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Gracefully shut down QEMU/KVM on host shutdown

I start a QEMU/KVM Ubuntu 15.10 virtual machine on boot and let it run in the background (as webserver). What happens now if I shut down the host (also 15.10)? Will it kill the VM and result in a ...
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Since installing Ubuntu 15.10, computer randomly shuts down while watching video… faulty temperature sensors?

I believe I am having a shutdown issue due to faulty temp sensors. I have experienced laptops overheating before, so I started turning my laptop onto its head, so to speak, to allow the bottom to ...
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Slow shutdown / reboot with 15.10

I have a GeForce GT 740 graphics card installed and am running a clean install of 15.10. I was running the stock (X.Org X server) graphics driver installed by Ubuntu. Everything was great, shutdown ...
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ERROR: Laptop (ASUS Model X553M) Hang during shutdown/reboot of Ubuntu14.04

I'm using ASUS Laptop model no. X553M & Ubuntu 14.04. enter image description here My Laptop is getting hanged during shutdown or reboot. I've attached hang-screen with this message. Regards, ...
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Shut-down/Restart/Power-up “work” as Suspend on a Lenovo g50-70 running Ubuntu MATE 15.10

As the title suggests; when it comes to shut-down/restart both suspend the laptop unless I go with sudo -shutdown which works as expected. When powering-up, it goes through the GRUB (since I'm ...
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lubuntu 14.04 - T430s shuts down with no warning on low battery

I've tried advice in this thread: Netbook performs hard shutdown without warning on low battery power I get an error saying 'no such schema' when I follow the terminal directions using gsettings. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs on shutdown after package removal

The problem My Ubunutu 14.04 laptop will not shutdown anymore from the command line or from the reboot button in the OS. It hangs at the shutdown screen indefinitely. This problem started a few days ...
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ubuntu shuts down after exact 5 hours

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 with Kernel 4.2.0-25-generic. My hardware: asrock q1900m nvidia geforce 510 Digital Devices Cine S2 I use the ubuntu for vdr and xbmc. The Problem is that the pc shuts down ...
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Shutdown Problem

Hi this is my first post and have a problem. I have just updated today and found that when I try to shutdown a box comes on screen and it says Received Error When Trying To Logout Session Manager ...
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Ubuntu Server Power Management - Advanced Settings via Terminal

How to configure power settings for Ubuntu Server 14.04? Desktop is not installed. My server is plugged to a UPS (battery) and the battery is connected to the server as well to monitor how much power ...
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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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Play logout sound when Gnome session ends

I want to know a way by which I can run a script, which would play a logout sound, just before Gnome session ends. By Gnome session ends I mean when I click Logout, Restart or Shutdown I am using ...
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Not shutdown LenovoM73 PC ubuntu 15.10

New Lenovo M37 tiny desktop. I had installed Ubuntu 15.10. I facing some problem in Ubuntu 15.10. If I shut down my pc its not shut down its always restart. Please help me.
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Laptop shuts-down when power ac is unplugged on Ubuntu 15.10

I've been searching the web for answers regarding this issue but most are outdated, and don't work for me, I tried to locate/apps/gnome-power-manager/general on dconf-editor but it seems that the ...
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System won't shut down

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP ENVY k008 notebook. Ubuntu wont shut down. I have tried these things: Changing "splash" to "splash acpi=force/noirq" in grub and then running update-grub ...
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Windows 10 - Ubuntu 15.10 dual boot issue: No Ubuntu after W10 shutdown, not restart (W10 f*** up Ubuntu start)

Windows 10 - Ubuntu 15.10 dual: No Ubuntu after W10 shutdown, not restart Problem: If I do restart Win10 and start Ubuntu (instead of W10) the Grub starts Ubuntu 15.10 without issues. If I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't power off after I run update-rc.d ccpd defaults 99

I followed installation procedure of Canon LBP2900 printer on ask Ubuntu thread. At the end printer started working. All is well till I run update-rc.d ccpd defaults 99 in terminal. My computer won't ...
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Computer shuts down after some hours of sleeping while unplugged

When I put my computer to sleep, close its lid, and unplug the power from the wall, then it will shut down automatically after about 2 hours. It is not like the battery is dying, because when this ...
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Creating an upstart service for dumping and uploading a mysql database on shutdown

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS x64. I have two KVM guests. One is a file server and another runs mysql server. I have a script that I run on the file server. The script connects via ssh to the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 long shutdown and suspend time after installing nvidia drivers

I installed ubuntu 15.10.The installation was smooth and the pc booted and shutdown fine.I followed this tutorial to install nvidia drivers.The drivers installed fine and were in use as confirmed in ...
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15.10 on Asus Zenbook: Hanging at shutdown with power plugged in

I have an ASUS Zenbook UX305 and I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it. Everything works fine, except that when I have the power cable plugged in and do a shutdown I think it must hang just as it's about ...
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Why my system suddenly shuts down?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 downloaded from Ubuntu.com. Yesterday I was working with Python, writing on hard drive file using h5py library. And in process my PC powers off, and launches himself ...
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Suspend and Shutdown not working in ubuntu 15.10

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 on a razer blade 14 2013 with kernel version 4.2. Everything is currently stock. Unfortunately, suspend (both doing it manually and closing the lid) as well as shut down do ...
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Lenovo Ideapad won't reboot or shutdown on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04

I have problem on my Lenovo Ideapad 100 with linux operating system. I install Ubuntu 15.04, it was stuck at Ubuntu logo at shutdown and show black screen when reboot.
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Issue dismounting LVM on LUKS system when initial live-USB isn't present

I am having a rather peculiar problem with the Ubuntu half of my system. The TL;DR is that I have Ubuntu 14.04 using an LVM on LUKS setup. /boot lives on an unencrypted partition (/sda3) while swap ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 64bit: Shut down and sometimes boot failure

My PC won't shut down properly and sometimes fails to boot, too. The system is: ACER Aspire ES1-511 Intel Celeron N2930 Quad Core No GPU (Intel HD Graphics) No SSD drive Recently the Ubuntu shut ...
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How do I enable the shutdown sound in 14.04? [duplicate]

I already have enabled the startup sound and the system sounds, but I still can't enable the shutdown sound. What should I do?
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Ubuntu won't restart [duplicate]

I followed the advice of some site: https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/bugs The size of the log files... This is the last point I followed when it happened. What I mean by it ...
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Unity shutdown opens logout menu

Clicking the little power cog icon in the upper right opens up the logout menu. Does anyone know why this would be happening? Also, I have a video I can upload if anyone needs clarification.
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Change power options for Ubuntu Server via terminal

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a laptop. I want to change some power management options from the terminal (I don't have GNOME or a GUI installed, and I don't want to either). The current ...
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How can I discover why the game Dota 2 causes a reboot?

The background to my question The main problem is that, when I'm playing a game (Dota 2) the computer restarts only (and only) when the game finish (exactly when the scoreboard appears). It doesn't ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 restarts but wont shutdown

I have researched a lot and explored all the avenues but unfortunately nothing worked for me.I tried updating the grub, editing the kernel but no success.After i installed 14.04 this issue have been ...
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JBL Go Speaker Automatic Shutdown

I bought a JBL Go Speaker about 3 days ago. At first it went smoothly and nicely. Then, the next morning, I used it, I was so surprised why it just turned off all on its own every 5 or 10mins. It ...
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Bypass stop job timer

Is it possible to make ubuntu shutdown right away instead of counting to 1.30min then shutdown. PS: It is a script that is running that gives the message.
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Power Suspend inconsistently working

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. I rely on the power suspend to suspend my system when I am inactive for longer than 30 minutes. For some reason, this doesn't always work. I came to my system ...
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Shutdown and reboot not work

I installed Ubuntu 15.10. on an Ideapad 100. I encounter a problem whenever I shutdown or restart; I get past the shutdown text screen and the screen goes black, my computer doesn't power off. I have ...
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I cant shutdown or restart ubuntu with cinnamon

I recently installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04, now I can't shutdown or restart the system using the GUI, I must logout to do it. I tried to shutdown and restart from the applet but nothing happens, I ...
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How to Shut down Ubuntu by using keyboard?

How to shut Down Ubuntu by using Keyboard only. [Like Windows style] In windows XP if we press Start+u+u this keys for shutdown. and Start+u+r for restart computer. Start+u+h for Hibernet etc. How can ...
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How to check how long the last uptime if it's not shutdown correctly?

I need to check battery life of some batteries while powering my machine (a BeagleBone). My plan is to plug it in, leave it, and check some time later. If it's dead, then I need to know how long it's ...
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Alarm Clock for ubuntu? [duplicate]

How can i use my laptop when is in susped mode or shut down as a alarm clock?. I installed alarm clock applet but it doesnt work when it is in sleep mode.
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS freezes with blackground splash immage on shutdown

It is very much like this: link I have tried to change grub options with no avail. blacklisting drivers didn't help too. Situation: whenever I shutdown or restart, all the menus would disappear and ...
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Keeps kicking me off whenever I log in / Unable to shut down / Other things

So ever since I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer a few months back after building it, the Software Updater has been pestering me to download updates. Just earlier today, I decided why not, ...
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How to shut down the computer safely by pressing the power button?

So this is pretty simple: when I press the power button whilst the machine is on, it comes up with a menu (of which one of the options is to shutdown) However, I just want it to just start shutting ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 stuck at shut down

installed ubuntu 15.10 on my desktop running on core i7 4930k, nvidia 780ti, 16gb ram, 120gb ssd. Every time I am trying to shut down, it gets stuck at this screen: enter image description here And ...
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Failed to unmount /home and /run/user/1000 on shutdown

When I shut down my 15.10 / kernel 4.2.0-22-generic machine (without kernel parameter quiet splash, so that I see the messages on boot and shutdown), recently there are two red lines in those ...
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Desktop doesn't shut down

I use ubuntu 14.04 trusty tahr, and when my pc down shuts down, the fan runs long after shutdown. There is no power in keyboard or mouse. A forum said to set acpi=force in grub but still no help. I ...
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can't shut it down or reboot my ubuntu 15.04

I have my asus x551ma, I installed Ubuntu 15,04 and it was working good but, now I can't shut it down or reboot or even logging out from the corner above. It only works when I use terminal by typing: ...
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PC not powering off after shutting down

I have a Media PC running the Ubuntu minimal install. This problem occurs for quite a while now and across multiple installs. Right now Im running ubuntu 15.10 with kernel 4.2.0 because I thought it ...
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Suspend results in power off

Ubuntu 15.10 (tried other versions as well using both installed and live CDs) on an Acer Aspire E5-574 . When you try to suspend the computer using either the power button, fn-f4 or pm-suspend the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 won't shut down

Sometimes when I try to shutdown my desktop from the upper right hand corner, it won't shutdown. The desktop icons and launcher disappear, but my desktop photo and top hat are still there. However, ...