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Questions tagged [shutdown]

Questions about issues shutting down elementary OS

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What is the command behind the default shutdown menu in Freya?

I can access two different shutdown menus. One is the default one : The other is the one triggered by the command gnome-session-quit --power-off : When looking for a command that I could use with a ...
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Cannot Shutdown or Reboot elementary OS

I cannot shutdown my elementary OS in my ASUS G56JR Notebook. I am trying other solutions I have found here in StackExchange but no changes, I am using actual version LTS of elementary OS Freya.
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How can I configure the power button to shutdown the computer

In the power settings there is no option to perform the shutdown action when a I press the power button. I only see the options to suspend and hibernate or do nothing.
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Dell Inspiron 15 5559 Problem at shutdown and logout (Intel Skylake)

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 15 (5559) laptop with an Intel Skylake i7-6500U CPU and an AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card. Installation of freya 0.3.2 seems to have worked quickly and without ...
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Graphics Shattering and power problems on Macbook

I've recently installed elementary os (0.3.2) on all my computers and I must congratulate the development team for finally getting most of the UI right. Perhaps even better than my experience with Mac ...
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Use Alt + F4 to shut down elementary OS [duplicate]

I am afraid this would be hard to achieve however I'll try to ask. I was used from other systems like Windows or other distros that when you have multiple applications opened and you want to shutdown ...
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Loki takes long time to shut down

I recently installed Loki (64bit) in another of my laptops (I have Freya in the first one). Loki (as it is in Freya) boots very fast. My problem is in the shut down process. It takes awful long (...
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Have a shutdown timer like OS X?

I wanted to ask if it was possible to have the shutdown dialog box also display timer for 60 seconds after which it shuts down automatically, without adding a ppa. I am aware of doing it in the ...
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How to take screenshots at shutdown?

I have a shutdown problem similar to this one: Freya cannot shutdown. init: wait for state plymouth shutdownlightdm killed by TERM signal However, there is plenty of output before the final line when ...
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Shutdown and restart stuck on “Starting LightDM Display Manager”

It's been a couple of days since I used Elementary OS and it worked as smooth as possible but then all of a sudden I started having this problem. Whenever I restart or shutdown my notebook, it keeps ...
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Why does elementary not shut down properly? [closed]

I sometimes have a problem shutting down elementary freya 0.3.2 (running on an early 2008 MacBook). After the system shuts down all devices (modem etc), the output is like this: *will now halt ...
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Elementary freya won't shut down/restart without having to use the power button

I'm a new user to elementary freya and am really enjoying it - I have installed it on my HP 350 G2 (it's the only os on the laptop) The issue I'm having is it won't shutdown/restart without me having ...
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No more power button

Since yesterday I don't have the icon to shutdown my computer to the upper right of my screen. I can't find any solution. Any idea ?
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No focus on shutdown buttons

When I select "Switch Off..." from the drop down that appears when clicking on the power icon in the top right corner, the "Are you sure you want to shut down?" interface comes up. It has three ...
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elementary OS 5.0 Juno doesn't start after sleep

I have installed elementary OS 5.0 Juno on my laptop and after a while working , when I actually leave it in sleep mode , it doesn't starts normally. The only way I could turn on was to shut down ( ...
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What is the command for the shutdown dialogue in Loki?

I asked the same question for Freya but in Loki the situation is different, none of the two dialogues can be triggered with those commands. gnome-session-quit --power-off used to trigger this ...
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Run a script on shutdown

I have a very simple script that I want to run every time I shut down my computer. How can the script be automatically executed once I press the 'Shut Down' or 'Restart' button?
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elementary OS 'Loki' Shutdown doesn't work :(

I just installed the latest version of elementary OS 'Loki' available on the web and I have been updated something from the App Center, the problem is that when I click the power button and then the ...
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Elementary OS does not shutdown correctly

When I shutdown via terminal or by clicking the button, it just shows a hyphen on the top left corner is stuck there forever. I manually have to interrupt with the key and shut it down. Using Dell ...
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Computer restarts instead of shutting down

When I try to shut down, the computer restarts instead. I have tried shutting down using both GUI and CLI. I have updated the system with the command sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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My system won't shutdown… I have to press the power button to shutdown [closed]

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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Taking time on Shutdown and when boot after that then the just logo flashes

Sometimes when i shut Down then the shutdowns takes time and when I open the Os next time it does not o[pen it shows the elementary OS logo and the logo flickers or the some random stuffs which have ...
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Suspend shuts down my laptop

My laptop (Dell XPS 13) started shutting itself off every time I closed the lid. At first, I thought that maybe something was changed in my power settings but lo and behold, it's set to suspend when ...
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Elementary os does not shutdown

I installed the newest version of elementary os recently on my thinpad carbon second generation. The os works fine. The only thing is that the computer is not shutting down when asked to. If you ...
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my system is not restarting

I clicked shutdown and then clicked restart and also tried shutdown. But it is not shutting down. I don't want to force shutdown by the power button. Last time I did that the system files got damaged ...
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LDAP User cannot logout, reboot or shutdown

I am considering to deploy ElementaryOS as lightweight terminals in an Active Directory environment. I have LDAP configured on ElementaryOS and, as long as the user account exists locally, the user ...
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Cannot shut down or restart Freya [closed]

I have tried shutting down and restarting from the desktop icon. Each time, the computer hangs at a blank screen and never shuts down. The fan starts whirring. Then, I tried shutting down from the ...
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Elementary OS Loki hangs during shutdown

After 2 years without an issue, since 2 days ago my Loki has started freezing during the shutdown (as well as rebooting) process. I have tried the most common solutions found on the internet (working ...
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Unable to reboot and/or shutdown?

wait-for-state stop/waiting *Using makefile-style concurrent boot in runlevel 6 Can't open /etc/init.d/.depend.stop: No such file or directory I receive this message upon a reboot or shutdown attempt....
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Delays on startups and shutdowns (after removing swap partition)

Recently I have to delete my swap partition in order to install Windows 10 (install srceen said something 'bout having too much partition on my drive). Now every time I run elementary os or other ...
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Unexpected Shutdown

Today and before have encountered unexpected shutdown. My laptop have a new battery, because the old one died, but this also happened to me with this. I see that this happen to me when the system ...
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How to prevent shutdown or reboot when another session is open

We have a computer running elementary OS Loki. Several users have access to this computer and there are usually two or more GUI sessions open at the same time. The problem is that any user can ...
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System freezes when I try to shutdown or restart

I've installed Elementary 0.4 Loki on my Asus N752VX a couple of days ago and the system can't shutdown properly. When I click the shutdown button my mouse cursor just disappears leaving the "Are you ...
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System shuts down abruptly after waking up

I have recently installed Loki on Dell Inspiron 7560 (i7) laptop with 8 GB of RAM and 4 GB of Swap. The system works fine for most of the time but when waking up after sleep and plugging in/out makes ...
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Cannot shut down and CPU fan goes crazy

I've installed Elementary OS Loki on my laptop yesterday. At the beginning everything was OK. But last night after some installation and system updates I cannot shutdown Elementary OS. When I ...
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Freya cannot shutdown. init: wait for state plymouth shutdownlightdm killed by TERM signal

I have installed elementary OS freya and I am experiencing shutdown problem. I cannot shutdown or restart my computer, to do so I have to press power button.I tried: shutdown -h now shutdown -P now ...
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Problem to shutdown from wingpanel

When I click over shutdown on wingpanel nothing happens. It started two days ago after updating. The only way to shutdown is opening a terminal and runsudo shutdown -h now Any advise? Translated ...
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cifs unmount on shutdown

I have two cifs shares mount in fstab and when I shutting down computer (elementaryOS Loki) system waiting 90sec because WiFi connection was closed earlier. I tried to: Create a file /etc/init.d/...