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Shutdown and Restart

This information is included for people using Microcore without a graphical interface, and other advanced users.

New users should shutdown the computer by clicking the Exit icon with the mouse.


To shutdown the computer, open the terminal and use


Another option is to use

sudo poweroff


To restart the computer, use

sudo reboot

Note: If you use sudo poweroff or sudo reboot, a backup is not performed before turning the computer off. If you use backup, you may want to run filetool.sh -b first.

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