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I am using elementary OS, but sometimes my system won't shutdown: it freezes with the elementary logo without powering off. What to do?

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    Press ESC on shutdown and look for errors. Post them to find an answer – bitseater Aug 6 '15 at 14:18
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Edit the file

sudo scratch-text-editor /etc/default/grub

And modify the line :

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash"

It to obtain this line :

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="acpi=noirq acpi=force apm=power_off quiet splash"

Then, save, close, and back in the terminal, execute :

sudo update-grub

Now, when you will Shutdown, it should work.

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