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Ubuntu Doesn't Shut Down

When I try to shut down the computer, it just shows me the Ubuntu symbol and it won't turn off, if I press the power button, it doesn't do anything.

How can i solve this problem?


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  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    i am using ubuntu 8.10
    my laptop also gets stuck while showing the ubuntu shut down screen
    adding line to /etc/modules as suggested everywhere does not help



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Do sudo gedit /ect/modules

make a new line, and add this code:

apm power_off=1

then the next time you shut down after this time the computer should be fine.

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Adding apm power_off=1 to /etc/modules helped me.

All the best.

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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I had the same problem. Its with drivers. if you have any drivers for your computer, you have to install them.

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