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Can't log in after a shutdown apparently deleted my user account [duplicate]

Last night, I wanted to shutdown my PC after using it, but when I clicked the power icon, a tiny empty box showed with nothing in it (i.e. there's not Shutdown option) So I thought rebooting will fix ...
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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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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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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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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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Shutdown from terminal without entering password?

I have desktop edition of Ubuntu. I like the Terminal so that that I prefer to shutdown my computer with the shutdown command. However when I type shutdown now it prompts me to enter my password.Is ...
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Can't shut down ubuntu on macbook pro

I have a macbook pro MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB I have a separate partition for mac and ubuntu. Ubuntu is the main ...
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Cannot shutdown or reboot after upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04 on Intel NUC

I have been running ubuntu 14.04, then 14.10 on my Intel NUC model DN2820FYKH for months without any issues. I recently reformatted and reinstalled a fresh copy of 15.04, and after doing so I am now ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Significant delay between OS termination and restart signal on motherboard [closed]

I recently had a glass of fruit juice dumped into my tower, which required a motherboard change. I replaced my Asus Z97M-Plus motherboard with a Gigabyte Z97MX-Gaming 5. When I send a shutdown or ...
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Why do we need to be root in terminal for shutdown and restart?

When we install/remove/update packages or make any changes which require administrative privileges we are prompted for the password of admin user who has the sudo privileges - this happens both via ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 wont shutdown or reboot

Have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a Toshiba Satellite S50 with Windows 7. Offnote: Was experiencing freezes with the proprietary nvidia driver so I switched to the Nouveau driver. My ubuntu will not ...
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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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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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random shutdown since clean install of xubuntu 15.04

I've just did a fresh install of xubuntu 15.04 and since then my laptop constantly shuts down without warning like pullig the plug so there is nothing in logs. Temperatures are normals. Everything was ...
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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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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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ERROR: Laptop (ASUS Model X553M) Hang during shutdown/reboot of Ubuntu14.04

I'm using ASUS Laptop model no. X553M & Ubuntu 14.04. enter image description here My Laptop is getting hanged during shutdown or reboot. I've attached hang-screen with this message. Regards, ...
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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. ...
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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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Can't shut down, suspend, switch user, or log out without black screen

Okay... So when I try to shut down, suspend, switch user, or log out - all I get is my screen turned off. However, my computer is still on. I can tell because the light on the power button on my ...
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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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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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Shutdown button only logs out ubuntu 15.04

Since i upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04, if i click on the shutdown button it only logs out and i have to click again on the shutdown button (from the ubuntu login screen) to power off the pc. How can i fix ...
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14.04-15.04 Randomly shutdown/restart

As it says, Ubuntu randomly shuts down at times. Common occurrences that involve these shutdowns include... Playing games Streaming video with tabs in background Playing movies in VLC Specs of my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Laptop cannot remain powered off. After shutdown, powers off, but then restarts

A few months again my laptop stopped being able to shut down. I do not recall any changes which might have caused the problem. I was using Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit on a machine built by System76. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to shut down my computer?

I can't find a dialogue anywhere on the desktop (like on Windows Start/shutdown) to shut down Ubuntu. I downloaded and ran the Ubuntu live CD and after I ran it, I couldn't shut it down. I had to hold ...
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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 ...