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Turn Off / Shut Down

aguzzo's picture

Simple straight forward question.

Since initially starting the appliance, when I need to exit the appliance I have been closing my VM by click the X in the upper right corner of the VM Player.  I found out that only suspends the appliance.

How do I turn off or shut down the appliance?  I am using the LAMP flavor.

Jeremy Davis's picture

A few options...

If you still have the Confconsole loaded (blue background, gray foreground and black writing) then you can select Advanced (I think?) and then Shutdown (or Reboot or Quit - to quit Confconsole and go to the CLI)

Or if you have connected via SSH or Webshell you can use the Linux command 'halt' (without quotes).

Another option is to use Webmin, I can't recall off the top of my head where you'll find them but there are buttons for both Shutdown and Reboot

Anthony's picture

That did it.

Thank you.


I went to the Advanced Menu.  

I selected Shutdown.

The application shutdown.

Jeremy Davis's picture


No worries, that's what the forums are here for :)

BTW welcome to the wonderful world of TKL. Anymore help/support/ideas/suggestions/etc that you would like to receive or give, don't hesitate. It's a small, but friendly and supportive community here. Even if we don't have the answers we can often head you in the right direction to find them.

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