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How to shutdown computer with ubuntu from a program? [closed]

How can I add a 'shutdown option' to my program? Or how can I send commands to terminal from my program (so I can send a sudo shutdown command) ? Planning to write in c++.
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Automatically shutdown when switching to battery

I'm recently made my old laptop into a server using Ubuntu Desktop 15.04. But because my laptop has an almost dead battery I want Ubuntu to save all data that it's on (or at least close the running ...
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Computer will not power down [closed]

Running Ubuntu 15.04. When I choose to shut off the system, the computer kills all processes and attempts? to power down, but does not actually cut power. So the splash screen stays up. I pressed esc ...
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Remove ATI drivers Ubuntu 15.04

How can I remove ATI drivers? I have disabled AMD GPU from BIOS and now I want to remove the drivers and to reconfigure XOrg. I have a problem and I think that is from AMD GPU. When I wake up my ...
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Hard Drive not Bootable After shutdown

I am new to Ubuntu, and have been trying many of the shell commands to get familiar. Specifically, I ran sudo shutdown 0 which initially worked as expected. However, after rebooting my laptop, I ...
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how to take the total working hours of the system in a day?

I need to take the total working hours of the system in a day. That means, take time between power on and shutdown and also subtract the time of system were suspend. Final output must be total working ...
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Half a PC Shut down

When I click on shutdown, the desktop environment closes e.g, the top menu bar, the panel on the side, but applications such as chrome that have been opened do not close and thus the pc doesn't ...
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Is there a command to open the shutdown GUI? [duplicate]

I know I can shutdown from commandline - without a password: What command is executed when shutdown from the graphical menu in 14.04? but I can't see how to open the shutdown GUI. Is this possible?
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Shutdown option

When I click at the top to shutdown. The popup window no longer has the shutdown or reboot option but instead only log out or lock. When I click log out nothing happens. I keep having to execute the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 turns off after unplugging the charger

I have problem with my Ubuntu 14.04. Every time I unplug the charger, the system is shutting down. It occurs only, when the charger is unplugged from computer, but not when unplugged from the power ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 randomly shutting down when playing minecraft

I'm new to Ubuntu and my computer randomly shuts down (completely shuts down, screen goes black for a while then it turns off). So far I've only seen the problem while playing Minecraft, but I ...
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Lubuntu shutdown process freezes

I'm using Lubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo Essential B50-30, a low-end machine. When I shut it down, after a few seconds (during which you can see the Lubuntu logo and "....") the screen just gets stuck on ...
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systemd: How to modify the HandlePowerKey action with a custom command?

My headless server has a power button. When the user presses it, I want the server to respond with a brief beep, then shutdown the server. The system should only beep when manually pressing the ...
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How to configure password requirement for shutdown from unity

I configured one of the PCs to act as a server. It will be used by other emloyees as well via the guest account. Obviously I don't want the PC to be shut down by any user. Also I have to shut it down ...
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Ubutnu 15.04 shutdown issue

I have Installed Ubuntu 15.04 OS. I had issue while shutting down the system it Restarts and I have to do force shutdown by pressing Power Button and hold it. I have also searched on the forum but ...
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How to try hibernation and shutdown afterward in case it failed on power button press?

I've found how to hibernate on power button press with logind: HandlePowerKey=hibernate in /etc/systemd/logind.conf But can I make it somehow execute something like # pm-hibernate || shutdown -h ...
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Laptop shuts down when opening the lid

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop 1 month ago, I have a HP ProBook 450 G2 with Radeon GPU. The problem is that sometimes when the laptop is on sleep and I open the lid, the laptop shuts down. ...
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Can I Install RAM Wipe Feature at shutdown/reboot of Backbox in Ubuntu 14.04

We decided to use Ubuntu 14.04 in Full Disk Encryption along with the Nuke crypt setup patch released for Kali-Linux as an extra layer of security but I would like to know that is it possible to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, wifi connection but no Internet, no usb recognized, can't shut down or restart properly

Sometimes Ubuntu is amazing, other times it makes me want to rip my hair. So I have a laptop, hp pavillon g6 séries with Ubuntu 14.04 installed from a couple months ago, after struggling with the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 desktop goes to sleep when issued “poweroff” command while lid closed?

My ubuntu version is 14.04 LTS. I used the following command to shutdown the system after a certain process was completed (This process takes a long time to complete, so I needed a way to ...
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Unable to Disable Power Button | Ubuntu 14.04.2 running Xfce 4.10

This is my first question here, so if I goof on a convention kindly let me know. Configuration: Ubuntu 14.04.2 with Xfce 4.10 using crouton on an Acer c720 Chromebook Issue: The default behavior ...
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Ubuntu Crashing Frequently

I am running a Ubuntu-14.04 x64 minimal. It has 64gb RAM, Hexa Core (3.2ghz) and some other stats, that are quite overpowered for my current usage (as i think). The system runs a mysql server and ...
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Lubuntu Logout Button Doesn't Work

I just installed the Lubuntu Desktop on top of my Ubuntu 14.04 install. I can login in to any Desktop Environment from the start-up fine but once I'm in Lubuntu my Menu << Logout button does ...
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Ubuntu shutdown script

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and looking for updating an script to allow passwordless powering off my machine after executing set of commands. To do so, I have configured sudo shutdown now and it does the ...
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What graphical utility can I use for Ubuntu auto shutdown?

In Microsoft Windows I use switch off software for auto shutdown, Hibernate, restart etc. Can I find something similar in Ubuntu? I read following link. How can I automatically shutdown the system ...
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Problem running backup script at shutdown Ubuntu 14.04.2 [closed]

I want to run a script at shutdown, and a far as I can tell I've followed the proper procedures. The script (close) is supposed to launch another script (gdrive) in a terminal which prompts me to sync ...
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Unable to shutdown ubuntu server

I am running Ubuntu server 14.04 on vmware player. I have been using this server for a few weeks but I have never been ale to properly shutdown the virtual machine from the terminal. I used the ...
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Ubuntu 15 hangs on shutdown / reboot

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 14 to 15.04. Since then I have trouble shutting down the system normally - it just hangs at the splash screen and never turns off. This wasn't happening before ...
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My HP Pavilion g series does not shutdown

Hi my laptop is HP Pavilion g series and the OS on it is Ubuntu 14.04.The problem is when I hit shutdown it freezes at the greeter page where it shows the Ubuntu word and the dots beneath it. I tried ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 new install will not shut off

So I made the switch to linux (from Windows) today. Everything went well enough, but when I select shut down or suspend, the computer does not actually turn off (though it does, as far as I can tell, ...
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MaaS shutdown node issue

So I've set up a MaaS server with about 8 nodes all commissioned and ready and everything works fine (on startup that is). The problem is 2 of my nodes are set to power-up using "wake on lan" which ...
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Enable shutdown from another computer on LAN without entering sudo password

I'm trying to execute this script from my laptop to shutdown the server without having to enter the sudo password. (Both are running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS) ssh -t lachlan@192.168.0.xxx sudo shutdown -h ...
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Shutting down after XBMC deinstallation

I tried to use XBMC on my ubuntu. After usage XBMC i get such problem: When I press "gear" in top right corner and click "Shutdown" it makes "Log out". And I land at select user screen. So i need to ...
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Random Shutdown, Sleep, and Wake Up Problems

Recently, I upgraded my laptop (MSi GS70) from 14.04 to 15.04. One thing I noticed was that shutting down was not always working properly. To shutdown, I open the system icon on the top right in Unity ...
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shortcut for shut-down not working in Gnome

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome as the DE. Back when I was using gnome with Arch, I could configure keyboard shortcuts for shut down and restart from Settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts I don't ...
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ACPI PCC - Acer E5-511

I bought a notebook ACER model Aspire E 15 (E5-511-C7NE). The default OS was windows 8.1, I have formatted it and installed Ubuntu 15.04. If ACPI is ON I receive the message: ACPI PCC probe failed. ...
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Shutdown, restart and suspend problems on Acer E5 511 (Sandy Bridge) 14.04 and 15.04

Lot's of similar problems out there. Basically I have tried most or all of the suggestions offed but to no avail. Specifically. I installed Unity 15.04 on two Acer E5 511 C1WE laptops and it seems to ...
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macbook pro pop noise speaker on shutdown

Hardware: Macbook pro 5,3 with Cirrus Logic CS4206A Software: Ubuntu 12.04.4 amd64+mac every single time that I turn off ubuntu, my speakers make a pop noise, I think that the soundcard have a problem ...
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What is the mechanism behind the Ubuntu GUI shutdown option?

Please correct me if I am wrong. When we try to shutdown or reboot from terminal by using sudo init 0, sudo init 6( or any other command for the same purpose ) commands we need be root to perform ...
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Ubuntu doesn't suspend or shutdown

I'm new in ubuntu world.... My “Ubuntu” is not shutting down properly. When I order the shut down command, the system does the Log off, instead of Shutting down. It only accepts my command to shut ...
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Does shutting down and restarting Ubuntu have an effect on its performance?

This article talks about how OS's accumulate all sorts of unnecessary things in the RAM due to continued use. Is this the case with Ubuntu too? Just curious as my computer has been getting a bit ...
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Shutdown Takes too much time in Ubuntu 15.04

I upgraded Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 about a month before, after upgrading I'm facing too much of performance issues and it also takes too much time to shutdown. Is there problems with this new release of ...
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How can I fix my Dell laptop's issue of not shutting down or rebooting, but only with ubuntu and not windows?

I have a Dell Inspiron 11 3000 series running ubuntu 15.04 and windows 8.1, when I try to shut it down, it freezes on the shutdown screen that just says "ubuntu". When I try to reboot the computer, it ...
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wifi not working after halt

I have an MSI GS60 2PC Ghost laptop. I`ve installed 14.0.4 LTS 64 bit edition. I initially had a problem when restarting and shutting down. Both caused hangs. After searching here, I removed ...
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Ubuntu does not shut down

I have installed Ubuntu in an old Amilo Pro v3505 (T2050, 1.6GHz, 0,99 GB RAM) and it does not shut down.I have to force a shut down. I am completely new to Ubuntu and no computer geek - I just got ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 doesn't shutdown properly on MacBook Pro 5,3

After about 2 weeks of trial and error trying to get this lovely OS working on my Mac, I still have a few issues: I can't figure out how to make f1-f12 work as standard function keys w/o holding fn. ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 does not shutdown properly

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 it works nicely but id does not shut down. If I manage to press delete key (it freezes quick) while it shut down it says this: starting version 219 error:/dev/sdf: ...
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Live CD loads and works. Installing shuts down?

I have a Toshiba Satellite A105 with 4G of Ram (2x2024). I have created Live CD's for Ubuntu, Mythbuntu, Fedora and SuperX. Every iso has been confirmed and burned correctly. I insert the CD and ...
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system does not power off on “poweroff”, just halts

I've installed Xubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo IdeaCentre A740 QHD with a Haswell CPU (BIOS revision 00KT19AUS) and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850A 2GB. It's mostly working, except when I do a shutdown or reboot, ...
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Shutdown PC in middle of driver update, can't login

Running ubuntu 14.04 with a gtx 770. I was trying to switch from open source drivers to the nvidia drivers, when halfway through my pc shutdown. Whenever I boot ubuntu I get to the login screen, and ...