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Each time I have had to restart lightdm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS via the commands /etc/init.d/lightdm restart or service lightdm restart, it would simply restart lightdm display manager. This time however it shutdown the device completely. Is there a way to find out why this may have happened?

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Did this problem happen only once or does it happen all the time now ? –  HackToHell Mar 23 '13 at 13:46
@HackToHell - So far just the one time however would like to know why –  PeanutsMonkey Mar 26 '13 at 17:59

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