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My pc with ubuntu server 12.10 installed on it shutdowns itself. How can i find the reason? I think that it is not depend on hardware.

any help will be appreciated

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this would be better suited to askubuntu.com, I think –  evilsoup Jan 7 '13 at 17:06

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The most common reason for this behavior is over-heating. Is this a laptop? Can you feel the machine heating up before it shuts down?

Relevant log files should be in /var/log, specifically, have a look at /var/log/messages and maybe /var/log/pm-powersave.log and /var/log/pm-suspend.log.

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