Telinit is a command that is used to change the runlevel on a system; the default runlevel for Ubuntu is 2; 1 is single-user mode; and 0 is shutdown. However, it is not usually recommended to manually change the runlevel on an Ubuntu system unless there is a very specific reason to do it.

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Shutdown my system in 30 minutes with telinit

If I want to shutdown my system in 30 minutes with telinit, how could I do it? I know that with shutdown is easier but just for knowing it.
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command “init 1” freezes computer

I'm taking a Beginners Administration for Linux class, and one of the things we are learning is how to change "runlevel" in order to optimize efficiency and security of a server. However, when I run ...
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Changing runlevel: init or telinit?

I've been looking on the Internet for an answer and haven't found a concrete one. If I want to change the runlevel it is okay to use just init or do I always have to call it through telinit. I've ...