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you can do > sudo init 0 to shutdown your computer from the terminal or sudo shutdown -r now to reboot it. Besides you can do man shutdown which will give you more detailed information about the shutdown command.
The quickest way to PROPERLY shut down any PC running Ubuntu Linux that I know of regards something that can only be properly described as a sort-of keyboard shortcut when using a laptop. You merely TAP (do not hold down) the power button. This causes a shutdown dialogue to appear in which the highlighted option is SHUT DOWN, so if you then press the ENTER ...
The more probable reason is the overheat of processor. So after the next turn off, just go to BIOS, and check temperature sensors. So after the next load of the linux check temperature of LM sensors with: sensors-detect systemctl enable lm_sensors.service sensors Or use psensor GUI software. Also read the article on how to setup and check the temperature ...
Hit the power button. Use arrow key to go to "shutdown". Hit Enter. It works with all Ubuntu versions, and it is (to me) the quickest way to shutdown a machine.
I have an Acer TravelMate 2410 and this is the solution that worked for me: Open 'Terminal' Type: sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf Add a new line at the end that says: blacklist wistron_btns Save the file (press 'ctrl+o' and then 'enter') Exit (press 'ctrl+x') Reboot the laptop. After you restart Ubuntu you can succesfully shutdown your laptop! ...
What you need to do is create an Upstart job. Let us say your script for stopping VMs is available at /some/path/vagrant-stop.sh. Depending on the exact nature of your VMs (are they run only when you're logged into a GUI, or are they run when the system starts up, etc.), you could use either a System job or a Session job. For the case where the VMs are run ...
I fixed the problem by updating my BIOS. Last time I checked there wasn't any update.
Try updating drivers and Grub, or disable visual settings To disable visual effects by: right click on the desktop and select "change desktop background". Click the "Visual Effects" tab. Change it to none. and also try some terminal commands like sudo poweroff sudo halt
That's NVidia for you: instead of being compatible with VESA modes, they're only VGA (and maybe SVGA) compatible, which gives you ugly boot and shut-down screens. See also: Linus Torvalds on NVidia Press c on grub to get in the console and then enter videoinfo. Note down the highest resolution and color depth available. E.g 1920x1080x32. Load ubuntu and ...
Maybe it is overheating? You can install the program "sensors" from the terminal (type in sensors and it will tell you how) and check the core temperature whenever you want by typing in sensors ("turning off" suggests that it is shutting itself down and not just cutting out suddenly (as if the power went), which is why I am thinking overheating.. )
You can also use the terminal Ctrl+Alt+T and type: sudo init 0
This method is better than the others since the problem is solved and Cairo Dock starts with almost no delay. Edit /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/cairo-dock/cairo-dock-launcher-API-daemon as root. Add the following line at line 33: from time import sleep and the following line at line 241 (just before ULWatcher()): sleep(5) Then, restart the session. If ...
Not really sure, but if you just want to shut down your PC type init 0 (for shutdown) Init 6 (for restarting the system ) You must be root or use "sudo"
Set up a sudo shutdown -h now in tty ahead of time, press Enter, type in your password and don't press enter. When you want to shut down, Ctrl+Alt+F1 and Enter. You can also restart in tty by Ctrl+Alt+Delete without a sudo, but then you need to shut down before it restarts.
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