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Try typing the command sudo shutdown now. If that doesn't work hold the power button . Like suggested in the earlier comment it might be your hard drive.


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This will help reduce spindowns and spinups when your laptop is running on battery. Open a terminal and type the following commands: First, make a backup: sudo cp /etc/hdparm.conf /etc/hdparmcopy Then, type the following command to apply the needed changes: echo '/dev/sda { apm = 254 apm_battery = 254 }' | sudo tee -a /etc/hdparm.conf Finally, ...


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i think it's not ubuntu problem ,but windows, so try doing this on windows: run cmd(with admin rights) type: sfc/scannow hope it helps.


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one possibility is to install and use GNOME session/desktop gnome-session-fallback thanks to ruslan-gerasimov for this tip but still like with Unity, any ideas for Unity session/desktop?


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I've been holding off offering an answer to your question. I'm not sure if I've got the wrong end of the stick (so to speak). Your question reminds me of a similar scenario I found myself in a few years back. If you already know what I'm about to tell you. Then please accept my apologises I do not wish to patronise. The output you have provided clearly ...


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1.download the file. https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B7kbO9nS2qKEMmQ5elZXVUhDRjA/edit?pli=1 2.copy the folder named "rt3290sta-2.6.0.0" to /usr/src *i. Check the folder name again! The name should be [rt3290sta-2.6.0.0] *ii. You cannot copy files to /usr/src? Open terminal and run gksudo nautilus ,then GUI window will open. Find computer->usr->src, ...


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You can generally shut down your computer by holding down Alt and Prt Sc and then slowly pressing REISUB in that order. It works on most computers. It is not good for your hardware to force a shut down by pressing the power button.


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Open a terminal and enter sudo shutdown -h now This should shutdown your PC, then restart and use the shutdown button (top right menu) to try and shutdown. Tell me if it works


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The standard Linux filesystem is checked for consistency, on mount, every 30 mount and every month, whatever come first. It is possible to shut off this behavior (not recommended) by issuing (1): sudo tune2fs -c 0 -i 0 your_device_here However, filesystems are checked on mount every time the disk not correctly unmounted (say, a forced poweroff, or ...


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I had the same troubles - the guilty one was kalarm. After I disabled it, shutdown started to work properly again.


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Here's the update file for "Trusty Tahr" [Desktop Entry] Name=Log Out Exec=dbus-send --session --type=method_call --print-reply --dest=org.gnome.SessionManager /org/gnome/SessionManager "org.gnome.SessionManager.Logout" uint32:1 Icon=system-shutdown Terminal=false Type=Application OnlyShowIn=Unity; Categories=System; Version=2.0 X-Ubuntu-Gettext-Domain=gdm ...


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I was wondering the same thing. See my question at Which arguments are passed to init scripts during shutdown. The reason is that all scripts in rc0.d are first called with start and then again with stop. This way you can order the final shutdown scripts independently of any other kill scripts to be executed during shutdown.


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from the terminal sudo gedit /etc/default/grub change GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="reboot=efi" save the file, close, and run in terminal sudo update-grub Source: Ubuntu 12.04 - Most Common Problems and Solutions


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Try going to 'Settings Manager' > 'Session and Startup' > 'Application Autostart' > 'PulseAudio Sound System (Start the PulseAudio Sound System)' Turn pulseaudio on to stop the error at boot time. https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/219263


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Ubuntu doesn't shutdown properly or hangs at shutdown ? Issue faced While installing Ubunutu 14.04 in Dell XPS 15Z Laptop Edit the file # sudo gedit /etc/default/grub And modify the line : GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" It to obtain this line : GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="acpi=noirq acpi=force apm=power_off quiet splash" Then, save, ...


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I am also very new to Ubuntu world, but what i can suggest is you check in system settings the power option. Check it carefully because may be some setting there might be preventing your system from shutting down.


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This CNET website says that PS2 outputs can be wired that they are always on. Not a bug. Just how some machines are wired. Maybe time for a USB keyboard ;-)


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Are you sure that the RAM modules are compatible with the motherboard of your computer? Have you stuck to the process for adding RAM modules described in the manual of your computer model? Apart from what is told in the manual, you must unplug any AGP graphic card you have in the computer before adding the new modules. The reason is the connection between ...



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