Trouble installing server

Jan Sneep jan at
Fri May 11 12:06:51 UTC 2007

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> [mailto:ubuntu-users-bounces at]On Behalf Of Eamonn
> Sullivan
> Sent: May 11, 2007 7:43 AM
> To: jan at; Ubuntu user technical support,not
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> Subject: Re: Trouble installing server
> On 5/11/07, Jan Sneep <jan at> wrote:
> > Thanks, but even if there isn't a graphical interface,
> shouldn't the Login
> > prompt appear on it's own, without me having to hit enter?
> >
> It happens on my boots too. I don't believe it's hanging on anything.
> That is simply the last boot message. I can't be sure, of course,
> since I've only seen the boot screen while I was testing the
> alpha/beta version and the server currently doesn't have a monitor,
> but I also had to hit enter to get the login prompt. It hasn't
> affected the performance at all and there are no error messages about
> boot problems in the logs.

Thanks, it's currently installing the desktop ... takes over an hour based
on the count down timer that is showing.

Eventually I also plan on not having a monitor attached. So how does one
login remotely and do a safe shutdown? Is it possible? Is thee a keyboard
shortcut to do a safe shutdown? Where I'm planning on putting the server it
will be easier to bring the box to a monitor than take a monitir to the


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