Ubuntu Shutdown button not working

I am running Ubuntu in VirtualBox and when I hit the shutdown button, it just logs me out, and when I click it from the login screen, it does nothing. ...

Ubuntu Shutdown button freezes GUI

MY SYSTEM:I have a desktop (1.2 Ghz , 512 Ram, Nvidia GeForce 4) with Ubuntu 7.10 (gnome) on it.MY PROBLEM:Now, when I press on the shutdown button on the gnome panel (or even on the one in the System menu) the GUI freezes and I can only brutally shutdown or leave session with CTRL+ALT+BCKSPC !:mad: ...

Ubuntu Shutdown button missing (XGL Beryl) and a font-related question

Sorry if posted this in the wrong section, but i'm kinda new to this forum...I have 2 questions:1. How can I get fedora's monospace font working on ubuntu (i don't really like "monospace" shipped with ubuntu)2. I have XGL/Beryl running and the "Quit" windows doesn't show any ...

Ubuntu SHUTDOWN button vanished on Gnome.

The upper right corner on my Gnome desktop no longer has the SHUTDOWN button. The "USER" button is there twice instead.I figured that CNTL-ALT-DEL will pull up the menu, but does anyone know why this happens?I did the latest updates. I'm 10.04 32-bit with Gnome 2.30.0.Look up in corner on ...

Ubuntu Shutdown button disappeared

to all. I installed KDE a few days ago: I realized I don't have a shutdown button in the Leave menu. See the image attached. If you know something, reply please.bye,Jose ...

Ubuntu shutdown button

my shutdown button just disappeared. ehehe.How will I be able to retrieve it? ehehe. thanks.......basically not the quit button, but the shutdown button(the one beside the hibernate button) inside the quit button. ehehe.thanks.....nevermind this post I've just found a solution. I just need to enable ...

Ubuntu Shutdown button VERY slugish

I have installed Hardy Heron on my parents PC because Windows took a swan dive into an empty swimming pool. Everything works correctly except that when the Shutdown button in the top right corner is pressed the PC freezes for about 2 minutes before the screen with the option to Restart, Shutdown, et ...

Ubuntu Shutdown button disapeared!

Today my shutdown button disapeared. I have logout, suspend,hibernate, switch users and lock screen options, but the red,shutdown, disapeared. Is this caused by some update? Shoudn'tI shut down anymore (kiding)? Anyone has seen the same? ...

Ubuntu Shutdown button locks computer

I have a dual screen system at home, and I'm having some problems, If I press the shutdown button on my first screen the shutdown dialog will show, not so in the second screen. If I press the shutdown button in my second screen, I'm not able to click anything in both windows.I remember it was workin ...

Ubuntu Shutdown Button

Sometimes my shutdown button icon (the one in the upper right corner of the screen) is red and looks like the universal "power off" icon. Sometimes it looks like a little running man.Why? ...

Ubuntu Shutdown Button GONE!!!

I have no idea what has happened but on my friends machine the shutdown button has dissapered from the logout and such menu. Now he has to log out then shutdown. Is there anyway to fix it? ...

Ubuntu Shutdown Button on panel locks up GDM

Just as the Topic says:When I click the Shutdown button on my panel, my whole X Session locks up. Cannot do anything. Alt-F1 then "sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop" then start again, and it makes it usable.Any ideas? ...

Ubuntu Shutdown button

The shutdown button in gnome will sometimes show up on the left of the clock. This happens about 25% of the time. My expected result would be for the shutdown button to always load in the corner furthest to the the right. Does this happen to anybody else. It seems like a minor bug to me. ...

Ubuntu "Unlock" button greyed in nm-applet and users-admin

I use wmii, and login without using the gdm on Ubuntu(running on an IBM R52 Laptop). nm-applet used to work fine when run as sudo till I was on gutsy.However, since an upgrade to Hardy, all the controls in nm-applet are greyed on starting it(even the Unlock button is greyed), and I cannot change any ...

Ubuntu shutdown button missing (occasionally)

I installed ubuntu v10.10 about a month ago. A couple of times in the past week the shutdown icon hasn't appeared in the top right hand corner, but the user name has half appeared twice.I've shutdown using the terminal as a get around.Has anyone else experienced this? Is it a bug? and (finally) shou ...

Ubuntu "Forward" button greyed out in Evolution Setup Assistant

I'm trying to connect evolution to our exchange 2000 server, but the setup wizard doesn't work.I put in my username and OWA url, click authenticate, put in my pw, then it fills in my mailbox name, and then nothing. The "Forward" box is greyed out.I'm running Ubuntu 8.10. I don't know what ...

Ubuntu Shutdown button broken

When I go to System > Quit ... (meaning the menu where you can choose to shutdown/reboot/... your computer) no menu appears (and the rest of the screen does not become dark as it should) and something has grabbed the mouse input. All programs still work fine except that they are unable to receive ...

Ubuntu shutdown button slow

well my system was running great and still is, except one thingwhen i click th eshutdown button... it doesnt do anything. about 5 mins later the shutdown menu appears. (im talking about the menu with logout, restart etc)and after that initial 5 mins, it will load up instantly (as it should)however, ...

Ubuntu Shutdown button (Dell Poweredge)

I am running Natty (server) on a Dell Power edge T110 I normally shutdown the rest of my computers before realizing it is still running.Sadly the power button does not shutdown the computer and I have to kill the power or reboot windows (you have no idea how long that takes).The same goes for shutdo ...

Ubuntu Shutdown Button Top Right

Can someone tell me is the shut down button on top right of screen meant to be red or white? Because mines is white? ...

Ubuntu shutdown button help...

10.10 Mtest.sh#!/bin/bashsudo halt;sudo sync;sync;sync;sync;sync;sync;sync;sync;sync;sync; sync;sync;sync;sync;sync;sync;sync;sync;sync;sync; sync;sync;sync;sudo shutdown -h 1;sudo init 0;sudo poweroffrevise wishes T^T..](*,)Usage: halt [OPTION]... Halt the system.Options:-n, --no-sync don't sync be ...

Ubuntu Shutdown button missing!

I recently used adept updater to update the Linux kernels in kubuntu. However after that something broke. When I click shutdown from the K-menu and the box that usually has around 5 options show up none of them but log-off are there! Shutdown, hibernate, and standby are missing! This means I must sh ...

Ubuntu shutdown button on dektop

when I try to shut down my computer with the shut-down button on the desktop, the computer hangs in a semi-suspended state. The only way to shut down the computer is to push the shut-down button on the computer's panel. This is not "healthy", data may be lost. Is there a solution? :confuse ...

Ubuntu unlock button greyed out

I have a normal user account in xubuntu,however on certain options i cannot select the unlock button to change network settings or other options that need root access.my sudo and su passwords are fine ...

Ubuntu shutdown button gone missing

i just connected my PC to my home network and onto my servers active directory....and went to restart my machine by pressing the red circle thing on the top right hand corner and i notice the shutdown icon has gone missing...i can only logout, switch screen, switch user and hibernate.....could this ...

Ubuntu shutdown button

i have beryl installed and also gnome and KDE all at the same time and i can choose which session to login to , well on my gnome and KDE i have the shutdown and restart and suspend and hibernate but on beryl i dnt! it's just the suspend and hibernate...any suggestions? ...

Ubuntu shutdown button

i have beryl installed and also gnome and KDE all at the same time and i can choose which session to login to , well on my gnome and KDE i have the shutdown and restart and suspend and hibernate but on beryl i dnt! it's just the suspend and hibernate...any suggestions? ...

Ubuntu shutdown button causes mouse to freeze

when i click on the shutdown icon to shutdown or log out my system keeps running but i cant do any thing (cant select or do any thing other than move my mouse pointerplease help i have to keep doing hard shutdownsi can use ctrl alt backspace and it restart but thats a pain to do that i also just ins ...

Ubuntu Shutdown Button action

Is there a way to set power button action? I want my system to shut down when i press the button because i dont have a mouse (i have a mythtv running on my gutsy). ...

Ubuntu Shutdown button FREEZES computer?

On Gutsy and now Hardy, both installations have left me with having to do a ctrl alt backspace to do a hard logout in order to find a restart option that works. It just freezes all of the icons. I can't type. I can move the mouse, but clicking on stuff doesn't yield anything.How can I fix this so wh ...

Ubuntu Newbie question about shutdown button

It's rather a stupid question but I'm new to ubuntu. My shutdown button goes from white to red in a random way. I was wondering if it was ubuntu trying to tell me something. Here's a pic of how it looks now (then it randomly goes white again): http://i53.tinypic.com/537csl.png ...

Ubuntu On Logoff/Shutdown button click, toolbar disappears

I am having a strange ubuntu problem. When i click on the Logon/Shutdown button on the top right of default top toolbar, the toolbar just disappears. Also, maybe this is related, my firefox forward/back buttons stopped working. Thanks in advance for any help.-Fadedhero ...

Ubuntu shutdown command like shutdown button

guys I'm looking for a command that shutdown/reboot my ubuntu just same as process that happened when I press shutdown buttonIn fact I need to close all programs that are running ,firstand then PC shutdown (that happened when I press shutdown button). ...

Ubuntu 10.10 shutdown button (upper right corner) disappeared

Hithe shutdown button disapparead in Ubuntu 10.10 in the upper right corner of gnome....see the attached capture.Any idea how to get it back? ...

Ubuntu Lockscreen...shutdown button has disappered

HiFunny problem here. There are two users on my Ubuntu 10.4 PC: myself and my wife - I'm the administrator/super user. For some strange reason, the lockscreen... shutdown button has suddenly disappeared from the top right of my wife's desktop - it's a circle with a short vertical line at the top. I' ...

Ubuntu No Shutdown Button Sometimes In 10.04

HiSometimes when I turn on Ubuntu the shutdown button dissapearshttp://img338.imageshack.us/img338/3064/screenshotphi.pngIf I log out and log back in it will re-appearBut it is a hassleHow do I stop it from doing this ...

Ubuntu No shutdown button after updating

Hi, I have installed the 10.04 ubuntu and all was good, but after doing the updates the shutdown button has gone from the corner near the clock and from the system menu.if i go logoff the shutdown button is at the bottom but doesnt work.I can shutdown in the terminal tho.How can i fix this (put the ...

Ubuntu gnomenu shutdown button

when i click the shutdown button in gnomenu it displays the log out of the session screen with only log out and switch user as options.i have another ubuntu machine downstairs with gnomenu and the same theme installed but it displays the shutdown screen.how do i change that? ...

Ubuntu no shutdown button on gnome pannel

I installed KDE on my ubuntu 9.04. I was using kde for some time. Then later on i switched it back to gnome. I found that the shutdown button on the right top of the gnome pannel was missing. How to restore it back? and has my gnome pannel crashed? ...

Ubuntu Menu Bar and Shutdown button?

Okay, so, these are two very minor questions, but they're just immediate differences I noticed between the LiveCD of the Intrepid Ibex RC and the final install. The first is the apparently menubar transparency, which seemed to be done by it using the background image as an overlay. This is not prese ...

Ubuntu No shutdown button?

I have Ubuntu 8.04 installed on my work computer. For some reason, however, there is no shutdown or restart button in the Logout/Lock/Switch/etc screen which normally has a shutdown button. The only way I am able to shut down the computer correctly is to log out and then press the power button. On m ...

Clicking on shutdown button in ubuntu 8.04 causes freeze

HiI've only had ubuntu 8.04 installed for a few days but ever since the computer went into standby mode I get a total freeze whenever i click on the shutdown button in the main panel.Any ideas would be greatly appreciated :confused: ...

Ubuntu Hardy v8.04 freezes when I click on the shutdown button

Hardy v8.04 freezes when I click on the shutdown button. In version 7.10, it would also freeze. Each time it freezes, I can't do anything about it except for pressing Ctrl + Alt + Backspace to restart grub.The computer doesn't freeze every time but it does about half the time. Is there any way to fi ...

Ubuntu Shutdown And Reboot Button Are Missing

I am using Ubuntu 8.04 LTS on Acer Aspire 5310. Everything worked fined at first(after the installation). I did several reboots and now I can't reboot because there is no reboot and shutdown button anymore. How to a get them back again? ...

Ubuntu Hardy shutdown button gone loopy

I have a backup computer which runs windoze in a partition, and ubuntu in another partition. I dont use it very often, but the last few days I've noticed that when you hit the shutdown button to select a restart or whatever, the entire panel disappears, so you are left with a desktop, but no way to ...

Ubuntu no shutdown button after boot

my laptop (Dell Latitude E5500) operates under Ubuntu Lucid. From time to time the shutdown button is just missing after boot up. On the other hand, the session indicator appears together with a non-operative copy on the right side of the panel. Any ideas? ...

Ubuntu No shutdown button in KDE

I have Ubuntu installed and wanted to try KDE so I installed kdebase. All went fine and I can change session to KDE and login, but when I want to shutdown my computer I only have a logout option in my KMenu, not shutdown... so I have to first logout and then shutdown from my login page. How do I get ...

Ubuntu MythTV Shutdown Button

I am relatively new to Linux and MythTV. I started playing with both back in the early spring because I was interested in Ubuntu as an alternative operating system to Windows. I came across a post explaining MythTV and quickly became quite intrigued with the idea of controlling what to watch on tv a ...

Ubuntu no shutdown button

I accidentally removed some stuff. Was playing with open office and i removed a lot of stuff, not sure what exactly.My add/remove button disappeared, most of my Internet icons went, and the switch users or shutdown button now only has "Log Off", "Lock Screen" and "Guest Sess ...

Ubuntu No shutdown button

If click on the shutdown button there is standby and all the other thingsBut no Shutdown button! ...