Install qshutdown timer in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

By Umair Monday, February 13, 2012

qshutdown program is an open source shutdown, reboot, hibernate and suspend scheduled for GNU/Linux. It not only provides the option to schedule system shutdown, reboot, etc, according to a specified time period on the current date, but also provides a calendar to select the exact date and time to schedule a task system to a date future. You can install it on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin/11.10 Oneiric/11.04 Natty/Linux Mint.

qshutdown timer

The program is compatible with Ubuntu and "family" as Kubuntu and Xubuntu. According to the developer, this application can also run on UNIX and FreeBSD, but not tested for it.

Installation of qshutdown timer on Ubuntu/Linux Mint, open Terminal and enter commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hakaishi/qshutdown
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install qshutdown

ubuntu shutdown timer

Once installed, simply start qshutdown and define an action to execute (shutdown, reboot, suspend or hibernate), and select a time period after which the selected action will take place (eg 3 minutes). Click OK to start the countdown, or click now to immediately execute the selected action.

shutdown timer

In case you need to reset the timer, you can do so at any time from the menu display apple. Also, you can also select to perform an action, minimize qshutdown and access preferences from the menu app indicator.

In the dialog Preferences you can change the font size, maximum size of the log file, hiding/disable the application, allow time target qshutdown and startup of the program along with the system.

Here is the Page of qshutdown on LaunchPad.


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