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You can set the levels for "low", "critically low" and "action" by entering the following commands at the terminal: gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power percentage-low XX gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power percentage-critical YY gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power percentage-action ZZ gsettings set ...


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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! ...


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Cario dock screws up the gear if you want it to work again I suggest uninstalling cairo dock. Or beg them to fix it over here: http://www.glx-dock.org/bg_forumlist.php


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Create /etc/init/killsshfs.conf file as root: # killsshfs - # # This service pkill sshfs description "pkill sshfs" start on deconfiguring-networking console log task exec /usr/bin/pkill sshfs According to upstart wiki: If you are converting a systemd service like this to an Upstart job, deconfiguring-networking should be used as a stop on event. ...


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Ubuntu will send the SIGTERM signal to allow running applications to gracefully terminate and close their open processes. Only if an application does not listen to SIGTERM it may be killed. In case a running application needs user interaction (test this with an opened unsaved document from LibreOffice) the shutdown will be halted until the user interacted. ...


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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



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