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How can I modify the power button behaviour? [duplicate]

I want the PC to shut down without any dialogue, but let time for the applications to close properly. One solution is, to change powerbtn.sh to: shutdown -h now but that does not wait for all ...
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How to configure Ubuntu 13.04 to shutdown when the power button is pressed [duplicate]

I would like my computer to shut down when I press the power button. Without any questioning. First problem is, that a dialog pops up which I have to click. How to remove this? Second problem is, ...
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How do I configure an action when pressing hardware power button? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: power button “instant”-shutdown There is no option "action when pressing hardware power-button"(shutdown, hibernate, suspend) in ubuntu 11.10. Where to configure ...
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How to add "shutdown" to the list of "when the lid is closed" in power settings? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify the power options? I'd like to shutdown my laptop by closing the lid; but in Power Settings there's no option to do that. Is there any way to add "shutdown" ...
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Lid closed power option doesn't work anymore [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify the power options in Ubuntu 11.10? After upgrade to 11.10 the lid close option in the power settings doesnt seem to work anymore. Only options now are ...
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How do I set my laptop to shutdown instead of hibernating/suspending when I close the lid? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set the power button to shutdown instantly instead of opening a dialog window? I have a Dell M4300 and the hibernate/suspend dosn't work properly. Instead I would ...
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Shutdown functions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify the power options? How to enable hibernation in 12.04? On Windows was a function to not shut down completely, but save the session in RAM to start directly ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't shut down after suspend or hibernate

Why no answer accepted For the simple reason that I haven't been using Ubuntu for a long time, so I couldn't test the answers. The question Actually my question can appear identical to this one in ...
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Why does my display keep turning off every 10 minutes?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric) in VirtualBox as well as virtualbox-guest-additions. The display resolution adapts to the size of the window as expected, but the display turns off after 10 ...
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How to change mapping for the «PowerOff» key on keyboard?

I've bought the ROG G551JM Asus laptop which proven to be Ubuntu-compatible. The computer's keyboard is ill-designed with the key "Poweroff" being an ordinary key, placed in the spot, where one ...
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How to change Power-Button to Suspend in 16.04?

I know the answer here about How do I modify the options for the power button? However, the dconf-editor is completely different than in previous versions. There is no Settings-daemon. It looks like ...
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How do I remove the shutdown confirmation menu?

How do I remove the shutdown confirmation menu saying "are you sure you want to shut down"? This is the menu that pops up after I press shut down. I can't navigate to it in gconf_editor using the ...
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How can I enable the power button on my server?

The power button on my headless 11.10 server appears to do nothing unless I hold it in for 5 seconds or so, in which case it switches the machine off instantly. What I'd like it to do if I press it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit - computer shuts down by itself

After I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my Lenovo ThinkPad T61 today, I could boot up Ubuntu without problem but after I run the Software Center, Additional Driver, or Firefox, the computer will shut ...
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Hibernate on power button - login screen

Every once in a while my SO-User (significant other user) leaves the computer but doesn't hibernate it. I want to push the power button to save some energy, but as I'm not in her session, the computer ...
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