pkaplan1 at comcast.net
Mon Jan 30 11:39:46 UTC 2012
Does the system shutdown correctly if you issue sudo shutdown -h now from the command line? If so it's clearly a kde problem. Maybe try reinstalling kde?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Stear" <linux at appjaws.plus.com>
To: "Kubuntu user technical support" <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Monday, January 30, 2012 6:11:38 AM
Subject: Re: Shutdown Problem
On Sunday 29 Jan 2012 16:43:00 Mark Greenwood wrote:
> On 29 Jan 2012, at 16:32, Paul Stear wrote:
> > On Sunday 29 Jan 2012 16:24:53 Mark Greenwood wrote:
> >> On 29 Jan 2012, at 16:21, Paul Stear wrote:
> >>> Hi all,
> >>> Since updating to kde 4.7.4 the shut-down procedure appears to
> >>> complete
> >>> but doesn’t actually turn off the machine, I am left with the
> >>> shut-down
> >>> progress dots and have to press the main computer off button to turn
> >>> off the machine.
> >>> Any ideas how to fix this?
> >> How patient have you been? Mine sometimes takes several minutes now
> >> but it does shut down in the end. It's annoying but I haven't spent
> >> much time looking into it yet.
> > I have left it for 30 mins and still it will not shut down.
> You've obviously got some process that doesn't want to quit. Try making sure
> you quit all desktop applications before shutting down. If that doesn't
> help then perhaps disabling some KDE services will. Also I've sometimes
> seen it do this when you have external discs or network volumes mounted.
I have tried the above but it made no difference.
I can't find any error in logs or indeed what controls kubuntu to shutdown.
Can anyone point me in the right direction as to what the kubuntu procedure is
for shutting down.
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