January 20, 2014 · Linux HowTo

Shutdown linux from commad line, immediately

THis is more of a tip to shutdown linux (arch linux) immediately from the command line. Generally issuing the command "shutdown" will notify all connected users and then will go for shutdown after a while. This might not be necessary sometimes as you would wish to shutdown immediately. To do so type the following command

shutdown -H -time "now", to shutdown.

Note : If you have configured to login in single user mode always, then just issuing "shutdown" should be necessary.

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