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Ubuntu 14.04 desktop goes to sleep when issued “poweroff” command while lid closed?

My ubuntu version is 14.04 LTS. I used the following command to shutdown the system after a certain process was completed (This process takes a long time to complete, so I needed a way to ...
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Unable to Disable Power Button | Ubuntu 14.04.2 running Xfce 4.10

This is my first question here, so if I goof on a convention kindly let me know. Configuration: Ubuntu 14.04.2 with Xfce 4.10 using crouton on an Acer c720 Chromebook Issue: The default behavior ...
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Ubuntu Crashing Frequently

I am running a Ubuntu-14.04 x64 minimal. It has 64gb RAM, Hexa Core (3.2ghz) and some other stats, that are quite overpowered for my current usage (as i think). The system runs a mysql server and ...
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15.04 Shutdown/suspend and touchpad issues on Acer E3-112-C5XB

My system hangs when I try to shutdown/reboot/suspend my Acer Aspire E3-112-C5XB. I've tried this: Boot and Shutdown Issues on Aspire E 11 model E3-111-C0WA with no effect. I have Ubuntu 15.04 with ...
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Lubuntu Logout Button Doesn't Work

I just installed the Lubuntu Desktop on top of my Ubuntu 14.04 install. I can login in to any Desktop Environment from the start-up fine but once I'm in Lubuntu my Menu << Logout button does ...
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Ubuntu shutdown script

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and looking for updating an script to allow passwordless powering off my machine after executing set of commands. To do so, I have configured sudo shutdown now and it does the ...
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What graphical utility can I use for Ubuntu auto shutdown?

In Microsoft Windows I use switch off software for auto shutdown, Hibernate, restart etc. Can I find something similar in Ubuntu? I read following link. How can I automatically shutdown the system ...
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Problem running backup script at shutdown Ubuntu 14.04.2

I want to run a script at shutdown, and a far as I can tell I've followed the proper procedures. The script (close) is supposed to launch another script (gdrive) in a terminal which prompts me to sync ...
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Unable to shutdown ubuntu server

I am running Ubuntu server 14.04 on vmware player. I have been using this server for a few weeks but I have never been ale to properly shutdown the virtual machine from the terminal. I used the ...
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Ubuntu 15 hangs on shutdown / reboot

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 14 to 15.04. Since then I have trouble shutting down the system normally - it just hangs at the splash screen and never turns off. This wasn't happening before ...
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My HP Pavilion g series does not shutdown

Hi my laptop is HP Pavilion g series and the OS on it is Ubuntu 14.04.The problem is when I hit shutdown it freezes at the greeter page where it shows the Ubuntu word and the dots beneath it. I tried ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 new install will not shut off

So I made the switch to linux (from Windows) today. Everything went well enough, but when I select shut down or suspend, the computer does not actually turn off (though it does, as far as I can tell, ...
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MaaS shutdown node issue

So I've set up a MaaS server with about 8 nodes all commissioned and ready and everything works fine (on startup that is). The problem is 2 of my nodes are set to power-up using "wake on lan" which ...
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Enable shutdown from another computer on LAN without entering sudo password

I'm trying to execute this script from my laptop to shutdown the server without having to enter the sudo password. (Both are running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS) ssh -t lachlan@192.168.0.xxx sudo shutdown -h ...
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Shutting down after XBMC deinstallation

I tried to use XBMC on my ubuntu. After usage XBMC i get such problem: When I press "gear" in top right corner and click "Shutdown" it makes "Log out". And I land at select user screen. So i need to ...
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Random Shutdown, Sleep, and Wake Up Problems

Recently, I upgraded my laptop (MSi GS70) from 14.04 to 15.04. One thing I noticed was that shutting down was not always working properly. To shutdown, I open the system icon on the top right in Unity ...
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Restarts after shutting down

Everything was going ok from the very beginning of installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. But recently it restarts after shutting down. I have i3 3220 with Gigabyte B75.
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shortcut for shut-down not working in Gnome

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome as the DE. Back when I was using gnome with Arch, I could configure keyboard shortcuts for shut down and restart from Settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts I don't ...
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ACPI PCC - Acer E5-511

I bought a notebook ACER model Aspire E 15 (E5-511-C7NE). The default OS was windows 8.1, I have formatted it and installed Ubuntu 15.04. If ACPI is ON I receive the message: ACPI PCC probe failed. ...
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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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macbook pro pop noise speaker on shutdown

Hardware: Macbook pro 5,3 with Cirrus Logic CS4206A Software: Ubuntu 12.04.4 amd64+mac every single time that I turn off ubuntu, my speakers make a pop noise, I think that the soundcard have a problem ...
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What is the mechanism behind the Ubuntu GUI shutdown option?

Please correct me if I am wrong. When we try to shutdown or reboot from terminal by using sudo init 0, sudo init 6( or any other command for the same purpose ) commands we need be root to perform ...
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Ubuntu doesn't suspend or shutdown

I'm new in ubuntu world.... My “Ubuntu” is not shutting down properly. When I order the shut down command, the system does the Log off, instead of Shutting down. It only accepts my command to shut ...
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Does shutting down and restarting Ubuntu have an effect on its performance?

This article talks about how OS's accumulate all sorts of unnecessary things in the RAM due to continued use. Is this the case with Ubuntu too? Just curious as my computer has been getting a bit ...
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Shutdown Takes too much time in Ubuntu 15.04

I upgraded Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 about a month before, after upgrading I'm facing too much of performance issues and it also takes too much time to shutdown. Is there problems with this new release of ...
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How can I fix my Dell laptop's issue of not shutting down or rebooting, but only with ubuntu and not windows?

I have a Dell Inspiron 11 3000 series running ubuntu 15.04 and windows 8.1, when I try to shut it down, it freezes on the shutdown screen that just says "ubuntu". When I try to reboot the computer, it ...
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wifi not working after halt

I have an MSI GS60 2PC Ghost laptop. I`ve installed 14.0.4 LTS 64 bit edition. I initially had a problem when restarting and shutting down. Both caused hangs. After searching here, I removed ...
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Ubuntu does not shut down

I have installed Ubuntu in an old Amilo Pro v3505 (T2050, 1.6GHz, 0,99 GB RAM) and it does not shut down.I have to force a shut down. I am completely new to Ubuntu and no computer geek - I just got ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 doesn't shutdown properly on MacBook Pro 5,3

After about 2 weeks of trial and error trying to get this lovely OS working on my Mac, I still have a few issues: I can't figure out how to make f1-f12 work as standard function keys w/o holding fn. ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 does not shutdown properly

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 it works nicely but id does not shut down. If I manage to press delete key (it freezes quick) while it shut down it says this: starting version 219 error:/dev/sdf: ...
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Live CD loads and works. Installing shuts down?

I have a Toshiba Satellite A105 with 4G of Ram (2x2024). I have created Live CD's for Ubuntu, Mythbuntu, Fedora and SuperX. Every iso has been confirmed and burned correctly. I insert the CD and ...
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system does not power off on “poweroff”, just halts

I've installed Xubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo IdeaCentre A740 QHD with a Haswell CPU (BIOS revision 00KT19AUS) and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850A 2GB. It's mostly working, except when I do a shutdown or reboot, ...
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Shutdown PC in middle of driver update, can't login

Running ubuntu 14.04 with a gtx 770. I was trying to switch from open source drivers to the nvidia drivers, when halfway through my pc shutdown. Whenever I boot ubuntu I get to the login screen, and ...
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Error: Malformed File on boot. How to get rid of it? [duplicate]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 LTS on my computer and it shows this error like, maybe 2 out of 3 times I start the computer. It has no negative effect AFAIK except for increasing the ...
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Ubuntu not shutting down with vagrant VM running

When I start a vagrant box on the console, and then when I shutdown the Laptop it hangs during waiting for the virtualbox to shutdown. last time I got my notebook nearly burnt, because I had to leave ...
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Can not boot into Windows 7

I am New to Ubuntu. My System has got Windows 7 Prof 64 bit. 3 Hard disks are connected.2 tb 2tb and 500gb. in 500gb 3 partitions are there. in 1. windows7 2. ubuntu and 3. empty. I installed ...
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After switching to Ubuntu 15.04 laptop won't shutdown

I have a problem with with my laptop, Toshiba Qosmio F60. Curently i am running dual boot with Win7, and Ubuntu 15.04. I used different distros and this is the first time i have this kind of problem. ...
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Shut Down Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to use Ubuntu 14.04 on Acer (I have recently installed it on Windows 8.1), but have the problem with shutdown. It is not possible to shutdown Ubuntu by clicking on (Shut Down). I have ...
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My Laptop wont shut down or restart, Help anyone?

I installed Linux Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (Finnish Remix) on my laptop but now the problem is that Laptop wont shut down or restart normally. Screen just go black but the PC is still on. Here is my Laptop ...
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Slow shutdown caused by cryptswap

After upgrading to 15.04 my computer takes a very long time to power off. Hitting escape during shutdown shows messages like so: (1 of 6) A stop job is running for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is turning on automatically after a few second

I installed Ubuntu 14.04. When I shutdown my PC its turning on automatically. I don't know what is the problem.
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User account history showing incorrectly

I have found that in System Settings > User Accounts that if you select an account and then select the button called History (which is meant to show the login history for that account), it will ...
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Unable to shutdown,reboot,hibernate and suspend from desktop in ubuntu 14.04.2 server with lxde

no problem if I am using CLI on terminal to shutdown, hibernate and reboot. But the problem is when I try to perform shutdown from GUI it shows GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.AccessDenied: ...
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'Genymotion' does not shutdown proper way. How to solve that issue?

I am using 2.3.1 Version of Genymotion. When I try to Switch Off Virtual device it does not switch off proper way. 1)Genymotion Freezes during switch off. 2)No error message display,no prompt, and ...
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Can't shut down, suspend, switch user, or log out without black screen

Okay... So when I try to shut down, suspend, switch user, or log out - all I get is my screen turned off. However, my computer is still on. I can tell because the light on the power button on my ...
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Shutdown just logging out

I have an older hp pavilion all in one pc and after upgrading to 15.04 whenever I tell the computer to shutdown while in unity (haven't tried other DEs) it goes to the login screen as if I'd only ...
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What to do when shutdown stops because of efibootmgr? (efibootmgr Tainted)

Xubuntu 14.04 Before the last shutdown, I went about removing the Windows Boot Manager entry from the boot list as usual: sudo efibootmgr -b 0001 -B After that, I wanted to look at the list as ...
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shutdown freeze

I am using HP pavilion g series laptop. The OS is Ubuntu 14.04. Sometimes when I turn my laptop off, it does not shut down. Instead, it freezes at the point when showing the Ubuntu word and the dots ...
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How to execute a sudo script with double click

I have this script to shutdown my system after 30 seconds. I want to run this script by double clicking it (that option I changed in nautilus). This is the content of my script #!/bin/bash shutdown ...
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Ubuntu taking long to shutdown

I use Ubuntu 15.04, I have a SSD drive also. Very recently onwards the ubuntu is taking long to shut down nearly 1:30 minutes. I checked the shutdown log messages and I get the follow message. A ...