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Re: [vox-tech] frustrating laptop problem
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Re: [vox-tech] frustrating laptop problem

Norm Matloff <matloff@cs.ucdavis.edu> writes:

> Last, I turned to Fedora.  The installation went absolutely fine (again,
> including the WiFi), with no special actions on my part.  And yet...it
> won't shut down!  Whether I click to shutdown, or run poweroff from a
> terminal window, it just hangs; KDE shuts down, the screen goes black, a
> cryptic message appears regarding a fonts file, but that's all.

Do you have any notion of how much it actually shut down?  IE, does
ctrl-alt-F4 give you a terminal with a prompt (IE, just X shut down)?
Can you ping it from a different host (IE, the kernel is still alive and
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