Ubuntu Gnome applet panel power button won't shutdown machine
I have Ubuntu 10.10 on e-machine T-1221
I can shut down the machine using :
sudo shutdown -h from terminal
I can shutdown using powerbutton on case.
I can't use the applet indicator powerbutton in root account, but, I can use the command under "System-->-Shutdown" in root account, but I don't see "System-->-Shutdown" in users account.
Is there a way to add it ?
I installed Debian 6.0 Squeeze on my Acer Aspire 3620 Laptop it works just fine and has the same Gnome Desktop. The only thing different is that there is no powerbutton available thru Gnome applets, only the command on menu under" Sytem-->-Shutdown", which I'm fine with on this machine.
These are the things I tried on emachine T-1221
I tried "acpi=force"
I tried "noacpi"
I tried "noacpi nolapic"
I read the bug reports it stated that on live-cd there was only suspend and hibernate. There is no shutdown or reboot.
I tried: "#start acpi", it closed with errors.
It said that Ubuntu uses upstart.
Is there a script which you can add to power button to add the shutdown.?
Really I don't necessarily need powerbutton, I think the work around would be adding the command to "System-->-Menu.
Last edited by EDDY1; 11-03-2010 at 03:51 AM.