Linux shutdown halt

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How to turn off, restart, and shut down Linux

Here is a the set of commands that will enable you to shut down, turn off, reboot, etc. your Linux computer from the command line:

  • reboot - restart the computer (software reset)
  • halt - stop the system and power off the computer
  • shutdown - shuts down all services (does not power off)
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