Hello Linux Geeksters.
In this article I will show you how to install and use the EasyShutdown application, for scheduling the computer turn off, on Ubuntu systems.
What is EasyShutdown and how to use it?
EasyShutdown is a graphical user inteface application that easily helps you schedule the shutdown process You can use a list of predefined number of minutes:
Or type the number of hours / minutes / seconds you want to shutdown your computer in:
How to install EasyShutdown?
If I have convinsed you, install EasyShutdown. To do that, download this deb file:
$ wget -c https://launchpad.net/easyshutdown/trunk/0.6/+download/easyshutdown_0.6_all.deb
And install it:
$ sudo dpkg -i easyshutdown*.deb
If you get dependency issues, try to install easyshutdown with gdebi:
$ sudo gdebi easyshutdown*.deb
To run EasyShutdown, just type it’s name in the Unity Dash: