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cannot sutdown or suspend, PC restart 3 sec automatically

I have this computer for 5 years and I have these problems been a year and a half on my desktop computer 1 issue) sometime if I just want to suspend but the computer restart by itself 3 seconds later ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 doesn't shutdown after installing Cinnamon

I changed my Ubuntu interface from the classic Unity to Cinnamon and after that shutdown doesn't work properly. I first have to log out and then shutdown else it wont make so. From terminal shutdown ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS crashes while sutting down

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a laptop (Dell Inspiron) on a partition. Most of the time when I shut down or restart the sytem "crashes" (i'm not shure what to call it). Point is that as soon as ...
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Laptop goes to sleep if i close the lid during startup?

I just discovered something weird today. On my system running Ubuntu 15.10, I have set that closing the lid doesn't put my laptop to sleep. But if I close the lid while my pc is starting up or ...
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Compaq CQ60-220US - Shutdown Issue

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32BIT on my notebook and set it up for dual boot and partioned the drive on the initial install. Whenever i shut down or restart the PC doesnt power off but stays in ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 5559 problem at shutdown and logout (Intel Skylake and AMD Radeon R5 M335)

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 15 (5559) laptop with an Intel Skylake i7-6500U CPU and an AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card. I'm running elementary 0.3.2 which is based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I ...
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Whenever I press the power button in the login screen, my computer shuts down immediately

I sometimes leave my computer for long periods of time, and after a while, my computer will require a password to re-enter the live session. However, when I come back, since the screen has already ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 get stuck at shutdown, only flashing cursor

My set up: Dual boot: Ubuntu 15.10 + Windows 10 latest (not wubi) Specs: i7 870 @ 2.93 gHz * 4 DDR3 8GB ram 1TB HDD Whenever i shutdown, it just stuck at flashing cursor on the top left hand ...
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Ubuntu hanging on shutdown and reboot

Sorry for another question about ubuntu hanging on shutdown and reboot. I have looked at other questions on the site and tried editing the grub file etc as per most answers but to no avail. I have not ...
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Significant delay between OS termination and restart signal on motherboard [closed]

I recently had a glass of fruit juice dumped into my tower, which required a motherboard change. I replaced my Asus Z97M-Plus motherboard with a Gigabyte Z97MX-Gaming 5. When I send a shutdown or ...
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14.04 Shutdown hangs on printing error message

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. When it shuts down, it would print out many error messages, and hang.
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PC Won't Shutdown/Reboots Instead

I appear to be having an issue with shutting down my PC after doing a fresh install of Lubuntu 15.10 (wily). When I go to shutdown, my PC will begin to power off, but appears to restart. I ...
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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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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 ...