linux xubuntu 6.1 computer

Andrew Hunter andy.hunter at
Tue Jan 23 17:06:41 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 23 January 2007 03:40, Don and/or Mila Trombley wrote:
> I am wondering if there is a built-in Linux Xubuntu shut down command
> sequence which would facilitate shutting down completely the Machine
> after closing My session, after a specified period of inactiivity?
> Xubuntu  "logs out, or Shuts down" without shutting down the Packard
> Bell Synera computer which has a Pentium 2 processor. . . I have to
> manually shut it down.

If it is an old machine, there is a good chance that its powersupply does not 
support being turned off by software.

To test this try "sudo shutdown -h now".
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