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How can I make the power button menu appear immediately?

Since the Ubuntu Unity 14.04 release, when pressing the power button - the menu for shutting the computer down/logging out/... will only show if you keep pressing the button for about a second at ...
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1answer
66 views

Remove “restart” option from menu

When I click the gear icon to open the system menu on my PC, these options are presented: Suspend Restart... Shutdown... The restart options seems redundant, because it literally does the same ...
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1answer
37 views

Pressing the powerbutton does not do anything in Ubuntu (no menu)

When pressing the powerbutton in Xubuntu 14.04 a menu prompt would show and allow me to logout/shutdown/... etc. Now that I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 this is not the case anymore. How can I ...
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2answers
44 views

How to activate a dialogue box on suspend?

I am using 14.04 with unity. Quite regularly it happens to me that I want to shutdown the computer, but in the right corner menu I accidently hit Suspend in stead of Shutdown. Is it possible to add ...
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5answers
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Can't shutdown and logout from top panel in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. Shutdown and logout from the top panel are not working. They worked fine when installing the OS, but a few days back I installed fglrx drivers for my ATI graphics ...
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1answer
69 views

How to add the shutdown options to the unity

How to add the options: shutdown reboot logout Suspend Hibernate Lock Screen to the unity dash as shown in the picture below.
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1answer
150 views

shut down without extra question [duplicate]

When I select shutdown in the top right corner, I get an extra question in a new window in the middle of the screen with a big button to shut down. How can I directly shut down Ubuntu 13.10, without ...
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1answer
46 views

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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1answer
137 views

Problem with shutdown/restart option

Whenever I try to shutdown/restart from the system tab, I am given the option to log out or lock and pressing them does nothing. shutting down from the terminal works fine using commands like ...
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0answers
45 views

Way to catch shutdown event in Unity, Ubuntu 13.04

I'm developing gui application (C++/Qt) and now search for correct(documented) termination way for application. Is there any documentation how Unity DE notifies gui applications to exit (some analog ...
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2answers
344 views

How to shutdown automatically from command line in 13.04

I know there is already a similar question about this topic. But that question was only about how to get the shutdown dialog in general. I need to get back the countdown of the old shutdown dialog ...
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0answers
115 views

Shut Down/Restart from unity panel menu won't work

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and now I can't seem to shut down or restart my laptop using top right menu on Unity panel. When I click Shut Down or Restart nothing happens. I have to press my power ...
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2answers
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Shutdown, logout, restart not working in 13.10

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and have installed compiz settings manager and cairo dock. The top right corner which gives you option for about this computer system settings shutdown restart logout and ...
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0answers
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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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2answers
525 views

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 ...
4
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3answers
2k views

What to do when everything freezes [duplicate]

I'm coming from windows and still new to Ubuntu. Occasionally everything freezes and I lose my taskbar and launcher. What do I do? What's the Ubuntu equivalent of ctrl+alt+del in Windows? I tried ...
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2answers
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Everything gone except desktop [duplicate]

I recently changed the default font using dconf tool. That was ok, and after trying that font, I opened dconf again and clicked "Restore Default" button. Then the screen was unresponsive, I forced it ...
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0answers
227 views

How to upgrade Shutdown dialog just like Ubuntu 13.04 in Ubuntu 12.04?

Is there any way to change the Shutdown / Restart dialog to the more pleasant version running in Ubuntu 13.04's? I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and do not want to upgrade to 13.04. This is for ...
4
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0answers
113 views

What is the shutdown command in 13.04 to display new unity shutdown dialog? [duplicate]

I want to create a shutdown icon for the launcher in 13.04. In former versions of Ubuntu I used this desktop file and put it in the launcher: [Desktop Entry] Name=Shut Down ...
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2answers
3k views

What is the shutdown command?

I want to create a shutdown icon for the launcher in 13.04. In former versions of Ubuntu I used this desktop file and put it in the launcher: ...
0
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1answer
102 views

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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1answer
119 views

Which command is issued when I choose “Shutdown…”?

I have noticed that some of my machines do not switch off (since the upgrade to Precise) when I choose "Shutdown..." from the menu in the upper right corner of Unity. If the system is powered down or ...
5
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2answers
2k views

How to suppress or disable the shutdown option from indicator menu or shutdown dialog?

My goal is to allow user only to restart the system, and deny any shutdown (suspend, hibernate). I am running unity-2d. I 've managed to deny suspend and hibernate with polkit policy files like ...
5
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4answers
5k views

How to get the shutdown & restart icon back in dash

In Ubuntu 11.10 it was possible to type restart or shutdown in dash, so you could drag that icon in the left panel. Now in the new 12.04 this option has been deleted/removed. Is there another way to ...
3
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2answers
352 views

Is there a fix for the won't-restart won't-reboot won't-logout bug in 11.10 [closed]

Since I upgraded to 11.10, neither the "shutdown" (for shutdown or restart) nor the "logout" options in the upper-right-corner menu work. They simply do nothing. While waiting for Ubuntu to release a ...
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1answer
547 views

Clicking Shutdown shuts down immediately instead of showing dialog. Cannot restart

In Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric (Unity), clicking on shutdown will immediately shut down the machine instead of prompting with Restart / Shutdown option dialog.
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3answers
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No logout/power-off option in Unity's power cog menu

After upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10, I don't have a logout/power-off option in the upper right menu. Is there a way to add it?
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2answers
2k views

The “power cog” has disappeared [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 beta 1. The "power cog" (the button at the top right corner of the screen) seems to have disappeared. I am not sure what caused that because it was there when I installed 11.10 ...
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 ...