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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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What is it? (a statement during boot and shutdown)

I installed Xubuntu 16.04. Every time I turn my computer on, I see the following statement before login screen appears: /dev/sda1: clean, 169504/30269440 files, 2857236/120061778 blocks It lasts ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to notify with NotifyOSD when a specified process terminates?

I must admit being a heavy Firefox user, so when i terminate FF, i always have to check with the system monitor if it's process is really terminated before shutting down Ubuntu. Otherwise i will get a ...
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Xubuntu 14.04.4 Shutdown Issue

We have a whole bunch of PCs running Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on our network and we want our users to power off at night to save power. Hardware wise we run a variety but mostly HP DC7800p Dell Optiplex ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 shutdown impossible

Unfortunately, I was not able to solve my problem in the meantime, so I'm asking this question again: So I decided to turn my Laptop from Windwos 8.1 into a dualboot with Ubuntu and thus installed ...
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Power on-off-on needed to boot laptop

Toshiba Satellite C660 01C01H 32-bit laptop (specifications at http://bit.ly/1PPMN30) Ubuntu 14.04.4 Trusty Tahr LTS When I switch on the laptop the Toshiba boot screen fails to appear OR the screen ...
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Ubuntu really slow to shutdown/restart

I'm running ubuntu 14.04.4 as a VM on Hyper-V (Server 2012 R2). The VM is configured to only have 1 VCPU and 2GB fixed ram. Shutting down, or restarting takes around 15 minutes (sometimes a lot ...
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KDE login/logout issues in Kubuntu 15.10

I'm running a fresh Kubuntu installation on a new computer. Everything runs smooth except logging in and out of KDE. The problem could be divided into two parts: About 40% of the time, KDE won't ...
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Ubuntu pop noise when system starts up and shuts down

I got a Lenovo y430p. Recently I installed ubuntu on it. Everything works fine except that every time the system boots or shuts down there is an annoying pop noise from the loud-speaker. I don't think ...
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How can I enable shutdown verbosity?

Already set the /etc/default/grub and /boot/grub/grub.cfg but shutdown screen still blank. Trying to set it with verbose text.
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes and restarts when opening LibreOFFICE

Upon opening LIbre office ,, my system shuts down and restarts into the login page . i cant open libre office because of this . I had recently updated all the softwares in Ubuntu . The version ...
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Dell Inspiron does not go into GRUB after shutdown from Kubuntu

I bought a new Dell Inspiron 15 3000 (Ubuntu) laptop and installed Kubuntu 15.10. No dual-boot. Kubuntu only. Everything seems to work... with one exception: After shutting down (or restarting) from ...
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Ubuntu Update Manager Shows 737 Updates. What do I do?

I just got a computer but when I started it up I noticed it was really slow until it got going, Then the 737 updates popped up, I tried installing them but it shuts down half way through, How can i ...
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WiFi card turns off at shutdown

I got some trouble w my ubuntu (running at an old notebook). Problem is: after I shutdown the notebook, when I turn it back on, the wifi is disabled and I have to pres fn+f9 to turn it back on. ...
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Procedure for rebooting server with Soft RAID mdadm

I've just made a raid10 on my ubuntu 14.04 server, and i was wondering if there was any step too do if i would to shutdown/reboot my server. It a Software RAID with mdadm. Do i need to make a script ...
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Did my ubuntu shutdown properly last time?

When I came back to my laptop it was shut down. Last time it suddenly turned off. This time as I was away I do not know what has happened. I even cannot remember if I shut it down or not. I read the ...
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Shutdown hangs on “ terminating freesmartphone.org” API daemon

When I shutdown my computer, it hangs for about 30 seconds with the message: [ ***] A stop job is running for freesmartphone.org Device API daemon (1min 13s / 1min 30s) What is this daemon used ...
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“Random” operating powerbutton and shutdown process on macbook 2007

Since Apple doesn't provides any updates for Snow Leopard and a efficient OS for my "old" macbook intel core2duo t8300 (the black one), I finally got ubuntu installed on it. The main trouble I have ...
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problems shut down and restart ubuntu 14.04 , and most recently

how are you. I have a problem and want to know if you can solve. I currently use ubuntu 12.04 , upgrade me to ubuntu 14.04 but when installing everything perfect the problem is when I shut down or ...
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Newbie to Ubuntu - Need a little Setup help (15.10 won't shut down)

So I decided to turn my Laptop from Windwos 8.1 into a dualboot with Ubuntu and thus installed Ubuntu 15.10 through a memory stick. My goal was that I could choose between the OS I want everytime I ...
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Is “sending SIGTERM to remaining processes” supposed to take a lot of time?

These days I'm shutting down my Ubuntu (15.10) with sudo shutdown -P now, since with the normal way to shut down the computer hangs on the splash page. This worked fine for a month. But recently my ...
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Shut down laptop while booting after update and now can't use it

I restarted my laptop because I installed (already) an update. But after a bit, nothing was on the screen. Only a dark violet background. So, after 5 minutes, I kept pressed the power button and my ...
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How to run an interactive script before xserver shutdown?

Every time I shutdown or restart my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04), I would like to run a script that checks, whether I pushed my newest code to my remote git repository. If I forgot it, then it opens a ...
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Shutdown sequence hangs on 14.04LTS

With no known change to my system, it hangs on shutdown displaying the messages stopping save system clock to hardware clock When I press Ctrl+Alt+Delete I get a mix of the following 3 lines, ...
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Can I detect the reason for Ubuntu slow shutdown?

Y-day I had unusually slow shutdown in Ubunty 15.10 (minutes), and usually it takes 3sec. Is there a way to check the reason behind the slow shutdown? Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu ...
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Is there a Swap Manager built into 15.10?

There is a bug 1464917 that affects many including me. I think it is related to orphaned data in swap. I am looking for information on how the system manages these orphaned files left in swap in ...
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Intel graphics cause shutdown on laptop (CPU Intel i7 6700HQ)

when I switch to Intel integrated graphics the laptop fans go on full max and can't be turned off, and then after a few mins the log out window pops up on its own and the computer shuts down, also ...
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Force Ubuntu to open console

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 I have an issue: I sometimes play League of Legends with playonlinux. It works fine, but sometimes the graphic simply "hangs", so the "image" does not change anymore. Sound ...
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Ubuntu get shutdown after launching Android studio

I have installed ubuntu 15.10 on my PC. From few days back I am facing this problem. My PC get shutdown automatically after launching Android studio. I don't know why this is happening. I thought ...
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systemd shutdown action

How can I use /lib/systemd/system-shutdown/ folder for executing some action on shutdown or reboot in Ubuntu 15.10 ? #!/bin/bash case $1 in reboot|poweroff) some command ;; esac ...
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Vagrant not shutting down gracefully when shutting down computer

I am working with vagrant 1.7.4, which i use together with lxc 1.1.5 on ubuntu 15.10. I was working with it the last few weeks and never did vagrant halt before shutting down my computer. Now it ...
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My computer can't successfully restart and I have to do a cold shutdown to get it back, even then it will maybe come to the GUI. It's hit or miss.

I have the current Nvidia version 358.16 open source driver installed (this one seems to be the most stable for my system)The nouveau driver was decent but looked horrible. I'm using ubuntu 16.04. ...
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Slow boot time and stuck at shutdown with Ubuntu 15.10. How can I fix these issues?

Initially my boot time was really low, it used to boot in seconds and user processes were also up and ready to use within a minute, now for some reason my boot up really slow and also my system never ...
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After sleep state, PC with Xubuntu doesn't let me shut down the system

I have been using Xubuntu as my main system for 3 weeks, but I noticed only today that after the PC has woken up from the sleep state it doesn't let me shut down the system. I tried to shut down by ...
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Sometimes shutdown takes 2 extra minutes

While usually shutdown takes less than a minute, sometimes it takes 2 or 3. May be my 7 btrfs HDDs are a culprit (they take 3 minutes to mount), but the problem is inconsistent. The screen goes black ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 not shutting down 64 bit

I have a HP 15 r250tu with Pentium quad core 4gb ram. I am a windows user and installed ubuntu as a dual boot os. Now the ubuntu stuck at the splash screen when i shutdown or reboot and i have to ...