2 different version 10.04

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Jul 21 18:57:02 UTC 2010

On 07/21/2010 11:47 AM, John R. Sowden wrote:
> On Wednesday July 21 2010 09:58:31 John R. Sowden wrote:
>> I downloaded an iso from the Ubuntu site and upgraded a computer via the
>> Ubuntu  update program.  The upgrade has a picture of a terminal as the
>> "log out " logo, the cd has the On/Off symbol.  The cd does not turn off
>> the computer.  When I click to shut down, the 'are you sure' window pops
>> up, but only sometimes does it actually shut off the computer.  I am
>> always able to 'sudo halt' from a terminal, after the former failed, and
>> it shuts down properly.  Thoughts?
>> John Sowden
>  to add more info,
> I just updated the computer that does not shut off properly (it is not normally 
> connected to the internet).  After the update, I shut it down by clicking on 
> the shutdown icon.  It worked perfectly.  Then I started it up, opened a 
> OpenOffice.org document by clicking on the document, not starting OO.  I closed 
> the document, closed OO, then attempted to shut down by clicking the shut down 
> icon.  no response to the 'are you sure' window.  I waited for at least 2 
> minutes.  no change.  I opened a terminal, entered 'sudo halt' .  it asked for 
> my password, that promptly shut down.

Sounds like the OOo quickstarter bug. Make sure that you hvae QS turned
off in OOo:

[ooo-build] OOo QuickStarter: unable to shutdown / reboot / logout when
quickstarter is active]

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