Questions tagged [restart]

the act of stopping & starting a process, or rebooting an entire PC.

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Restart Ubuntu from SSH

I'm connected through SSH to a machine running Xubuntu, where I'm not sudoed. I would like to somehow restart the OS there, because I'm having troubles with Remote Desktop access to the same machine, ...
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WiFi is missing suddenly in Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

WiFi is completely missing from PC suddenly, even setting doesn't show any WiFi option. This happened several times. Only after a complete restart it back again. My OS is: "Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS&...
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Ubuntu 18 ans 20 freeze and restart randomly

I am using Ubuntu 18. Since 2 days ubuntu restarts randomly - does not matter if I'm doing something at the mement or if I just left my laptop unattended for hours. It freezes, the mouse does not move,...
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Can't restart ubuntu 20.04

I'm using dual-boot on my PC, Windows and ubuntu 20.04. Nearly everything works fine. I'm using grub to choose if I want to boot Windows or Ubuntu and that works fine as well. The only problem I have ...
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How to run a command BEFORE shutdown on Ubuntu 21.04

I just want to run (as root) a command or script before each reboot/shutdown/poweroff on Ubuntu 21.04 (when I run the shutdown or poweroff commands, or using GNOME/KDE GUI options). I've tried putting ...
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Random Reboot!!! Lenovo thinkpad E14 Gen2 Intel

Observed Behavior: Laptop reboots at random times while working Possible Cause: Mostly happens when I press the power button to wake up from sleep and unlock the PC. I assume something related to the ...
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Why does Ubuntu logout when I delete something?

I recently realised that after restarting my laptop, I get signed in automatically. But as soon as I delete a column on a spreadsheet or some text on a file, I get signed out and have to log in again. ...
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Kubuntu doesn't shutdown or restart via the start menu

I'm unable to shutdown on restart my pc unless I go to the lock screen and do it from there or type it via the konsole (sudo shutdown -h now). When I click shutdown from the application menu, it blurs ...
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HP laptop: WiFi sometimes fails for no reason

On my brand new HP laptop the WiFi connection suddenly fails for no particular reason. Available networks are displayed, but attempting a connection never succeeds. This has happened twice now since I ...
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how to troubleshoot reboot issue in ubuntu 20.04

Today I upgraded OS(just normal system updater popup upgrade) and rebooted the system, then the screen just went black with just an input cursor blinking at left corner of screen, after a long time ...
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lightdm does not switch back to gdm

Hello i am using ubuntu 20.04 and i tried lightdm but i did not like it so i wanted to switch back to gdm3 using the command sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdm3 then before restarting i used the command cat /...
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shutdown takes so long time (+5 min) 20.04

My ubuntu takes so long time to shutdown It shows no errors or commands, just black screen. I couldn't find any fixes for it. kubuntu 20.04 kernel version: 5.4.0
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Ubuntu says that it had issues restarting, even though it restarted normally

Every time I restart my computer, it always says that Ubuntu had an issue after restarting my PC. I think it just runs a crash sequence to restart the PC. If anyone knows why this happens, I would ...
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Bogus “needrestart” alerts

Why does needrestart think a prior version of the kernel is "new"?
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Ubuntu server 20.04 LTS can't restart/shutdown the system

Recently I assembled a tiny server based on Gigabyte GA-IMB370TN and Intel core i3-t9100. Then I installed Ubuntu server 20.04 LTS on it. By the time I write it I did $ apt update; apt upgrade and it ...
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Is this supposed to happen?

I am still new to Ubuntu, so excuse me if this is common. I am not familiar with what happened. I just got an "update" screen I have not seen before. It appeared before the logging in screen....
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restarting ssh, wifi and related processes

Often when I am connected to a remote server using ssh I am unable to ssh into the same server again after the connection got interrupted. (For example by my laptop suspending.) Restarting the laptop ...
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Shutdown or restart instantly stops running applications

When I select either shutdown or restart from the gnome menu, all running applications are stopped instantly and don't seem to get a chance to close gracefully. When the machine is restarted ...
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Computer restarts when fading into blank screen or suspending

I just installed Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 today in my Toshiba Satellite L50-B. I noticed that the computer restarts either when idling for a few minutes, which would supposedly lead to a blank screen, or ...
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Postgresql service stopping on its own in ubuntu server

In the postgresql log file, I found message: startup process (PID 1886772) was terminated by signal 9: Killed Although upon restarting service, postgresql database starts functioning normally. ...
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Need MacBook keyboard command to restart computer [duplicate]

Need MacBook keyboard command to restart computer MacBook Model A1342 (got it around 2012) I do not see a print screen button, link to keyboard layout: https://www.diskdepot.co.uk/images/detailed/14/...
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Ubuntu 18.4 cant start because of mounting error - what now?

I started my Linux and it takes forever to start. I already know that I can press "esc" so I can see what is going on in the back. It says "Failed to mount /media/x-data" See '...
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Apache restart only for one web page Ubuntu 20.04

I have few web pages on my Ubuntu/Apache server. Now I had to change DocumentRoot for one domain. After I changed DocumentRoot in xyz.conf file, requests to domain does not match desired DocumentRoot ...
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Why does my PC restart itself every now and then when using Ubuntu?

I use Ubuntu 20.04. The PC frequently restarts itself when using the actual OS or the live flash drive. I don't think the issue is with overheating because when I use the sensors utility: amdgpu-pci-...
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Printer Hp_laserjet_P1102 prints only and exactly one pdf document between restarts

I recently upgraded to 20.04 in hopes it would fix my printer problems, dreaming of finally printing wireless again like I used to do... Well, I gave up on that quite quickly: When I try to print PDF ...
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WiFi network options are not available after restart [duplicate]

I'd like to state off the bat that I am a complete noob to ubuntu so i apologize in advance if this is simply an easy fix that flew over my head. Ive been running ubuntu on my laptop for some time now ...
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How to make Ubuntu open the exact same state after restarting?

I am using Ubuntu and Windows together. Sometimes I need to use Windows, so I need to restart my computer, but since I am doing lots of things, I don't want them to be closed. For example I run VS ...
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INFO: task pulseaudio:1615 blocked for more than 1208 seconds

Sometimes when I try to restart my laptop, I am getting this message. It delays the shutdown, restart. INFO: task pulseaudio:1615 blocked for more than 1208 seconds ... ... systemd-shutdown[1]: ...
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20.04 shutdown suddenly but not restart

there is a kind of difficult situation here. I just installed ubuntu and used it for a few hours. All of a sudden, the laptop screen went blank. it stopped responding. I pressed shutdown. It was hot. ...
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How many times i may force Ubuntu to shutdown with no problems? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 on TBOX810-838-fl, this device is only be off by disconnect the power. the shutdown command does not work as SHUTDOWN it will work as RESTART. I want to ask how many times ...
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Restarting my laptop (Dell XPS 9350) with external monitors connected causes black screen on laptop

I have had this issue for a long time and would like some help on what could be the issue here. I have a dell xps 9350 laptop with ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS on it. When i have my external monitors connected ...
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Slow restart Ubuntu 20.04/20.10

there is an issue that I've repeatedly faced in various installations of Ubuntu, from 19.10 to 20.10 at the very least. Sometimes, randomly, when I try to restart the system, it hangs for a while at a ...
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How to see which updates need a system restart

I have a lot of updates, but I just want to install the ones that don't need a system restart. How do I do this? The command-Line solution is preferred, but GUI is fine. Thanks!
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How to restart a sleeping PC at scheduled time if unattended-upgrades has scheduled a restart

I see that unattended-upgrades issues shutdown -r command with the scheduled time. However, the PC is sleeping at that time. It also doesn't restart after manual wakeup. This is for a computer novice ...
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rmi4_physical rmi4-00:Failed to read irqs, code=-6 error

this error show "rmi4_physical rmi4-00:Failed to read irqs, code=-6 error" if i restart my Computer. laptop is hp 15-ay008tx. ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS
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Why does my Ubuntu 18.04 randomly suspend?

My Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS used to work just fine, however lately it started to suspend randomly. What happens after? At the beginning I could log in again, and everything was there unchanged. Now, it ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 restarting on its own - how to identify the source of the issue?

I have Ubuntu 20.04 and have been having this restarting issue from a couple of days. I did not do anything special at software level, at some point the computer just started to restart by itself, not ...
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Reboot problem on AMD Ryzen 2400g

I use Ubuntu 20.04. When I tried to reboot my PC, it froze. Please check the error log and let me know how I can fix this. 1. GetManagedObjects() failed: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.TimedOut: Failed ...
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Ubuntu 20 undesired initial setup after each boot

Context: I upgraded from 18 to 20.04. I have just one normal user A. Expected behavior: on each system init, should open the window to login in user A. Actual and Unexpected behavior: sometimes after ...
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I am stuck in the login page after Ubuntu upgrade

so I got this login page without any access after trying to restart due to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04, the keyboard and the mouse are not working at all, before this it did worked but the login was ...
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Is there a way to power on remotely via SSH?

I'm new to Linux and get by with a few basic commands (SSH). I run minimserver on a raspberry pi running Ubuntu server. It works great! Every night I use sudo poweroff (using an iOS app called ...
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Computer crashed while updating to new Ubuntu 20.04 release

I have been using Ubuntu for quite some time, I have decided to update to the new release. While it was updating (loading the new packages) it just logged me out from my session and I was asked to log ...
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Installed PHPMyAdmin > Restart Apache Fails

I am a bit of a beginner when it comes to ubuntu. But learning as I go, so forgive me if this is a dumb question but I could not find any answers yet online. I just installed phpmyadmin on my ...
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Manual Shutdown, Won't Restart on Demand

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS single boot - however I'm sure it's not Ubuntu's fault. It's the weirdest thing and why I don't shutdown often, but had to in order to replace a hard drive. It won't restart until ...
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Restart hangs on Ubuntu 20.04

I have Ubuntu 20.04 on Acer Aspire XC-603 computer and although shutdown works OK, when I try to restart it hangs, and I have to disconnect the power cord to run again.
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installing and restarting Ubuntu 20.04 on iMac mid 2007

I was able to install Ubuntu 20.04 using USB flash drive on mid-2007 iMac, however I cannot figure out how to reboot into Ubunutu? It does not show up as a Start-Up disk choice as opposed to a ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 interface font too small after restart, even with high scaling factor

So I was configuring VS code on my Notebook when suddenly I noticed that my interface font got really small on my desktop, terminal and files. I use Gnome Tweaks Tool to increase my scaling factor to ...
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Problem when shutting down or restarting

Sometimes when I try to logout, restart or shutdown my Ubuntu 20.04 I get this popup message saying "Received error while trying to log out". I don't understand the reason behind it. Can ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 and Ubuntu 18.04 freeze on shutdown/restart

I been using ubuntu for a few month and i always had the shutdown/restart problem with my laptop. sometimes it work, sometimes not, like 1/10. First time i have installed ubuntu on my laptop, it ...
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Can apt-get dist-upgrade -y cause a restart of the system?

Can apt-get dist-upgrade -y cause a restart of the system? I mean can it cause a restart without further confirmation?

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