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How can I log shutdown messages?

I'm trying to log the shutdown messages in my linux, I see "Asking all remaining processes to terminate..." and then there is a big delay, and then there is some other chatter and log messages which ...
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Ubuntu - Get information about shutdown

Today one of my Ubuntu servers shut down unexpectedly. Now I'd like to analyse what caused the shutdown. Where can I look to get information on the cause of the shutdown? I looked in /var/log/* but ...
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I am a problem where my computer will just shut off and turn back on (no blue screen, nothing) in the blink of an eye. I am inclined to think this to be a power issue, but just to be sure, is there ...
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My Dell laptop running Ubuntu Linux 11.10 hangs on reboot but not shutdown. How do I diagnose this?

My Dell laptop running Ubuntu Linux 11.10 hangs reliably while shutting down for a reboot, but when I shutdown, it will complete successfully. How do I diagnose this? I don't know what log files I ...
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Windows XP: is it possible to log startup and shutdown times in the system event log?

Is it possible to log startup and shutdown times in Windows XP? I mean logging these events in the system event log. For example I can hack a jscript like this // this is log_startup.js var shell = ...
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How do I log startup and shut-down times in Windows 7?

I'd like to log the times when my computer starts up and shuts down. I don't need any diagnostic info or anything, just a simple note of the date and time, e.g. something like: 2011/04/29 08:17:34 AM ...
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Logs for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003?

Where can I find the last time the system was properly or improperly shutdown through the logs of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003?
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We have an old Xserve dual G5 running Leopard client OS (don't ask). Recently - after a few weeks of happy serving - it has started to shutdown overnight. The "Energy Saver" settings have been set to ...
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Is it possible to find out when my computer crashed?

My XP machine mysteriously turned itself off last night. As far as I know, there's no cause, so I'm trying to track down when it happened so I can figure out what went wrong. I've followed the steps ...