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Old 03-12-2008, 03:06 PM   #16
Fred Caro
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Thanks for the Virtualbox tip- I'll look into that.
Old 03-13-2008, 04:26 AM   #17
Andy Alt
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Originally Posted by Andy Alkaline View Post
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 section for users with the most typos?


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