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Logging off users with a countdown message

I want to do some maintenance on a server but in order to do that I need all users to be logged off. But I want to send I message (like shutdown do when you want to shutdown the system) to all the ...
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Lost (desktop after installing libgtk

I was trying to correct a problem with jasper studio and changed its link to libgtk-3. When i did firefox & thunderbird shutdown & would not staet back up. I reverted what I had changed for ...
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NesPi Safe Shutdown

I have a NesPi case that I have successfully installed Ubuntu on and am trying to get the safe shutdown script to work. Does anyone know how to modify the script to get the safe shutdown feature to ...
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I am receiving blk_update_request: critical medium error, dev sdb, sector. What does it mean and what can I do to avoid it?

This is the error shown after I shutdown: I am new at using linux, and I am currently using Ubuntu 20.04. I use Ubuntu via a external HDD(WD 1TB). The HDD is two years old. Recently this error has ...
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20.04 Server Hangs on Reboot

I'm running into an issue when trying to reboot or shutdown my primary storage server at home. The shutdown process unmounts and stops most of the system until it hits systemd-udevd, then it hangs. ...
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18.04 powers off during boot or soon thereafter

I have a Ubuntu 18.04 system that I created to provide remote access to our office March 2020, when the COVID-19 lockdowns started. It has been running great since then ... until an update a couple ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - How to set a forced shutdown command via termial, that you can't cancel as non-sudo?

Is it possible to set a forced shutdown via terminal? E.g.: sudo shutdown -P 60 But in a way that: shutdown -c A non-sudo-user isn't allowed. That's my problem. A non-sudo-user can cancel the ...
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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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every keypress pops up shudown prompt on new laptop!

I've just installed ubuntu 21.04 on a new rog strix laptop (ryzen 5800h, rtx 3060 gpu), I get prompted with a shutdown prompt after every keypress - after cancelling the prompt, the keypress is ...
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I power off the machine and afterwords it reboots

I have installed ubuntu 20.04 and when I shut down my ubuntu it powers on without pressing the power-on button. Can anyone have a solution to why it happens?
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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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I can't turn off the ubuntu 20.04lts

After a change of permissions at "/var" by mistake, i cant't turn off the system. I've already tried to give the "sudo chmod 755 -R /var" to fix this. But it didn't solve.
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How to debug computer not shutting down issue on 21.04?

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 21.04, and I am using the default kernel, 5.11.0-16-generic. I am also using the Nvidia driver (nvidia-driver-460, version 460.73.01-0ubuntu1) with XOrg. When I shut ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 not shutting down/restarting, just freezing on the desktop screen

i upgraded my system to ubuntu 20.04 and this problem: Ubuntu 20.04 not shutting down/restarting(both with the desktop env. and the terminal), just freezing on the desktop screen. I do not have much ...
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PC reboots 10-20 minutes after shutdown

I run a dual boot pc with Windows and Ubuntu, with Windows being the main OS on the BIOS. They are also on 2 separate solid state drives. When I shutdown the pc when I'm in Windows, the computer shuts ...
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Will Ubuntu 20.04 lts support my Z590 mother board?

my current issue is that every time I boot into ubuntu, it shuts down immediately and restarts again itself. It goes into a loop. I am trying to boot into Ubuntu 20.04. (I use the safe graphics ...
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Run an SSH command at shutdown using systemd

I need to run an ssh command at shutdown/reboot in my Ubuntu 18.04 PC I struggled reading infinite posts pretending to solve this issue but no way. I wrote this service in /etc/systemd/system/mydown....
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How to send Discord Webhook when machine is started or shutdowned?

I wrote a bash script that would send Discord Webhook message. #!/bin/bash WEBHOOK_URL="https://discord.com/api/webhooks/[REDACTED]" curl -X POST \ -H "Accept: application/json" \...
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Ubuntu 20.04 stuck at “/dev/nvme0n1p6 clean. xxx/xxx files. xxx/xxx blocks” during boot

I have shutdown Linux after using Docker, which was using all storage available (the system warned it had 0 bytes available). Now I can't boot Linux, as it shows: dev/nvme0n1p6 clean .... files. I'm ...
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can updates be automated without all the fuss?

I would like to have the system automatically check for and install updates then shut down when I am done for the day. perhaps an application or script. I wrote bash scripts in 2000 but have no idea ...
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Why my server didn't restart after reboot command?

I'm currently away (700Km) from my server, but did an apt upgrade through ssh and requested a reboot. The server stopped with a graceful shutdown but didn't restart. A friend looked at the server and ...
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Dual boot acer aspire 5 not shutting down from windows?

I have an Acer Aspire 5 dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. All was working well until I booted to windows for the first time yesterday. I found that when shutting down windows, it doesn't ...
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Shutdown messages from encrypted volume, serious or not?

I've been using Ubuntu 20.04 for a couple of months now on my computer. Installed it using the default installer with Full Disk Encryption enabled. Now, when I shutdown my computer systemd-shutdown ...
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How to make ubuntu server auto shutdown after few hours

I want to make my server auto ON and OFF. I turn ON server by BIOS option everyday at 8:00am. How can I make, that system will shutdown auto everyday at 11:59pm?
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Error themal_zone critical 100C, when Installation

My Laptop is Zenbook UX433FA When I try install Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 LTS (fresh install), it always shutdown because there is an error like this thermal_zone1: critical temperature reached (100 C), ...
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I know unplugging a raspberry without shutting down property is a sin, so what do I do if it's frozen and nothing is responding? [duplicate]

I know unplugging a raspberry without shutting down property is a sin, so what do I do if it's frozen and nothing is responding? I waited about 10 minutes and it's still stuck. Edit: I'm running ...
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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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Backup before shutdown?

Deja Dup runs in the morning & hogs my CPU. Is there a way to add a new button to the Ubuntu "power off" menu that will "backup then shut down" in addition to the 'shut down' ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 takes 30s and 15s before shutdown and booting actually starts

I upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04, and also have the latest OS updates. Problem: Even when I have no foreground applications nor any heavyduty services running, it takes a consistent 30 seconds after I'...
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How to diagnose laptop freezing when on low power?

Dell Latitude E7470 with Ubuntu 20.04 - whenever power gets low enough, the whole laptop will freeze. If audio was playing, it'll be looping on repeat. Nothing will work to reset it - not even REISUB. ...
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Does Ubuntu 20.04 have an equivalent to Windows' Fast Startup?

Windows 10, esp. on SSD, can boot really fast, partly thanks to a feature called Fast Startup: Windows does this by saving the kernel session and device drivers (system information) to the hibernate (...
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Disable Power Prompt When Shutting Down Ubuntu 16.04

I am running Ubuntu Desktop 16.04.7 LTS inside a KVM/QEMU VM. I manage this (and other VMs) via the virsh CLI, including starting and shutting down the VM. No matter what I do, when I issue the ...
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Xubuntu: WOL does not work when shutdown -h, but works when suspended or hibernated

I was trying to get to work Wake on lan on my computer thru ethernet. I got to the point where I have WOL enabled, netplan set so that ethtool <nic>/Wake-on is always set to g. In BIOS I have ...
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Ubuntu froze on boot after shutdown due to power failure

I am using Ubuntu 20.10. It is quite efficient and fast. I have been using it since a long time. But yesterday I left my HP laptop on without plugging it in. After that it shut down due to battery ...
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Computer reboots instead of shutting down

I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre M83 desktop and I have recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on it. The Kernel version (gotten with the "uname -v" command) is #50~20.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Feb 10 21:07:...
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Lenovo E480 Laptop Hard Shutdown

Lenovo E480 i7 Gen 8 Laptop. Randomly fans will spin up and hard shutdown. Tried Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Neon, all same issue. Even replaced the thermal paste on my CPU, the same thing. So I re-installed ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.5 Shutdown taking too much time (90+ seconds)

I am using ubuntu 18.04.5. When I shut down my laptop it takes too much time in my sense. So I tried this method to quick shutdown, it worked fine and my laptop shut down almost immediately. Now my ...
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What can keep draining my laptop batterie after switching off?

I have trouble with my laptop. I bought it to work when not at home. In the current context I'm not moving much, but when I want to use it (after a few weeks) the battery is empty. Even one week is ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 suddenly Shut Down with ext4-fs error (device sda6)

04 in dual boot with Windows 8.1 and i am using it for a long time without any issues. But yesterday while using ubuntu, my system suddenly black screened and got the errors as shown in the screenshot....
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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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Need help with Ubuntu log file, PC automatically shuts down

If anyone can help i'd appreciate it! I'll put the log pastebin link underneath. Thanks https://pastebin.com/RgUqYVXV
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How to fix shutdown issue on ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS after system Update

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS on dual boot with windows 10 enterprise, after my first major system update when I choose shutdown on Ubuntu it does a restart and brings me back to the grub screen ...
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Laptop shuts down directly after boot due to wrong thermal sensor reading

A few seconds after I unlock the boot partition (luks), my laptop just poweres off. In the log I found: kernel: thermal thermal_zone2: critical temperature reached (238 C), shutting down This reading ...
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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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How to disable the logout button, while keeping the possibility to power off?

What I want to do I have a specific user for tasks that require focus. When I log into Ubuntu with this user, I want to disable the logout button and keep only the PowerOff button What I tried ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS auto shut down problem

I am using Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS on my hp notebook. It shuts down automatically even when battery is not low. My pc does not have graphics card. I have tried disabling auto power off using dconfig but it ...
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VLC gets closed on pressing power button on Ubuntu 20.04

I installed vlc using sudo apt install vlc What I noticed is that, If I press the Power button when VLC is playing a video, then it closes VLC and gives the prompt of saying "system will power ...
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Why Does Ubuntu Keep Shutting Down When I Type Quickly?

I'm on an ASUS ROG machine running Ubuntu 20.04. The system will try to shut down whenever I type quickly. Nothing else seems to trigger it (I'm pretty sure it's not overheating, and it doesn't shut ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 won't shutdown when using KVM switch

Strange situation here, I'm using 2 computers connected through this KVM switch: TESmart DisplayPort + HDMI Dual Monitor KVM Switch ASIN: B08J3P1SN8 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08J3P1SN8/ref=...
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Restart and poweroff buttons are missing (Kubuntu)

I have kubuntu with all latest updates. since I have been changed settings not to 'confirm logout', buttons poweroff and restart are missing and after restoring settings situation is as previous.

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