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undo this terminal command:

I wanted to disable my power button in ubuntu 12.04, so I ran gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power button-power nothing that worked fine, but now I want to re-enable my power ...
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where is logind.conf in 12.04?

I have heard that the logind.conf file should be in /etc/systemd/logind.conf. however, it doesn't appear there, and a file search reveals that it isn't ANYWHERE. So what file replaces logind.conf, ...
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Ubuntu refuses to shut down but screen is black

I run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a laptop (ASUS ALTEC LANSING). This morning I wanted to shut down my laptop. The screen is black now but I noticed it is not shut down at all even if I removed the power ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 cannot not shutdown and reboot automatically

I have 12.04 installed on my laptop, and recently I found that my laptop cannot shutdown, even if I press the shutdown button or: sudo shutdown -h now sudo shutdown -P now sudo init 0 The system ...
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unable to shutdown properly on 12.04 before update initramfs

sometime, I encounter problem of inability to shut down properly. but, after I use sudo update-initramfs -u, it can shutdown once. I just curious what was really happen. Is sudo update-initramfs -u ...
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Random reboots/shutdowns after RAM upgrade

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 on an old Dell Dimension 8200. After installing two 512 MB RAM chips (essentially increasing the RAM form .25 GB to 1.25), the system randomly shuts down or reboots. Is ...
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Shutdown does not power off computer on Ubuntu 12.04

I recently got an update message mentioning there were 13 updates ready to be downloaded / installed, all pertaining to a newer version of the kernel. I couldn't get the updates to be installed, as I ...
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On startup [number] kvm: disabled by bios [duplicate]

When I start ubuntu 12.04 it says [number]kvm : disabled by bios. How can I fix it? Also there is a quick black screen flash on shutdown which states unable to run [something]. It flashes too fast so ...
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Reboot instead of shutdown Ubuntu 12.04

As the title suggests, when I try to shutdown my computer from Ubuntu 12.04, it shuts down but then powers back on about three seconds later. I've changed my Grub settings and added: ...
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How can I get my XP/UBUNTU 12.04 dual boot to shut down or suspend/ wake up properly?

Freshly installed onto a IBM Thinkcentre:(though there has been an update) restarts on shut down and wakes up from suspend with a brief whoosh of the fan and a blank screen. Things got a bit mixed up ...
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shutdown gets stuck on splash screen

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS on my old laptop, Dual boot with Windows XP. Laptop specs: Gateway MX6128, 2GB Ram, 32 bit I am completely NEW to Linux... never used it in my life but giving ...
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483 views

Virtualbox hangs when shutting down after having installed guest editions

I have had a few Ubuntu 12.04 LTS VMs running on my windows 7 host and it's been great. I just recently added the guest additions to one of the Ubuntu guests on virtual box and now every time I try to ...
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How do I get rid of 'Could not write bytes: Broken Pipe' everytime on shutdown Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS?

I'm running the 32-bit version on a dual-boot XP laptop and every time I shut down Ubuntu, I get this message on a black screen for about 1 second: "could not write bytes: Broken pipe * Checking ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 stuck at “reboot: Restarting System”

I know this has been asked multiple times before, but most of these threads don't have an answer. I tried user62664's solution here and ran sudo update-grub successfully, but nothing changed. This ...
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67 views

Trap the shutdown event of ubuntu system

I have ubuntu system and I want to check the condition before the system goes off means system get shutdown. If condition is satisfied then allow to shutdown the system otherwise halt the shutdown ...
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132 views

On shutdown Ubuntu 12.04 has trouble unmounting my SSD

On a fresh (today) install with Ubuntu 12.04 Shutdown is always UN-succesfull. In the console it tells me that it is UN-mounting my primary drive (an SSD, mounted as a Scsi device, where it actually ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, asus f550c : it do not go in power save mode

If I remove the charger from my laptop asus f550c, it do not go in power save mode, as I can see from the applet CPU frequency scaling indicator Indeed, usually if I suspend the laptop, it has very ...
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2answers
63 views

Windows 8 randomly shuts down after installing Ubuntu dual boot

The title says most of it. I believe this is a BIOS issue. Upon startup I have several options to boot into, including: Ubuntu, with Linux 33.11.0-15-generic Ubuntu, with Linux 33.11.0-15-generic ...
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Ubuntu randomly shows shutdown dialogue and then dies

I've found a number of posts on related problem to mine, but none of them seem to address the exact issue. My apologies if I missed something and this ends up being a double post! Basically, for a ...
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Computer powers itself up after shut down [duplicate]

The problem is as described in the post title. Board: ASrock H87M pro4, with the latest BIOS; Ubuntu is 12.04. 1) I do shut the computer down from the menu OR with the command line "poweroff" OR ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 x64 Hangs on shutdown/reboot

Since I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 x64 on wife's new laptop it's constantly (but not always) hanging on reboot or shutdown. Killing X server (with ctrl+alt+backspace) has the same issue. Sometimes it ...
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Shut down doesn't shut down properly

My computer shut down fine until I decided to install the Clementine music player. Now when I go to shut it down it first closes the Clementine window, and I have to go to the shut-down dialogue ...
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1answer
252 views

Computer overheats and shuts off after 5-10 min on ubuntu

I have just tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 to my laptop, but i cannot get through the installation, because my computer shuts off. I have windows 7 on it and that runs just fine. I have installed ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS (kernel 3.8.0-35) doesn't shutdown

Broadcast message from root@user-desktop (unknown) at 15:32) The system is going down for halt NOW! acpid: exiting Checking for running unattended-upgrades: speech-dispatcher disabled; edit ...
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Automatic shutdown problem in 12.04

I am facing a big problem with my ubuntu 12.04.one day I updated my system after that it act as some one has put virus in my laptop. Whenever I open the home folder it automatically replicates itself ...
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Can't access Ubuntu or Windows after shut down the Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 7 as partition. I was using ubuntu for some time and tried to shut down. But it doesn't shown shut down dialog box. So I again tried to shut down from top right ...
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My laptop won't turn of properly

I have dell inspiron n5110 laptop. Now it didn't turn of completely either from Ubuntu 12.04 or Windows 7. stuck in the loading screen in Ubuntu but in Windows after screen turns off the hardware ...
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inotifywait does not shut down my computer

I've put this script at startup in /etc/init.d, when some user changes password, this script updates it on another file data.txt, It is working fine, but when i shut down my computer it was not doing ...
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no longer able to connect to network

New to Ubuntu, I installed rel. 12.04lts and I really enjoyed my experience. I tried to connect to my wifi for the first time this morning and it didn't work. I tried the first thing: update my ...
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Customize XFCE logout-menu

Given: Working on a computer running XFCE 4.10. To complete the work, I use the "Logout" menu. Objective: To perform some additional command, when you press any button in this menu and, if possible, ...
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40 views

Abnormal shutdown of unity

Sometimes, when I shutdown or reboot, my laptop hangs on the purple screen with the white dots. It only behaves this was sometimes, not every time. How should I troubleshoot this?
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Ubuntu 12.04 installed using windows installer unexpectedly shuts down seconds after booting

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on windows 7 using the windows installer. However only a few seconds after booting into ubuntu, my pc shutdowns unexpectedly. Iam using HP Pavillion 2313AX laptop. ...
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Ubuntu LTS 12.04 Shutting down issues

i assigned an encrypted folder on ubuntu 12.04 LTS during the installation process, and (i suppose it's because of that) when i try to shut it down it never really shuts down, it stays in 'shutting ...
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My folder-encrypted Ubuntu 12.04 LTS takes too long to shut down

Recently I re-installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and I encrypted my home folder. When I turn it on, it says dev/mapper/cryptswap1. And like I said in the title, it takes too long to shut down. I've looked on ...
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208 views

Disabling automatic shutdown?

I am running Ubuntu Kiosk 12.04 on an Intel DC3217IYE, but it keeps shutting down when i leave it on during the night. I have tried: Power settings. dconf-editor and zeroing everything having to do ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't shut down - stopping winbind daemon

My Precise Pangolin sometimes won't shut down - the screen is black with text on it. Mostly last line says something like stopping winbind deamon (sometimes also virtualbox, which is above winbind ...
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Unexpected shutdown

So I am new to Ubuntu, and have installed 12.04 LTS version. The only problem I have until now, are unexpected shutdowns. When it happens, it pops up for one second a black screen with sth written ...
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Lenovo T530 randomly turns off when connected to external monitor

I've been experiencing a very strange problem on my Lenovo T530 on Ubuntu 12.04. The computer randomly shuts off with no warning. This seems to be completely random, although I've noticed that it only ...
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Laptop restarts with no warning

Over the last 3 days, at random points (or so i believe), my laptop restarts. And, there is nothing regular about this entire process. When the machine shuts down, it's as if it was done so ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Shuts Down Without Notice

I have a LENOVO ThinkPad W500 w/4GB of memory. OS is a dual-boot Windows 7 Ultimate and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I changed the power settings to keep the laptop "ON" so I don't believe that it's a power ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire 5740G laptop, it constantly shuts down itself due temperature, how to diagnostique?

I don't know what causes it since I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop. Here is the issue. Ubuntu boots normally, so I can use firefox and such. However, after 2-3 minutes, laptop shuts down. (I see ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not shutdown

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 desktop. It worked fine, but after the last update, the system does not shutdown. It gets stuck with the last line on the screen being: unmounted /kernel/debug I ...
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4answers
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What happen when Ubuntu is repeatedly shutdown and restarted? [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my system dual boot with XP . My computer teacher at school used to tell that if a linux system is shutdown repeatedly it corrupts. I wanted to know that does ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Precise only reboots does not SHUT-DOWN [duplicate]

Okay here's the question: Ubuntu 12.04 Precise will not shut-down it just Reboots again! Its as simple as that. I have tried every command out there and not a single one of these commands works in ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't shutdown

I am a Ubuntu newbie. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo Ideapad S205 3 days ago. Installation and working is no problem but it doesn't power off on shutdown. Hard disk activity goes off but the ...
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Sudden shutoff with no warnings on ubuntu 12.04

I have been experiencing sudden shuts with 12.04 LTS. I am running a Acer M5 581t(G) with 6 gigs ram laptop. I have been experiencing this for more then two weeks. Its shuts off all a sudden with ...
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ubuntu 12.04 not getting Shutdown

Im using Ubuntu 12.04 and every time I try to shutdown or reboot from GUI, it just logs out and just be there in the login screen. It only shuts down after I login and open a terminal,become a root ...
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Causes of and how to minimize damage from forced shut downs?

Backstory: Since running 12.04 LTS, my computer has experienced two sudden losses of power; one due to my ham-fisted attempt to reboot and one due to a battery-less power cable disconnection. Both ...
3
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1answer
182 views

USB port not working, while shutdown and network manager are misbehaving

I use an Acer Aspire One with Xubuntu (12.04). Last night I installed a few updates, only the security ones because it was late. It finished OK with a message about needing to restart for the changes ...
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Computer locks up on “last screen” when restarting/shutting down Ubuntu 12.04

Every time I restart or shut down my new installation of Ubuntu 12.04, I get to a black screen and the computer just hangs there forever. The only way to get past that is through the physical ...