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Wait a moment and then Power off

Terminal - Wait a moment and then Power off
sudo shutdown 3600 -P
2013-04-14 16:14:23
Functions: shutdown sudo
-4
Wait a moment and then Power off

You can easily stop shutdowning process by CTRL+C

Alternatives

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Terminal - Alternatives
sudo shutdown -h <hour:minute>
2013-04-19 18:54:38
User: devlucas
Functions: shutdown sudo
0

wait a hour and 10 seconds to shutdown

sleep 10; poweroff
2013-04-13 22:07:15
User: xmuda
Functions: sleep
-11

If you are on your bed, waching a movie or if you are downloading something, but you whant to sleep. You can use these easy command to power off after X time. The time is in sec. if you whant to wait 1 H, use:

sleep 3600; poweroff

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