Difficult Shut Down
tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Sat Mar 29 17:56:02 UTC 2008
Jim Smith wrote:
> 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?
>> Joseph Snurr
> In a terminal, try "sudo shutdown now -h" to stop or "sudo shutdown now
> -r" toreboot.
Or even just "sudo reboot" to reboot or "sudo poweroff" to stop and
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