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Lenovo B40-30 won't shut down ubuntu 14.04

I recently buy this laptop and of course I install Ubuntu. http://www.amazon.in/Lenovo-59436067-14-1-inch-Pentium-Windows/dp/B00OB1DZOW Everything goes fine, but when I shutdown or reboot the ...
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Log out, Restart and Shutdown Problem

After pressing the shutdown graphical desktop remains, but nothing works. Using Alt+Ctrl+F1, I login to tty1 and use: sudo shutdown -h now Though it takes some time to complete sometimes. P.S. My ...
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“resolving resolver state…” then System shuts down by itself! [duplicate]

OS : Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Device: Lenovo ThinkPad T61 System shuts down by itself, with the following and last message on my screen: "resolving resolver state..." What does that exactly mean? So I ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 overheating and shut down problem

I've just installed kubuntu 15.10 on my dell xps 15 l502x, i7 sandy bridge with 4gb of ram. The system is really slow, the desktop environment is buggy and I haven't been able to update nor to use it ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 cannot unmount file system on shutdown

My Asus Ux303 laptop cannot shutdown, because it hangs at unmounting the filesystem. It hangs at Unmounting local filesystem... Any ideas what could cause this or how to diagnose it?
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Can't shut down ubuntu on macbook pro

I have a macbook pro MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB I have a separate partition for mac and ubuntu. Ubuntu is the main ...
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Can not Restart, Shutdown, or Logout

So I have had this problem since installation, first time noticed it when it prompted me to reboot the system, and I clicked yes. Then and every time I attempt to reboot, logout, or shut down - it's ...
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Transmission auto shut down enable [duplicate]

Is there any option to shut down my computer automatically when downloads get finished in transmission torrent client? thanks in advance.
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how to enable(swith-on) usb-power in ununtu?

I am using sony vaio laptop , intel i5 processor which give me facility to charge my phone through one usb 3.0 port of my laptop even while my laptop is powered off. In windows sony vaio manager give ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Shutdown freeze

Desktop computer, Intel motherboard installed Ubuntu 15.10, when I shutdown, it almost freeze. It working on Windows. How can I do? thank you.
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Shutdown issue after installing ubuntu 14.04

Since i've installed ubuntu 14.04 my system doesn't shutdown it stucks on the logo. I've tried editing the grub file by adding this line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash reboot=bios" and ...
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Cinnamon Desktop - Clicking menu->shutdown presents no real button options?

When I click Menu then Shutdown (Quit) i get the following dialog: ______________________________ | Session x | ______________________________ | | | ...
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Dependency Power off Failure HELP

Earlier today I fried my battery while in game on ubuntu 15.10. The power just cut. The battery was totaled. The computer acted funny for the rest of the day. Slow start ups, and sometimes to power ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 doesn't power off or reboot

when I select power off or reboot, it do what should do, but at the end, it stucks with a black screen. The only way to power off or reboot is to cycle power with the hardware button.
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How to reboot vivid?

I upgraded a Lubuntu 14.04.3 LTS to Lubuntu Vivid (15.04?). sudo init 6 doesn't work because init doesn't exsists. Using the Reboot or Shutdown button doesn't work, too. Even Ctrl+Alt+Del doesn't ...
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Mute sound on shutdown and reboot scripts not working

I have a working script that mutes my sound. The script is: amixer -q -D pulse sset Master mute I want to let this script run on shutdown and reboot so that when I turn on my PC, the sound is ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 gets stuck at shutdown

Whenever I shut my computer down just stays stuck at the shut down screen loading bar and it turns off afters hours of just being there loading My Setup: Evga x58 SLI 3 Intel i7 930 ...
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How to recover data after a failed Ubuntu update from 14.04 to 15.04

I tried to update Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 but after the update it shows something in error, then I was trying to restart/shut down, but it doesn't restart/shut down. Then I shut down my laptop ...
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How to figure out why a computer is crashing? [closed]

Every so often, my laptop will crash. The screen will freeze, including the cursor, the lock lights (caps lock and the like) will turn off if they were on, though my battery, power, and wifi lights ...
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Notebook starts when plugged in, no power button needed

One week ago my notebook (Dell inspiron 640m) starts as soon as I plugged in to electricity or I insert the battery. I do not need to push the power button. This is not a normal turn on, in fact it ...
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How to make run a file when system starts and system shut downs in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and have a shell script which, I want to run when system is started and shutdown. Copied the file in /etc/init.d/ ,with all permission and also added to runlevels using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs on shutdown [duplicate]

The os hangs on the logo screen and all the orange dots are filled. The hard drive shuts down as you cant hear it spinning. Btw, I'm very much a noob at Ubuntu!
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't shutdown

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 and I cannot shutdown the computer anymore, neither through the top panel, nor by command line. I tried many solutions suggested online, like updating in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 will not shut down

When I select Shut Down... from the menu at the top right corner of the desktop, the computer hangs and never shuts down. I get a screen with the following message and I have to do a hard reset: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: A “click” after system halt [closed]

As I'm new to this, I don't know of this should be like that or not. Back story: I managed to install Ubuntu 14.04 (Elementary OS Freya, but this counts as Ubuntu :P) on my UEFI machine (Acer aspire ...
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Remove the “Authentication is required for …”

I'm terribly sorry if this has been answered somewhere else but I've read through many forum posts and still haven't found a fix to my issue. Recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 then updated to 14.04 ...
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My ubuntu not powering off version 14.04 hp laptop

I am having hp laptop. i installed Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is it is not shutting down. i need to press power button to shut down. i tried almost all steps like changing /etc/default/grub, installing ...
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Shutdown and reboot just log out after (interupted) upgrade from 12.04 lts to 14.04 lts, how to troubleshoot?

After an interrupted upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 lts to 14.04 lts. Screen locked and login not possible, user rebooted. But nevertheless, after rebooting and doing apt-get update and apt-get upgrade. ...
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How to restart Ubuntu box (14/15) on power loss, after after soft shutdown via 'apcupsd'?

Hello Ubuntu community - I've searched the forums, and scoured the internet, without resolution to this issue. I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 (formerly 14) on an Intel NUC (5i), connected to a Back-UPS ...
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Networkmanager: dispatcher.d/pre-down.d is not executed on shutdown anymore

I am using this (http://askubuntu.com/a/674106/39966) solution to unmount a NFS on shutdown. But now I discovered, that in most of the cases, when I shutdown the computer via the XFCE menu, the ...
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15.04: System will not shutdown or restart

When I shut down the system by command from the menu top right behind the gear or turn off, this process gets stuck. When I look into the terminal with [ESC], I see that a USB drive is not being ...
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Cannot shut down/restart without using the power button please help

I have Lenevo C260 Desktop.. it had windows 8.1 I deleted it and installed the latest version of Ubuntu.., everything works fine but when i have to shut down my computer it will kill all the running ...
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Shutdown popup can not be closed

I am running up-to-date Ubuntu14.04 and I have a second Ubuntu installation running in VMWare. Occasionally I when I go to shutdown the VMWare version I mess up and click "Shut Down..." for the host ...
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ubuntu won't shutdown or freezes at splash screen

I am using ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. The problem I am facing is, I can not shutdown my machine. Every time I shutdown or reboot the computer (both from terminal and GUI) it get stuck at boot splash screen ...
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Can't shutdown Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I've been away for a few weeks, and after I've logged in, I've updated my system to the latest updates, as normal. However, now I can't shut down any more. Every time I try, I ...
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While Updating Ubuntu to 14.04, Laptop shut down. After restarting, not able to login to the laptop

I just bought a new Dell inspiron 3542 with ubuntu OS. On start up, Ubuntu asked for a system upgrade to Version 14.04. While installing the updates, the laptop shut down. On restarting, I am not able ...
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Poweroff Issue in Ubuntu 14.10 on Lenovo Z570

I just switched to using ubuntu from windows. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS On my Lenovo z570 laptop and everything works fine except for the issue with the Poweroff. When i shutdown the system, I end ...
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Dual display. Software dimming

I got a difficult question. I have a dual display setup. I sometimes watch a movie from the left screen and always have to reach for the power button to shutdown the right display during the movie. Is ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezes when shutting down

I´m having an issue with my laptop shutting down - after installing Ubuntu 15.04 when I press shut down after going into the shut-down screen it freezes, and I have to press the power switch off the ...
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Shutdown problems

My laptop Packard Bell ENTG71BM does not want to shutdown with ubuntu 14.04. With Windows all OK. I used a lot of different advices(edit Grub, update BIOS), but it still does not work correctly. I`m ...
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strange behavior of the power button on Ubuntu 14.4

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo Y500 laptop, and I'm getting strange behavior surrounding the power button. The series of events goes something like this: I turn on my computer and enter Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu booting problem shutdown, restart - probably due to nouveau graphics driver

If I click to shut down it won't shutdown. Only will be a blackscreen after I click it and still running. If I use the command "sudo shutdown -h now" it will shut down for good, but after I open it ...
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Screen freezes while shutting down

When i try to shutdown my pc the screen often freezes when the ubuntu logo appears forcing me to hard shutdown the pc(pressing the power button)... I face this problem after every 4/10 times i ...
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Wifi driver issue

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS on my Lenovo z51-70. Its having a Broadcom Wireless card for WiFi. When I install the broadcom drivers, my lap isn't shutting down. it shows the download ...
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Standby and Shutdown Hang on Macbook Pro 11,5

I just managed to get Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 and Mac OS 10.10.4 (Yosemite) to dual boot on my mid 2015 (11,5) Macbook Pro a few weeks ago. For some reason, the machine hangs on shutdown and on standby. ...
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Unable to reboot and/or shutdown?

wait-for-state stop/waiting *Using makefile-style concurrent boot in runlevel 6 Can't open /etc/init.d/.depend.stop: No such file or directory I recieve this message upon a reboot and/or shutdown ...
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After suspend and restart computer constantly power cycles

So this likely could just be hardware issue, but let me explain what happened first. So I have a pre-built desktop that I've been running Ubuntu/Windows for about 3-4 years now. It typically runs ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 when booting will shutdown and then power up by itself

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 and when I want to power up the computer it will show the motherboard logo (ASUS), then it will show a silver/grey screen of the Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 without anything ...
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Ubuntu takes longer when starting and shutting down

I use ubuntu 14.04.1. Since some days ago, it takes upon 1 minute in a dos-mode "login" until it starts, then the ambience theme in unity seems gone but it returns after a few minutes,and then when ...
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After using recording software, all media players crash

After using Hydrogen or Ardour, I cannot use a media player. I have to shut down my PC and turn it back on, in order to listen to music or play videos. I cannot play the tracks I've created nor any ...