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Help Ubuntu and Windows won't shutdown

I've decided to install Ubuntu 16.04 along with Windows 10 on my Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series. Now both OS's can't shut down properly. What is looks like is that all processes are killed during the ...
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Ubuntu doesn't shutdown. The process keep waiting and doesn't shutdown

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It work fine, but when i try to shut it down, it doesn't finish. This happened independent if i do it from the Desktop environment or from the command line environment (...
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Ensure that a (potentially long) root script execute to completion before power-down [duplicate]

I want to run a simple rsync-based bash script as root when a power-down cycle initiates from either: a login interactive shell, or a gui session, or a machine boot state where no login-user has ...
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16.04 reboots 4 seconds after shutdown completes (Acer Aspire V5-571P)

Obviously I'd like to add comments on existing threads, but as a new user with 1 rep point, that's not going to happen for a bit. Basics: Acer Aspire V5-571P, Ubuntu 16.04 has started rebooting a ...
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Reduce shutdown time?

How can I reduce shutdown time? The guest session takes only 1 second, but my session take about 10 seconds. I checked the first answer here, but apport doesn't show any thing is their any way to ...
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NFS prevents machine from shutting down

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and use ifplugd as network manager. I also have 2 NFS shares set up. If I unmount those shares beforehand, OS shuts down just fine, but if I don't, it never shuts down (I left it ...
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after installation of easyshutdown nothing happens when i click on it ubuntu 16.04

i've just installed easyshutdown but when i click on it it rises up for some seconds and stops running. What is the problem. I didn't find any solution. New to ubuntu 16.04
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Cinnamon desktop, no shutdown button

I am using Cinnamon desktop with 14.04. Since a couple of months, I am facing this issue. It is that there is no shutdown , restart or log off buttons when you click the shutdown button in pop up menu....
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Ubuntu 14.04 spontaneously shutting down, showing power off menu for a second

Recently I have had problems with Ubuntu (14.04) spontaneously shutting down for no obvious reason. I use GNOME, and just before it happens it shows me the GNOME power off menu: It doesn't however ...
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Log Out or Restart

If I install updates and get prompted to restart my computer, will it make a difference if I just logged out and then logged back in?
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How can I get a warning before restart/shutdown?

I have just restarted my Ubuntu, but I forgot that a virtual machine was open in the background (having a minimized icon on the taskbar). Is it possible to configure Ubuntu in a way that if a user-...
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How can I safely shut down Xfce from the terminal?

I'm not looking for shutdown or reboot or the like. I want to know how to shut down Xubuntu from the terminal, by executing a command that would have the same effect as clicking the "Shutdown" button ...
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Ubuntu Lenovo Y50 Intellij IDEA Crash

I have a very strange problem with IntelliJ or Ubuntu (or maybe with my laptop - Lenovo Y50). Starting IntelliJ crashes the computer, but it happens only in certain situations, here are the examples: ...
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Suspend auto-shutdown to watch uninturupted video on Firefox

When I'm watching streaming on my Firefox, the computer shuts down automatically, it seems there's no "stay alive" feature. I'd like to suspend the auto-shutdown for a specific duration : is there a ...
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ubuntu gnome 16.04 cannot shutdown but can reboot

Recently I install the Ubuntu-gnome 16.04 on my Gateway laptop,but Problems happen when I try to shutdown it,the button doesn't work,the computer hangs on with the logo screen.but it can reboot. I ...
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Netbook power button ineffective after lubuntu 15.10 to 16.04LTS update

A few days ago, I upgraded my eMachines (Acer) netbook from Lubuntu 15.10 to 16.04LTS. Everything works fine, except that the power button no longer brings up the shutdown menu. I tried switching the ...
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ubuntu 16.04 shutdown problem in hp laptop celeron

i have installed ubuntu 16.04 lts on my laptop but i can't shutdown my laptop just if i hold on power button i tried shutdown -h now & sudo init 0 but same thing and when i type in the terminal ...
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Plug in a USB mouse makes computer shuts down after a while

When I plug my USB mouse on my laptop starts to overheating and shuts down after a while. What can I do to solve this problem? Linux Xubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bits
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't shut down after suspend or hibernate

Actually my question can appear identical to this one in this forum (and also this one elsewhere); indeed the question is the same, but I'm asking it anyway because I can give more informations and ...
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Ubuntu Won't Shut Down With Splash

So I have an Acer Aspire ES1-512-C96S with some weird issues. I started with Ubuntu 14.10 as the initial installation and have since upgraded to 15 and now 16.04. The issue is that the computer never ...
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Session closed instead of shutdown

Shutdown from taskbar, but instead session is closed. Why? I have to "poweroff" in terminal. Desktop computer running Ubuntu 16.04, recently upgraded from 15.10 (not sure, but I believe also ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install hangs on reboot (i386 Server on Acer Travelmate laptop)

I've used an old Acer Travelmate 4000 laptop as my local server for ages with Ubuntu Desktop. This year, I installed 16.04 i386 Server Edition and couldn't be happier. The entire working set of Linux,...
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I just wiped my computer and installed 16.04 LTS and I am not able to shut it down or restart

I just wiped my computer and installed 16.04 LTS and I am not able to shut it down or restart it just hangs in till I have to force shut down, by holding the power button.
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How to shutdown system if not charging

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My battery is not working, i.e. it provides backup for around 5 minutes. Now when I download stuff, it sometimes takes around 5 - 6 hours. And I can't just hang around the ...
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Dell Inspiron 3542 b40 i5 8gb ram 1TBHD not shutting off

I've tried everything but I couldn't fix the problem. I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 dual boot with windows 10. Ubuntu works fine,but It gets stuck at loading screen on shutdown. Ubuntu has never froze ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 battery percentage shutdown not working

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Dell Inspiron and got an issue that my laptop is not shutdown even after battery is critical low and even after percentage action. My dconf setting are as follow: ...
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Can't shut down from top bar after issues with software updater

This same situation has happened to me before, and the last time it did, I had to reinstall ubuntu, and would really hope to avoid doing that again this time. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and today ...
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Ubuntu crashes, only fix is hard shut down

Well, recently I've been getting a lot of crashes especially from a game called Hyper Light Drifter Now I don't blame HLD, since it has happened a lot without it and before I even got the game The ...
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Unable to shutdown/restart when switch to Intel Graphics

I'm unable to shutdown/restart my computer when I switch the Intel Graphics. I have GTX 970M Graphics Card with i7 6700HQ, I'm able to start Ubuntu typing as boot parameter idle=nomwait, without this ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 hangs on shutdown/restart

My Ubuntu 16.04 hangs on shutdown/restart requiring me to press and hold the power key to turn the machine off... I don't know how to report this as a bug and what commands to run to show the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 won't power off: poweroff.target is disabled

Ubuntu 16.04 won't power off. When I go to the icon at the top right of the screen and click shutdown, it does not shutdown. I ran shutdown -h now and this is what I got: tanner@tanner-x151x:~$ ...
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Transmission BitTorrent Client Auto Shutdown

i used (Transmission BitTorrent Client) Application and it was perfect but i found it has'nt auto shut down after all downloads finished like (utorrent) in windows. The Questions Is There way to ...
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Problem shutting down or restarting after suspend.16.04

Yesterday I noticed when I went to restart my laptop, it wouldn't. The computer is a brand new Dell XPS 13 9350. After looking into some things I noticed that it would only happen (Not shutting down) ...
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Laptop won't poweroff Ubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04 (did a fresh, new installation) but I am having problems when shutting down. The first problem I had was that laptop crashed when shutting down - I did some ...
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How do we disable control-alt-delete on Ubuntu 16.04?

In previous versions of Ubuntu server, to disable CtrlAltDel (reboot), we would edit the /etc/init/control-alt-delete.conf file and change the script to display a message telling that this function ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not shutting down

I have recently upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04 and I have had few issues in upgrading. But I have come through and now I am able to access and work without any issues in the new version. But when I'm ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 is not providing working suspend or hibernate feature

I previously used 14.04 and i used to suspend when ever i am done and need to resume my task later . That shuts my machine down(except the LED indicator) which didn't consume power and no heating so i ...
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macbook pro 15 can't shutdown on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS , still that screen

In My Macbook Pro 15, Dual-Boot OS X and Ubuntu: on Ubuntu everything is ok and when I execute shutdown -h now, still this screen: efibootmgr info: BootCurrent:0000 BootOrder:0000,0001,0081 ...
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Ubuntu doesn't turn off

I'm new to this system, so I been using Ubuntu 16.04 TLS 64 bits a few days. First, I did a fresh install of Windows 10 but I have the "black screen" issue on booting after the grub, I had to make a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Skylake not able to shutdown and restart

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04. I am facing shutdown issues often. It hangs in a terminal with the message (sometimes shutdown works): soft lockup, cpu#4 struck for 22s I installed Ubuntu ...
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My system is not shutting down after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS!

I was using Ubuntu 15.10 and everything was working fine. But yesterday I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and now its not shutting down. I have to plug away my battery to turn it off and also the battery ...
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Can't shutdown xubuntu after updating to 16.04

I updated from Xubuntu 16.04 beta-2 to 16.04 today. And now I can't shutdown my laptop but I am able to restart. When I try it the GUI way it just logging out. When I tried sudo shutdown -h now I ...
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Slow shutdown on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Stopping thermal daemon/running fit make remote CUPS printers)

after a clean install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I am experiencing very slow shutdowns compared with 15.10. There seems to be one oftwo processes that hang upon shutdown. Startup is not affected at all. ...
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Ubuntu 16 reboots seconds after shutdown

I've just updated my ubuntu 15 to ubuntu 16. Now, every time I shutdown, the computer reboots after a few seconds! I've already googled for solutions but nothing worked. My computer is a HP probook ...
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Facing errors with running shell scripts at startup and poweroff

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I want to run 3 scripts at startup. They are named as follows: voe.sh startUp.sh and runDown.sh The script voe.sh is the main file which will in turn call the other 2 ...
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Endless “Wait-for-state stop-waiting” when shutdown

Problem description When I shutdown my pc with: sudo shutdown -v now sudo reboot or a normal shutdown I'm getting an endless shutdown. By pressing F1 or Esc I can get black console window ...
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Ubuntu says “failed to finalize dm services, ignoring” before shutdown

When the system shuts down, I see the message "Failure-finalizing DM device." What is this DM device, and how can I solve the problem? I can use the PC without problems, but when I shut it down, ...
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Can't resume after suspend and power off issues with ubuntu 14.04

I installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu on my desktop computer and now I face several power related issues: Can't resume after I suspend the system: When I suspend the system, it screen goes blank and ...
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Script no longer running at shutdown

Before having upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10, I was running 14.04, I had a script which remotely backed up the code from my web server, and stored it in a new folder. This worked by running at shutdown, ...
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Can't power off the computer running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I know this question has been asked so many times. For 2 days I keep trying to figure out how to shut down and power off my computer but it just wont power off. When I click "Shut Down..." from the ...