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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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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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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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Ubuntu 15.10 doesn't shutdown after installing Cinnamon

I changed my Ubuntu interface from the classic Unity to Cinnamon and after that shutdown doesn't work properly. I first have to log out and then shutdown else it wont make so. From terminal shutdown ...
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Logout/Shutdown taking very long, how to find the problem?

Some months now, it's taking very long to logout/shutdown/reboot my ubuntu box. it doesn't happen with a fresh profile it still takes ages even when i close all running programs first (foreground ...
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Slow shutdown / reboot with 15.10

I have a GeForce GT 740 graphics card installed and am running a clean install of 15.10. I was running the stock (X.Org X server) graphics driver installed by Ubuntu. Everything was great, shutdown ...
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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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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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How can I make shutdown not require admin password?

If more than one person is logged in on my computer, Ubuntu requires super user authentication when shutting down the computer. How can I make it so that any user can shutdown the computer without ...
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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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Open Stack nodes shutdown automatically

I want to install OpenStack AutoPilot on VMware (for test). so, I download test driver version .OVA and deploy open satck autopilot and 3 nodes (node-1,node-2,node-3). these VMs connected to the same ...
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Ubuntu does not shutdown or restart properly

My Ubuntu Server 14.04 does not restart or shutdown properly. Using Webmin to Shutdown/Restart or from terminal with shutdown -r 00. The last message is always: Starting Redis server... * Starting ...
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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 do I fix the missing reboot/shutdown issue in 13.10?

I am one of the unfortunate who has the problem in 13.10 whereby my reboot/shutdown button is missing from the menu bar. After googling around I found the bug being submitted but the fixes (which ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 shutdown and restart missing

After fresh clean install when i click right top gear icon and select shutdown from menu then a window appears with two big buttons: restart shutdown Now if i click right top gear icon and ...
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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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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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“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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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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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 13.04 wont shut down?

My 32 bit OEM 1 gb ram wont shut down after I select 'shut down' from the drop box on the right top corner. Also, when I press the power button on the notebook nothing happens. Help? The machine shuts ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 5559 problem at shutdown and logout (Intel Skylake and AMD Radeon R5 M335)

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 15 (5559) laptop with an Intel Skylake i7-6500U CPU and an AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card. I'm running elementary 0.3.2 which is based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 won't power off after I run update-rc.d ccpd defaults 99

I followed installation procedure of Canon LBP2900 printer on ask Ubuntu thread. At the end printer started working. All is well till I run update-rc.d ccpd defaults 99 in terminal. My computer won't ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs on shutdown after package removal

The problem My Ubunutu 14.04 laptop will not shutdown anymore from the command line or from the reboot button in the OS. It hangs at the shutdown screen indefinitely. This problem started a few days ...
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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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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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Xubuntu Restarts Automatically after Shutdown

I recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Workstation. Whenever I shutdown, two things happen. Either it shuts down and automatically restarts, or it hangs at shutdown with a black screen. ...
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Prevent Ubuntu from shutdown before background automatic updates complete

So there is a situation were I have installed a (x)Ubuntu 14.04 on a friend's PC. Automatic updates are set "download and automatic install updates". The problem is after some months of use, it ...
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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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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 ...
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What shutdown timers with/without GUI are there available?

What shutdown timers with/without GUI are there available? any type of action possible? shutdown hibernate etc but also custom command? how to set time? time to go or at specific timestamp? ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes, shut down, suspend, restart doesn´t work (ACER Aspire E-15 Start)

I am using ubuntu 15.10 and I am unable to shut down, restart, suspend, although logging off/on works. I have tried to update the grub with this command: sudo grub-update then my ubuntu system can't ...
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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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Random shutdowns related to UPS

I'm using 15.04 with a CyberPower CST1300ALU UPS, connected by USB, and after a brief power failure, the computer will shut down after what looks like a USB disconnect. Can anyone help me figure out ...
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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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Xubuntu 15.04 goes into sleep after powering up

Upgrade from Xubuntu 14.10 to 15.05 (Update history : 13.10 -> 14.04 -> 14.10 -> 15.04). The upgrading worked well. After rebooting the machine (Dell Inspiron 6000 - 10 years old) went automatically ...