How to Use Terminal to Reboot, Shutdown CentOS?

Publish on August 1, 2020

In this post, we will see how to Shut down, Reboot CentOS using Terminal. CentOS is a Linux Enterprise operating system which mainly focuses on the server. It is a part of Linux Operating System Distribution, and it is free to use.

Total Time Needed: 30 minutes

Required Tools:

CentOS Installed

Steps to Use Terminal to Reboot, Shutdown CentOS

Step 1 : Find Terminal
From the top left corner of the page, click on Applications, Select Utilities from the dropdown and scroll down to find Terminal and click on it.

Step 2 : To Shutdown CentOS
To shut down, Enter the command poweroff in the Terminal and click ENTER

Step 3 : To Reboot CentOS
To Reboot, Go to the Terminal and enter the command reboot and click Enter on keyboard.

You can now see that your system is being rebooted

You can now use terminal to shut-down and reboot CentOS. If you have nay doubts please contact Medha Hosting. Our Linux experts will help you.
Read Here: How To Start, Shutdown, Reboot CentOS On VirtualBox?

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