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Computer restarts several times before shutting down - 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a desktop PC and have the following problem: Every time I try to shutdown the PC the monitor goes off and the computer restarts two times. After that the computer starts up ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wakes up immediately after suspend or shut down after network card firmware update

I know there are many topics regarding the problem of ubuntu waking up immediately after suspend/hibbernate/shut down. Unfortunately I have not found anything that helped my case. First of all my ...
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Why do I need to shutdown Ubuntu?

Suppose there is no installation process running and the PC goes off without the usual shutdown command. Is there any risk for my OS to be damaged? If yes, then what are those? In other words: Why do ...
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Not Shutting down or Logging out in ubuntu 15.04

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 now when i click the shutdown option from the top panel next screen appears as lock & log out instead of shutdown & restart. Before 15.04 i had installed 14.10 but in ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - Strange “Log Out” button behavior

I'm currently using Xubuntu 14.04. Today, February 19th, I got home and was presented with some upgrades (which updated Xubuntu to the 14.04.4 point release). But I don't know if these upgrades are ...
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Ubuntu doesn't fully power down machine

I've searched endlessly on these forums and on Google. I've come close to the answer where other users are having similar issues, but I still cannot come to a conclusion other than: "It's a bug." I'm ...
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Machine powers on daily using BIOS RTC wakeup - boot Ubuntu Monday-Friday only

I let my 15.10 machine automatically power on every morning at a fixed time using its BIOS' RTC-Wakeup function. However, I can't specify weekdays in the BIOS, just either one single day per month or ...
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15.10 Hibernate not powering PC off

Ubuntu 15.10 with 4.4 kernel on Dell XPS 15 9530 (new one). System do not powering itself off after hibernation. Executing pm-hibernate does almost all except notebook will stay under power. The ...
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lxde shutdown icon not working

I have Ubuntu installed with LXDE as the desktop. The red shutdown tray icon is unresponsive, as is the logout item in the main menu. I have everything up to date. Is there a fix to this?
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Upstart on 15.10

How can I properly configure upstart on 15.10? Explanation: I needed MongoDB, which does not officially support 15.10. When I installed it I had a series of messages that essentially led me to ...
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Windows partition not mounting

hello guys I am facing a problem that my Windows partition is not mounting in Ubuntu I kind of get the error that Windows maybe hibernated or has not been properly shutdown. But the thing is I have ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS crashes while sutting down

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a laptop (Dell Inspiron) on a partition. Most of the time when I shut down or restart the sytem "crashes" (i'm not shure what to call it). Point is that as soon as ...
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Laptop goes to sleep if i close the lid during startup?

I just discovered something weird today. On my system running Ubuntu 15.10, I have set that closing the lid doesn't put my laptop to sleep. But if I close the lid while my pc is starting up or ...
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Compaq CQ60-220US - Shutdown Issue

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32BIT on my notebook and set it up for dual boot and partioned the drive on the initial install. Whenever i shut down or restart the PC doesnt power off but stays in ...
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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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Whenever I press the power button in the login screen, my computer shuts down immediately

I sometimes leave my computer for long periods of time, and after a while, my computer will require a password to re-enter the live session. However, when I come back, since the screen has already ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 get stuck at shutdown, only flashing cursor

My set up: Dual boot: Ubuntu 15.10 + Windows 10 latest (not wubi) Specs: i7 870 @ 2.93 gHz * 4 DDR3 8GB ram 1TB HDD Whenever i shutdown, it just stuck at flashing cursor on the top left hand ...
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Ubuntu hanging on shutdown and reboot

Sorry for another question about ubuntu hanging on shutdown and reboot. I have looked at other questions on the site and tried editing the grub file etc as per most answers but to no avail. I have not ...
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14.04 Shutdown hangs on printing error message

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. When it shuts down, it would print out many error messages, and hang.
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PC Won't Shutdown/Reboots Instead

I appear to be having an issue with shutting down my PC after doing a fresh install of Lubuntu 15.10 (wily). When I go to shutdown, my PC will begin to power off, but appears to restart. I ...
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Gracefully shut down QEMU/KVM on host shutdown

I start a QEMU/KVM Ubuntu 15.10 virtual machine on boot and let it run in the background (as webserver). What happens now if I shut down the host (also 15.10)? Will it kill the VM and result in a ...
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Since installing Ubuntu 15.10, computer randomly shuts down while watching video… faulty temperature sensors?

I believe I am having a shutdown issue due to faulty temp sensors. I have experienced laptops overheating before, so I started turning my laptop onto its head, so to speak, to allow the bottom to "...
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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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Shut-down/Restart/Power-up “work” as Suspend on a Lenovo g50-70 running Ubuntu MATE 15.10

As the title suggests; when it comes to shut-down/restart both suspend the laptop unless I go with sudo -shutdown which works as expected. When powering-up, it goes through the GRUB (since I'm ...
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lubuntu 14.04 - T430s shuts down with no warning on low battery

I've tried advice in this thread: Netbook performs hard shutdown without warning on low battery power I get an error saying 'no such schema' when I follow the terminal directions using gsettings. I'...
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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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ubuntu shuts down after exact 5 hours

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 with Kernel 4.2.0-25-generic. My hardware: asrock q1900m nvidia geforce 510 Digital Devices Cine S2 I use the ubuntu for vdr and xbmc. The Problem is that the pc shuts down ...
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Shutdown Problem

Hi this is my first post and have a problem. I have just updated today and found that when I try to shutdown a box comes on screen and it says Received Error When Trying To Logout Session Manager ...
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Ubuntu Server Power Management - Advanced Settings via Terminal

How to configure power settings for Ubuntu Server 14.04? Desktop is not installed. My server is plugged to a UPS (battery) and the battery is connected to the server as well to monitor how much power ...
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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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Play logout sound when Gnome session ends

I want to know a way by which I can run a script, which would play a logout sound, just before Gnome session ends. By Gnome session ends I mean when I click Logout, Restart or Shutdown I am using ...
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Not shutdown LenovoM73 PC ubuntu 15.10

New Lenovo M37 tiny desktop. I had installed Ubuntu 15.10. I facing some problem in Ubuntu 15.10. If I shut down my pc its not shut down its always restart. Please help me.
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Laptop shuts-down when power ac is unplugged on Ubuntu 15.10

I've been searching the web for answers regarding this issue but most are outdated, and don't work for me, I tried to locate/apps/gnome-power-manager/general on dconf-editor but it seems that the ...
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System won't shut down

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP ENVY k008 notebook. Ubuntu wont shut down. I have tried these things: Changing "splash" to "splash acpi=force/noirq" in grub and then running update-grub ...
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Windows 10 - Ubuntu 15.10 dual boot issue: No Ubuntu after W10 shutdown, not restart (W10 f*** up Ubuntu start)

Windows 10 - Ubuntu 15.10 dual: No Ubuntu after W10 shutdown, not restart Problem: If I do restart Win10 and start Ubuntu (instead of W10) the Grub starts Ubuntu 15.10 without issues. If 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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Computer shuts down after some hours of sleeping while unplugged

When I put my computer to sleep, close its lid, and unplug the power from the wall, then it will shut down automatically after about 2 hours. It is not like the battery is dying, because when this ...
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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 ...