How to reboot or shutdown Ubuntu Linux via the command line

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REBOOT

  1. Open a Terminal Window
  2. Type in the reboot commandsudo reboot
  3. PC should now reboot

 

SHUTDOWN

  1. Open a Terminal Window 
  2. Type in the following command to shutdown: sudo halt or sudo shutdown now
  3. PC should now switch off

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