Ubuntu 16.04 LTS cannot shut down

Grizzly Real_Grizz_Adams at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jun 30 16:42:25 UTC 2016

Thursday, June 30, 2016  at 18:14, M. Fioretti wrote:
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS cannot shut down (at least in part)

not sure what your "-n" does

Have you tried 
no need for sudo (or so it says on askubuntu)

I find 
shutdown now -P
works here

>the title says it all. I installed this version of Ubuntu on an HP 
>Pavilion G6
>laptop, and the only thing that doesn't work, and makes Ubuntu unusable 
>for now,
>  is the fact that it does NOT shut down.
>- "reboot" from the terminal works
>"shutdown -n now" from terminal, or "shut down" from the graphical 
>do not work. They only **completely, completely freeze** the system.
>I have **already** searched online for this problem, and all I found are 
>of reports like this at askubuntu and similar places, with almost zero
>answers. Any help to diagnose and fix the problem is very welcome.
>Thanks in advance,
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