How do I turn off a hung laptop?

Cybe R. Wizard cyber_wizard at
Tue Apr 27 15:04:20 UTC 2010

On Tue, 27 Apr 2010 10:14:29 -0400
Laura Conrad <lconrad at> wrote:

> Does anyone know anything good to do when CTRL-ALT-DEL doesn't work,
> and CTRL-ALT-F<n> doesn't get to a terminal, and the power switch
> doesn't do anything?  I've been pulling out the power cord and taking
> out the battery, and then the power switch turns things on, but there
> must be an easier way.
I believe that holding the power button down for 5-6 seconds will do it.

Cybe R. Wizard
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