 and install Ubuntu 12.04 LTE. But I found that I cannot shutdown the system, it will close the OS but still restart it, just like reboot the system. Recently, I found ...
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I cannot install Kubuntu, it keeps rebooting before installation

I installed Ubuntu on my computer with no problem. I didn't like it so I wiped the drive and tried to install Kubuntu. It will boot from either CD or usb drive up until I have a choice to try it or ...
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Update manager always wants to reboot

I have the recent Ubuntu 14.04 version installed. Since a few days the update manager keeps asking me to reboot. Even if I do reboot and no new updates are installed, it asks again after startup. How ...
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Deluge losing track of .torrent after reboot in ubuntu 14.04

Every time after booting, I have to mount the partition and apply force re-check on the torrents in Deluge.Is there any way to avoid force rechecking or every time I start deluge or alternatively ...
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Unattended-upgrades mail only on error or reboot?

I have unattended-upgrades installed on several servers, some version 12, some 14. I would like to enable MailOnlyOnError for them but would still like to receive email notices when an update ...
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How to make sure that grub is properly configured?

On a production server, I just did a dist-upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 to 14.04.01. During the upgrade, I encountered a serious problem with configuring grub. I finally traced back the source of the ...
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Why does Ubuntu freeze during reboot (14.04 LTS)?

I'm new to this whole Linux thing, and although I have been able to figure out how to set up Ubuntu thus far, there is one issue that bugs me. Whenever I attempt to restart the computer, it freezes ...
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Fans max on reboot

Okay, on my own I discovered that following the instructions that I listed here: Ubuntu and ASUS G750JM, GTX860M / Nvidia problems my graphics card would work with my G750JM and it's GTX860M. BUT ...
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How can a regular user be notified of a required reboot?

I am administrating multiple machines on which I am admin and the users have not admin-rights. The machines are configured to pull and install updates automatically. A new kernel will require a ...
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Keyboard layout changes to English after each reboot [duplicate]

Recently I upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.04 and now my keyboard layout changes to "English (US)" each time I reboot, even though in the top right of my screen "German (Swiss)" is selected as the active ...
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14.04 and needs “sudo reboot” twice to reboot

I insalled my 14.04 freshly and added a lot of packages to fulfill my purpose. From a certain stage on, I have to type in "sudo reboot" twice to really get my system to reboot. After the 1st "sudo ...
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Two HDD partitions with the same name result in uncertain directories

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a machine that has a lot of hard drives plugged into it. These hard drives have partitions with old OS's which have a lot of key data that I use often. The problem is, I ...
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ubuntu 14.04 hangs during shutdown. Sticks on plymouth splash screen, only responds to forced shutdown

As of a few days ago Ubuntu will no longer shutdown or reboot. It hangs on the plymoputh splash screen with the dots ticking along. If I press one of the F keys at the start of the shutdown the only ...
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MacMini Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 Headless Boot, Not Accessible, Not Booting

I have a 14.04 Ubuntu Desktop installation on a MacMini running headless in my closet. When I boot the server, it will not assign itself an IP address until I login to a user session. This means ...
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How do I find logs that report the cause of a system crash?

My computer with Trusty is often rebooting, apparently in a random way. I have looked in system register but there are so many logs that is quite difficult to find the ones which only report the error ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 constantly reboots

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 12.04 and I have encountered a very annoying problem. Eversince I installed this last version, my laptop has entered a cycle of reboots over and over again ...
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How do i Reboot into Bootmenu from terminal

My Laptop has this Fast boot function that i cant turn off and it just starts booting into Ubuntu instantly from a fresh start. So im wondering is there a terminal command to reboot into the ...
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Is there a problem to upgrade a system if you get “System restart required” upon logging in?

I know there's a lot of questions similar to this one but I need clarifications (and since I don't have 50 reputation to comment, let's ask another question!) I have this system someone upgraded not ...
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Ubuntu doesn't show when restarting MacBook Pro

I've had Ubuntu for a while now, almost two weeks. I used rEFIt as a tool to open Ubuntu when I restart. I decided to delete it. Now I can't open Ubuntu. When I restart my MacBook Pro and press ...
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Laptop Froze, Did a Hard Reboot and Lost Networking

Earlier I left my laptop unattended for a few moments and when I returned to it, Ubuntu had evidently frozen. This has never happened before. I did a hard reboot (held down power button) and ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu via a bootable flash drive, created on Mac

My brother recently decided to build a computer, but I had the privilege to put it together and to download Ubuntu. I created a bootable drive, on my Mac, using the 64 bit version of Ubuntu. When that ...