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ASUS notebook hangs on shutdown with 14.04. Nvidia related…?

When I attempt to shut down via the terminal or GUI (and even sometimes during startup), the computer hangs indefinitely and I have to hold the manual power button to turn off. After much ...
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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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14.10 to 15.04 upgrade, now I can't poweroff or reboot!

I was previously running 14.10 without any problems on an Intel NUC Bay trail but then after upgrading it to 15.04 my PC won't poweroff or reboot anymore. At the shutdown messages it says umounting ...
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Laptop doesn't shut down - Lubuntu 15.04

I've bean using Ubuntu, Xubuntu and recently Lubuntu on my desktop and laptop without problems. I have just installed Lubuntu 15.04 on an old HP nx9005 laptop and it works fine, but it doesn't shut ...
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reboot and shutdown command freeze on my Ubuntu vivid 15.04

Every time I have to reboot or shutdown the display keeps on showing the image of Ubuntu with the dots that keeps on going. Even with command from the terminal. I have to press the button to power off ...
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Screen shuts down after some seconds when trying to install into my MSI Ghost GS60

I acquired a MSI Ghost GS60 with a Nvidia Geforce GTX 965M. I am trying to install Ubuntu from a UEFI USB flash drive. The flashdrive boots smoothly, both to try ubuntu, or to install it. However, in ...
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How to disable automatic shut-down on low power (Ubuntu 15.04)?

So apparently there's a nasty bug on my laptop (an Acer Aspire 3810T) that makes Ubuntu freak out when plugging/unplugging power. Frequently, it claims the battery is at 0% when switching power ...
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Auto shutdown when no HDD activity

I have a media server with 6 hard drives. I use it 2 - 3 times a week, so it would be a waste of electricity if the server is turned on 24/7. So I want to shut it down when it is not in use, ...
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Xubuntu taking a minute plus to shut down for reboot

This seems too long to me, and longer than I recall when I had a Mint boot. I am currently dual booting. Is this normal? If not, what might be the cause?
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Kubuntu 14.04 won't reboot after updates

I noticed I had a bunch of updates come through the other day that required a restart. When I went to restart it just takes me to a user login screen. In the lower right there are options to restart ...
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After switching to Ubuntu 15.04 laptop won't shutdown

I have a problem with with my laptop, Toshiba Qosmio F60. Curently i am running dual boot with Win7, and Ubuntu 15.04. I used different distros and this is the first time i have this kind of problem. ...
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Shutdown, restart and suspend problems on Acer E5 511 (Sandy Bridge) 14.04 and 15.04

Lot's of similar problems out there. Basically I have tried most or all of the suggestions offed but to no avail. Specifically. I installed Unity 15.04 on two Acer E5 511 C1WE laptops and it seems to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 shutdown issue

Recently, my Dell Inspiron 3452 has encountered a weird issue. I have been using the system for past 6 months, with no issues so far. But recently, shutdown issue has been preventing my machine to ...
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Aspire E11 ES1-111-M-C1EY, Ubuntu 15.04. won't shotdown

Don't know what to do... My laptop Acer Aspire E11 ES1-111M-C1EY hangs at shutdown. I've already tried to install different versions of Ubuntu (12.04, 14.04, 15.04), but nothing helped. I've seen a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't shut down, reboots instead

I've researched on this topic and did all of the recommendations such as editing kernel options acpi=off, acpi=noirq, acpi=force, then sudo update-grub. i also edit the bios to disable wake on lan ...
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Computer turns on immediately after being shut down

My laptop (Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15) cannot be shut down. I have tried both the shutdown button in the upper right corner and typing a command into the terminal. The result was the same - the laptop ...
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PC is shutting down although the battery is charged 50% of above

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 the problem is when I am using pc with plug in for charging or without charging from starting time it working normally.But when I plug out the pc from charger when the pc is ...
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What is the command to open the shutdown dialog?

I would like to use a gesture to shutdown/restart my computer and I need to know the command that launches the shutdown dialog:
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Ubuntu 14.10 Startup & Shutdown Issues w/ HP Pavilion x360

I have an HP Pavilion x360 n010dx running Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn with the Linux kernel "linux-signed-image-3.16.0-23-generic", and I am having issues with Ubuntu starting up as well as with ...
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Problem in Shutting down after updating

I recently did an update on Ubuntu which are mostly regular updates that I have been getting at regular intervals. But the recent update started a problem on my system. When I click shut down on the ...
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Why does my computer try to shut down when I plug in headphones?

Using Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Noticed that when I plug in headphones, a menu appears asking if I want to "lock, suspend, restart, or shut down." Is this normal? How do I fix this if it isn't normal?
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Power Plan [Shutting Down]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 the problem is when I am using pc with plug in for charging or without charging from starting time it working normally.But when I plug out the pc from charger when the pc is ...
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My computer wont shutdown

If I try to shutdown my computer it simply takes me back to the login-screen. I looked around and found : Type in terminal: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub Find the line: ...
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How to shut down Lubuntu immediately with the power button instead of a logout method dialog prompt

I would like the computer to shut down directly after I press the power button. At the moment, Lubuntu opens a shutdown method dialog box when I press the shutdown button. I suspect I can simply ...
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Asking all remaining processes to terminate… fail

Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits with Unity. When I restart or shutdown the PC, it takes too long to do it. It shows the line Asking all remaining processes to terminate... [fail] and after Killing all remaining ...
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Asus UX31 ultrabook suddenly shuts down when below 50% battery

I've heard over the years that this computer had issues with the BIOS settings but that by 13.10 it had been cleared. It never used to happen on 13.10 but now that I'm on 14.04 it started showing ...
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How to unmount nfs on shutdown of system via Network Manager

I use network manager and mount a NFS drive via a custom script /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/99nfs.sh: #!/bin/sh IF=$1 STATUS=$2 if [ "${IF}" = "eth0" ] && [ "${STATUS}" = "up" ]; ...
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Shutdown Server by normal user

I have a customer that have an Ubuntu server, and he want to shutdown the server every day because of electricity issue, he has no IT guy, and want to do that every day, I discussed with him to give ...
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Shutdown command does nothing

I can't shutdown my ubuntu 14.04 anymore. # shutdown -h now Nothing happens at all # halt -h # halt:Unable to execute shutdown: exec format error Shutting down from gui just messes up the ...
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No verbose output on startup after upgrade to 15.04

When I was running Ubuntu 14.10 I was able to view the verbose output during startup and shutdown (which was very useful for me). But now that I have upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 I get the verbose output ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit - computer shuts down by itself

After I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my Lenovo ThinkPad T61 today, I could boot up Ubuntu without problem but after I run the Software Center, Additional Driver, or Firefox, the computer will shut ...
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Unable to shutdown, restart or logout

I am unable to shutdown, restart or logout from my ubuntu 14.04 machine. The screen goes blank, but the system hangs, then the fan begins to run fast. I have to turnoff the laptop by pressing and ...
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Schedule the system to poweroff

Is there a way to schedule my Lubuntu laptop to power off itself in say, one or two hours? Which tool (or script) would be best suited for a standard installation of Lubuntu?
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Ubuntu hanging on shutdown/reboot

My situation is very similar to Shutdown Hangs for 5 Minutes on Kubuntu 14.04 but I am using 14.10 with a gnome environment instead of KDE (Ubuntu with gnome package added not the native version). ...
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Shutdown Hangs for 5 Minutes on Kubuntu 14.04

I've had persistent problems with a 5 minute hang at shutdown for the last three versions of Kubuntu (13.04, 13.10, and now 14.04). I suspect this is not a KDE-specific problem. Recently, I performed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 randomly shuts down

I bought a new laptop BU1402 from TUXEDO computers with Ubuntu 14.04 installed and have now experienced two unexpected shutdowns. The screen just turns black and then the notebook just turns off. I ...
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User account history showing incorrectly

I have found that in System Settings > User Accounts that if you select an account and then select the button called History (which is meant to show the login history for that account), it will ...
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Laptop suspends on shutdown with lid closed

I'm struggling to phrase this question very coherently, but here's what I'm struggling with... I have a Lenovo laptop from a few years ago. Recently, I put ubuntu on it. As it stands right now, I've ...
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Reboot after shutdown (Ubuntu 14.04 (also 12.04); Dell latitude E7440)

I have a rather serious shutdown/reboot issue with my Ubuntu OS on my brand new Dell latitude E7440 netbook. The issue does not seem to depend on the OS version: it occurs with 12.04, 13.10 and now ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not shutdown

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 desktop. It worked fine, but after the last update, the system does not shutdown. It gets stuck with the last line on the screen being: unmounted /kernel/debug I ...
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Can not connect to internet and turn off computer after interrupting system update

Last Friday, I was using software updater to update some of my software, but halfway through, I realized I wouldn't have time to complete all of the updates. I unfortunately had to stop the updates ...
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Message {1.079026} ACPI PCC probe failed; starting version 219

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) with 3.19.5-031905-generic #201504211114 kernel and GNOME Shell 3.14.4 on a Samsung NP370R4E laptop. When I boot up, I see [1.079026] ACPI PCC probe failed ...
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Schedule command during shutdown? [duplicate]

How do we execute a command such as it executes everytime one logs out or shutdowns or restarts the machine ? To be more specific, I want the autotrash to be executed at logout, or shutdown or ...
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Problem running backup script at shutdown Ubuntu 14.04.2 [closed]

I want to run a script at shutdown, and a far as I can tell I've followed the proper procedures. The script (close) is supposed to launch another script (gdrive) in a terminal which prompts me to sync ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 does not shutdown properly

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 it works nicely but id does not shut down. If I manage to press delete key (it freezes quick) while it shut down it says this: starting version 219 error:/dev/sdf: ...
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why google chrome shuts down after closing the terminal?

I have to use Google chrome while running the terminal in the background. In fact if I press ctrl+c it shuts down with the Google chrome too. Why is it happening? Is there any way I can resume Google ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Randomly shutting down

I have an Intel DQ77KB Mini ITX (i7, 6G DDR3 1300) running Ubuntu 14.04 and it randomly shuts down. The machine is just hosting ownCloud, nothing else. I've been reading all of the other posts with ...
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How can I automatically shutdown the system after a specific time?

How can I automatically shutdown the system after a certain customizable time?
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Ubuntu shutdown problems

I bought a new notebook computer and installed Ubuntu on it. The installation process has completed successfully, but when initiating shutdown, it failed to shut down properly. It shows a blinking ...
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No graphical interface on power off/on

I am using ubuntu trusty on both my laptop and my desktop. Unlike my laptop, my desktop has no GUI during power on/off. While this is no pressing matter, I would like to know if there is a way to ...