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View Poll Results: What is your preferred command for shutting down the system?
sudo init 0 8 13.79%
sudo halt 11 18.97%
sudo /etc/init.d/halt stop 1 1.72%
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Old 12-26-2010, 08:45 AM   #76
Registered: Apr 2009
Distribution: slackware 14.1 64-bit, slackware 14.2 64-bit, SystemRescueCD
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I always 2 virtual console open, one logged in as root
(the other one as an ordinary user, where I occasionnally 'startx').
When I'm done I log off the user console and I
# shutdown -h now
from the first console


halt, init, shutdown

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