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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.
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Script to Receive Email Notification in Ubuntu 14.04 When System Shuts Down and Boots up

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I want to write a shell script to get an email notification whenever my system shuts down and boots up. Please help me out. I have tried the below link but with no luck. ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 5559 hangs at shutdown, wierd start ups

I just bought a new Dell machine. It's awesome! It has a 6th Gen Intel i5, Radeon M335 (4gb ddr3), 8gb of ram< win 10. Nothing special, but still quite good. Anyways I wanted to install Ubuntu on ...
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Shutdown does not work for Linux kernel 4.2.6

On a Intel NUC5 computer under Trusty, I had to install Linux kernel 4.2.6 to make wifi & hdmi sound work. However, Shutdown now hangs (on the screen displaying dots under the word Ubuntu). Any ...
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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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Last shutdown halted, how can I track down the culprit process?

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.03 32 bit platform. Last night when I click on shutdown button (it executes sudo poweroff) screen switched to plymouth shutdown animation but it never shut down even though I ...
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Ubuntu goes to sleep, runs out of battery, then completely freezes when waking up

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 (vivid). If any system specs are needed I will try my best to provide these. So, I have the (bad) habit of falling asleep while looking at cartoons. I unplug the power ...
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Lenovo Yoga 11 randomly shuts down before login Ubuntu 15.10 & 15.04

It always happens while booting before the login screen appears. Most confusing is, sometimes the laptop boots without any problems. The next day I have to start it like 5 times before I am able to ...
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Can't shutdown from desktop in 15.10

I upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 to about 15 days ago. Now i started facing a problem which appeared about 3-5 days ago. I am not able to shutdown my laptop from the desktop, when I click on shutdown ...
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Booting Problem after forced shutdown

Running 14.04 LTS, no problems. Last night I went to shut it down and the wheel-shut down button would not respond, so I used the power button on the computer to turn it off. Now it will not boot. It ...
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Several problems after forced shutdown

I am using ubuntu 14.04. Summary of the problem: A few days ago my computer wouldn't shut down. The shut down button was simply unresponsive. After trying a couple of times I gave up and forced a ...
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How to shut down when only at encryption password page?

Possibly a silly question. I have my hard drive encrypted so on turning on my laptop I have to enter my hard drive password. There is nothing else on this screen. If I wish to shut down my computer at ...
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How to add shutdown option to the Ubuntu lock screen?

Some times I want to just shut the computer down rather than to enter the password and continue. Even if that would be someone else willing to shut my computer down while I'm away he should better be ...
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15.10 - Ubuntu does not power off on shutdown

I have been around the internet trying to find the answer and no solution given has worked. I have disabled quiet and splash from /etc/default/grub so I can see the output. When shutting down, there ...
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How to decide and apply priorties in /etc/rc0.d

I have script "backup-before-shutdown" which should be running before shutdown ! So I have created link to it in "/etc/rc0.d" I just want to know should I add some priorities (K,S, or some numbers) or ...
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I just switched to Ubuntu as my OS and when I shut down it won't automatically reboot when I turn the computer back on. Why?

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 32-bit. It works fine except when I shutdown and turn it back on, the computer just goes to a black screen as if there's no OS. I can get around this by holding Shift while the ...
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Must press “Shut Down” twice to shut down in Xubuntu 15.10

I am fairly new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I installed Xubuntu 15.10 on my Windows 10 64-bit PC last week so I can dual-boot. To shut down my computer in Xubuntu, I have to click on "Shut Down" twice before ...
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Ubuntu won't start after closing laptop lid

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell latitude e6430 laptop. Whenever I close my laptop lid or sometimes when I lock the screen before shutting the lid, when I open the lid again Ubuntu won't pull ...
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Mouse locks up after period of no use

My gateway laptop mouse pointer locks after a while of no use. I am referring to built in touch pad. How can I shutdown without a mouse? How can I restart the mouse? How can I eliminate the problem? ...
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Blinking cursors, black screen when shutting down or restarting 14.04

When shutting down or restarting my ASUS Zenbook UX305FA running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I receive the following: 3 white blinking cursors, moving up through the screen when shutting down. 1 white ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 unable shutdown via system menu

I've recently upgraded from 14.04 and hit this same problem Clicking both "Restart..." and "Shut Down..." only shows "Log Out" and "Lock" options.. so for now I'm using poweroff from the cli. Is ...
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Flashing white display after logging off

Every time I shut down or restart from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, my entire display flashes rapidly, white and dark, for several seconds until the computer shuts down. The white screen has shadows around the ...
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Critical battery action gracefully shutdowns instead of hibernating

Running Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Enabled hibernation and manually tested pm-hibernate successfully. I updated the values in the gnome power manager i.e. org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power use-time-for-...
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UbuntuGNOME 15.10 64 bit doesn't shut down

My laptop doesn't entirely shut down. Everything goes black but the screen is still on and I have to force shutdown. I don't know to which package should I post this bug to. How can I determine this ?...
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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?