shutdown command in Linux with Examples

shutdown command means Halt, power-off or reboots the machine. In this tutorial, How to shutdown command in Linux with Examples.

shutdown command in Linux with Examples

Syntax

shutdown [OPTION]… TIME [MESSAGE]

On the man page, describe it

  • shutdown  – bring the system down.
  • man shutdown – More details information about the shutdown command.

The shutdown command in Linux with Examples

$ sudo shutdown -h now

#Schedule the system to shut down at 8 A.M.
$ sudo shutdown 8:00

#Schedule the system to shut down in fifteen minutes.
$ sudo shutdown +15 "Upgrading hardware, downtime should be minimal"

#Bring down the system immediately, and automatically reboot it.
$ sudo shutdown -r now

# Bring down the system immediately, and automatically power off the system.
$ sudo shutdown -P now

Related commands

halt – Stop the computer.
poweroff – Stop the computer.
reboot – Stop the computer.
wall – Send a message to all logged-in users.

Conclusion

The shutdown command is a simple command in Linux. It is the most popular in use terminal Linux to bring the system down. Thank you for reading the DevopsRoles page!

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