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Old 03-14-2009, 01:49 PM   #1
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slow shutdown speed in ubuntu 8.10

Hello everyone,

I am a new user of ubuntu 8.10. Since past few days, my shut down speed has reduced considerably. Same with restart. Whenever I try to shut down or restart my pc, the screen freezes for 5-7 minutes before the system turns off. The system freezes when the screen shows something like command prompt where in I am able to type. But the system doesn't responds. And after 5 mins the system turns off.
Please help me..
Old 03-14-2009, 03:07 PM   #2
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Tell us how much RAM do you have; what is your processor.

If all is good enough try to reinstall the system saving impt data.
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Take a look in the logfiles for any pointers.
Old 03-14-2009, 04:27 PM   #4
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Processor is 1.86 GHz intel core 2 duo
And RAM is 1 GB. Ubuntu is installed in a partition of 10 GB.

The problem of slow shutdown was not there earlier. It has developed recently.
Old 03-19-2009, 11:37 PM   #5
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I am having a slow shut down problem. When I click on 'quit' the lap top freezes for 2 minutes. The shut down page finally comes up. If I click cancel, finish something, then click shut down again, the page comes up immediately. How do I fix this? Where is the shut down sequence command located? I'm using a COMPAQ Presario V3000 and Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron).


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