computer wont shut down just goes into restart

Asked by Tony Ware on 2013-01-24

When I click 'shutdown' the computer restarts

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Tony Ware
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What is the make and model of the system?#
What is the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a

Is the OS fully updated?
If you run:

sudo shutdown -h now

Does it turn off?

Details please.

Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #2

christine@christine-I-media-**MC-H1519:~$ lsb_release -a; uname -a
LSB Version: core-2.0-ia32:core-2.0-noarch:**core-3.0-ia32:core-3.0-noarch:
**core-3.1-ia32:core-3.1-noarch:**core-3.2-ia32:core-3.2-noarch:**
core-4.0-ia32:core-4.0-noarch
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS
Release: 12.04
Codename: precise
Linux christine-I-media-MC-H1519 3.2.0-35-generic #55-Ubuntu SMP Wed Dec 5
17:45:18 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
christine@christine-I-media-**MC-H1519:~$

Does not shutdown from terminal

Updated regularly

Regards

Tony Ware
Writhlington
BA3 3PD
07964188896

On 24 January 2013 14:31, actionparsnip <
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> Your question #220035 on Ubuntu changed:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/220035
>
> Status: Open => Needs information
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> actionparsnip requested more information:
> What is the make and model of the system?#
> What is the output of:
>
> lsb_release -a; uname -a
>
> Is the OS fully updated?
> If you run:
>
> sudo shutdown -h now
>
> Does it turn off?
>
> Details please.
>
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Does the system have a make and model?

Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #4

Packard Bell i media H 1519

Tony Ware
Writhlington
BA3 3PD
07964188896

On 24 January 2013 16:01, actionparsnip <
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> Your question #220035 on Ubuntu changed:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/220035
>
> Status: Open => Needs information
>
> actionparsnip requested more information:
> Does the system have a make and model?
>
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Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #5

Make and Model

Packard Bell i media H1519

Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #6

I have tried again 'sudo shutdown -h now' from the terminal and the system will shutdown!

Regards

Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #7

thanks action partnership, that solved my problem