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Problem with upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10

I recently upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10. However during the upgrade, my laptop shutdown because I forgot to plug in the charger. However after looking online I've managed to make it work and now the ...
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1answer
169 views

Minecraft turn off PC on 11.04

I had install Ubuntu 11.04 on two PC. On one everything work perfect, but another after some time turn off computer. I tried a lot of ideas(reinstall, openJDK 7(give just black screen), but all still ...
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1answer
667 views

ubuntu shutdown command doesn't shutdown properly [closed]

I think I have problem with shutdown command. Using Ubuntu 11.10. The shutdown command works and computer shuts down, but when I boot I get the following warning: * * * * * Warning: System BOOT ...
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1answer
264 views

Choosing shutdown instead logs me out of my session

If I use the menu in the upper right and say shut down the computer goes to the log out screen where I then have to click in the bottom right and tell it to shut down again. from the terminal if i ...
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0answers
351 views

Shutdown gets stuck [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.04, with unity. It's an "inside windows" installation using Wubi, and I've installed on an external USB-HDD. More and more now, my computer does not shut down properly. It gets ...
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2answers
2k views

can't shut down or restart while others are logged in [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make shutdown not require admin password? When I'm logged in on my own account and try to do Restart or Shutdown from the "Power" menu, while others are also ...
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2answers
639 views

Delay shutdown until UbuntuOne has finished synchronizing

when logging out to a different user, shutting down, or restarting the machine sometimes I can get this message some programs are still running program list waiting for programs ...
4
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3answers
777 views

shutdown -P works, but shutdown -r does not

I have a headless Ubuntu Server 11.04 box. If I use: sudo shutdown -P now It works every time. However, if I instead want to simply restart the machine: sudo shutdown -r now It fails to do so. ...
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3answers
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Ubuntu will not shutdown

I have installed Ubuntu as wubi (next to windows 7). When I expect the computer to shut down, it doesn't, it freezes instead. I've found this elsewhere: sudo modprobe -rf rt2860sta; sudo modprobe ...
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1answer
361 views

ubuntu *sometimes* restarts when i try to shutdown (shutdown -P now, halt, init 0)

I have had ubuntu running fine from usb external hd. When i bought a new laptop (toshiba L775D-S7222) and tried to boot I found that not always but sometimes there was a problem that shutdown did not ...
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1answer
577 views

power menu does not have shutdown and restart

I have Ubuntu 11.04 and I works perfect. I do not know what happened but for no reason the logout, restart and shutdown options disappeared from power menu. I did restart it more than one time ...
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4answers
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Why does nothing happen when I click “Shutdown” from the “shutdown…” dialog?

I've been through all questions with the 'Shutdown' tag on this site - but this is different. I choose "Shutdown..." from the session menu. I then click "Shutdown" on the dialog that appears. ...
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2answers
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11.04 shuts down after around 15 minutes of online video or less, every single time

i installed 11.04 (my first experience with ubuntu, please go easy on me..) only a few days ago after Vista crashed on my computer. i installed flash and all the correct plug-ins as far as i can tell ...
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1answer
200 views

Can't restart or power off on an Asus 2400 [closed]

Computer Asus 2400 does not turn off or restart in 11.04, and display the wallpaper without anything more and do not respond the turn off button of the computer (the system is configured to start turn ...
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1answer
1k views

disable shutdown/suspend if there is other user logged in via ssh

I remember that in versions of ubuntu around 9.04 was possible to disable user to shutdown ( and maybe suspend too ) system if there was other user logged in.Something like policykit or similar. Is ...
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2answers
78 views

How to uninstall 8.10 while keeping 11.04?

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 11.04 with 8.10 already installed and since then my Dell VOSTRO laptop gets shuts down automatically every half an hour. Although I am using the latest version (currently ...
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4answers
8k views

How to give shutdown privileges to a user?

I am using Ubuntu 11.04. I want to run a script which checks for a running process and shuts down the system when that process ends. To do this, the user requires shutdown access so that the script ...
2
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1answer
2k views

HP Pavilion dv6 can't shutdown or reboot [closed]

Ubuntu 11.04 with HP Pavilion can't shutdown or reboot. I am old linux user, been using linux for years, this is the first time in encounter this issue ever with many Linux distros on the same ...
2
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3answers
2k views

Computer restarts instead of shutting down [closed]

My Ubuntu 11.04 will not shutdown when I tell it to; it will instead restart the computer.
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2answers
1k views

Why does Plymouth boot in fallback text mode?

When starting my system, Plymouth doesn't show graphics but uses the fallback text mode. However, it runs normally (that is, with graphics) on shutdown. Why is that?
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2answers
737 views

Unable to shutdown, only reboot

Ever since I upgraded to 11.04, I have been unable to shutdown my computer. I tried using : shutdown now, poweroff, and halt. But they don't work! The only one that does is reboot. Here is the ...
5
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2answers
2k views

Unable to shutdown/restart/hibernate

After I installed ubuntu 11.04, it wont shutdown nor restart, it just freeze, and I have to hold the power button in order to turn off my netbook. (It also happens on livecd) Can anyone tell me the ...
4
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6answers
2k views

Cannot restart, reboot, nor shutdown Ubuntu 11.04

I cannot restart, reboot or shut-down my PC using Natty. Whenever I hit shut-down, restart or in terminal sudo reboot it shows a black screen. If I should press down the power button for while, it ...
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1answer
763 views

Dell Vostro 3400 reboots instead of shutting down

Well the title says it all. After the GUI button of shutdown responded to reboot. I have tried all the command there is but every time I shut down my laptop it reboots. I tried sudo halt sudo ...