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Old 03-12-2008, 02:06 PM   #16
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Thanks for the Virtualbox tip- I'll look into that.
 
Old 03-13-2008, 03:26 AM   #17
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Check out the commands 'sudo' and 'visudo' and instead of using shutdown, try /sbin/powerdown (no switches to power off) and 'halt -p'
/sbin/poweroff would have been more correct for me to write. The /sbin/powerdown is completely incorrect, as the command doesn't entirely exist. Chalk up another typo in my column. Is there a lq.org section for users with the most typos?
 
  


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