E.g. I'm seeing this in /var/log/messages: Mar 01 23:12:34 hostname shutdown: shutting down for system halt Is there a way to find out what caused the shutdown? E.g. was it run from console, or ...
What is the difference between the halt and shutdown commands?
I can't seem to shutdown my machine from mandriva,I have to restart to shut it down from GRUB it says "System Halted" and just freezes there I'm using the x86_64 GNOME version I've already asked on ...
Assuming you've just entered the command shutdown -h now (or something equivalent), is there realistically anything you can do (if you're quick enough) to prevent the machine shutting down?
I get the option to Shut down computer when finished during encoding stage of Avidemux. Why would I want to do that?
I usually start a download before I go to school. Which command should I use to automatically make the necessary saves and turn off the computer after a particular task has been completed? (Say, ...
I am trying Ubuntu Server 10.10 in VirtualBox. I like that the commands I run is saved in a "history"-file that can be shown with the history command. But if I just turn off VirtualBox without the ...
How do I stop a program running at startup in Linux. I want to remove some apps from startup to allow them to be managed by supervisord e.g apache2
I've got a few commands that I run in rc.local so they are run last in the startup sequence. I would like to know if there is a similar facility for undoing the results of those commands at shutdown, ...