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Questions tagged [reboot]

Questions related to restarting Ubuntu machines.

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Problems booting Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Minimal Bash-like line editing is supported …started the Ubuntu dialog grub>

First of all. I am an amateur in the UBUNTU game. I did update my ubuntu software from 14.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS two weeks ago and it was working fine. My computer is a standard Lenovo G50-80 (Boot ...
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Nautilus show hidden files

Problem Nautilus hides hidden files on reboot regardless of setting before rebooting. Expected Nautilus keeps "show hidden" setting from before shutdown (in my case, always showing hidden files ...
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How do I force BIOS to boot to shimx64.efi file when you turn OFF the computer? No dual boot needed

This will look like a duplicate but I assure you it's not. Unless I simply haven't found the solution yet from the correct post. When boot-repair says, "Please do not forget to make your BIOS boot on ...
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Ethernet hangs after reboot

I'm experiencing a strange issue on my Asus K550V laptop running 18.04. After rebooting the system, the ethernet adapter cannot connect. After power down/power on, everything is fine. Wifi functions ...
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Issues with rebooting/hibernating in Ubuntu 18.04 dual boot with Windows 10

So I'm experiencing some issues with rebooting, suspending or hibernating my PC on Ubuntu 18.04. I'm not even sure if these are related, but my uneducated guess is it has something to do with the BIOS ...
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Error at startup on Linux after computer shutdown during Ubuntu 18 update

I tried to update my laptop to Ubuntu 18.04 (from 16.04) last night, but I had a power outage and I believe it was interrupted in the middle. As I woke up and noticed that the power was out, I ...
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I can write to SD cards only the first time I insert it after reboot

After a reboot, I can insert a SD card and read/write normally. After extracting it, any subsequent SD card will be mounted as read only. My user belongs to the "disk" group. Trying to remount with rw ...
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Can I get Windows 10 back that has gone while I am rebooting? [duplicate]

While I was dual booting with the USB I got structed with screen containing only "-" blinking on the screen. I have nearly waited for 30 min. It did not work. I turned on the PC again my Windows 10 ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 LTS freezes on shutdown and reboot

Yeah, I know there were similar topics here, but still, I need help. I am running Lubuntu 18.04 LTS on Intel Celeron J1800, 2GB RAM and iGPU, with 500GB HDD. Everytime I press shutdown, reboot, write ...
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It takes very long for Ubuntu 18.04 to show login screen after a reboot

From when I reboot my Ubuntu 18.04 until I see the login screen it takes about 2 minutes. It seems that booting the kernel is not the problem. The following is the result of running systemd-analyze ...
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How to boot normally and exit emergency mode loop

I just restarted my laptop and it got stuck in emergency mode I am not able to exit it.By the way, I am new to ubuntu. Let me explain more. There is a message stating /dev/sda1 :clean XXXXX files, ...
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ubuntu gets stuck after installation

i installed Ubuntu from a usb drive upto where it says 'restart your computer to run newly installed operating system' when i restart it gets stuck on loading screen
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Can't understand if sudo is working or not

I don't know what's wrong in my pc. It runs on Ubuntu 16.04. When I give sudo command, it asks for password. When I give password, it does not accept. sudo -i [sudo] password for alpha: Sorry, try ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 succesfull install, failed reboot

Installed ubuntu 18.04 alongside windows 10. Acter succesfull install i was prompted to "restart now". This is the error that i got (typing it down if image won't upload): INFO: task Xorg:1493 blocked ...
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Reboot Problem on Asus Laptop

I have an Asus N552VW laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 installed on it. There is a weird problem...when powering off everything is OK and system shuts down normally. But when rebooting it...hardware is ...
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Stuck in reboot loop

Help! I decided to try ubuntu18.04.1 out. I did a full wipe.. and chose to install hardware updates which did secure boot password thing. My computer lagged during install but completed and now it is ...
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18.04 LTS upgrade (16.04) Failed to reboot

Also entered here: Suspend Issues on Ubuntu 18.04 (and other flavours) – Troubleshooting and Fixes I've kept my 16.04 lts consistently updated and chose to upgrade today to 18.04 lts. I followed ...
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How to make my own Deep Freeze for Linux from scratch?

I want to make my own Deep Freeze for Linux but whithout using existing applications. A Deep Freeze is a system restore on reboot, everytime the system reboot all the changes, installed softwares, ...
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Cannot launch Firefox from Shell script by crontab [duplicate]

I have added following lines to /etc/crontab to run a script that should launch firefox but it gives error @reboot root /bin/sleep 50;export DISPLAY=:0 && /usr/scripts/launch1.sh the ...
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When I “restart” (reboot) Ubuntu, my wired network doesn't work

Machine is Acer Aspire laptop with Intel i5 CPU running Ubuntu 18.04 (proc/version = Linux version 4.15.0-33-generic (buildd@lcy01-amd64-024) (gcc version 7.3.0 (Ubuntu 7.3.0-16ubuntu3)) #36-Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu crypt failed

I wiped win 10 loaded and Ubuntu now I can`t get past crypt password.I have tried rebooting computer on dvd that I originally used and usb I have set the computer to boot up on cd but I still get the ...
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are my reboot-logs incorrect?

I´ve recently taken a look at my reboot-logs with last -x | grep reboot : reboot system boot 4.4.0-134-generi Mon Aug 27 12:36 still running reboot system boot 4.4.0-134-generi Sun Aug 26 12:...
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18.04 Ubuntu reboots after few seconds on shutdown command

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 lts on my laptop lenevo g560 1.8 gb ram. After update and few days of use, the laptop reboots even on shutdown.i have tried laptop mode install but to no use.please help
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Ubuntu 16.04 won't boot anymore after installing amdgpu driver/software

Context : I use my laptop's monitor + 2 others. On the left, an external one portrait-oriented, on the middle the laptop, and on the right an external one landscape-oriented. At each reboot in triple ...
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Can not power off my gnome

I have installed gnome recently on my laptop, but I can neither power off nor reboot it. It does not work with the sudo command, too. How can I fix it?
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Grub error: “[ 1.281101 ] couldn't get size 0x00…e”

This error showed up when Ubuntu was booting up. What does it mean? What could be causing this error? It appeared after I updated grub.
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Go to command prompt when computer tuns out of memory

Is there a way to fall back to command line in Ubuntu 18.04 when computer runs out of memory? It used to be Alt+F2 (and I was able to kill consuming processes), now I can only do REISUB or restart. ...
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18.04 Boot freezes at “Started Hold until boot process finishes up”

I have been encountering some trouble trying to boot 18.04. When I attempt to boot it becomes stuck "Started Hold until boot process finishes up", and ctrl+alt+f1/f2have no effect Following some ...
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I lost all my linux data on reboot. :( [xubuntu, unetbooted alongside preinstalled windows 7]

I always run my laptop on windows 7, which was already pre-installed. I used UnetBootin to install xubuntu 18.04 alongside windows 7 without a usb/cd. I don't have a usb/cd at the moment. I installed ...
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How to use kexec reboot to new kernel from diskless thinclient

I've a diskless workstation which boot #ubuntu on LAN. However, the version 14.04 on tftp server is becoming outdated. I am seeking for a solution that I should able to "reboot" the diskless ...
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Alt-F3 forces me to reboot

I'm working on a game in QB64 and I want to use Alt+F3 within the game. But when I press that, I get an awful little prompt thing, I have to reboot and I lose any unsaved work. Please tell how to ...
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date-time always resets to particular date after reboot/shutdown

Whenever I reboot or shutdown my computer the date and time switch back to 19th July 19:58. I don't have dual boot only ubuntu 18.04 installed on the system. I have seen time change due to reboot/...
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I've just installed Ubuntu 18.04 and after the system installation is complete, I get this prompt

Please remove the installation medium, then press reboot But there is no way to reboot other than holding down the power button.
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Ubuntu 18.04 cannot boot

I installed Ubuntu 18.04. At first, it used to automatically reboot from time to time. Now, I cannot boot it. The system shows this message and reboot again and then shows the same message over and ...
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Connection refused after permanent mounting partition

I am mounting a partition on my VM (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) by editing the /etc/fstab file in the following way: uuid: partition uid /path/to/mount/dir ext4 defaults 0 0 After I reboot the VM I can't ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 reboot after shutdown

I'm experiencing this strange issue for some time now (before my 18.04 upgrade). When I shutdown my computer it reboots right away. I searched the web and tried a lot of suggestions, nothing worked. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 take too long time in boot

My Ubuntu 18.04 machine takes too long time in startup time. When I run this command systemd-analyze blame I have this output in terminal: 6.595s NetworkManager-wait-online.service 4.349s ...
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Reboot through SSH not back online [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 16 desktop, but I do plan to SSH into my machine just as much, if not more, than I use it as a desktop. I am noticing that when I issue an sudo reboot command while I am SSH'd in, ...
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Ubuntu stuck rebooting and installing

I am installing Ubuntu 18.04 off of a USB stick. It allows me to get the whole way through the installation process until the end. Most others are prompting to remove installation medium, then click ...
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Ntfs disk get another path after reboot to windows [duplicate]

I have 2 OS on my laptop. Win 8 and linux ubuntu 18.04 and two drives - ssd and hdd. Hdd formatted as ntfs for possibility to use it from windows and linux. Partitions looks like sda ...
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How to solve 'System has not been booted with systemd as init system (PID 1).'? I can't reboot Ubuntu

I've got a problem during setting apache I am using Ubuntu version 18.04 I don't know what made this problem appeared... I will just list all my commands Please check and find a solution apt-get ...
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How do I avoid shutdown-inhibition caused by an interrupted, then completed, Ubuntu upgrade?

When I try to suspend/reboot my Ubuntu 18.04, I get a dialog asking for a password: "Authentication is required for suspending [respectively: rebooting] the system while an application asked to ...
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How to restart system and desktop after pivot_root

I'm using ubuntu 16.04 for my OS system. I had changed to new root with pivot_root. And tried to restart all the system and the desktop. I would not try to use reboot cause it will reboot the old ...
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Ubuntu machine freezes completely

Everyday I experience a complete freeze of my PC. (I recently started using Ubuntu 18.04, and a freeze usually takes place once per day closer to the evening.) By 'freeze' I mean that all of a sudden ...
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Date and time in the past lost after reboot or poweroff/poweron

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (trusty) on a Freescale i.MX6 (ARMv7) processor. When I move the date and time to the future with respect to the currently set date and time, I am able to set ...
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Reboot proceeds with a sudden power failure

I made a clean installation of Ubuntu 18.04 on the HP Envy laptop, when a reboot attempted, the power suddenly disappeared for a second, a typical click of the HDD was heard, then the boot takes place,...
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cronjob not executing on reboot

I am trying to make a cronjob that executes on reboot of my machine. The job is a .sh script that is located in the custom dir start. path from home is: Home/start/start.sh The script needs sudo ...
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Unable to execute script before reboot or shutdown

I need to execute a script before System shutdown or reboot. I have created the script called shutdown-pulse, which I need to execute and placed in under /etc/init.d. The content of the script is: ...
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How can I make Ubuntu 18.04 default to reboot using kexec (with EFI)?

What would be the proper way to make Ubuntu reboot using kexec by default (especially when the reboot is initiated from the GUI)? I found this kexec reboot script, that when downloaded and run with ...