the act of stopping & starting a process, or rebooting an entire PC.

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When I click Shutdown, computer logs out instead of shutting down

I have a problem somewhat similar to the one in this question.. I am on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I usually install system updates when they are available. Yesterday I noticed that when I click on ...
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why does my windows always changes time? (dual os) [duplicate]

I have dual os (not sure if it should be called dual since it's not on the same hdd) Everytime after I switched from ubuntu back to windows 7, the time always changes. Suppose the time is 8pm now but ...
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PC restarts while watching videos online

While watching videos on YouTube or even Facebook screen goes on random color for few seconds and after it computer restarts. When I watching something on VLC or other player everything's fine. Before ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 takes 30 minutes to shutdown or restart

Ubuntu 16.04 takes 30 minutes to shutdown or restart. This usually happens when Computer is running for a long time and Swap is being used. I have Core i5 with 4 GB RAM, 4 GB Swap and Hard Disk ...
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Dell XPS 13 DE won't restart after failed update to Ubuntu 16.04 from 14.04

I tried updating my Dell XPS13 DE (9343) to Ubuntu 16.04 by using the below commands : sudo update-manager -d Basically followed this blog post : http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/04/how-to-upgrade-...
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No output from service start/stop/restart command

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and found that when I run usr@server:~$ sudo service <servicename> restart usr@server:~$ The service is restarted (I can see the status with service <...
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Ubuntu MATE 16.04 restart/shut-down halts due to a not responding program. How to stop it?

On my Ubuntu MATE 16.04, whenever I press shutdown, restart button, I get a message that at-spi-registryd.desktop program is not responding and I either need to wait for the program to finish or I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not restart or shutdown after installing CAPT

I have hardly been trying to start using LBP-2900 printer on my Ubuntu Mate and found the link below to start installing CAPT drivers: Canon LBP2900 installation in 14.04 LTS After doing all steps I ...
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How can I restore KDE? [duplicate]

I installed a while ago KDE 4.14.13 on my Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was fine and smooth untill my laptop ran out of battery and shut down a couple of days ago. After plugging it back into the AC and ...
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Why do I have to restart my computer to see installed programs?

I just installed Ubuntu this morning and I installed a few programs like Chrome and Atom but after I installed them I couldnt find them using the search. I thought I'd restart my computer and when I ...
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ubuntu 16.04 keep restarting when running spark in yarn client mode

I have just installed ubuntu 16.04 but it is very unstable, and it keeps restarting randomly. My last random restart was on 02:16 and the following logs from /var/log/syslog may be related to the ...
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Stall on CPU on reboot / shutdown

I just installed a fresh version of 16.04 on my MSI GE62 laptop. I had some trouble installing at first, which was solved with a combination of: Secure boot off Fat boot off and setting nouveau....
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Upstart respawn not working

I want to activate automatic service respawn on a few ec2 instances running Ubuntu 14.04. In particular, each of those instances host Apache web server + Lucee (a tomcat-like application server). I ...
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My Lubuntu won't start: “/dev/sda1: clean, 833427/300007296, 108816738/120004608 blocks”

I rebooted my Lubuntu 16.04, and it won't start. A black screen appears, with this message in white: /dev/sda1: clean, 833427/300007296, 108816738/120004608 blocks Any help is welcome. Thank you ...
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Using Edimax AC600 EW-7811UTC Hotspot

I have a EDIMAX AC600 EW-7811UTC setup and connecting to Wifi but it will not let me use it as a hotspot or Ad-Hoc network. Xubuntu 16.04.
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After switching mouse buttons is with xinput, each computer restart resets the settings

How does one go about "saving" settings in Ubuntu? I change my buttons on my trackpad using xinput set-button-map 11 3 2 1 (im a lefty) and it works during that session. However, when I reboot my ...
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Auto restart rc.local script on crash

I have rc.local loading a script on start up. Wondering if this service crashes is there a way to have it auto restart?
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Recover gedit file after save and restart

Is it possible to recover the old data of a file after it was erased by another file and restart ?
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 power off does not working instead restarting

My laptop does not shutdown. When I click on power off button system restart instead of shutdown.
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Ubuntu Mate Caja Wont Apply Theme After Restart

I usually set my MATE theme as ambiant-mate with darkmate color scheme, but when I restart, caja wont apply the theme, unless I restart it. How can i make it so, that it is a permanent change without ...
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How to restart nginx server using PHP? [duplicate]

I have a problem, i make a site to control our server, but i cannot restart nginx server, this my code $queryRestart = "sudo /etc/init.d/nginx restart";<br> $restart = exec($queryRestart);
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Rebooting computer using cronjob doesn't work

I have a kiosk application running on Ubuntu Server 14.04. In my kiosk app there is a link to reboot the system which just defaults to some PHP page that run: exec('sudo reboot'); If the user ...
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Log Out or Restart

If I install updates and get prompted to restart my computer, will it make a difference if I just logged out and then logged back in?
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How can I get a warning before restart/shutdown?

I have just restarted my Ubuntu, but I forgot that a virtual machine was open in the background (having a minimized icon on the taskbar). Is it possible to configure Ubuntu in a way that if a user-...
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Ubuntu mouse cursor size

I'm having an annoying problem here, every time I boot system, I have to manually set my cursor size from 24 to 16, I can't seem to find a way to save... make that 16 permanent even after boot, does ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 restarts on suspending

Installed 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo G50-40.Laptop tools didn't work;rather, it messed up booting.All the answers to similar questions asked previously have not worked. On pressing suspend/closing laptop ...
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Error: unknown filesystem when Restarting

I am using a dual boot laptop with Windows XP Pro and Ubuntu Recently, I migrated my old HDD to a larger SSD and re-installed Ubuntu (16.04 32bit) Although the Grub 2 boot-loader works perfectly ...
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Ubuntu Won't Shut Down With Splash

So I have an Acer Aspire ES1-512-C96S with some weird issues. I started with Ubuntu 14.10 as the initial installation and have since upgraded to 15 and now 16.04. The issue is that the computer never ...
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Firefox deletes all my passwords and some addons

When I shutdown my ubuntu with firefox open after I booting back up all my passwords and addons disappear... looks like firefox restores it's state to factory... Except that cookies are still in place....
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Can't Restart

I am using acer laptop i have nvidia 940m. whenever i restart laptop my screen freeze and display breakdown intro pieces shown in image. i tried editing grub reboot=pci , acpi , bios ,efi etc but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes and restarts when opening LibreOFFICE

Upon opening LIbre office ,, my system shuts down and restarts into the login page . i cant open libre office because of this . I had recently updated all the softwares in Ubuntu . The version ...
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Random error message that causes restart of computer

Every now and again, my computer screen goes black and I get an error message (in terminal font) that says, Warning!!! Boot script table is modified!!! Please contact your vendor....
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Restarting unity without affecting running apps

I used to run Alt+F2 then r to restart gnome. It works without affecting running apps. However, in Unity, when I run Alt+F2 then unity, running apps conflicted and when I click on one of the opened ...
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problems shut down and restart ubuntu 14.04 , and most recently

how are you. I have a problem and want to know if you can solve. I currently use ubuntu 12.04 , upgrade me to ubuntu 14.04 but when installing everything perfect the problem is when I shut down or ...
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Why am I getting notices about File Manager needing to restart?

For a week now I have been getting this notice that File Manger needs to restart with a restart button and cancel button. When I press the restart button nothing happens, that I can tell. The notice ...
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Ubuntu always restarts after check disk

Ubuntu now starts scanning my hard drives for errors when it starts. After that it always restarts. How can I fix it?
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How can I restart Unity if it hangs

On my Ubuntu 15.10 PC, Unity sometimes hangs. It happens quite seldom, but I have no idea what to do when it does. Additional info: 1) The mouse pointer is moving as if everything is OK, but clicks do ...
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My computer can't successfully restart and I have to do a cold shutdown to get it back, even then it will maybe come to the GUI. It's hit or miss.

I have the current Nvidia version 358.16 open source driver installed (this one seems to be the most stable for my system)The nouveau driver was decent but looked horrible. I'm using ubuntu 16.04. ...
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Why is server restart required? [duplicate]

When logging into my Ubuntu instance I get the message *** System restart required ***. I am running a server and uptime is very important for me. How can I know why the restart is required? I have ...
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Termination of All Files/Programs

I rebooted my computer, and upon startup, I have lost all of my programs and files. Is there a way to rollback? How should I proceed in attempting to fix this issue?
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Libre Office impress restarts ubuntu after trying to start the application

When I try to open Libre Impress it restarts my computer from the log in screen. The version I have of Ubuntu is 14.04 and the version of Libre Office is 4.2.8.2. This dosen't happen with Calc or ...
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Computer restarts several times before shutting down - 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a desktop PC and have the following problem: Every time I try to shutdown the PC the monitor goes off and the computer restarts two times. After that the computer starts up ...
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Ubuntu restart problem in Acer laptop

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my Acer Aspire E 14 laptop a couple of days ago.It was doing well.Today I restarted the computer and when it started it showed the Ubuntu logo and then a blank ...
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Not Shutting down or Logging out in ubuntu 15.04

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 now when i click the shutdown option from the top panel next screen appears as lock & log out instead of shutdown & restart. Before 15.04 i had installed 14.10 but in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Black Screen after login - Tried Everything

I restarted my Ubuntu 14.04, and it brought up the login screen so I logged in and there was nothing but a black screen. I searched the web and tried about 15 fixes, but nothing worked. Something ...
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Schedule tomcat7 restart on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS

I have an issue with Tomcat 7 on my Ubuntu machine. I'm still a rookie in this, but it seems that restarting the tomcat7 service fixes the issue. I would like to make a scheduled task on the machine ...
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How to restart all network services?

Occasionally when waking up my laptop, I need to run: sudo service network-manager restart In order for wifi to work. However sometimes I have to restart completely, so there has to be some other ...
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sudden closing of android studi and restart of ubuntu 15.10

while working on android studio in ubuntu 15.10 suddenly restarts when i type command 'dmesg' the error after this trouble i found was [drm:intel_set_pch_fifo_underrun_reporting [i915]] *ERROR* ...
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Ubuntu does not shutdown or restart properly

My Ubuntu Server 14.04 does not restart or shutdown properly. Using Webmin to Shutdown/Restart or from terminal with shutdown -r 00. The last message is always: Starting Redis server... * Starting ...
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How to get alerted when the dependency of a program is updated and the program needs to restart?

It just occurred to me that often when I upgrade software (through the usually repository apt-get means) I am upgrading software which another program has as one of its dependencies, and though I can ...