2022 Developer Survey is open! Take survey.

Questions tagged [halt]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2 votes
1 answer
27 views

Halt purpose: What does "you can perform low level maintenance" mean?

About halt in Linux in these places: What is the difference between the shutdown, halt and reboot commands? Understanding Shutdown, Poweroff, Halt and Reboot Commands in Linux What is halt command in ...
user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
48 views

Halt execution of pasted multiline commands

I pasted a long list of commands into Bash, and in the middle of execution, I decided I wanted it to stop. Ctrl+Z and Ctrl+C did nothing. It just continues executing line after line. In the end, the ...
user avatar
  • 113
1 vote
0 answers
105 views

KDE system unexpectedly halts and reboots

I'm having issues trying to understand why my system randomly halts or reboots. Here are the specs of my system, retrieved using neofetch: .-/+oossssoo+/-. `:+ssssssssssssssssss+:` ...
user avatar
  • 11
25 votes
1 answer
4k views

Why it is possible for normal users to power off computer? [duplicate]

I used the command poweroff and unexpectedly the system went off. I didn't used sudo therefore I didn't expect computer to be turned off. Why it was possible for me to use this command without root ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
52 views

Debian10 Touchpad in basic mode after halt

I run Debian 10/Gnome on a Lenovo Y2P, so far without problem. In particular uname -a yields: Linux deepthought 4.19.0-13-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.160-2 (2020-11-28) x86_64 GNU/Linux Since I once ran ...
user avatar
  • 7
0 votes
1 answer
101 views

Print message AFTER shutdown completes?

I am using a bash script with the shutdown command to halt my system. I know that shutdown can print a message as an argument. Here's my current command: shutdown -h now "Shutdown complete. You ...
user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
52 views

Ability to halt/reboot server as user

I need to ability to halt an aws EC2 server as user. I found https://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/howto-linux-allow-users-to-shutdown-server.html but due to the fact that I need this feature on an aws EC2 ...
user avatar
  • 205
0 votes
0 answers
169 views

How do I make a cheat-code permanent on Knoppix 8.6.1?

Summary: How do I make the following cheat-code permanent on knoppix 8.6.1 on usb stick, because filesystem type is iso9660 (read-only) and won't let me edit /mnt-system/boot/isolinux/isolinux.cfg. ...
user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
1 answer
223 views

How can I halt my new PC instead of poweroff when I call 'shutdown -H now'?

I want to have the message system halted after command shutdown -H now, but my new PC after this command power-off the machine. With my old PC that command worked fine. But my new PC is powered down ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
34 views

suddenly wifi internet disconnection [duplicate]

I have sometimes internet disconnection from my wifi connection to my home wifi modem. I have one Linux LMDE OS into my Lenovo IdeaPad 310 laptop, so in regular times I have this: so@notebook:~$ ...
user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
2k views

Debian 9 halt does not really power off in new versions - why?

IMPORTANT: I am able to restore halt old behavior if I do: apt install sysvinit-core Plus: Old Red Hat based versions are able to power off with halt too. I am trying to understand why in Debian ...
user avatar