Ubuntu + shutdown

Nik nik at gare.org
Mon May 5 19:35:37 UTC 2008

In article <1209676689.6342.7.camel at tasos-desktop>,
   tasos sarris <sarristasos at yahoo.gr> wrote:
> Hi,
> I would appreciate your help in solving the following problem.
> As soon as I shutdown the computer, the sysytem shuts itsself down.
> BUT, if I hit any key, then the system powers itself on!
> Is the any idea, I could modify the software, so the sysyem will remain
> down!

You need to change the power settings in:

system->Preferences->Power Management

Under the General tab, change the option "When Power Button is Pressed" to


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