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Old 07-30-2004, 05:57 PM   #1
EagleEye
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Help with shuting down my Mandrake Comp


Hello, Im sure this question has a very simple answer but I can't figure it out. When im using my mandrake computer, and I want to turn it off, the only option I have is to "Logoff". Is there an easy way to turn off the computer? or did I set it up wrong. Also should I use the "shutdown" command, and if so how do you. Thanks ahead of time.
 
Old 07-30-2004, 06:13 PM   #2
darin3200
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What version of mandrake? Try clicking logoff and see what happens. There might be the option afterwards to reboot or shutdown. If logoff only kills the x server and drops you down to console just log in as root using the 'su' command (this might not be necessary so try without at first) and then type

Code:
shutdown -h now
or if you wanted to reboot

Code:
shutdown -r now
 
  


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