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

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Unknown command hwmatch, installation error?

Yesterday I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to Lubuntu 13.10. When I installed it I upgraded so I could keep my stuff. When I clicked Install it said there was no 1MB partition called Boot Loader. I ...
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Command to restart single USB port

my mouse is broken and it disconnects from time to time. Unplugging and plugging it again works - it reconnects and works fine until next time (disconnects every hour or so so it's tolerable). When ...
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Shotwell auto import issue

I am trying to auto-import for the first time a very large Pictures folder with Shotwell. Though, it restarts my Ubuntu 13.10 while importing the library. To troubleshoot this I start Shotwell as $ ...
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Start byobu setup with server reboot

I would like to start my byobu setup at a server reboot. With screen I use the rc.local and do it like this: su user -c 'screen -dmS screenname sh /home/user/start.sh' Now I would like to know how ...
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Installation problem with Ubuntu

For the first time in my Life I am installing an OS. I installed it properly using a USB. After the installation, it asked to restart. On restarting, two things are happening: I restart with the ...
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restarting after installation

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 and it shows that installation is successful. After restarting the system the log in page appears but after 10-15 seconds it disappears. What should I do now
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Can't stay logged in on Google Chrome

I'm using Google Chrome 31.0.1650.63 on Ubuntu 13.04 (raring). It was all working fine but since last day whenever I restart my computer, I'm automatically logged off all the sites (such as Stack ...
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FLASH / VIDEOS / ARCHIVE MANAGER

When I try to download and install Flash, it asks me what version of Ubuntu I'm using. I assume it would know because I don't. The video player won't let me play any of my previously Windows-viewed ...
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SSH Stopped working

I restarted my computer, and now I can't connect to it through ssh on my remote machine. I can connect to it through the host machine, but that's it. It says ssh is running, but I can't connect from ...
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USB device not discovered after system restart

I have an USB device that after pluging in is visible as /dev/ttyACM0. Unfortunately, after system restart, it is not beeing discovered and I have to plug it out and in again to work. I have found a ...
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ubuntu installation error using vitual box

i am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 using virtual box, after the installation is complete and when i click on the restart button it give's me a error message that state's virtual machine stopped ...
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MacBook Pro 9.2, trying to single install Ubuntu. Encountering problems after restart

Just in case you are wondering, I am asking this from "try Ubuntu without installing". This is where I'm at: I have a MacBook Pro 9.2 (according to terminal). I have completely got rid of Mac OS X ...
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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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13.10 Shutdown/Restart issue

I have a clean install of 13.10 using the 3.12 kernel. When I shutdown or restart the process hangs. I press a key and I see: **Killing all remaining processes ....... [fail]** (fail is in red) ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 won't shutdown/restart

I installed the 'new' Ubuntu 13.10, and it won't shutdown/restart from the menu. When pressing any of those buttons, Ubuntu will close some programs and then do nothing. The only way that I've to ...
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initctl does not terminate at computer shutdown

I have a fresh install of 13.10 on an ASUS Zenbook UX31E. Every shutdown there is a hang, and with the help of this answer I think I have identified the cause to be /sbin/initctl which does not ...
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How do I fix the missing reboot/shutdown issue in 13.10?

I am one of the unfortunate who has the problem in 13.10 whereby my reboot/shutdown button is missing from the menu bar. After googling around I found the bug being submitted but the fixes (which ...
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after updating the ubuntu 12.04 it dont start [duplicate]

i have updated my Ubuntu 12.04 ,then it ask for restart. i restarted my system, but it is not starting ,only showing a black screen with a crosser blinking on top left corner . Again i have already re ...
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Please remove installation media and close tray message inside Virtual Box

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 inside a virtual machine running in Windows 7. I've been getting this message every time after the installer asks for a restart. What should I do?
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How to save all KVM-guests on shut down or restart?

I wrote a short script which was supposed to save the state of all my running KVM-machines (save-vms.sh): #! /bin/sh suspend_vms () { for output in $(virsh list --state-running --uuid) do ...
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Just installed Ubuntu, what to do after reboot?

OK so I've been trying all day to install Ubuntu and finally succeeded, sort of. You see, when it tells me to reboot/reset my computer after installation, I do so, and upon startup, I get a screen ...
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screen keeps black in ubuntu 13.10 when it must come out of sleep mode

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on a completely new machine, was fresh installed. After a while, while not working on it, the screen turns black, when you try to work again, you can't exit the black screen, ...
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How to auto restart a crashed app? [duplicate]

Im tired that everytime my dock (i use docky) crash i have to manual reopen it. There is a way for auto restart docky everytime it crash? I mean something that can auto reopen the app when it ...
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The [ok] screen

I m a nvidia user. I installed ubuntu (only) 12.04 lts, I installed nvidia drivers.After I restarted my laptop, opened blank screen ([ok] screen).I didnt write laptop's screen anything. What can I do? ...
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“anachronistic crom” messages when booting up

My screen shows this message when I try to start Xubuntu: startind anachronistic crom stopping anachronistic crom checking battery state stopping system V runlevel compatibility starting What can I ...
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vmware deletes my virtual machine after i restart my pc

after I created a backtrack virtual machine, whenever i restart my pc the virtual machine I created gets deleted
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Restart then shutdown using bash scripting?

I want to restart and then shutdown from terminal. Means that we want to startup terminal after restart and then shutdown automatically. What I am doing with explanation: Manually start my pc Run ...
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My Ubuntu Can't Restart ; Stoped There

My Ubuntu OS Can't Restart. Following message comes: stoping System v runlevel compatibility stoping userspace bootsplash _ It stopped here. Here, I have 2 questions: Q1: some items shows ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Restarts when I drag a Firefox Tab

When I drag a firefox tab to try to create a new window, my entire machine restarts and has me log in again and I have to restart any running programs. This also happens when I try to run binaries to ...
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I just upgraded to 13.10 in my virtual machine through Virtual Box but can restart successfully

This is what i see after i restart. How can i fix this? Am i suppose to type in a command? Is restoring my host computer to a later point a possible option?
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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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Problem with shutdown the laptop

I've installed 13.10 on my Dell Inspiron 1564 and now when i press the shutdown/restart button from the scroll down menu in the upper left corner or even when i try from the terminal sudo halt or sudo ...
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How to reload sarg configuration file

I have installed sarg for a while on ubuntu 12.04 and forgotten that I wanted it to generate reports inside /var/www/vhosts/reports.lan/htdocs. I have found out this morning and made the change in ...
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restarting gdm makes screen glitchy and annoying wifi issue

First issue is when I type "sudo service gdm restart" I get a weird glitchy screen, I can see the mouse cursor and the desktop is responsive, but nothing is readable and I can't tell where anything ...
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How do I reset my desktop computer with pre loaded Ubuntu 13.1 to first start?

I am brand new to the Ubuntu community and am already in trouble. I recently purchased a new system76 ratel performance desktop with pre-loaded Ubuntu 13.10. Upon first start of the system, no video ...
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ubuntu 13.10 freezes on purple screen when restart only

I have a 24inch early 2009 imac with triple boot(mac, windows 7, linux), ubuntu was the last one i installed, everything is running fine on all 3 systems except when i restart with ubuntu, it doesn't ...
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dual boot ubuntu and windows 7.failed to boot into windows 7

I have installed windows 7 firstly and then ubuntu quantal quetzal o.s ..when i enter into grub showing options windows 7 and ubuntu,when i click windows 7.system is restarting and grub is again ...
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Issue restarting after changing /etc/network/interfaces to a static IP Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

I've been trying to set up a static IP address on my new Ubuntu build (12.04.3 LTS). I changed the following lines in my /etc/network/interfaces file from: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp to: auto ...
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Instalation of Ubuntu 12.04 don't start, just restart

When I try to install ubuntu from pendrive, I click the option of Instaling next to Windows 7 and... my computer just restart. That's all. It's like circle, computer starts -> Instalation starts -> ...
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Booting Windows 8.1 from Grub Causes Restart

I am a newbie to Ubuntu but have had experience with OSX and Windows in the past. I had Windows 8.1 installed on my 1TB WD hard drive and I had a 500GB WD Hard Drive that I wanted to try and run ...
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Ubuntu Start menu Shutdown/Restart have the same function [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. After upgrading and fixing some things the one thing I cannot fix is that the start menu lists Shutdown and Restart and both these buttons just open a menu with shutdown and ...
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Why do we need to be root in terminal for shutdown and restart?

When we install/remove/update packages or make any changes which require administrative privileges we are prompted for the password of admin user who has the sudo privileges - this happens both via ...
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Wrong bootloader on restart

I have installed UBUNTU on a partition of my HD after Windows 8. Many installs of UBUNTU before I could get it to work. 12.04 was working but keyboard and Touchpad would often freeze requiring a ...
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Tory systemd-undevd: failed to execute. I get this in a black screen every time I restartd

upgraded to the latest version of ubuntu and it told me to delete some packages after the install, but I kept them I don't know if that is what caused the problem, but every time I restart my computer ...
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Restart returned to session indicator menu after upgrading to 13.10

This is the first time I'm having problems during Ubuntu upgrade. I had previously enabled the new Unity logout/shutdown dialogs and the restart option had gone. But now it's back again, though ...
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not install success ubuntu 12.04 x64 on virtualbox when restart [duplicate]

I can`t install ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso on virtualbox 4.1. When install complete Restart virtual machine Not continue All processes ended within 3 seconds... [OK] modem-manger[1433]: ...
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Install off USB successful after restart USB tries install again

So the install along side windows8 went fine off a USB, I was then told to restart the computer, still booting off the USB, but it just gives me the install menu again. If I change the BIOS boot off ...
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How to completely restart script from inside the script itself

I'm setting up a shell script with menues and sub menues, options, etc. But on each menu/submenu/etc, i need a "Go back to main menu" choice. I've already got the menu set up and it works fine, but i ...
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Sometimes when I boot up my Toshiba Satellite L875D lap top running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS it does not detect my keyboard

I have the follow issue. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Toshiba Satellite L875D and sometimes when I boot up my machine it reaches the log in session where I am supposed to type my password but my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 restarts automatically

I am running a program which takes several days at a stretch in my ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I find my pc restarted sometimes. There is no specific pattern to it. Sometimes the first day or sometimes the ...