shutdown now -r

By: techie
2013-04-05 15:28:55

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Why the down votes! This works
gruesome_twosome · 394 weeks and 1 day ago
It might work, but it is not command line fu. Someone could have added a new command "ls" with the description "get a list of the contents of the present working directory" and complained when they didn't get 500 upvotes...
malathion · 394 weeks and 1 day ago
Also the command 'reboot' on most systems.
raptastics · 394 weeks and 1 day ago
It is a very useful command for me because I work with servers all over the world so I have to do everything through the terminal window.
techie · 393 weeks and 6 days ago
@techie: Who doesn't know reboot cmd ?
Zulu · 393 weeks and 5 days ago
And, it's not even proper UNIX. In UNIX/Linux the command flags have to come before the arguments (POSIX standard). So it should have been shutdown -r now (That the original works in Linux is nice, but not POSIX)
tonk · 389 weeks and 3 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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