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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't shut down after suspend or hibernate

Actually my question can appear identical to this one in this forum (and also this one elsewhere); indeed the question is the same, but I'm asking it anyway because I can give more informations and ...
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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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Session closed instead of shutdown

Shutdown from taskbar, but instead session is closed. Why? I have to "poweroff" in terminal. Desktop computer running Ubuntu 16.04, recently upgraded from 15.10 (not sure, but I believe also ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install hangs on shutdown (i386 Server on Acer Travelmate laptop)

I've used an old Acer Travelmate laptop as my server for years with Ubuntu Desktop. This year, I installed 16.04 Server edition using 'forcepae' on the boot command line (the machine has a Pentium M) ...
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I just wiped my computer and installed 16.04 LTS and I am not able to shut it down or restart

I just wiped my computer and installed 16.04 LTS and I am not able to shut it down or restart it just hangs in till I have to force shut down, by holding the power button.
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How to shutdown system if not charging

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My battery is not working, i.e. it provides backup for around 5 minutes. Now when I download stuff, it sometimes takes around 5 - 6 hours. And I can't just hang around the ...
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Dell Inspiron 3542 b40 i5 8gb ram 1TBHD not shutting off

I've tried everything but I couldn't fix the problem. I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 dual boot with windows 10. Ubuntu works fine,but It gets stuck at loading screen on shutdown. Ubuntu has never froze ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 battery percentage shutdown not working

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Dell Inspiron and got an issue that my laptop is not shutdown even after battery is critical low and even after percentage action. My dconf setting are as follow: ...
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Can't shut down from top bar after issues with software updater

This same situation has happened to me before, and the last time it did, I had to reinstall ubuntu, and would really hope to avoid doing that again this time. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and today ...
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Ubuntu crashes, only fix is hard shut down

Well, recently I've been getting a lot of crashes especially from a game called Hyper Light Drifter Now I don't blame HLD, since it has happened a lot without it and before I even got the game The ...
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Unable to shutdown/restart when switch to Intel Graphics

I'm unable to shutdown/restart my computer when I switch the Intel Graphics. I have GTX 970M Graphics Card with i7 6700HQ, I'm able to start Ubuntu typing as boot parameter idle=nomwait, without this ...
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My Dell monitor is automatically “shutting down” after 15 minutes of working while on Ubuntu, what may be the cause?

This is happening whenever I am using Ubuntu for more than 10 minutes. But the same thing is not happening when I am using Windows on the same PC. Before the monitor screen turns black, there are ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 hangs on shutdown/restart

My Ubuntu 16.04 hangs on shutdown/restart requiring me to press and hold the power key to turn the machine off... I don't know how to report this as a bug and what commands to run to show the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 wont power off

Ubuntu 16.04 wont power off. When i go to the icon at the top right of the screen and click shutdown, it does not shutdown. I ran shutdown -h now and this is what i got i have no idea why this is ...
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Transmission BitTorrent Client Auto Shutdown

i used (Transmission BitTorrent Client) Application and it was perfect but i found it has'nt auto shut down after all downloads finished like (utorrent) in windows. The Questions Is There way to ...
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Problem shutting down or restarting after suspend.16.04

Yesterday I noticed when I went to restart my laptop, it wouldn't. The computer is a brand new Dell XPS 13 9350. After looking into some things I noticed that it would only happen (Not shutting down) ...
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Laptop won't poweroff Ubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04 (did a fresh, new installation) but I am having problems when shutting down. The first problem I had was that laptop crashed when shutting down - I did some ...
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How do we disable control-alt-delete on Ubuntu 16.04?

In previous versions of Ubuntu server, to disable CtrlAltDel (reboot), we would edit the /etc/init/control-alt-delete.conf file and change the script to display a message telling that this function ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not shutting down

I have recently upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04 and I have had few issues in upgrading. But I have come through and now I am able to access and work without any issues in the new version. But when I'm ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 is not providing working suspend or hibernate feature

I previously used 14.04 and i used to suspend when ever i am done and need to resume my task later . That shuts my machine down(except the LED indicator) which didn't consume power and no heating so i ...
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macbook pro 15 can't shutdown on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS , still that screen

In My Macbook Pro 15 Dual-Boot OS X and Ubuntu everything is ok and when I exe shutdown -h now, still this screen: efibootmgr info: BootCurrent:0000 BootOrder:0000,0001,0081 Boot0000* ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu doesn't turn off

I'm new to this system, so I been using Ubuntu 16.04 TLS 64 bits a few days. First, I did a fresh install of Windows 10 but I have the "black screen" issue on booting after the grub, I had to make a ...
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What is it? (a statement during boot and shutdown)

I installed Xubuntu 16.04. Every time I turn my computer on, I see the following statement before login screen appears: /dev/sda1: clean, 169504/30269440 files, 2857236/120061778 blocks It lasts ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Skylake not able to shutdown and restart

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04. I am facing shutdown issues often. It hangs in a terminal with the message (sometimes shutdown works): soft lockup, cpu#4 struck for 22s I installed Ubuntu ...
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My system is not shutting down after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS!

I was using Ubuntu 15.10 and everything was working fine. But yesterday I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and now its not shutting down. I have to plug away my battery to turn it off and also the battery ...
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Can't shutdown xubuntu after updating to 16.04

I updated from Xubuntu 16.04 beta-2 to 16.04 today. And now I can't shutdown my laptop but I am able to restart. When I try it the GUI way it just logging out. When I tried sudo shutdown -h now I ...
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Slow shutdown on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Stopping thermal daemon/running fit make remote CUPS printers)

after a clean install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I am experiencing very slow shutdowns compared with 15.10. There seems to be one oftwo processes that hang upon shutdown. Startup is not affected at all. ...
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Ubuntu 16 reboots seconds after shutdown

I've just updated my ubuntu 15 to ubuntu 16. Now, every time I shutdown, the computer reboots after a few seconds! I've already googled for solutions but nothing worked. My computer is a HP probook ...
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Facing errors with running shell scripts at startup and poweroff

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I want to run 3 scripts at startup. They are named as follows: voe.sh startUp.sh and runDown.sh The script voe.sh is the main file which will in turn call the other 2 ...
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Shutdown while loading windows [closed]

when i start my lenovo Z50-70 laptop and while loading windows, it suddenly turns off and i have to start it manually again. but at the second time it works properly, so now i wanna know the reason of ...
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Endless “Wait-for-state stop-waiting” when shutdown

Problem description When I shutdown my pc with: sudo shutdown -v now sudo reboot or a normal shutdown I'm getting an endless shutdown. By pressing F1 or Esc I can get black console window ...
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Ubuntu says “failed to finalize dm services, ignoring” before shutdown

When the system shuts down, I see the message "Failure-finalizing DM device." What is this DM device, and how can I solve the problem? I can use the PC without problems, but when I shut it down, ...
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Can't resume after suspend and power off issues with ubuntu 14.04

I installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu on my desktop computer and now I face several power related issues: Can't resume after I suspend the system: When I suspend the system, it screen goes blank and ...
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Script no longer running at shutdown

Before having upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10, I was running 14.04, I had a script which remotely backed up the code from my web server, and stored it in a new folder. This worked by running at shutdown, ...
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Can't power off the computer running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I know this question has been asked so many times. For 2 days I keep trying to figure out how to shut down and power off my computer but it just wont power off. When I click "Shut Down..." from the ...
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Is it possible to notify with NotifyOSD when a specified process terminates?

I must admit being a heavy Firefox user, so when i terminate FF, i always have to check with the system monitor if it's process is really terminated before shutting down Ubuntu. Otherwise i will get a ...
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Xubuntu 14.04.4 Shutdown Issue

We have a whole bunch of PCs running Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on our network and we want our users to power off at night to save power. Hardware wise we run a variety but mostly HP DC7800p Dell Optiplex ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 shutdown impossible

Unfortunately, I was not able to solve my problem in the meantime, so I'm asking this question again: So I decided to turn my Laptop from Windwos 8.1 into a dualboot with Ubuntu and thus installed ...
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Problems With 64 bit OS

Just as title said I'm having a lot of problems with installing 64-bit OS. Last week I installed Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit on my laptop. The installation was perfect, no error, a clean wipe HDD install. ...
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Power on-off-on needed to boot laptop

Toshiba Satellite C660 01C01H 32-bit laptop (specifications at http://bit.ly/1PPMN30) Ubuntu 14.04.4 Trusty Tahr LTS When I switch on the laptop the Toshiba boot screen fails to appear OR the screen ...
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Ubuntu really slow to shutdown/restart

I'm running ubuntu 14.04.4 as a VM on Hyper-V (Server 2012 R2). The VM is configured to only have 1 VCPU and 2GB fixed ram. Shutting down, or restarting takes around 15 minutes (sometimes a lot ...
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KDE login/logout issues in Kubuntu 15.10

I'm running a fresh Kubuntu installation on a new computer. Everything runs smooth except logging in and out of KDE. The problem could be divided into two parts: About 40% of the time, KDE won't ...
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Ubuntu pop noise when system starts up and shuts down

I got a Lenovo y430p. Recently I installed ubuntu on it. Everything works fine except that every time the system boots or shuts down there is an annoying pop noise from the loud-speaker. I don't think ...
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How can I enable shutdown verbosity?

Already set the /etc/default/grub and /boot/grub/grub.cfg but shutdown screen still blank. Trying to set it with verbose text.
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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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Dell Inspiron does not go into GRUB after shutdown from Kubuntu

I bought a new Dell Inspiron 15 3000 (Ubuntu) laptop and installed Kubuntu 15.10. No dual-boot. Kubuntu only. Everything seems to work... with one exception: After shutting down (or restarting) from ...
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Ubuntu Update Manager Shows 737 Updates. What do I do?

I just got a computer but when I started it up I noticed it was really slow until it got going, Then the 737 updates popped up, I tried installing them but it shuts down half way through, How can i ...
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WiFi card turns off at shutdown

I got some trouble w my ubuntu (running at an old notebook). Problem is: after I shutdown the notebook, when I turn it back on, the wifi is disabled and I have to pres fn+f9 to turn it back on. ...
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Procedure for rebooting server with Soft RAID mdadm

I've just made a raid10 on my ubuntu 14.04 server, and i was wondering if there was any step too do if i would to shutdown/reboot my server. It a Software RAID with mdadm. Do i need to make a script ...
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Did my ubuntu shutdown properly last time?

When I came back to my laptop it was shut down. Last time it suddenly turned off. This time as I was away I do not know what has happened. I even cannot remember if I shut it down or not. I read the ...