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Feb 132010

How to shutdown a frozen Linux System?


Similar to this post, but this time you are going to shutdown a frozen Linux system.

  1. Hold down the Alt and SysRq (Print Screen) keys
  2. While holding those down, type the following in order: REISUO
  3. You computer will shutdown now

The last letter O tell the system to shutdown. Replace by the letter R if you want reboot instead.

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