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Why ubuntu 15.10 still needs restart to update the kernel?

I upgraded my system to ubuntu 15.10 dev a while ago and the kernel was 4.2.0-14. A new update downloaded kernel 4.2.0-16 but "uname -a" still shows the current running kernel as 4.2.0-14. Linux ...
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15.04: System will not shutdown or restart

When I shut down the system by command from the menu top right behind the gear or turn off, this process gets stuck. When I look into the terminal with [ESC], I see that a USB drive is not being ...
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Xubuntu Wifi disconnects randomely back with restart

I've been looking at topics for a while, but I can't figure anything out that's applicable for my netbook (acer aspire). I'm a newb in linux, and installed Xubuntu on a old laptop to get the most out ...
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restart network-manager

I followed the steps provided in this answer. However, one of the steps is to restart the network manager: sudo restart network-manager If I try this I will get the following error message: $ sudo ...
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How can I make my left/right monitor configuration stick after a restart

Every time I start my PC, my leftmost monitor is configured to be my rightmost one. It works fine after I change it in display settings. However, whenever I restart my PC, they're back to the wrong ...
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Ubuntu Cronjob Samba Permission and restart

Is it possible in Ubuntu to create a cronjob which does give a certain file 777 permission and restarts the Samba server.
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Ubuntu 14.04 x64 doesn't Restart or Shutdown

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 x64 many times on real and virtual machines. There is one configuration I have (never changed by the user because he is only using Chrome for internet, without having a ...
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Clean, safe way to auto restart (and monitor) daemons/services

At the moment I am using init.d-scripts for starting services like TeamSpeak or MineCraft. Sometimes a server application stops because of some failure or it is auto-stopped, because of some plugin. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS screen gets Black screen after login

I upgraded ubuntu13.10 to Ubuntu14.04. After installation when I restarted and logged in I could see the desktop as usual. After 5-10 seconds the screen gets blackout (not shutdown) and returns back ...
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Tomcat 8 does not start immediately after a reboot

I have Ubuntu server 15.04 with apt-get installed Tomcat 8. After first launch it starts fine and I can see XX.XX.XX.XX:8080, "it works" page. But after service tomcat8 restart I should wait about 10 ...
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works fine but when restarted or shut down it is impossible to open again and after many times it starts again

i donot know anything about ubuntu and installed it from a bootable usb and installed ubuntu 14.04LTS and worked fine. but when i shut it doww and started again it came with 3 options at start page ...
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Loses Ethernet Connection Upon Restart

Usually I just leave my computer in sleep when I don't use it, but recently, say a month or so, once I wake it it loses its internet connection. I have it wired with ethernet. Even a modem restart ...
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MySQL requires restart in Terminal every time laptop is restarted. 14.04.2 LTS

I installed MySQL a few weeks ago. The problem now is that every time my laptop is restarted I also have to manually restart MySQL in terminal via: sudo service mysql restart The errors I get ...
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Shutdown, restart and suspend problems on Acer E5 511 (Sandy Bridge) 14.04 and 15.04

Lot's of similar problems out there. Basically I have tried most or all of the suggestions offed but to no avail. Specifically. I installed Unity 15.04 on two Acer E5 511 C1WE laptops and it seems to ...
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During system restart telnet service isn't start automatically

Each time i restart the system i need to login through SSH & then restart the telnet service manually. Any idea how to get rid of this? System Info: Ubuntu 15.04 (GNU/Linux 3.16.0-36-generic ...
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Why does apt-get not require restarts, where the update manager does?

Oftentimes I try to ‘beat’ the update manager by opening a console and entering the sequence sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade which, to the best of my knowledge, should update all packages ...
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Command equivalent on restarting explorer.exe in Windows [duplicate]

Is there command in Ubuntu that is equivalent on restarting explorer.exe in Windows?
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reboot and shutdown executables missing

I'm working with some proprietary scripts for a embedded Linux project. One of the scripts replaces the reboot and shutdown executables in /sbin/ with a symlink to a Perl program. I ran this script ...
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Why is Ubuntu not starting after I changed freedesktop.org.xml from Mime to run swf files?

So, I changed the file mentioned above and tried to update the Mime, but the update failed for some reason. And within a minute the shortcuts from left toolbar started disappearing, and all the ...
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Lubuntu No Wifi & No Reboot/Shut Down

I'm pretty new to Linux and Ubuntu. I just installed the Lubuntu on my mother's old laptop to replace XP. But after the installation I was unable to connect to wireless network. For at least a week ...
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Apache not able to restart

Trying to restart apache from terminal using following command: sudo service apache2 restart when executing that command getting below error: Job for apache2.service failed. See "systemctl status ...
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Network manager must be restarted after wakeup in Ubuntu 15.04

Upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 on my lenovo T410 a couple of weeks ago and I have been having some problems with my network connection ever since. Everything worked fine with 14.04, but now I am ...
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Change lock screen background through command line

I'm interested in changing my lock screen background through the command line. I'm hoping to be able to do it such that, after I run a series of commands, the next time it locks that image comes up. ...
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How to get OS selection screen?

Recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 along with windows 8.1 in my dell inspiron 15 5547 (Legacy Mode, windows 8.1 in uefi mode), while restarting OS selection window is not displayed. Every time I need to ...
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How do I restart 14.04?

The System Menu on the right end of the top bar is supposed to have lines for me to "switch users, lock screen, log out, suspend, restart, or shutdown" my computer. But there is no line to restart ...
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Ubuntu in endless password asking loop [duplicate]

This is very strange broblem, I have never seen anything even close to this. I have ubuntu 14 (or so) which is put into old 2005's cheap laptop computer. It had worked well since now, even tough ...
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My computer needs 30 seconds to start [closed]

My Mac is 7 years old, he had many problems to run normally. I installed in it Ubuntu and the results are very good so I dont regret my choice. But I think that I may have a little problem which is ...
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Does the service command work in 15.04

The manpage for the service command in 15.04 says that it is for running a System V init script, although under DESCRIPTION, it says that it can also be used for an upstart job. It is my understanding ...
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Lost the Shutdown/restart menu upper right 14.04

This is a recent Trusty load, not sure how lost it but it's consistently gone. Would very much like it back. tnx rich
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Restart Unity Without Logging Out

I've used the command unity to restart Unity without logging out, but recently that's been also logging me out. I've also tried using unity --replace but that does the same thing. Can someone ...
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wifi doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04 after a short time until I restart the system

My Situation: I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my new HP laptop. My problem: My system is able to connect to my wifi router after the system starts, but after few minutes (30-45 min) the ...
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Ubuntu not shutting off [duplicate]

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it won't shut down after updating, I have to manually shut it down by holding the power key, it happens when I either try to restart it or shut it down. Anyone got ...
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I need to restart from the root command line [duplicate]

I need help restarting/shutting down from the root command line, any commands I could use? I don't like hard resetting
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How to analyze abrupt session restarts?

Sometimes, my Ubuntu session abruptly restarts without a warning. Sometimes my documents are lost (for example, once my Libre Office Writer document gets lost). How can I analyze the issue?
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Why does my laptop freeze and restart unexpectedly on its own at random times?

I have Ubuntu 14.04, I recently had windows 8.1 which came installed with my dell inspiron 15 amd laptop. I decided I wanted ubuntu so i ran it off of a flash drive and replaced windows with it, now ...
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Unable to either Restart or Shutdown my Install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ( No Dual Boot ) on Acer Aspire ES1-512

I am puzzled as to why my machine does not shutdown within my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation on my Acer (UEFI Boot Mode). I go into the whole "Shutdown" process, starts looking like it is about to ...
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Shutdown command from UI restarts system in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 installed on Lenovo Flex 2 laptop. My problem is that whenever I select shutdown from the menu, the laptop restarts instead of completely shutting down. Any idea why this might ...
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Can't cancel the restart/shut down dialog box in Gnome

When I click on the "Restart..." or "Shut Down..." options of the Gnome panel, a box dialog appears in order to confirm whether I really want to "Accept" or "Cancel" the process (as expected). ...
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Automatically restart a crashed software [duplicate]

I am using "Docky" and it is a software prone to crashes once in a while. Is there a way to keep this software always running even after a crash? I want "Docky" to restart itself if it crashes so i ...
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I can't install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS alongside windows 7 system restarts

I can't install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS because system restarts as I choose to install alongside windows 7 and press continue till then everything goes fine. I tried many times but I didn't get success. ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Restarting Randomly

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my external HD and everything works just fine (I haven't made any changes to the system files yet), but after a little while (I don't know how long, sometimes it's 15 ...
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Wi-fi doesn't work without reinstalling after every restart - please help me - 14.04

Wi-fi doesn't work without reinstalling after every restart - please help me I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and bcmwl driver on Dell Inspiron 15 3521 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation ...
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Unable to Shutdown after updating to 14.10 from 14.04

After updating to Ubuntu 14.10 I have noticed that my Dell inspiron 7537 is unable to shutdown. When I try to shutdown with UI - It keeps restarting. When I try in terminal (i.e sudo shutdown now, ...
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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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Ubuntu Shuts Down on Restart (v 14.04.1)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my laptop and I am not able to restart it. Every time I press the restart button, the system logs me off as usual, then the ubuntu loading screen appears ...
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start on emit is not working on upstart

I am working to restart service if stopped. I was looking for upstart, to restart service. I found some answers. I took apache2 service for testing. I changed code as below. # File : ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 keeps restarting the PC

When using Ubuntu 14.04, my PC doesn't shutdown. When I try to turn it off, it performs the procedure, the led goes out. Soon after it (re)start again. That doesn't happen with Fedora 20 and ...
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Run commands on system shutdown/reboot/logout [duplicate]

I would like to run certain aliases and simple commands when system shuts down or reboots or when I simply log out of system. This would help a lot as I usually forget about shutting down vagrant ( ...
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Why does Ubuntu 14.04 keep shutting down when playing video?

I'm reasonably tech savvy but very new to Ubuntu and I'm having a problem when watching video. I can watch something for 15 minutes or so whether it be flash based or MP4 or something then Ubuntu ...
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How can I troubleshoot my system freezing just before restart?

Kubuntu 14.04 on a new computer. GPU is R9 280x in case it's relevant. Sometimes (not every time) when I restart in order to switch to Windows, Kubuntu seems to hang. There's a black screen. I am ...