Kubuntu/Ubuntu does not remove everything from memory at shutdown

Goh Lip g.lip at gmx.com
Fri Mar 12 08:00:22 UTC 2010

On 03/12/2010 08:47 AM, Steve Morris wrote:

> This is definitely not a windows issue, it is an issue of Kubuntu not
> shutting down properly like other operating systems do. I am in the
> situation of having to boot into Mandriva and warm booting from there to
> cater for Kubuntus inadequacies.
> A further example of this is having to warm boot from Kubuntu back into
> Kubuntu (to recover from crashes of the unstable instance of compiz
> being used in Kubuntu) and having firefox tell me it can't start because
> there is a non-responding instance of firefox already in memory (this is
> left over from firefox being active at the time the warm boot was done
> in Kubuntu).
> Hence the issues are clearly Kubuntu not doing thing properly.

Sorry to interject at such a late stage, just wondering......
If you set "start with empty session", will you still have this problem?

{System settings --> advanced --> session manager --> on login --> 
"start with empty session" }

Good luck - Goh Lip

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