Thursday, August 13, 2009

Reboot and Shutdown Linux | Ubuntu Howto

Tech Blog - Here is a quick howto on rebooting and shutting down Linux systems using the command line.

To properly reboot system immediately, to add a grace period replace "now" with +(number of minutes)
$ shutdown -r now

To reboot a system immediately and do filesystem (fsck) check during bootup
$ shutdown -rF now

To shutdown and halt the system immediately
$ shutdown -h now

To shutdown and halt the system immediately answer yes to all the prompts
$ shutdown -y -h now

Of course if all else fail you can try the following
$ init 6
$ reboot
$ halt

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2 comments:

hoyroy said...

nice one jon!

-hoyroy

hoyroy said...

nice one jon!

-hoyroy

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