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Creating an upstart service for dumping and uploading a mysql database on shutdown

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS x64. I have two KVM guests. One is a file server and another runs mysql server. I have a script that I run on the file server. The script connects via ssh to the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 long shutdown and suspend time after installing nvidia drivers

I installed ubuntu 15.10.The installation was smooth and the pc booted and shutdown fine.I followed this tutorial to install nvidia drivers.The drivers installed fine and were in use as confirmed in ...
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15.10 on Asus Zenbook: Hanging at shutdown with power plugged in

I have an ASUS Zenbook UX305 and I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it. Everything works fine, except that when I have the power cable plugged in and do a shutdown I think it must hang just as it's about ...
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Why my system suddenly shuts down?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 downloaded from Ubuntu.com. Yesterday I was working with Python, writing on hard drive file using h5py library. And in process my PC powers off, and launches himself ...
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Suspend and Shutdown not working in ubuntu 15.10

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 on a razer blade 14 2013 with kernel version 4.2. Everything is currently stock. Unfortunately, suspend (both doing it manually and closing the lid) as well as shut down do ...
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Lenovo Ideapad won't reboot or shutdown on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04

I have problem on my Lenovo Ideapad 100 with linux operating system. I install Ubuntu 15.04, it was stuck at Ubuntu logo at shutdown and show black screen when reboot.
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Issue dismounting LVM on LUKS system when initial live-USB isn't present

I am having a rather peculiar problem with the Ubuntu half of my system. The TL;DR is that I have Ubuntu 14.04 using an LVM on LUKS setup. /boot lives on an unencrypted partition (/sda3) while swap ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 64bit: Shut down and sometimes boot failure

My PC won't shut down properly and sometimes fails to boot, too. The system is: ACER Aspire ES1-511 Intel Celeron N2930 Quad Core No GPU (Intel HD Graphics) No SSD drive Recently the Ubuntu shut ...
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How do I enable the shutdown sound in 14.04? [duplicate]

I already have enabled the startup sound and the system sounds, but I still can't enable the shutdown sound. What should I do?
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Ubuntu won't restart [duplicate]

I followed the advice of some site: https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/bugs The size of the log files... This is the last point I followed when it happened. What I mean by it ...
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Change power options for Ubuntu Server via terminal

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a laptop. I want to change some power management options from the terminal (I don't have GNOME or a GUI installed, and I don't want to either). The current ...
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How can I discover why the game Dota 2 causes a reboot?

The background to my question The main problem is that, when I'm playing a game (Dota 2) the computer restarts only (and only) when the game finish (exactly when the scoreboard appears). It doesn't ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 restarts but wont shutdown

I have researched a lot and explored all the avenues but unfortunately nothing worked for me.I tried updating the grub, editing the kernel but no success.After i installed 14.04 this issue have been ...
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JBL Go Speaker Automatic Shutdown

I bought a JBL Go Speaker about 3 days ago. At first it went smoothly and nicely. Then, the next morning, I used it, I was so surprised why it just turned off all on its own every 5 or 10mins. It ...
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Bypass stop job timer

Is it possible to make ubuntu shutdown right away instead of counting to 1.30min then shutdown. PS: It is a script that is running that gives the message.
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Power Suspend inconsistently working

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. I rely on the power suspend to suspend my system when I am inactive for longer than 30 minutes. For some reason, this doesn't always work. I came to my system ...
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Shutdown and reboot not work

I installed Ubuntu 15.10. on an Ideapad 100. I encounter a problem whenever I shutdown or restart; I get past the shutdown text screen and the screen goes black, my computer doesn't power off. I have ...
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I cant shutdown or restart ubuntu with cinnamon

I recently installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04, now I can't shutdown or restart the system using the GUI, I must logout to do it. I tried to shutdown and restart from the applet but nothing happens, I ...
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How to Shut down Ubuntu by using keyboard?

How to shut Down Ubuntu by using Keyboard only. [Like Windows style] In windows XP if we press Start+u+u this keys for shutdown. and Start+u+r for restart computer. Start+u+h for Hibernet etc. How can ...
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How to check how long the last uptime if it's not shutdown correctly?

I need to check battery life of some batteries while powering my machine (a BeagleBone). My plan is to plug it in, leave it, and check some time later. If it's dead, then I need to know how long it's ...
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Alarm Clock for ubuntu? [duplicate]

How can i use my laptop when is in susped mode or shut down as a alarm clock?. I installed alarm clock applet but it doesnt work when it is in sleep mode.
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS freezes with blackground splash immage on shutdown

It is very much like this: link I have tried to change grub options with no avail. blacklisting drivers didn't help too. Situation: whenever I shutdown or restart, all the menus would disappear and ...
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Keeps kicking me off whenever I log in / Unable to shut down / Other things

So ever since I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer a few months back after building it, the Software Updater has been pestering me to download updates. Just earlier today, I decided why not, ...
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How to shut down the computer safely by pressing the power button?

So this is pretty simple: when I press the power button whilst the machine is on, it comes up with a menu (of which one of the options is to shutdown) However, I just want it to just start shutting ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 stuck at shut down

I installed ubuntu 15.10 on my desktop running on core i7 4930k, nvidia 780ti, 16gb ram, 120gb ssd. Every time I am trying to shut down, it gets stuck at this screen: And it remains stuck there. ...
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Failed to unmount /home and /run/user/1000 on shutdown

When I shut down my 15.10 / kernel 4.2.0-22-generic machine (without kernel parameter quiet splash, so that I see the messages on boot and shutdown), recently there are two red lines in those ...
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Desktop doesn't shut down

I use ubuntu 14.04 trusty tahr, and when my pc down shuts down, the fan runs long after shutdown. There is no power in keyboard or mouse. A forum said to set acpi=force in grub but still no help. I ...
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can't shut it down or reboot my ubuntu 15.04

I have my asus x551ma, I installed Ubuntu 15,04 and it was working good but, now I can't shut it down or reboot or even logging out from the corner above. It only works when I use terminal by typing: ...
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PC not powering off after shutting down

I have a Media PC running the Ubuntu minimal install. This problem occurs for quite a while now and across multiple installs. Right now Im running ubuntu 15.10 with kernel 4.2.0 because I thought it ...
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Suspend results in power off

Ubuntu 15.10 (tried other versions as well using both installed and live CDs) on an Acer Aspire E5-574 . When you try to suspend the computer using either the power button, fn-f4 or pm-suspend the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 won't shut down

Sometimes when I try to shutdown my desktop from the upper right hand corner, it won't shutdown. The desktop icons and launcher disappear, but my desktop photo and top hat are still there. However, ...
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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 trusty Crashing

I have been dealing with linux on and off. I recently installed Ubuntu trusty 14.04 to use it as a web and ftp server. however intermittently i believe my system is crashing. I have not been able ...
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Urgently Need Help, Can't boot ubuntu after shutdown didn't properly. [Stuck in black screen]

I Have a Ubuntu Server PC in My Office. last friday the pc boot properly. there's no problem. but then suddenly,this morning, the PC got shutdown didn't properly because the electricity problem in my ...
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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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Lockup on logout or shutdown

just installed Ubuntu, looks good and can share things from MS windows partitions OK. However, get stuck when I try to logout (2 users setup) or shutdown. Can still get in remotely from another ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 screen shuts down after boot. Problem with NVIDIA. How to set NOMODESET from GRUB [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 14.04.3 installed on my new machine equipped with an nvidia geforce 970. Not to mention the pains I had in installing nvidia.352, last night I made a simple update and shut down. ...
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How do I tell Upstart to run a script before shutting down any service?

I want to be able to tell upstart to run a certain script linked under /etc/rc0.d/K99-somescript to run before any of the services such as Nginx, PHP-fpm are shutdown.
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Dell Inspiron 15 5559 - unable to shutdown [duplicate]

Well as the title says I am unfortunately unable to shutdown my laptop and must do force shutdown every single time! I have no idea what the problem might be since I reinstalled it a couple of times, ...
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Hibernation Ubuntu Black Screen

today I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 my HP MINI 1103 as the only operating system. Once you have set and reviewed some power options (started when the display is closed is put into hibernation). I closed ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 won't shut down or reboot

I recently bought a new lenovo B50-10 notebook on which I've installed ubuntu 15.10 successfully, at least I thought so until I stumbled upon a troublesome issue : my notebook won't shut down. Every ...
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Cron job shut down the system ignoring the specified time

I made a script that asks the user if he wants to shut down the computer in 10 minutes or wait another hour and I scheduled in cron to run each hour from 18h to 7 am. However it happened two problems: ...
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Freezes on restart and shutdown

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04, on Razer Blade 14 The system freezes as soon as I try to restart or shutdown. Tried to add 'pci' and 'acpi' and 'boot' to the grep, didn't help. Tried to reinstall, didn't ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 installed on MacBook won't shut down properly

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my MacBook using rEFIt, and the problem is now it won't shut down properly. Every time it reaches the very last part where it's about to power off and then just hangs. ...
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How do I restore shutdown button?

I have ubuntu 15.10. the button in the top right hand corner of the screen is missing. I have to use ctrl alt del to shut down or restart or suspend Ubuntu. How do I get it back?
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Ubuntu can't shutdown / log out properly

When I want to shutdown or log out my laptop it won't and will show a black screen with some messages in it. BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer deferences at (null)` and some other ...
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is there any difference between the shutdown option and cli shutdown

Do they do different things? is there any actual difference as in if I force shutdown will it damage anything
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Ubuntu won't shut down or restart

When I shut down or restart my laptop with Ubuntu 15.04, the screen goes off but the LED lights are still on. In other words the laptop does not fully go off when a try to shut down or restart the ...
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How to shutdown peripheral

I was helping someone on the Italian help service investigating a problem of battery draining when the computer is shut down. This problem appears only when shutting down from Lubuntu, not from ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 not shutting down on Acer Aspire E1-510

Ubuntu is not shutting down on my acer aspire E1-510 laptop. The related questions have not fixed this problem. Hope someone could help to raise this issue as a bug.