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Linux and Unix Shell Programming by David Tansley

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shutdown

Format:

shutdown 

This will shut down the system. Many vendors have their own specific command variation.

					$ shutdown now
				

will shut down the system now, and

					$ shutdown -g60 -I6 -y
				

will shut down the system in 60 seconds, then reboot the system.

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