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laptop acer 4520 wont shutdown restarts instead

Am running ubuntu 12.04 LTS, tried to reinstall the OS, fix the boot, and following the instructions in the forum but still cant shutdown. I got this when I was trying to fix the boot, any help is ...
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Problems with audio in Ubuntu 12.10

After installing updates and rebooting, I have some problems with 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 running kernel version 3.5.0-34-generic. The most obvious problem is that audio does not work but there are other ...
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Can I use the power button to shut down my computer gracefully on Ubuntu Minimal?

I am looking for a way to get my computer to automatically shutdown when I press the power button. I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 minimal. A similar question is asked here. However, with Ubuntu ...
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Notebook shuts down and turns on by itself

Today I have experienced some strange behaviour on my notebook. It unexpectedly shuts down, after showing a dialog window saying Your computer will shut down in 60 seconds. And then, when I turn it ...
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1answer
208 views

Windows XP & Ubuntu 12.10 shutdown problem

Ubuntu 12.10 for some time has not been shutting down at all. It is showing some series of numbers and call trace message (I don't know anything about this). It did not shut down even after waiting ...
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1answer
169 views

Ubuntu 12.10 not rebooting after hard shutdown. Cannot access BIOS

Ubuntu 12.10 not rebooting after hard shutdown. After I suspended my laptop, I tried to wake it up but it did not, when I pressed any of its keys. So I did a forced shutdown. Now I am not able to ...
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1answer
185 views

12.10 shutdown not working

I hope i don't sound like a noob, but my shutdown isn't working. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 and whenever I shut down and pressESC to see what's happening, it isn't doing anything. When I return to look ...
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Lubuntu Not Shutting Down, But Restarting

I have Lubuntu 12.10 on an IBM Netvista. For some odd reason, whenever I click "Shut Down" from the logout menu in the taskbar, it goes to the "BOOT: IBM: PRESS F12 TO CHANGE BOOT SETTINGS" screen ...
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1answer
281 views

macbook pro 7,1 won't shut down without holding power button - 12.10

Using the 64 bit desktop version of Ubuntu 12.10, macbook pro 7,1 won't shutdown or reboot, it will only go to a blank screen and then hang there forever until the power button is held down for 3 ...
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1answer
440 views

Why is my Ubuntu box shutting itself off?

I just built a relatively cheap Ubuntu box for use as a home server. I had a monster headache getting my Win 8 machine to talk to it via samba, but this is beside the point. I've now been attempting ...
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Asking all remaining processes to terminate… fail

Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits with Unity. When I restart or shutdown the PC, it takes too long to do it. It shows the line Asking all remaining processes to terminate... [fail] and after Killing all remaining ...
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How to read shutdown/reboot log

I own a laptop running 12.10 with Gnome 3.6 (installed on a SSD). I have been noticing since 12.04 that when rebooting, the computer hangs for about 30 seconds (sometimes even more) with a black ...
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Need to setup email notification when system starts and shutdown

I would like to have the system send me a email notification everrytime the system starts or shuts down. I am currently running Ubuntu 12.10 I found this tutorial but I couldn't make it to work.
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My PC seems stuck during shutting down. How can I fix this and have it power off?

I was running Ubuntu normally and one time I ran the command startX in my terminal and then my screen became black. So I powered off through the cable then when I reboot, it doesn't log in so I had to ...
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1answer
174 views

Netbook can not shutdown in Ubuntu 12.10

Why my netbook (with Ubuntu 12.10) can not do shutdown after I click shutdown feature on desktop tool bar. My netbook enter into new session after I click shutdown, rather than off. To shutdown my ...
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1answer
129 views

Name of newly created user missing features in ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

Hi I am not very experienced with user management in ubuntu. I needed to create a new user to manage my application server so following some instructions online, this is what i did: I became root ...
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1answer
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How do I get back my suspend option in Gnome Shell?

With the new version of Gnome Shell in Ubuntu 12.10 they turned most peoples issue around by just displaying the shutdown option which becomes suspend on pressing Alt. How do I get back my beloved ...
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When I shutdown the computer, it restarts

I am unable to shutdown. Whenever I try to shutdown, it reboots. I am running Ubuntu 64bit 12.10. It is a desktop pC. No dual boot. I had windows 7 before. The graphics driver is AMD radeon ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 neither shuts down nor reboots properly

(HP dv6-6180eg, Intel3000/ATI 6770M) Although there have been several questions posted about this issue, I'm still not able to find a solution. FYI, it's not possible to toggle the screen ...
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System shutdown stopped working

Since last week shutdown has stopped working in my system. Either i use the shutdown menu in Unity/LightDM or use sudo shutdown -h now the system just locks, and i can't either use Alt+reisub. Only a ...
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2answers
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frequent abnormal shutdowns/system crashes

It's been almost 5 days since I have installed Ubuntu and almost 6th time that my laptop has been crashed entirely and it shuts down abnormally. Actually, it heats up and I have to wait for 20 odd ...
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318 views

12.10 unexpected shutdown

A week ago I upgraded my system from 12.04 to 12.10 and now I am experiencing unexpected shutdowns. I did not have this problem at 12.04. This happened twice in a week and it takes a while to load my ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 shutdown/restart from login-screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can’t shut down nor reboot without console When I click shutdown or restart from login-screen, nothing happens.
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449 views

mount/unmount issues while restarting/shutting down (not mounted / is busy)

When restarting or shutting down Ubuntu 12.10 the clean (graphic screen) process is interrupted by the following messages: * Deactivating swap ... [ OK ] * mount: /run/lock: not mounted [ fail ] * ...
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131 views

After 12.10 upgrade - unclean shutdowns

Since doing an online upgrade to 12.10, every time I switch the PC on, it does a disk check. This implies that the OS is not shutting down correctly. But I am shutting down correctly (via shut down).
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Kubuntu 12.10 doesn't shutdown

I installed 12.10 to my SSD with EFI and if I use the shutdown option from the system menu it starts to shutdown but after turning off my HDDs it fails to power off completely.
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Ubuntu 12.10 64b does not shutdown

I am a new linux user so i am not familiar with what actually is needed to check. When shutting down or trying to restart i get a screen with yellow letters and the system does not close or restart. ...
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2answers
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12.10 wont shut down [closed]

I have a brand new Acer Aspire V5 with Windows 7 and 12.10 alongside it. When I shut down 12.10 by clicking on shut down the system restarts, i.e. it shuts right down but instead of powering down it ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.10 can't shut down properly

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and after upgrading from 12.04 I'm no longer able to shut down my pc. The system get stuck trying to shut down and I can see the text "acpid:exiting" what can I do?
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Ubuntu 12.10 wireless shutdown issue

When I try to shutdown or restart my laptop it hangs at the point where it says "* will now halt" but never turns off. After some digging I have traced the root of the problem back to the wireless ...
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2answers
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How do I shutdown 12.10 when ACPI is set to OFF?

I recently installed 12.04 on an HP Spectre XT ultrabook. I installed 12.04 from a USB. When the install was complete, and the computer restarted, I got a blank screen. After some searching, I found ...
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1answer
285 views

Shut down dialog appears at random / random shutdowns

For the past week or so, the standard "Shut down" dialog appears at random, with no apparent cause. I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 and it still continues. It's unbelievably irritating. It can ...
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Unwanted text at shutdown

When I shut down Ubuntu 12.10 (and sometimes at the startup, too) I can see something like a terminal output. Under the title "Ubuntu 12.10" there is a text message like, "Asking all remaining ...
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Ubuntu (quantal) takes long time to shutdown [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: New computer hangs on shutdown/reboot, how to troubleshoot? Ubuntu 12.10 takes about 5 minutes to shutdown , how to fix this ?
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591 views

Start and shutdown errors 12.10

I just upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10. I am now stuck as I don't know what to do. The installation have for some reason failed on some place as I am getting error messages on start and shutdown ...
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Ubuntu quantal black screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I'm pretty new to Ubuntu, just having recently installed it. It was working great, except it ...