[xubuntu-users] Laptop failing to shut down properly

Christian Hartmann ch.hartmann.milano at gmail.com
Sat Sep 24 13:06:35 UTC 2016


similar problem:

Mine seems to shut down, but than it is still working, in hibernation 
sleep or whatecer

_Christian_

On 23/09/2016 17:35, Neil Winchurst wrote:
> Recently I upgraded to Xubuntu 16.04 on my desk top computer. I also 
> have a laptop as backup so I installed the same on that too. Then I 
> found that, when trying to shut down, the laptop did not close down 
> properly, but just stayed on a screen with a circle looping round and 
> round. I had to close down by holding the power button down until it 
> all finally stopped.
>
> Looking on the internet I find that a lot of people are having the 
> same problem with version 16.04. There are various suggestions for 
> fixing it, some of which work for some people but not for others. My 
> wife and daughter are still on version 14.04 and I was planning to 
> upgrade their laptops too, but not now.
>
> Has anyone on the list had this problem too? It seems to be just with 
> Xubuntu and not Xfce. I have also tested both Linux Lite and Linux 
> Mint with Xfce and they were fine. My desktop mostly works, but a 
> couple of times I have had the same problem with that.
>
> Any suggestions, comments, help gratefully received.
>
> Neil
>

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