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Alt+F2 then “poweroff” not working in Unity (Ubuntu 12.04)

I come from Fedora 16-20 and definitely freshman in using Ubuntu, I was used in Gnome3 to turn off my computer by typing ALT+F2, then typing "poweroff" and return. In Unity "ALT+F2" actually open the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 32 bit - system rebooting after shut down

I have a Toshiba L505D. My system is suddenly rebooting on its own after shutting it down via the shut down option in the Activities bar in Gnome 3.10. Is this a know issue? Are there any logs I can ...
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Problem with shutting down in Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 64-bit

I have a laptop running Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 64-bit. Whenever I click on the 'Power Off' button from the menu on the top panel and then click 'Power Off', the laptop always restarts (does not SHUT ...
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Ubuntu wont shutdown completely after installing fingerprint-gui

Hi I have been using ubuntu for some 2 months with GNOME ( http://ppa.launchpad.net/gnome3-team/gnome3/ubuntu ).It was working fine until I installed fingerprint scanner ...
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Ubuntu does not shut down

My issue is that Ubuntu 13.04 (Unity) is unable to shutdown and simply hangs on a shutdown screen. Details below: So I've been running Ubuntu 13.04 (i386) on my laptop for a few months and yesterday ...
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Installed/removed Gnome, but now my boot/shutdown screens are showing the Gnome desktop image instead of the default loading stuff

I recently installed gnome-shell and ubuntu-gnome-desktop, but wasn't happy with Gnome & decided to switch back to Unity. I've got a small issue though: something changed with the Ubuntu ...
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Can't shut down in GNOME-shell 3.8

For the past month or so I've been unable to shut down or reboot my PC from GNOME-shell. I am running 3.8 from the staging PPA which is otherwise working beautifully. When I attempt to shut down or ...
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black screen during shutdown

Good morning. I'm testing the 13.04 64bit with Gnome-shell 3.6.3.1. It happens randomly after choosing shutdown of the machine, I receive a black screen "stuck" (no splash screen, no messages). ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 will not shutdown

My ubuntu(12.04) never shutdown. Did not help this: 1) sudo halt 2) sudo shutdown -h now 3) update grub(acpi-force) I think it's after installaton AMD Catalyst. My friend has similar problem and he ...
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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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problem shutting down

Sometimes I have a problem shutting down. I get a box saying "a program is still running - GNOME settings daemon" and this just stays there. I can workround the problem by cancelling the box and ...
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Cannot reboot or even shutdown my ubuntu

I use ubuntu 11.10. I recently installed gnome shell. The problem I'm facing is that i'm not able to restart or shutdown from ubuntu. I clicked on restart or shutdown button and nothing happens. Just ...
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Why can ubuntu perform a shutdown from the GUI even though it is prive on the command line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Difference between menu shutdown and 'shutdown -h now' Why can ubuntu perform a shutdown from the GUI even though it is prive on the command line? By what ...
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How shutdown the computer from console with option to cancel?

I want close the gnome session and shutdown the computer when the downloads finish but I want to show the shutdown window to can cancel it in some cases. I use: gnome-session-quit --power-off --force ...
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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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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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Where Has the 'Shut Down' Option Gone?

I can't find the 'shut down' option anywhere...
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Bring up restart / shut-down dialog box using the keyboard

Which keyboard short cut is there to bring up the restart / shut-down dialog?