4.6.2 shutdown

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Sun Apr 10 10:53:21 BST 2011

On Sunday 10 April 2011 10:16:57 Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Saturday 09 April 2011 14:50:15 Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> > As described at the top of the quote, there's a GUI for this in the
> > "Login screen" section of System Settings.
> Ah - I was looking at the Session Manager startup and shutdown screen.  No
> wonder I didn't find it :-)  Looking in Login screen for shutdown options
> is about as logical as Microsoft's telling you to use Start when you want
> to shutdown :-)
> Thanks. Both the mis-behaving netbook and the behaving laptop have
> /sbin/poweroff as the command.  I'll try changing the netbook's setting to
> /sbin/shutdown -hP (after I've looked at the man page to see what -hP
> sets).
I can confirm that that has cured the problem.  I knew -h - I use that when I 
have to do a command-line shutdown, but I didn't know -P


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