Difficult Shut Down

Jim Smith jim at oz.net
Sat Mar 29 16:50:32 UTC 2008

Joseph wrote:
> I am having difficulty a lot with shut downs.  I click the red and
> white shut down button which gives [I think] six choices of what to
> do....   such as hibernate, shut down, restart, etc.
> When I click the button and the choice screen comes up, there's no
> restart or shut down buttons.  There's only the "Log out, lock screen,
> switch user, suspend, and hibernate" buttons.  Therefore I have to do
> a sudden shut down by pushing the power button.
> Why do the shut down and restart buttons not show up and how can I get
> them back and keep them?
> Thanks
> Joseph Snurr
> http://e-pops.org/aeamt/GT/607.html
In a terminal, try "sudo shutdown now -h" to stop or "sudo shutdown now
-r" toreboot.


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