[arch-general] Graceful shutdown Arch Linux

Spencer Muise smuise at spencermuise.ca
Thu May 7 15:54:19 UTC 2020

On Thu May 7, 2020 at 4:26 PM, Andy Pieters wrote:
> The best way to avoid the latter is to either manually close all of your
> applications in your desktop environment prior to calling shutdown
> through
> software, or, find the correct option in your desktop environment to
> shut
> down the system.
> I've never used i3 but other DM I used all have options for powering
> down
> the system or at the least logging out.

Try `i3-msg exit` before you shutdown, you can setup a keybinding [1] for it in your i3 config.

Spencer Muise

[1] https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/i3#Shutdown.2C_reboot.2C_lock_screen

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