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Strange hard shutdown in Windows 7 x64 with nForce 570 Ultra + Radeon

i have a strange problem with Windows 7 x64 making a hard shutdown after some minutes of playing games (or any videocard intensive program). My machine is: AMD Athlon X2 5400+ - 2,8Ghz 3,5 GB of ...
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git corrupted on ubuntu vbox, power failure with proper shutdown

i use git on ubuntu headless server on virtualbox on my laptop. when i shut down the pc, i don't bother shutting down the virtualbox, i just shutdown the pc. it never was a problem. it was fine since ...
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Windows 7 taking too much time for shutting down?

I have a PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 installed in it. My PC has a Pentium dual core processor and 2 GB RAM. Both OS are working without any problems. But when it comes to the case of shut ...
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Ubuntu sometimes immediately shuts down when power button is pressed (but only sometimes)

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo Y500 laptop, and I'm getting strange behavior surrounding the power button. The series of events goes something like this: I turn on my computer and enter ...
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Windows Rebooting to Blackscreen after removing WUBI

I wanted to install Ubuntu and Win 8.1 in DualBoot. I used Wubi to install Ubuntu. After rebooting and not accessing Ubuntu I removed Wubi. Now my Acer Aspire V2-772G does not restart. Using ...
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My mp3player freezes when I eject it

When I eject(or safely remove) or unplug my mp3player from the USB, the screen freezes and an "ok to disconnect" message remains on its screen. Then I have to reset my mp3player. However when I ...
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440 views

Unsafe power off on power button pressed

I have Ubuntu Server 13.10 set up on a Dell PowerEdge 2950 (Gen II), and whenever I press (not press and hold) the power button the machine doesn't safely shutdown (it instantly powers off), though it ...
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123 views

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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1answer
237 views

Can I hide Ubuntu terminal prompts during shutdown?

I'm running ubuntu 13.04 on my Thinkpad T430. Whenever I shutdown, a terminal message which seems (at least, in part) to be related to Virtualbox, but I'm not sure: Is there a way to hide these ...
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1answer
128 views

No guest shutdown in Linux/Ubuntu?

I had to shut down a bunch of Linux boxes tonight because we have an upcoming power outage for the whole building. I did not know any passwords for most of the boxes. So, (on the Ubuntu desktop) I ...
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1answer
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When I quit xmonad, how can I make it shut down applications nicely?

When I quit xmonad (Shift-Mod-Q), it kills all my running applications. This results in me losing my recent terminal history in gnome-terminal and in Chromium complaining on the next start up that it ...
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1answer
313 views

How to impede Linux shutting down my computer unless I explicitly want it?

This is a very general question. Let's say that some unwanted process randomly sends the shutdown signal and thus turns my server down. I don't manage to find the offending program, but I badly need ...
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257 views

How to troubleshoot hang during reboot

My Ubuntu box recently started hanging during reboot. It occurs during the "shutdown" process - before the machine actually resets (bios screen flashing by?). I have to force a shutdown with the power ...
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Computer restarts on shutdown

I have an Acer Aspire 5742Z. When I shutdown the computer from my OS it will shutdown but then turn back on. I've experienced this from Windows 8, Ubuntu and Linux Mint so I don't think it's related ...
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360 views

Shutdown Ubuntu Command

What is the command or application that allows a user to shutdown the computer from gnome. And how does it have privileges while halt requires superuser?
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Ubuntu shutdown log

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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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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My new servers will shutdown instead of rebooting when I do init 6 or equivalent, any idea?

I have 2 new Supermicro servers (5037C-T) with Ubuntu 12.10 and when I try to reboot the machine I instead get a nice shutdown. Interestingly enough, the reboot command in the BIOS or grub work ...
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Ubuntu can not shutdown on battery

My laptop is Thinkpad x220, installed with Ubuntu 12.04, gnome 3 desktop. It can normally shutdown before. But yesterday, it can not shutdown when on battery(neither use power off button nor shutdown ...
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CIFS auto mounted shares on shutdown

Running Ubuntu I've recently encountered an issue with shutting down the computer - it simply hangs whenever I shutdown, whether from the GUI or command line with sudo shutdown -hP now ~$ uname -a ...
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Ubuntu Hangs on Shutdown - End Trace Error

When I try to shutdown ubuntu, with increasing frequency it gets stuck on a screen filled with text ending in [endtrace0xHEXCODE]. This happens when I use commands to turn off the computer as well. I ...
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Ubuntu shutdown fail “* Killing all remaining processes…”

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu Server. "reboot" works, but shutdown fails on the * Killing all remaining processes... step. I am using: sudo shutdown now After the failure, indicated by ...
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Poweroff , damages hardware?

So i've been using poweroff command to shutdown my computer at a specific hour. Is it okay for the hardware to do this (e.g hard drives)? Or should I use other system call?
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Laptop Suddenly Shutdown (but no problem in Windows 7)

I have used my laptop for 1.5 year, which is Dell Inspiron 1320. Recently, I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop to my laptop. However, I'm facing very strange problem that I did not face before. ...
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Why is ubuntu shutdown so fast compared to Windows 7

I have installed Windows 7 64 bit and Ubuntu 10.10 32 bit on my machine. The partition sizes are 400 GB and 100 GB receptively. I've always wondered how Ubuntu shuts down so fast? It takes only 5 ...
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Compiz shutdown hook?

I want to check 10+ local Git repositories if they have any unpushed commit, before shutdown. (I always forgot to push them, so later, the next morning I came office and back home again) I think ...
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Execute script before shutting down in Ubuntu

When I shut down my computer I want to show some pending tasks that I have to do before leaving the office. I have a local application to manage those tasks, so basically I just want to run a ...
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2answers
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how to properly (or alternatively?) shutdown linux from terminal?

I wrote sudo shutdown now on my ubuntu VM terminal and the results were not what i expected. I expected results similar to shutting down through the desktop GUI but instead it shut down rather quickly ...
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1answer
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How can I disallow normal users on Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 (multi user NIS setup) from shutting down the system?

In the past, I was able to set "SystemMenu=false" in gdm.conf, to prevent normal users from being able to shut down the system. In ubuntu 10.04, this does not work. How can this be done?
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Ubuntu 10.04 lookingfor a way to restore the taskbar shutdown applet

Can't find shutdown applet on the panel or in the dropdown box on my Ubuntu 10.04. Currently I'm using the following command to power off my PC. sudo poweroff I want to have my applet back.
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Gnome's shutdown menu disappeared

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and my shutdown menu suddenly disappeared (the menu on the top where you click it and get options such as "shut down" and "suspend"...) how do I bring it back?
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have a bash script remotely shutdown another computer on the lan [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to shut down a computer having a particular IP address? Hi I want to write a bash script that when called shuts down another computer on the lan. Maybe using ssh? ...
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Ubuntu: Take actions when system temperature gets too high

One of the CPU fans on my Compaq Presario laptop running Ubuntu 9.10 seems to have bit the dust. The fan is deep within the case and I intend to replace the laptop in the next 6 months so it's not ...
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2answers
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Shutdown without sudo user password in ubuntu

I'm setting up a minimalistic ubuntu based system with openbox as a window manager. Unlike the more full functioned window managers, there's no single click shutdown option. While i can shutdown using ...
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Use the command line (or python) to gradually shutdown a gui program

Is it possible to use the command line (or python) to gradually shutdown a gui program? For instance, would it be possible to gradually shutdown programs (such as pressing the X in the window, not ...
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Ubuntu (9.04) Shutdown oddity

I have this odd occurence with my laptop. Whenever I shut down o restart Ubuntu, after it shows the screen with the loading bar that moves backward I see a white-ish screen that is mostly lines and ...