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Shutdown option is not working in Ubuntu 11.10

I done my below option in my netbook Acer Aspire One D260 netbook version. I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu version from 11.10 to 12.04. Unfortunately it was stopped due to my internet disconnect. I ...
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How to shut down the system while using GNOME desktop environment in Ubuntu 11.10

I am using Ubuntu 11.10, and I have GNOME and KDE desktop environments installed on it. While I am using Unity, I am able to see the shutdown option and able to shutdown the system by clicking that ...
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My Ubuntu system doesn't shutdown. Stays in splash screen

I updated from Ubuntu 11.10, I had installed also XFCE on that version but mainly used Unity, after I upgraded to 12.04 when I shutdown it doesn't shutdown it remains in a XUbuntu splash screeen. I ...
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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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Ubuntu 11.10 Shutting Down Randomly and Unexpectadely

I have a bit of a strange problem that just started happening recently. Out of nowhere Ubuntu 11.10 will just shut down. I don't think its hardware because I can't find any information in the logs. ...
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64 bit on Dell Precision M6600 hangs on reboot and shut down

I am new to Ubuntu and I discovered that I can't shut down (then black screen with some lines of text shows) and reboot (then the purple screen with dots appear). I need to hold the power button in ...
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Shutting down via command line causes the system to hang on the shutdown screen

I am using Lubuntu 11.10, and the commands: sudo shutdown and sudo halt do not shutdown my system. Instead the computer hangs at the shutdown screen that appears just before powering off. From ...
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Ubuntu Precise 12.04 and 11.10 do not halt the computer completely, but 10.04 LTS does (Asus P5G41T-M)

I am using an Asus P5G41T-M motherboard with Core 2 Duo E5300. I have tried Ubuntu 12.04 beta 2, the latest daily build of 12.04 and 11.10 (the latest official), both of which act in the following ...
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Shut down when asked without terminal help

My system has Ubuntu 11.10, and it will not shut down when asked to. It will reboot to the sign-in page. I have been using sudo shutdown -h now to shut down, but is it any way to put this into the ...
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282 views

Risk of hard shutdown

What is the worst case scenario of a hard shutdown with ubuntu (11.10)? (in other words, turning PSU off) data loss os instability etc
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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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What might cause a laptop to suddenly turn itself off while running Ubuntu, but not while running Windows?

A friend was complaining that her 3 year old Windows Vista install was taking "up to an hour" to become usable after booting, so I offered to take a look at it. There was a whole mess of stuff ...
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How to create a timed shutdown, based on idle state? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I shutdown my PC when the system is idle? In Ubuntu 11.10, when I go to System Settings > Power, I get the option to suspend my machine after it's been idle for ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 overheating with Sony Vaio [closed]

I am a Windows user trying to move over to Ubuntu without much success. I have installed the 11.10 version as dual boot by using Wubi tool on the Ubuntu website and can only use the operating system ...
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2answers
557 views

Shutdown menu option disappeared

Using GNOME Classic. Yesterday was normal!!! Have the shutdown button after the Log Out... Please see the picture. I appreciate the help
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0answers
97 views

Why does “shutdown” option only log me out? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu 11.10 logs off when clicking shutdown When I need to reboot (sadly, the days of 300+ days of uptime appear to be long gone) while logged into my account, the Shut ...
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0answers
394 views

Why does my HP mini keeps on restarting instead of shutting down? [closed]

I am on Ubuntu 11.10 and this is at least my 20th install of Ubuntu and have had a fair few niggling issues with it. The most annoying is the fact that when I go to shutdown the laptop from the cog, ...
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1answer
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ubuntu 11.10 installer starts again after shut down

When I install Ubuntu 11.10 in virtual box, everything works fine till this time. But when i shutdown the machine and boot it, installer again starts. Whatever changes made to the machine are also ...
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1answer
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Why am I unable to restart or shutdown my computer from the LightDM login screen? [closed]

I'm not sure whether this is a bug (in which case I'll submit a report) or I'm doing something silly! My problem is that I cannot restart or shutdown my computer from the LightDM login screen, this ...
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1answer
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Shutdown or Restart only logs me out

My workstation at work is running 11.10 (lightdm). Shutting down or restarting has always worked up till last week. My workstation is generally left on through the week and shutdown at weekends. ...
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0answers
925 views

Ubuntu freezes when I try to shutdown [closed]

When I try to shut down my computer, it freezes and never shuts down. This is because of problems with modem-manager in Ubuntu 11.10. Even when I disable networking, I can't shut down. What I have ...
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0answers
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How to cancel a shutdown process invoked through a low battery state? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to stop turning off sequence when power manager says that battery is too low and want to power down? Usually I open a root window to have a chance to stop the ...
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equivalent of command line 'shutdown -h +60' but for suspend to RAM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I hibernate/suspend from the command line and do so at a specific time and a relative time? what is the equivalent of a command line like 'shutdown -h +60' but ...
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1answer
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Why am I having overheating problems on HP Pavilion g6-1058er?

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit on my laptop HP Pavilion g6-1058er and I've got problems with it. When I shut down or reboot my pc, when I turn it on again, my bios gives me this warning: ...
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2answers
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Why does my computer get stuck on the shut down screen? [closed]

When I shut down my computer it always gets stucks on the shut down screen (where it displays the Ubuntu logo and the little dots). I tried to shut it down through shell, I checked the init. process, ...
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0answers
413 views

Mouse Driver Problems / Sony Vaio keeps shutting down on its own [closed]

My mouse driver constantly freezes up in 11.10 and I can't seem to fix it. Once it freezes I have to restart... which means tons of restarts every day. I can barely get any work done. Also as of the ...
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2answers
320 views

How do I repair the shut-down/Log-off button?

I use the computer with 2 users. With one user all works fine. With the second user account, the shut down and log-off buttons do not work anymore while screen locking standby and hibernation still ...
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0answers
521 views

ubuntu 11.10 freezes when shutting down [closed]

I have Ubuntu 11.10 installed on INSPIRON N5030. When I try to shutdown/restart from user login menu, it freezes and after a while it shows the user login menu again. This happens only if i have ...
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1answer
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Random Shutdowns

I've installed Ubuntu on a USB thumbdrive, to be used to backup (image) and partition a harddisk. I'm currently stuck at the backup-phase of my plan, because Ubuntu keeps shutting down. From my ...
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1answer
339 views

Shutdown and Reboot is causing Logout, and brings me to Login page

While I am trying to Reboot or Shutdown my system using the menu, I am again routed to Login page. From the login page I am not able to shutdown or reboot the system, only thing i can do is to login.
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Slow shutdown due to modemmanager and .. nm-dispatcher.action?

My ubuntu is slow to shutdown, and the culprits seem to be modemmanager and something called nm-dispatcher.action. On shutdown I get a message on the terminal saying something like "asking all ...
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Difference between menu shutdown and 'shutdown -h now'

What is the difference between the shutdown menu item and shutdown -h now? The former sometimes hangs up my laptop on Ubuntu 11.10.
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3answers
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How to shutdown/restart/suspend … without authentication or confirmation?

I am looking for a terminal command to shutdown without having to write down my password and without installing any extra programs. As when clicking the shutdown button, why it is not asking me for ...
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2answers
673 views

Lenovo S12 fails to hibernate, won't turn off and won't restore session, what to do?

My Lenovo S12 (Intel Atom) running 11.10 Unity desktop will not hibernate. If I use the Shutdown/Hibernate option, it will go to a blank screen with an flashing underscore cursor in the upper left ...
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1answer
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Long shutdown time with 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shutdown taking a lot of time I'm not sure if I'm the only one experiencing this, but I haven't been able to google anything. No matter what hardware I'm installing ...
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3answers
771 views

Multiple Bluetooth problems when connected [closed]

Bluetooth doesn't work correctly on my system (it works fine in Windows 7). When I'm using it, it always crashes my computer. This happened many times just after (or few minutes later) when I send my ...
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2answers
676 views

Shutdown taking a lot of time

Whenever I shutdown in my Ubuntu 11.10 box, the icons are changing to the default GNOME icons and it is taking a lot of time to shutdown. What can I do to fix this?
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3answers
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How can I add the 'shutdown' and 'restart' buttons in favorites in Gnome Shell?

I recently switched from Unity (Ubuntu 11.10) to the Gnome Shell. It took some tweaking to have it all to my liking, but one thing keeps bothering me: I cannot find the 'shutdown' and 'restart' ...
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1answer
451 views

Clicking logout and/or shutdown does nothing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does nothing happen when I click “Shutdown” from the “shutdown…” dialog? As a newbie to Ubuntu 11.10, recently I am facing a problem ...
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1answer
651 views

How to configure Grub to show only splash-screen and error messages during boot and shutdown?

I want to know where do I configure grub boot commands and commands called by lxsession-logout. I wish to make splash screen and only error output on both startup and shutdown/reboot. Startup, as far ...
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1answer
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How can I assign Ctrl+Alt+Delete to shutdown dialog?

In Oneiric Ctrl+Alt+Del key shortcut is for the logout dialog. How can I assign it to the shutdown dialog ?
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1answer
280 views

Notebook not shutting down, Problema con ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

a fine sessione , premendo "arresto", il notebook non si spegne. Rimane bloccato con un immagine tutta "confusa" . Aiutatemi, grazie Translated to english: "at the end of the session, pressing ...
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1answer
119 views

Enabling longer period of inactivity before suspending [duplicate]

I'm just wondering how I would go about having more than 1 hour of inactivity. It would be better if there were higher options, such as 3 hours. Thanks!
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1answer
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Shutdown/Reboot (occasionally) freezes

My computer would occasionally freeze when I shutdown or rebooted the computer for whatever reason. As of late, every time I shutdown or restart it freezes and now it's becoming a PITA. I have no ...
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1answer
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Dell Laptop won't shutdown / restart by itself

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 11.10 64-bit on my Dell Studio 1569. Before this I ran ubuntu 11.04 64-bit. Every time I shutdown, or restart it goes through the usual processes, and shows no error ( ...
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I can't shut down nor reboot without console

After update from 11.04 to 11.10 an wired conduct appears in my machine: Shutdown GUI methods (including reboot) cause only a log off, and in the login screen, shutdown nor reboot options do anything ...
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2answers
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Where is the Gnome-Shell Shutdown options

My girlfriend is using Gnome-Shell (That traitor!! ^^) and she wants to know where is the options for Shutdown like in Unity (Another point for me and Unity hehe). How can I add/find this option to ...
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1answer
285 views

What is the 'bizcom' logo that's appeared following my upgrade?

I upgraded to 11.10, and now I notice that when I shut down, I get a weird "bizcom" logo with a backwards copyright symbol: At first this made me think I had installed some dubious hacked package, ...
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1answer
69 views

When I use the cog and go to shutdown all I lose is the menu

I would like to know the procedure of the GUI shutdown from the cog. This is because I have one 11.10 that will shutdown from the cog and shutdown button but, I have another that if I use the cog and ...
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1answer
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How do I make the power button shut the laptop down without asking?

The energy options screen, oddly, doesn't have an option for what to do when the power button is pressed! Translating the three options: "Suspend when inactive for:" (it's set to not suspend) "When ...