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Fedora Laptop sometimes does not shut down and overheats instead

Sometimes (like once a week) when I turn off my laptop, the power is not turned off, while the OS seamingly shuts down. In these instances, the fan turns on maximum power, the battery drains as fast ...
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Unable to shutdown or reboot Zorin OS

Since a few weeks, I am unable to shutdown or reboot Zorin OS. When I manually reboot, I end up with a black screen but the laptop is still running. When I manually shutdown, I end up with the ASUS ...
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Is REISUB/REISUO to switch off/reboot safe?

I can't happen to find a fix to shutdown or reboot my Zorin OS 16.1. So far I have been using REISUB or REISUO as a quick fix. I was wondering if it can cause harm to my laptop in the longrun if I ...
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Unable to shut down

My computer was stuck at some point when I shut it down. Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. It didn't move after I had waited for an hour. Then I pushed the power button to shut it down. Log: Apr 24 15:46:38 B365-M-...
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last command reply wrong status

I have a very strange output, while investigating ungraceful shutdowns. All last shutdowns have been listed as "still running". After I did a regular reboot, the listing is correct. Does ...
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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 ...
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shutdown command: why the "wall message" is not broadcast to all logged users if the time is equals or greater than 16 minutes?

About man shutdown at: shutdown(8) — Linux manual page it indicates: ... The first argument may be a time string (which is usually "now"). Optionally, this may be followed by a ...
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shutdown command: what is the scenario(s) or purpose(s) to use the -k option?

About man shutdown at: shutdown(8) — Linux manual page it indicates: ... -k Do not halt, power-off, reboot, just write wall message. ... Therefore as follows shutdown +1 -k ...
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shutdown command - when is useful the -h option? [duplicate]

About man shutdown at: shutdown(8) — Linux manual page it indicates: ... -H, --halt Halt the machine. -P, --poweroff Power-off the machine (the default). -r, --reboot ...
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Debugging remote reboot/shudown/boot/startup problems without console access

What are the options for collecting debugging output from boot/startup/shutdown on a remote host where one does not have console access? I'll give my specifics in case the context matters, but I've ...
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Debian Sid refusing to die

I have a problem with a recent and completely up-to-date Debian Sid installation: it simply refuses to die. This is a headless server so I issue a sudo halt via ssh and it goes down, as a server (i.e.:...
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Can't reboot Intel Atom x5-Z8350 running Ubuntu Server 20.04/21.10 – kernel soft lockup

I'm unable to completely shutdown my system after running sudo init 6 or sudo shutdown -reboot This is the system I have, which runs on the Atom x5-Z8350 Cherry Trail CPU.  Previously I installed 20....
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Issues creating boot and shutdown systemd daemon

I'm trying to create a config file for my unit but when I start the daemon after enabling and shutdown the computer it doesnt works. The script only executes the ExecStart line after network.target on ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 on HDD can not completely shutdown

I have a desktop with MSI-Z690 motherboard and installed Dual boot Windows 11 on SSD and Ubuntu 20.04 on HDD. The Windows works well. But when I power-off Ubuntu, all software quit but display still ...
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Cannot shutdown the host when QEMU/KVM is installed

I have a problem with LIBVIRT or something. The host is Linux Fedora 34 on AMD and the guest VM is Windows 10. Virt-manager is connected through user session. I am fairly new to Linux, but I recently ...
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How to have a custom power off

We want to put a computer (probably an industrial computer) with Linux on a system powered by a battery. The computer will be configured to power on when the battery is powered-on The battery has a ...
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systemd-journald[304]: Journal stopped

Whenever I try to shutdown my system, it just ends up stuck on a black screen with a blinking cursor in the top left. I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu twice with no ...
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Difference between poweroff and reboot

I have an embedded device that is built on a Raspberry Pi. I am not the designer of the device, but support from the manufacturer is non-existent so I am on my own to debug. Some of the services that ...
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Why every distro feezes at shutdown?

I'm using Opensuse Leap 15.3 now, and for some reason this issue is happening with all distros in my computer. When I press to shutdown after a while it freezes and get stuck. Every time it happens I ...
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How to identify cause of random poweroff on linux laptop?

My laptop (thinkpad 13, ~6 years old) has run perfectly since I bought it new, and still does when on AC power. I started getting random "crashes" a few months ago, only while on battery. ...
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shutdown: Kernel Panic; error while loading shared libraries: libgcrypt.so.20

System Information System: Kernel: 5.4.0-92-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 9.3.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 5.2.7 Distro: Linux Mint 20.3 Una base: Ubuntu 20.04 focal I am getting the following ...
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Stop systemd from disrupting shutdown

Apparently something changed on my system and instead of shutting down in 500 milliseconds, it now has to wait 1 minute and 30 seconds due to some unknown process holding it up. The plymouth shutdown ...
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How to identify the root cause that make system reboot/shutdown?

First of all, sorry for this very basic question. I did some search and discover this one is helpful:How to find out from the logs what caused system shutdown? I'm a newbie in the linux world and am ...
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Sometimes sudden shutdown after serverstart followed by automatic restart after about 5 Minutes

I wake up my homeserver via wake on lan. Most of the times, after about 45 seconds I can hook into the machine with ssh. That is perfectly fine. It appears, that when the last log in was a longer time ...
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Is it possible to detect that an impending shutdown (or reboot) is in progress?

I'm trying to write a script in bash that I intend to start on system startup and end on system shutdown. The idea is to create a system uptime tracker for myself. For the purpose, I want to save the ...
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Button/script to reboot, then shut it down automatically?

There is a possibility to reboot linux - which means it shuts down, then start again just after. How could I reboot, then shut it down? (which means shutdown, start, shutdown). Some distros updates ...
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How Linux powers off itself in default action? [duplicate]

After a little research I found different ways of shutdown or power off the system but can't find anything about how Linux doing this healthy way. The ways of shutdown that I found are: halt poweroff ...
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System locking up upon shutting down

Today upon shutting down my System I was greeted with loads of errors and informations i do not understand. This happened yesterday also and it didn't seem to continue to shut down "normally"...
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Unable to Achieve a "Silent Shutdown"

The Problem I've been following the Arch guide for a silent boot experience and have been successful at silencing all boot messages. Unfortunately, it seems this doesn't apply to shutdowns/restarts ...
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How can I find out what is holding a file or mount point, when `fuser` shows nothing?

I have a laptop that refuses to suspend. On the latest Ubuntu, the only way I can turn it off is to hold down the power button. The reason is because I have an nfs share that has gone offline, and ...
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Shutdown or reboot from emergency shell

When I am dropped into an emergency shell, no commands to change system state seem to work. shutdown, halt and reboot are found in /sbin, but calling them does nothing. SysRQ keys also do not work. If ...
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HP Probook reboots immediately after shutdown

I have a Fedora 32 install with a HP Probook 450 G0. The BIOS with administrator privileges does not let me disable "fast boot". Why not? What to do? Somehow my Fedora turns on automatically ...
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Linux Mint hanging on shutdown

Lately I switched my computer's 250GB SSD out for a 1TB SATA hard drive. Ever since then my computer has been hanging on shutdown. I tried doing all the recommended changes to the GRUB settings, but ...
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Linux Mint takes 6+ hours to shut down

I have recently installed Linux Mint MATE. The first two days it took a little longer to turn off (compared to when Windows 10 was installes) but I figured it was within normal range. Yesterday after ...
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install older and newer kernel in Xubuntu 16.04

I'm currently running 16.04 LTS of a modified version of Xubuntu 16.04 now on ESM, kernel linux-image-4.4.0-217-generic and like to keep this one as long as possible. The author died last september so ...
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MacBook 4,1 running Linux Mint Freezes on shutdown

[ OK ] Reached target Final Step [ OK ] Finished Power-Off. [ OK ] Reached target Power-Off. [27022.555948] sd-umoun[21227]: Failed to unmount /oldroot: device or resource busy [27022.560980] sd-...
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Docker 20.10.x keeps system waiting for several minutes before shutdown or reboot

I have successfully upgraded my Debian buster to latest version (Bullseye) and after that, whenever I want to reboot or shut it down, it takes several minutes to complete while waiting for some ...
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Change command executed by click on shutdown/reboot buttons

I am having the issue that the system is taking forever to shutdown/reboot (or won't do it at all). The issue can be avoided if the following commands are used for shutdown/reboot: sudo reboot / sudo ...
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prevent moon key on a Sun keyboard from shutting down my gentoo PC

I have a Sun keyboard attached to my gentoo PC. If I accidentally touch the key with the moon symbol on it (happens once or twice a week as I am reaching for my mouse), it triggers an orderly ...
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Very slow shutdown/reboot when running without sudo

I am experiencing very slow system shutdowns/reboots if I use the corresponding buttons that the OS provides for this and when executing shutdown/reboot commands as my user. It takes up to ~3 minutes. ...
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Command not found, but works with sudo

I installed Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) x86_64 without a GUI and created a user and gave it sudo access. The user does have sudo access, but commands like shutdown or reboot only work when using sudo....
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Fedora 34 Silverblue - shutdown means restart and restart finds no bootable image and shuts down

My Fedora 34 Silverblue new installation works great except for the fact that shutdown means restart and restart means "no bootable image found and system will shutdown", which means that it ...
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implementation of system shutdown in reboot vs. systemd-logind

This question is motivated by curiosity, and because I've been unable to find a clear answer on my own. I have read this answer explaining how the kernel shuts down the system. Overall, it seems clear ...
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shutdown, but still allow new logins

I have a Linux VM on AWS in EC2 that starts up, performs a task, and then shuts itself down. I am issuing the shutdown command like this: shutdown -h 5 I have a 5 minute delay to give myself time to ...
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My laptop isn't shutting down.How to resolve this?

I actually dual booted my laptop to install ubuntu 18.04. My laptop is an HP laptop with windows 10 operating system as default.But,after installing, I am unable to shutdown my laptop from windwos ...
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Tomcat 8.5.43 - shutdown.sh does not stop process

Team, we are using Tomcat 8.5.43, it starts application perfectly but while using shutdown.sh it does not work, I mean it gives below [alfresco@ind785 bin]$ ./shutdown.sh Using CATALINA_BASE: /opt/...
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is there a way to delay `systemctl reboot` using only `systemctl`?

I understand that there is a multitude of options to shutdown or reboot a linux system. Normally I would just use shutdown with the appropriate option. However, I find myself having no control of the ...
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shutting down Debian even pressing power button reboots the computer

pressing the power button, systemctl poweroff, through GUI poweroff button all of them make system shutdown but after one-second system reboots without pressing the power button It's happening after ...
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Linux Mint not shutting down

people! I use Linux Mint 19.3 Tricia and it's not shutting down sometimes. I have been researching and looks like a kernel panic with a BAD RIP value code,but I'm not sure and I don't know how to ...
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How to run a command depending on snapd when shutdown or reboot is requested?

I would like to run the command /snap/bin/microk8s.stop and wait for it's termination before my system is shutdown or rebooted. It is provided by the snap microk8s. The command fails in a number of ...
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