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First you need to check if you can use the RTC wakealarm to wake your system: sudo sh -c "echo 0 > /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm" sudo sh -c "echo `date '+%s' -d '+ 3 minutes'` > /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm" cat /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm Now check: cat /proc/driver/rtc This should return a list of parameters. Check the alrm_time is 3 ...


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Nothing, both of them do the same task. From the respective man pages: man reboot: reboot, halt, poweroff These programs allow a system administrator to reboot, halt or poweroff the system. man shutdown -r: Requests that the system be rebooted after it has been brought down. Without the -f option for reboot, it will gracefully terminate all ...


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You can get information about commands by typing $man <command> for the shutdown command you get: OPTIONS -r Requests that the system be rebooted after it has been brought down. -h Requests that the system be either halted or powered off after it has been brought down, with the choice as to which left up to the system. ...


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There is util called cron. Usually cron handle task scheduling in Linux. But there is also few another ways to do it. In case of cron, you can just run crontab -l to see all task scheduled by current user. If you want to check task for another user use -u $username key TO check root user tasks: sudo crontab -u root -l To understand crontab format please ...


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The shutdown process normally takes 30 seconds to allow each running service time to stop. Services are shutdown in alphabetical order. -r Reboot the system when shutdown is complete. -p Turn off the system without time-out or warning similar to -h


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Looks like indicator-session might have crashed/failed to load. Press Alt+F2 and run: restart unity-panel-service If that doesn't work, try running: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/indicator-session/indicator-session-service in a terminal. Note. The x86_64-linux-gnu part is for Ubuntu 64-bit, if you are using Ubuntu 32-bit you should change it to ...


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The file /usr/share/polkit-1/actions/org.freedesktop.consolekit.policy will be overwritten when policykit is updated. You can add local configuration somewhere under /etc/polkit-1/localauthority. I added a file /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local/50-com.[my name].pkla with the following contents: [Restart] Identity=unix-user:* ...



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