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Questions tagged [shutdown]

For questions regarding shutting down and powering off.

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18.04 can't shut down my computer

Been intermittent before, but after installing 18.04 it hangs EVERY time. I have seen some references to Network but shuting it down first doesn't do the trick. What else can I try?
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Asus Rog Strix 17 GL703GE acpi, touchpad, shutdown/reboot,lspci issue

I have a Asus rog Strix 17 GL703GE laptop with KDE Neon. I'm using the last kernel's version in the repository. 4.15.0-36-generic Nevertheless i have the following problems: Acpi errors lspci ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 hangs on shutdown or restart

Since around one month I am having a problem with ubuntu not being able to shutdown or restart. I think this happened after some Ubuntu update but I can't figure out which was the one that caused the ...
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Another question about Hibernate in 18.04 (not a duplicate)

I have a fresh install of 18.04 on a brand-new high-end laptop. Hibernate works using sudo pm-hibernate By "works" I mean that it saves the system to disk, and powers down. Upon reboot, the session ...
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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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Icon missing for bluetooth and shutdown in the GNOME menu bar

Since plugging in a Bluetooth adapter, the shutdown menu and Bluetooth icons disappeared. I am using gnome-desktop for Ubuntu. Here is how it looks: It is a pretty minor detail, but I would like to ...
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Freeze when shutting down Ubuntu 18.04 without Internet connection

I am a newbie to Linux, and I installed Ubuntu 18.04 recently on my Acer Aspire VX laptop. But sometimes, when I try to shut down my computer, the mouse disappears, and everything freezes until I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Freezes screen and hangs on shutdown and restart what can be done?

I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 on my new MSI GL63RD Laptop. My laptop's configuration is 8 GB RAM, NVIDIA GEForce GTX 1050Ti(4 GB), and 128 GB SSD. I have tried almost every fix available ...
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Why on GUI the shutdown is rootless whilst on terminal is not? [duplicate]

In older days that I used to run Fluxbox, in order to be able to shutdown my computer I need to allow passwordless root access via sudo to the command shutdown by running viedit and doing the ...
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HP shut down problem

So I recently installed Ubuntu for the first time (been a windows user my entire life) and I am facing the biggest problems! I am using a HP laptop ProBook 4530s, and installed both Ubuntu 18 and now ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, acpi=off required to boot, but shut down freezes

I installed Ubuntu 16.04.5 alongside windows 10. It requires acpi=off to boot but it hangs on shutdown in Ubuntu splash screen. I am using Kernel 14.15,My specs are MSI, Intel i7-2.6, 16GB RAM.
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Auto shutdown and reboot software program for Ubuntu machine [duplicate]

Is there a small piece of software to turn on/turn off the system at given time? Suchlike Wake-On-Lan programs. Or the program just shutdown the machine?
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IIO sensor Proxy service hangs on shutdown

A week back on a shutdown I got this error. And after that my brightness keys don't work anymore. Also I seem to get some random seconds long freezes every now and then since this. But I'm not sure if ...
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apache2 is shutting down in irregular intervals

On Ubuntu 16.04. my apache2 web server is shutting down in irregular intervals. I could extract the following from error.log at the time another shut down occurred (10:30 and before): [Tue Sep 18 06:...
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Hibernation is causing laptop to shutdown

I managed to increase my swapfile to 16GB because i want to hibernate my laptop. I tried with sudo systemctl hibernate but it's not working. The laptop is shutting down.
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Ubuntu 18.04 freezing randomly and freezes on shutdown and reboot

I recently set up a dual boot on my new laptop with an i7 8750h and a laptop grade gtx 1050, with Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10. Any time I try shutting the machine down or rebooting it does not ...
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Can´t shut down my laptop on ubuntu 18.04

I have a HP 240 G2 Notebook, and i first installed ubuntu 16.04, and when shut down, the screen freezed and the points didn´t advance anymore, the computer never turned off. So i tried all ...
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shutdown of a remote linux system from my ubuntu

I would like to shutdown a remote linux system, on a microzed card, from my pc when I shutdown it. To do this, I have done the following service for systemd. It should operates when I send the ...
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Hibernation and Sleep mode not working as expected

Every time I try sleep mode computer won't partially shut down as expected, it just log out. Similar strange behaviour apply to hibernation mode when computer restarts instead of shutting down (yes, ...
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poweroff -f vs SysRq

sudo shutdown -r now isn't working for me right now. I want to know which option is safer between sudo poweroff -f and Alt+SysRq+(R, E, I, S, U, O). I'm on 16.04 although I doubt that makes a ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 is not shutting down due to some firmware issue and occasionally freezes during casual tasks

Problem description: After I initiate power off/restart, system usually lead to a black screen as shown below or the basic Ubuntu logo screen Then it freezes right on that screen or the display turns ...
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Extremely slow shutdown

Ubuntu shows the purple loading screen for over a minute before shutting down. I have no idea of what can have caused that. I use Ubuntu 18.04. Shutdown was fine in the same version until recently.
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Network error: Connection timed out

I can no longer SSH into my server after attempting to upgrade to 18.04.1. Not sure if this is what caused the problem but I did a 'sudo shutdown -R' command but didn't include a '0'at the end of it ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 installation and “usb try ubuntu 18.04” freezes on shutdown or restart [Lenovo Legion Y520]

Some time ago I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my laptop (Lenovo Legion Y520) and everything worked fine. A few months ago I turned off my laptop during an update by mistake and that caused some issues ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 not shutting down

My laptop is not shutting down. I tried the grub edit and the power settings methods but nothing worked. I have to shut down my laptop by pressing the power button for 5 to 10 sec. It usually freezes ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 takes a long time to shutdown

My Ubuntu takes a very long time to shutdown. I see this message when I press Delete key and the loading screen disappears: A job stop is running for Docker Application Container Engine (15min 41s /...
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Frozen Ubuntu during shut-down showing logo

Every time I try to shut the computer down, it stucks on the logo showing with exactly two red dots under it. I'ce read on the internet that this is pretty usual issue with Ubuntu and so I tried to ...
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My ubuntu shuts down when not connected to charge without giving any warning despite having more than 50% charge

I have an HP notebook which I had dual booted with Ubuntu 16.04 Initially, the laptop worked well for 4-5 months without any problem but since the past 1 month it automatically shuts down when not ...
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Rare power off behaviour

I use UbuntuStudio 18.04.1 (full clean installation, from the scratch) into a HP 250 G5 Laptop. Since a days ago, the unit sometimes (not always) wasn't power off when I ask Ubuntu to shutdown. I ...
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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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Problem powering off my computer on Ubuntu 18.04

After powering off, sometimes my computer doesn't power off and the desktop freezes. I am running Ubuntu 18.04. How can I solve this problem?
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Ubuntu 18.04: Freeze on shutdown/connection of USB devices

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic and have encountered a problem where the screen completely freezes with a graphical glitch. This happens when I: Shut down/Reboot 100% of the time Whenever I ...
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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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Power Off Resets Display Settings

I have a dual monitor system and I want to keep the bigger one as the primary monitor; I can make it so from Displays, but every time I power off Ubuntu forgets that I even meddled with Display ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS freezes on shutting down (mouse disappears and everything hangs)

I recently installed ubuntu 18.04 (upgraded from 16.04) on a Lenovo IdeaPad 720S (possibly relevant is that it has an Nvidia GeForce MX150 2GB) and it is now unable to shutdown or switch to tty. Every ...
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Popping or Crackling Reboot/ShutdownLubuntu 18.04

I have a Dell Latitude D610 1.73ghz Intel Pentium M 2gb RAM. It uses SigmaTel C-Major audio sound. Every single reboot or shutdown it pops or crackles. I know it can be capacitor discharge by improper ...
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Why does my Ubuntu 18.04 randomly shut down?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 (start with server edition, because the hardware is pretty weak) on some older hardware - a desktop. Memtest ran fine on it before I installed, but it seems that it will ...
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ubuntu 16.04 with i7 8550U can't shut down

My computer is ASUS X560UD i7 8550U. And I want to run dual system on it for deviding 500G for win10, and 500G for ubuntu 16.04. But when I install ubuntu, I found it can't be shut down. I has tried ...
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Duplicate screen when starting Ubuntu 18.04 on laptop with AMD Graphics

When I start my HP laptop, I see double GRUB window. Sometimes I must start up and shut down the laptop for 10-20 times until it runs correctly. There is also a problem with shutting down the laptop. ...
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Is there a way to safely close down Chromium from the command-line?

Is there a way using command-line/bash to safely close down Chromium (running multiple tabs), that will not cause the application to shutdown incorrectly. Using (for example): $ pkill -3 chromium (...
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Chromium doesn't shutdown correctly with 2 or more active tabs open (18.04)

Whenever I shutdown or reboot or logout of my computer with Chromium running at least 2 active tabs, the next time I launch Chromium I get the following error: This error happens if I shutdown or ...
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I want my Ubuntu server 18.04 to shutdown every night at a certain time? How can I do this? [duplicate]

Hello I just setup a ubuntu server running samba and I want it to shut down every night at 11PM. This is what's in my crontab I'm using this command in crontab 30 9 * * * root shutdown -h now ...
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Ubuntu (16.04) takes a little longer to shutdown and leaves the diode on the router on

Up until recently, whenever I clicked the shutdown icon, it would display the screen with a progress bar that consists of five dots, it would reach the second dot and then the hard drive would make a ...
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Laptop shuts down on suspend

I recently updated Acer Aspire E5-552 from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS. After the update, every time I suspend by system by closing the lid or being idle for a while, my system goes into shutdown instead ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS hangs on shut down

I have an Acer Vivobook (1 month old) with 8th Gen. Intel core i5 8250U processor, 8Gb DDR4 RAM, 1TB HDD & NVIDIA GEFORCE 940MX Graphics. [NVIDIA Drivers not installed due to sleep-awake issues]I ...
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Random shut down when laptop is unplugged Ubuntu 18.04

I just shift from Windows OS to Ubuntu 18.04 and my LENOVO ideapad 310 is experiencing random shut down when it is unplugged from AC charger. Battery sometimes is at 80%, sometimes at 20%. Laptop is ...
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Running script at shutdown and reboot to prevent Chromium session loss

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.1 and I'm trying to create a script that shuts down Chromium properly before shutting down the system so that it doesn't give me "restore session" popup after booting. I ...
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OS is slowing down and shuts down frequently

TL;DR: My computer is significantly slow,shutting down too. I suspect it's related to not enough partitions.I am a linux noob. Hello everyone! A couple of days ago I updated my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to 18....
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Ubuntu 18.04 freezes on pressing power off or restart

I am not able to shut down or restart by clicking power off or restart button. I need to manually press the power key on my laptop to force shut down every time. The desktop screen simply freezes and ...
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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/...