[ubuntu-uk] Shutdown bug?

Daniel Case danielcase10 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 00:13:37 UTC 2012

Hi Andres,

I have the same problem, so I will be monitoring this thread if anyone has
any answers. What I did as a workaround was create a keyboard shortcut with
"gksudo shutdown -h now" and it does the trick, just press the key
combination, type my password and the system is on its way to a clean


On 29 March 2012 22:11, Andres Muniz <andresmp at gmail.com> wrote:

> **
> Hi all,
> I do not know if this is a bug nor do i know how to call it to report it.
> And maybe it was reported.
> If I am logged in with one user(a) i then choose to open another user(b)
> without logging out of user(a).
> When logged in as (b) and tap shutdown button on my computer and the
> message apears to saying it will shut down in 60s. I choose shutdown. But
> it sends me to the log in screen with no feedback as to why i can not shut
> down. In the log in sceen i tap the power button once like befor but
> nothing happens. I then go to the top right and select shutdown and nothing
> happens.
> What i need to do is log into user (a) and shutdown from there.
> (A) is a normal user.
> (b) is admin group.
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