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

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How to auto restart a crashed app?

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 ...
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Alsamixer is out to get me?

I've been unable to piece together a proper solution to get alsamixer to properly manage my sound. Here's my desired behavior: On rebooting, hibernating or sleeping and then waking up, I want all ...
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ubuntu 12.04 lts not restarting to finish installation

So I have installed ubuntu 12.o4.3 lts from a CD. Everything went fine, but I noticed after sometime using the it, it still hasn't told me that the installation is complete nor ask me to ...
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My desktop shows no video signal on boot?

Computer: Dell Optiplex GX620 Monitor: HP w1907 OS: Dual-Boot Ubuntu 13.04/Windows 7 Problem: When I turn my computer on it shows no video signal. The power light is on and the VGA cord is ...
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After installing proprietary video drivers, shutdown works but reboot doesn't

Running 12.04 here. Initially telling the computer to shutdown or restart via GUI would make it get stuck on the screen with Ubuntu and the dots. The fan was running, screen still on but nothing ...
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Laptop restarts with no warning

Over the last 3 days, at random points (or so i believe), my laptop restarts. And, there is nothing regular about this entire process. When the machine shuts down, it's as if it was done so ...
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Can't stop LAMP graceful restart

I just got my first LAMP up and running, everything works fine except that my server is restarting itself every sunday. When I read the logs I see "Graceful restart requested, doing restart" Should ...
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Install wont boot up, stuck on loading text dots / restarts

Friend gave me her laptop, we agreed on Ubuntu, but I have troubles even booting up live version (see the notebook). I tried 12.04 64bit on USB stick, it does nothing, when I choose booting live ...
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System will not power down on shutdown

I'm having problems with shutdown on my Dell Inspiron 14z-5423. When I shut down, I hear the hard disk stop but the machine does not actually power down. Interestingly, when I do a restart, the ...
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Problem on installing Ubuntu 13.04 using VM VirtualBox Manager after clicking RESTART/Windows 8 Intel i7

Here is my problem: Trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 to use it as VM on Windows 8 Intel i7(not sure if that makes any difference). I use the most recent version of Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager. ...
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Ubuntu doesn't restart, but logs-out when restart button is pressed

The issues I am having with my Ubuntu is that when I am going for a restart, from the tray icon - Shutdown-->restart, it doesn't restart, but actually just logs out and gives me the ubuntu login ...
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Sound completely cut out, and Restart or Pulse Audio can't fix it

Yes, I was watching a WebM video. Specifically the recent LinuxActionShow "review" of Elementary OS Luna. And about 8 or 9 minutes into the video. The sound just cut out completely. And now no sound ...
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I downloaded Ubuntu. it appeared as a removable disk drive. Then i restarted my computer. The ubuntu files were missing. How do I get them back? [duplicate]

After I downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 on to my laptop running windows 8, it appeared as a removable disk drive (DVD Drive). I then clicked on the wubi application, but it did not respond, so I restarted ...
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Samba server doesn't appear to work on system restart

I finally got a Samba file server setup successfully and connected to it and could transfer files fine. I mapped it as a network drive on several windows computers. I shut it down for the night as ...
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Why is Apache failing to restart? “review the situation by hand”

ubuntu@fast:~$ /etc/init.d/apache2 restart * Restarting web server apache2 [fail] * There are processes named 'apache2' running which do not match your ...
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unable to restart or shutdown or logout and even unable to navigate from local user to root

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. When I was trying to give the full permissions to root, i.e. chmod 777 -R /opt/ it is showing operation not permitted, but after a while, I am unable to restart or shutdown ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 won't shutdown or restart (Just a black screen)

I have looked all over the Internet trying to find a fix, but I can't seem to find one. I have a custom built PC running an AMD processor, Nvidia graphics, 16GB of ram and a 1TB HDD for Ubuntu. I am ...
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How to boot into Ubuntu from USB- Mac

I follow the tutorial on Ubuntu website to install Ubuntu on a USB on my Mac. When I restart and press Alt, the Mac doesn't boot into the USB. Any idea what might be wrong?
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ubuntu 12.04 not getting Shutdown

Im using Ubuntu 12.04 and every time I try to shutdown or reboot from GUI, it just logs out and just be there in the login screen. It only shuts down after I login and open a terminal,become a root ...
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How can i get Openshot to start?

I was working on a project, I wasn't finished yet, I saved it and I can't get openshot to start since. I tried restarting the computer, uninstalling and reinstalling openshot. Please help.
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getting problem while shutdown and restart the machine in Ubuntu 13.04

i have installed Ubuntu 13.04 properly and it running smoothly. when i restart the system it gets logged out and same with when i shutdown the machine. it is not getting shutdown or restart. how can ...
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Ubuntu restarts on shutdown/hibernation commands, instead of shutdown

Friends, Whenever I am going to shutdown/hibernate my Ubuntu PC its restarting after completing their process. Mean to say if press shutdown button its shutdown properly and switch off the display but ...
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Random, possibly graphics-related restarts? [duplicate]

I'm running 12.04 on a desktop, and as the title suggests, I'm getting random reboots that seemed to be linked to graphics. It happens without fail while gaming, and occasionally even while watching ...