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KShutdown – free and open source, multiplatform graphical utility for shutdown computer


The KShutdown program allows you to select an action:

  • turn off the computer;
  • restart your computer;
  • switch to sleep mode;
  • put it in standby mode;
  • lock screen;
  • to end the session;
  • optional: select a command from existing ones, and add or remove commands;
  • show message: you can enter the text you want.

It is possible to select the time and event for the above actions:

  • No delay;
  • Current time (default 01H:00m);
  • In date and time;
  • When the selected application finishes working;
  • No user activity (HH:MM).

  • It is possible to bookmark (for quick selection) the selected action and time/event;
  • Integration with the system tray;
  • It is possible to configure notifications;
  • It is possible to enable password protection;
  • Command line support;
  • Support for customizable keyboard shortcuts (hotkeys).

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The software KShutdown is available for installation on Linux and Windows.

Installation methodOS
DebUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian
RPMopenSUSE, Rosa Linux, Mageia, ALT Linux, Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and others

*Ubuntu (GNOME), Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), Lubuntu (LXDE)

Install Software via Deb package

Install Software via RPM package

Install Software via command in terminal (konsole)

sudo apt-get install kshutdown

Install Software via EXE package on Windows

Software Information

Language Interface:English, Russian, Deutsch, Spanish, French and others
Description version:4.2
Developer:Konrad Twardowski
Programming language:C++, Qt
License:GPL v2
Software website:kshutdown.sourceforge.io

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