Computer shutting down

James Takac p3nndrag0n at
Fri Aug 31 23:25:16 UTC 2007

On Saturday 01 September 2007 02:28:44 Peter wrote:
> If I leave my computer whilst it is downloading it shuts down after an
> hour and I lose what I have been downloading - in this case Open office
> (a 32mb download). This has happened 5-6 times.This does not happen
> under windows so it must be something to do with Linux.  I have set
> Power management to never for putting the computer to sleep. Can anyone
> help please.
> Peter

Hi Peter

Check in 

System --> Preferences --> Power Management

I think the default is set to power down after so long if not attended. U can 
change the length of time or if running on power rather than battery, it can 
be set to never


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